We’ve had some amazing books featured on our Care and Education Blog over the past year, and we’re giving fifteen lucky winners the chance to win one of these by entering our book giveaway.

We have five copies of each of the following titles to give away:

Book 1: The Knock on the Door: a candid reflection of being a child in the care system – by Sam Gardener

Book 2: Children and young people ‘looked after’? Education, intervention and the everyday culture of care in Wales – edited by Dawn Mannay, Louise Roberts and Alyson Rees

Book 3: The Trauma and Attachment-Aware Classroom: A Practical Guide to Supporting Children Who Have Encountered Trauma and Adverse Childhood Experiences – by Rebecca Brooks

How to enter

To be in with a chance of winning one of the above books, all you have to do is retweet the ExChange Wales tweet about this blogpost.

Use the hashtag #ExChangeBookGiveaway2020 and write the order of preference for the book you would most like to win, e.g. ‘3 1 2’ on your tweet.* The first fifteen people to enter will win the giveaway, and we will contact winners via twitter for the book delivery address.

* Note: If your Twitter account is on private, we can’t see your retweet! If you don’t want to make your profile public, simply direct message our ExChange Wales Twitter account with a screenshot of your tweet and we can enter you in the giveaway).

Which book should I choose?

Can’t decide which one you want the most? Read our author-written blog posts and blog series on these books at the links below! (You can also click the Amazon links on the titles above to look inside the books and find out more).

The Knock on the Door A Candid Reflection of being a Child in the Care System.

The Daily Lived Experiences of Foster Care: the Centrality of Food and Touch in Family Life.

Transition from care to university- a case study.

Charting the rise of children and young people looked after in Wales.

Sandboxes, Stickers and Superheroes: Employing Creative. Techniques to Explore the Aspirations and Experiences of Children and Young People who are Looked After.

Educational Interventions for Children and Young People in Care: A Review of Outcomes, Implementation and Acceptability.

Yet another change. The experience of movement for children and young people looked after.

Using Participatory Methods with Young People in an Education Setting.

Positionality and Reflexivity: Conducting Qualitative Interviews with Parents who Adopt Children from Foster Care.

‘A Family of my Own’: When Young People in and Leaving State Care become Parents in Wales.

Factors that promote positive supervised birth family contact for children in care.

Giving Adopted Children and Children Previously Looked After an Equal Chance in School.