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Just Another Kid

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Publisher Comments:

Torey Hayden faced six emotionally troubled kids no other teacher could handle-three recent arrivals from battletorn Northern Ireland, badly traumatized by the horrors of war; eleven-year-old Dirkie, who only knew of life inside an institution; excitable Mariana, aggressive and sexually precocious at the age of eight; and seven-year-old Leslie, perhaps the most hopeless of all, unresponsive and unable to speak.

With compassion, rare insight, and masterful storytelling, teacher Torey L. Hayden once again touches our hearts with her account of the miracles that can happen in her class of "special" children.

Synopsis:

A therapist who works with emotionally disturbed children, relates the story of her struggle to help three of those children, with the help of one of the children's desperate alcoholic mother.

About the Author

Torey Hayden is an educational psychologist and a special education teacher. While studying wildlife biology, she once hatched and raised a short-eared owl. She has written a succession of best-selling books for adult readers; The Very Worst Thing is her first novel for children. She and her family live on a farm in Wales.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780380705641
Other:
Hayden, Torey L.
Publisher:
Avon
Author:
Hayden, Torey
Author:
by Torey Hayden
Author:
Stadler, John
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Special Education - General
Subject:
Child Psychology
Subject:
Problem children
Subject:
Mentally ill children
Subject:
Problem children -- Education -- United States.
Subject:
Developmental - Child
Subject:
Psychotherapy - Child & Adolescent
Subject:
Children with Special Needs
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Subject:
Education-Learning Disabilities
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass Market PB
Series:
I Can Read Book 2
Publication Date:
20020730
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from K to 3
Language:
English
Pages:
432
Dimensions:
6.77x4.14x1.17 in. .45 lbs.
Age Level:
from 4 to 8

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Related Subjects

Biography » General
Education » General
Education » Learning Disabilities
Education » Special Education
Health and Self-Help » Child Psychology » General
Health and Self-Help » Psychology » Child Psychology
Young Adult » Nonfiction » Biographies

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