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Child of Mine

by Carrie Hartman
Format: Hardcover

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Children who struggle with disorders, disabilities, or behaviour issues will be reassured by words and pictures that communicate love, confidence, and faith in their future.

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Publication Date: 2007-06-01


It’s not easy raising a child with learning or behavior problems. And it’s not easy being that child. Parents of challenging children will relate to the emotions Carrie Hartman expresses in this beautiful and heartwarming book—and the hope she shares. Children who struggle with behavior issues, disorders, and disabilities will be reassured by words and pictures that communicate love, confidence, and faith in their future. A picture book for parents and children to share. Makes a perfect gift of support for parents and caregivers who are dealing with a challenging child.


“In fifteen compelling full-spread illustrations and with just 153 words, the author captures the three most likely areas of life pain for children with behavioral and emotional difficulties: being angry, being sad, and being “different.” Her book reassures both the child and the parent and reminds us that the child’s potentials can be realized and that life, though stressful for a special-needs child, can be beautiful.”—John F. Taylor, Ph.D., author, The Survival Guide for Kids with ADD or ADHD


“Any parent with a child with learning differences can and will relate to this book. A perfect portrayal of both the sadness and joy a child with special needs brings to a family.”—Susie Frank, Special Education teacher (ret.)


An honest look at the range of emotions involved in raising a challenging child…. A very positive book for children and their parents.”—Jamie Stack, Ed.S., School Psychologist


“A first choice to read to children when they’re having a bad day. It’s written and illustrated so sweetly and captures that tenderness at the center of our relationships with children. Great book!”—M. Mills, parent


Author: Carrie Hartman | ISBN: 9781934277126 | For ages: 5+

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Weight 0.29 kg


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