Thrown Away Child is a memoir covering Louise Allen’s abusive childhood in a foster home, how she survived – using her love of art as a sanctuary – and how she hopes to right old wrongs now by fostering children herself and campaigning for the improvement of foster care services. It is a compelling and inspirational story. This book gives a voice to the many children who grew up unhappily in care.
ISBN 10 : 9781471166754
ISBN 13 : 1471166759
Thrown Away Child is a memoir covering Louise Allen’s abusive childhood in a foster home, how she survived - using her love of art as a sanctuary - and how she hopes to right old..
ISBN 10 : 1476763011
ISBN 13 : 9781476763019
In New Orleans, NYPD detective Neil Hockaday and his African-American wife, Ruby Flagg, are swept up in a web of family secrets, politics, murder, and revenge involving a scamming ..
ISBN 10 : 9781784970000
ISBN 13 : 178497000X
Gritty, heartrending and unputdownable – the story of two sisters sent first to an English, then an Australian orphanage in the aftermath of World War 2. Rita and Rosie Stevens a..
ISBN 10 : 9780788126512
ISBN 13 : 0788126512
Estimates the incidence of 5 categories of children, those who were: abducted by family members; abducted by non-family members; runaways; thrownaways; and missing because they had..
ISBN 10 : 9780552779173
ISBN 13 : 0552779172
The book everyone is talking about: how the French manage to raise well-behaved children, and have a life! Who hasn't noticed how well-behaved French children are, compared to our ..
ISBN 10 : 9780786456635
ISBN 13 : 0786456639
"This book explores the problem of street kids in America. Precipitating factors that lead to homelessness are explored. These children often become the victims of sexual exploitat..
ISBN 10 : 0886773202
ISBN 13 : 9780886773205
In Bildron Kield, an unwanted boy is kidnapped by Tenebrian raiders and after many adventures, becomes a famous chanter of songs...