Stories that feature orphans or care experienced characters:
The Foster Child by Jenny Blackhurst
Mr Splitfoot by Samantha Hunt
Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
One Christmas Night by Hayley Webster
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte.
Island by Jane Rogers.
Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens.
Mrs McGinty’s Dead by Agatha Christie.
Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro.
Forever Amber by Kathleen Winsor.
Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit by Jeanette Winterson.
My Name Is Leon by Kit de Waal.
The Mountain In My Shoe by Louise Beech.
The Girl With All The Gifts by M.R. Carey.
Song Of The Sea Maid by Rebecca Mascull.
Brixton Rock by Alex Wheatle.
All The Good Things by Clare Fisher.
The Gap Of Time by Jeanette Winterson.
The History Of Tom Jones, A Foundling by Henry Fielding
Stories For Homes, edited by Debi Alper and Sally Swingewood
The Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Famous Moll Flanders by Daniel Defoe
Family Likeness by Caitlin Davies
Shadow Baby by Margaret Forster
Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie
The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson
Mothering Sunday by Graham Swift.
The Panoptican by Jenni Fagan
Lost for Words by Stephanie Butland
The Good Guy by Susan Beale
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
The Orphans by Anne-Marie Neary