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Title Beautiful child : the story of a child trapped in silence and the teacher who refused to give up on her / Torey Hayden.
Author Hayden, Torey L., author.
Publication New York, NY : William Morrow, 2017.
Copyright date ©2002
Edition First William Morrow paperback edition.
Description 386 pages ; 21 cm
Call # 371.9 H
Summary From the bestselling author of One Child comes this amazing, true story of a mute and withdrawn seven year old girl and the special education teacher determined never to abandon a child in need. Seven-year-old Venus Fox never spoke, never listened, never even acknowledged the presence of another human being in the room with her. Yet an accidental playground bump would release a rage frightening to behold. The school year that followed would be one of the most trying, perplexing, and ultimately rewarding of Torey Hayden's career, as she struggled to reach a silent child in obvious pain. It would be a strenuous journey beset by seemingly insurmountable obstacles and darkened by truly terrible revelations yet encouraged by sometimes small, sometimes dazzling breakthroughs as a dedicated teacher remained committed to helping a hopeless girl, and patiently and lovingly leading her toward the light of a new day.
Subject Fox, Venus.
Fox, Venus. (OCoLC)fst01662508
Abused children. (OCoLC)fst00794809
Problem children -- Education -- United States -- Case studies.
Abused children -- United States -- Biography.
Special education teachers -- United States -- Biography.
Mute persons -- Rehabilitation.
Problem children -- Education. (OCoLC)fst01077841
Special education teachers. (OCoLC)fst01128904
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
Case studies. (OCoLC)fst01423765
ISBN 0062662740 (paperback) :
9780062662743 (paperback) :

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