By (author) Torey Hayden
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One Child by Torey Hayden
Book DescriptionSix-year-old Sheila never spoke, she never cried, and her eyes were filled with hate. Abandoned on a highway by her mother, abused by her alcoholic father, Sheila was placed in a class for the hopelessly retarded after she committed an atrocious act of violence against another child.Everyone said Sheila was lost forever -- everyone except teacher Torey Hayden.Torey fought to reach Sheila, to bring the abused child back from her secret nightmare, because beneath the autistic 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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Book DetailsISBN: 9780808511397
(172mm x 109mm x 28mm)
Imprint: Turtleback Books
Publisher: Turtleback Books
Publish Date: 30-Jul-2002
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Torey Hayden
Tiger's Child, Paperback / softback (January 2017)
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.
Murphy's Boy, Paperback / softback (December 2016)View all books by Torey Hayden
Reprint. Originally published: New York: Putnam, 1983.
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