The Lost Children

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ISBN: 1416990542
Release Date: 2010-02-09
Number of pages: 320
Author: Carolyn Cohagan
Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Download and read online The Lost Children in PDF and EPUB Twelve-year-old Josephine Russing lives alone with her father. Mr. Russing is a distant, cold man best known for his insistence that every member of their town wear gloves at all times, just as he does--even at home--and just as he forces his daughter to do as well. Then one day Josephine meets a boy named Fargus. But when she tries to follow him, he mysteriously disappears and Josephine finds herself in another world called Gulm. Gulm is ruled by the "Master," a terrifying villain who has taken all the children of Gulm. With Fargus by her side, and joined by Fargus's friend Ida, Josephine must try to find her way home. As the trio attempt to evade the Master, they encounter numerous adventures and discover the surprising truth about the land of Gulm, and Josephine's own life back home.


THE LOST CHILDREN

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ISBN: 9780674048249
Release Date: 2011
Number of pages: 308
Author: Tara Zahra
Publisher: Harvard University Press

Download and read online THE LOST CHILDREN in PDF and EPUB World War II tore apart an unprecedented number of families. This is the heartbreaking story of the humanitarian organizations, governments, and refugees that tried to rehabilitate Europe’s lost children from the trauma of war, and in the process shaped Cold War ideology, ideals of democracy and human rights, and modern visions of the family.


The Lost Children

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ISBN: 9781786811745
Release Date: 2017-03-24
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Author: Helen Phifer
Publisher: Bookouture

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The Lost Children of Wilder

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ISBN: 9780307787743
Release Date: 2011-03-23
Number of pages: 496
Author: Nina Bernstein
Publisher: Vintage

Download and read online The Lost Children of Wilder in PDF and EPUB In 1973 Marcia Lowry, a young civil liberties attorney, filed a controversial class-action suit that would come to be known as Wilder, which challenged New York City’s operation of its foster-care system. Lowry’s contention was that the system failed the children it was meant to help because it placed them according to creed and convenience, not according to need. The plaintiff was thirteen-year-old Shirley Wilder, an abused runaway whose childhood had been shaped by the system’s inequities. Within a year Shirley would give birth to a son and relinquish him to the same failing system. Seventeen years later, with Wilder still controversial and still in court, Nina Bernstein tried to find out what had happened to Shirley and her baby. She was told by child-welfare officials that Shirley had disappeared and that her son was one of thousands of anonymous children whose circumstances are concealed by the veil of confidentiality that hides foster care from public scrutiny. But Bernstein persevered. The Lost Children of Wilder gives us, in galvanizing and compulsively readable detail, the full history of a case that reveals the racial, religious, and political fault lines in our child-welfare system, and lays bare the fundamental contradiction at the heart of our well-intended efforts to sever the destiny of needy children from the fate of their parents. Bernstein takes us behind the scenes of far-reaching legal and legislative battles, at the same time as she traces, in heartbreaking counterpoint, the consequences as they are played out in the life of Shirley’s son, Lamont. His terrifying journey through the system has produced a man with deep emotional wounds, a stifled yearning for family, and a son growing up in the system’s shadow. In recounting the failure of the promise of benevolence, The Lost Children of Wilder makes clear how welfare reform can also damage its intended beneficiaries. A landmark achievement of investigative reporting and a tour de force of social observation, this book will haunt every reader who cares about the needs of children. From the Hardcover edition.


The Country of Lost Children

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ISBN: 0521594995
Release Date: 1999-06-07
Number of pages: 211
Author: Peter Pierce
Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Download and read online The Country of Lost Children in PDF and EPUB The figure of the lost child has haunted the Australian imagination. Peter Pierce's sometimes shocking study The Country of Lost Children, traces this ambivalent and disturbing history. In the nineteenth century the idea of losing one's child to a strange country reflected white settlers' distrust of their new land and its Aboriginal inhabitants. The book offers insights into the passing of an opportunity for reconciliation between European and indigenous Australians. In the twentieth century the lost child continues to torment the national consciousness, but no longer as the bewildered wanderer in the bush. Instead the emblematic lost child of modern Australia is a victim of abuse, abandonment or abduction. Drawing on a wide range of sources, from poetry, fiction and newspaper reports to paintings and films, this book analyses the cultural and moral implications of the lost child in our history.


The Lost Children

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ISBN: UVA:X000219177
Release Date: 1980
Number of pages: 366
Author: Joseph Robins
Publisher:

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The Lost Children

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ISBN: 9780007555130
Release Date: 2014-01-30
Number of pages: 256
Author: Mary MacCracken
Publisher: Harper Collins

Download and read online The Lost Children in PDF and EPUB First published in 1974 as A Circle of Children this is the first of four books from learning disabilities specialist Mary MacCracken.


The Lost Children

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ISBN: 1442076097
Release Date: 2009-10-05
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Author: Paul Goble
Publisher: Paw Prints

Download and read online The Lost Children in PDF and EPUB A Blackfoot Indian legend in which six neglected orphaned brothers decide to go to the Above World where they become the constellation of the "Lost Children," or Pleiades


Harvest in the Snow

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ISBN: 9781612342054
Release Date: 2011-07-01
Number of pages: 320
Author: Ellen Blackman
Publisher: Potomac Books, Inc.

Download and read online Harvest in the Snow in PDF and EPUB At the height of the Serbian siege of Sarajevo, Ellen Blackman could no longer bear the televised images of wounded children desperate for medical care. So she set off for Bosnia. There she shared the tragedies and occasional triumphs of a brave people whose world was crumbling around them while a seemingly indifferent world stood by. And despite tremendous bureaucratic and dangerous obstacles, she got the children out.


The Lost Children

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ISBN: HARVARD:HNPB7L
Release Date: 1848
Number of pages: 32
Author: Timothy Shay Arthur
Publisher:

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Saving the Lost Children

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ISBN: 9780741417848
Release Date: 2003
Number of pages: 128
Author: Sandra Longmore
Publisher: Infinity Publishing

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The lost children

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105005728956
Release Date: 1965
Number of pages: 538
Author: Ana María Matute
Publisher:

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Search for the Lost Children

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ISBN: 0984492194
Release Date: 2013
Number of pages: 287
Author: Chaya Spiegel
Publisher:

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Lost Children of the Far Islands

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ISBN: 9780375870910
Release Date: 2014
Number of pages: 278
Author: Emily Raabe
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers

Download and read online Lost Children of the Far Islands in PDF and EPUB When their mother sacrifices her health to protect them, twins Gus and Leo and their little sister, Ila, are swept away to a secret island where they discover their magical Folk heritage before confronting the power-hungry King of the Black Lakes.