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Somebody Else's Kids By Torey Hayden

Somebody Else's Kids
by Torey L. Hayden

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From the author of Sunday Times bestsellers 'One Child', 'Ghost Girl' and 'Twilight Children' comes a heartbreaking story of one teacher's determination to turn a chaotic group of damaged children into a family.
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Somebody Else's Kids Summary


Somebody Else's Kids: They were problem children no one wanted ... until one teacher took them to her heart by Torey L. Hayden

From the author of Sunday Times bestsellers 'One Child', 'Ghost Girl' and 'Twilight Children' comes a heartbreaking story of one teacher's determination to turn a chaotic group of damaged children into a family. They were all just "somebody else's kids" - four problem children placed in Torey Hayden's class because nobody knew what else to do with them. They were a motley group of kids in great pain: a small boy who echoed other people's words and repeated weather forecasts; a beautiful seven-year-old girl brain damaged by savage parental beatings; an angry ten-year-old who had watched his stepmother murder his father; a shy twelve-year-old who had been cast out of Catholic school when she became pregnant. But they shared one thing in common: a remarkable teacher who would never stop caring - and who would share with them the love and understanding they had never known to help them become a family.

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Somebody Else's Kids Reviews


'Hayden is a fine storyteller, recounting the touching bonds that form among children and between Hayden and her students.' Washington Post 'A heartwarming book full of tenderness.' Library Journal 'Torey Hayden deserves the kind of respect I can't give many people. She isn't just valuable, she's incredible. The world needs more like Torey Hayden.' Boston Globe

About Torey L. Hayden


Torey Hayden is an educational psychologist and a special education teacher who, since 1979, has chronicled her struggles in the classroom in a succession of bestselling books. She currently lives and writes in North Wales with her daughter.

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GOR001669939
Somebody Else's Kids: They were problem children no one wanted ... until one teacher took them to her heart by Torey L. Hayden
Torey L. Hayden
Used - Very Good
Hardback
HarperCollins Publishers
2007-04-02
320
0007218664
9780007218660
N/A
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