Judges Award & Golden Lamp Finalist, Association of Educational Publishers
32-page magazine, quarterly (4 issues/yr).
Represent, founded in 1993, publishes true stories by teens in care that show how they tackle tough issues like getting along with foster parents, managing difficult emotions, getting along with peers and staff, and preparing for adulthood. Teens report that the stories make them feel less alone; staff say the stories
give insight into teen concerns. Each issue includes independent
"Represent is an invaluable resource for youth, workers, and families to identify other people who are in their shoes and to see that what they're feeling is normal."
—Ilona Frederick, adoptive parent recruiter, Children Awaiting Parents