Simon & Schuster "Far From The Tree" Hardcover Book
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Simon & Schuster "Far From the Tree" Book explores on how families grow closer through caring for a challenging child and is written by Andrew Solomon.
Simon & Schuster "Far From the Tree" Book expands the definition of humanity and highlights the themes of generosity, acceptance as well as tolerance. Book explains on how the families are coping with deafness, dwarfism, down syndrome and autism.
Age group and grade: Ages 15+ years
Title: "Far From the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity"
Author: Andrew Solomon
Subject: Children with special needs
Number of pages: 962
Publisher: Scribner Book Company
Publication date: 11/13/2012
Size: 9.3"H x 6.56"W x 1.96"D
Tells the stories of parents who not only learn to deal with their exceptional children but also find profound meaning in doing so
Expands our definition of what it is to be human
Elegantly reported by a spectacularly original and compassionate thinker, far from the Tree explores how people who love each other must struggle to accept each other a theme in every family's life
All parenting turns on a crucial question to what extent should parents accept their children for who they are, and to what extent they should help them become their best selves
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