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Read online or Download If Only He'd Told Me: A foster family pushed to the limits (HarperTrue Life - A Short Read) (Full PDF ebook with essay, research paper)
by Mia Marconi



Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780007584390
Publisher:
HarperTrue Life - A Short Read
Sold by:
HarperCollins Publishers
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
88
Sales rank:
128,205
File size:
984 KB

Overview

The third in a series of true short stories from foster carer Mia Marconi.Brody had been on the at-risk register since birth but was only removed from his alcoholic parents when he reached the age of six. Foster carer Mia Marconi was thrilled when he first arrived – a boy the same age as her son.It can be so bewildering for foster children when they arrive. The older ones are usually withdrawn and sullen. The younger ones will be screaming, spitting at you, making themselves sick and throwing themselves on the floor.For Mia, it’s normally her boisterous, happy children who provide the comfort at the beginning, because why should they trust another adult. Children always feel safe and secure when there are other children about. Mia believes it’s through making relationships with other children that they begin to trust adults again. But little did she know that six-year-old Brody was actually taking his anger and frustration out on her son. She quickly begins to realise the heavy price her family has had to pay.

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