Shopping cart
Mary Maccracken - The Lost Children - 9780007555123 - KSG0009651
Stock image for illustration purposes only - book cover, edition or condition may vary.

The Lost Children

€ 4.99
FREE Delivery in Ireland
Description for The Lost Children Paperback. First published in 1974 as A Circle of Children this is the first of four books from learning disabilities specialist Mary MacCracken. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: BM; BT; JNSG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 128 x 19. Weight in Grams: 252.

First published in 1974 as A Circle of Children this is the first of four books from learning disabilities specialist Mary MacCracken.

This is a book about children so emotionally disturbed they cannot fit into society; it is also the story of a woman whose involvement with these children changed the shape of their lives forever.

When Mary MacCracken joined a school for emotionally disturbed children as a volunteer, she quickly found herself rocked to the core by the strong, ... Read more

It soon became evident that Mary MacCracken was a natural, gifted teacher. Using her instincts, observations and common sense, Mary was able to establish a rapport with even the most difficult children. Over time, Mary taught her class to eat and to drink; she decoded their mutterings, and taught them to talk and to read. But most important of all she helped them to take the first steps towards feeling love and trust.

There are no miracle-workers in this story, only a remarkable woman who refused to give up. Heartfelt, moving and incredibly inspiring, this is an amazing story about the astonishing human capacity for growth and change, even in those whom society regards as beyond help.

Show Less

Product Details

Publication date
HarperCollins Publishers
Signed by the author
Number of Pages
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 2 to 4 working days

About Mary Maccracken
Mary MacCracken is a learning disabilities specialist and the author of four bestselling memoirs. She was first published in the 1970s/80s. Mary is now retired and lives in New Jersey, but she is still passionate about sharing her amazing stories and experiences.

Reviews for The Lost Children
‘Mary’s moving story shows just what a difference a loving teacher can make. When I was a young teacher, Mary’s books inspired me, and I know they will inspire many more generations of teachers and readers, too.’ Torey Hayden, author of international bestseller of One Child ‘When it ... Read more

Goodreads reviews for The Lost Children

Subscribe to our newsletter

News on special offers, signed editions & more!