We all know that the foster care institution needs improvements, but after reading this book, you'll have a greater understanding of the many reasons why this is such a complex problem. The author highlights some wonderful foster parents to show how things might be with the right mix of people and services. But, she also shows how having a huge heart and endless energy isn't enough to heal the wounds of many of these young people. Throughout the book, which I couldn't put down, I asked myself what I could be doing to improve things. We could all be doing so much more.