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Somebody Else's Kids (Reissue) (Paperback) (Torey L. Hayden)

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"Were all just somebody else's kids . . . "

A small seven-year-old boy who couldn't speak except to repeat weather forecasts and other people's words . . . A beautiful little girl of seven who had been brain damaged by terrible parental beatings and was so ashamed because she couldn't learn to read . . . A violently angry ten-year-old who had seen his stepmother murder his father and had been sent from one foster home to another . . . A shy twelve-year-old from a Catholic school which put her out when she became pregnant . . .

"What do we matter?"
"Why do you care?"

They were four problem children-put in Torey Hayden's class because no one else knew what to do with them. Together, with the help of a remarkable teacher who cared too much to ever give up, they became almost a family, able to give each other the love and understanding they had found nowhere else.

A dedicated teacher of "special" students recounts her work, during one year, with a group of seven- to twelve-year-old boys and girls with special problems and celebrates their progress
Edition: Reissue
Number of Pages: 333.0
Genre: Family + Relationships
Sub-Genre: Parenting / General
Format: Paperback
Publisher: HarperCollins
Author: Torey L. Hayden
Language: English
Street Date: March 1, 1986
TCIN: 12713948
UPC: 9780380599493
Item Number (DPCI): 248-48-8674

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