Lucia is a young girl who has just entered the foster care system and doesn’t want to play with other children at her school. She’s worried about living with foster parents, living in a new house, and now she is getting into trouble at her new school. But then she meets a cute creature named Arlo.
Arlo wants to help Lucia feel better, so he tells the story of how he was adopted through the foster care system and shares how he overcame the struggles he faced. Will Arlo help Lucia feel better about her circumstances and want to play again?
Foster parents will love reading this picture book to their foster children. This book is full of inspiration and a cast of loveable and relatable characters, and it is sure to put a smile on young foster children’s faces!
Emily Mains is a young author who has a big heart for children in foster care. She’s been writing since she was in fifth grade and enjoys reading and writing stories that uplift her readers. When she’s not writing, she can be found drawing, playing video games, or hanging out with her family in Florida. She’s also a self-taught artist who loves designing her characters, like Arlo, for the whole world to see. Her love of creating wholesome stories stemmed from her wild imagination which has been at work since she was in elementary school.