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The Tiger's Childby Torey Hayden
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What ever became of Sheila?
When special-education teacher Torey Hayden wrote her first book One Child almost two decades ago, she created an international bestseller. Her intensely moving true story of Sheila, a silent, profoundly disturbed little six-year-old girl touched millions. From every corner of the world came letters from readers wanting to know more about the troubled child who had come into Torey Hayden's class as a"hopeless case," and emerged as the very symbol of eternal hope within the human spirit.
Now, for all those who have never forgotten this endearing child and her remarkable relationship with her teacher, here is the surprising story of Sheila, the young woman.
The author reveals how she helped a teenaged girl deal with blocked memories, overwhelming negative feelings, and thoughts of suicide before finally overcoming her legacy of child abuse.
den describes her work with a sad, silent, autistic girl named Sheila. Now, in a powerful sequel, readers see how Sheila, now a young woman, has finally come to terms with her nightmare childhood of abuse.
About the Author
Torey Hayden is an educational psychologist and a former 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, U.K., with her husband and daughter.
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