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The Lost Children by Mary MacCracken
  

The Lost Children

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Mary MacCracken’s The Lost Children shows just how a teacher can transform the life of a troubled child using patience, love and compassion to reach out and give them the help they need. The woman that teacher and writer, Torey Hayden calls an inspiration, citing her as one of his biggest influences.

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Synopsis

The Lost Children by Mary MacCracken

Reviews

'Mary's moving story shows just what a difference a loving teacher can make. When I was a young teacher, Mary's books inspired me, and I know they will inspire many more generations of teachers and readers, too.' - Torey Hayden, author of international bestseller of One Child

'When it comes to dealing with disturbed children, no one can match Mrs MacCracken for her knowledge, compassion and delicate touch.' - New York Times Book Review

About the Author

Mary MacCracken is a learning disabilities specialist and the author of four bestselling memoirs. She was first published in the 1970s/80s. Mary is now retired and lives in New Jersey, but she is still passionate about sharing her amazing stories and experiences.

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Book Info

Publication date

30th January 2014

Author

Mary MacCracken

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Publisher

HarperCollins Publishers Ltd an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers

Format

Paperback
256 pages

Categories

Biography / Autobiography
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True stories
Memoirs
Teaching of students with specific learning difficulties / needs

ISBN

9780007555123

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