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City Kid

Narrated by: Caitlin Thorburn
Length: 8 hrs and 25 mins
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From the author of international best sellers A Circle of Children and Lovey comes an inspiring true story of a gifted teacher's determination to understand the ‘rotten' city kid everyone has given up on. Sitting quiet and withdrawn at a battered school desk, Luke had the looks of a shy angel - and a past that special needs teacher Mary MacCracken could barely believe.Already Luke had been picked up 24 times by the police. He'd set over a dozen major fires, and had a staggering record of thefts. No adult could reach him, no teacher could control him, and no policeman could cow him. All this - and Luke was only seven and a half years old.Trying to help Luke was Mary MacCracken's job - and a seemingly impossible challenge. This is the remarkable story of how the impossible came true.

©2014 Mary MacCracken (P)2014 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

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  • Jackie
  • Gravesend, United Kingdom
  • 03-03-19

Brilliant in so many ways!<br />

I wish she had written 100 books....and the same reader did them all!! Loved the listen!!