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One Child, Hayden, Torey

One Child

Authors: Hayden, Torey
Publisher: William Morrow Impulse
BISAC/Subject: FAM052000, BIO019000, FAM001010
ISBN: 9780062844415, Related ISBNs: 0062844415, 9780062564436, 9780062844415
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 304
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis:

Six-year-old Sheila never spoke, she never cried, and her eyes were filled with hate. Abandoned on a highway by her mother, unwanted by her alcoholic father, Sheila was placed in a class for emotionally disturbed children after she committed an atrocious act of violence against another child.

Everyone said Sheila was lost forever, everyone except her teacher, Torey Hayden.

Torey fought to reach Sheila, to bring the abused child back from her secret nightmare, because beneath the rage, Torey saw in Sheila the spark of genius. And together they embarked on a wondrous journey—a journey gleaming with a child's joy at discovering a world filled with love and a journey sustained by a young teacher's inspiring bravery and devotion.

 

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