Ghost Girl Author:Torey L. Hayden Jadie never spoke. She never laughed, or cried, or uttered any sound. Despite efforts to reach her, Jadie remained locked in her own troubled worldâ��until one remarkable teacher persuaded her to break her self-imposed silence. Nothing in all of Torey Hayden's experience could have prepared her for the shock of what Jadie told herâ��a ... more »story too horrendous for Torey's professional colleagues to acknowledge. Yet a little girl was living in a nightmare, and Torey Hayden responded in the only way she knew howâ��with courage, compassion, and dedicationâ��demonstrating once again the tremendous power of love and the relilience of the human spirit.
The true story of a child who refused to speak and the teacher who finally got through to her--uncovering a dark history of child abuse and possible satanic rituals--from the bestselling author of One Child. "A testament to the powers of caring and commitment."--Publishers Weekly.
Ultimately a testament to the powers of caring and commitment, this is the story of an traumatized eight-year-old who refused to speak due to sexual abuse and possible exposure to satanic rituals. (May)
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Torey Hayden is an educational psychologist and a former special education teacher who, since 1979, has chronicled her struggles in the classroom in a succession of bestselling books. She currently lives and writes in North Wales, U.K., with her husband and daughter.« less