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103 out of 110 people found this review helpful.

A Must Read!!

"Damaged" by Cathy Glass was one of those books that I absolutely could NOT put down. If you "enjoyed" the book "A Child Called It" by Dave Pelzer, then you will love this book as well. It takes a look at the work of Cathy, who has been a foster parent for many years. S...
"Damaged" by Cathy Glass was one of those books that I absolutely could NOT put down. If you "enjoyed" the book "A Child Called It" by Dave Pelzer, then you will love this book as well. It takes a look at the work of Cathy, who has been a foster parent for many years. She is told of a disturbed little girl, Jodie, who has been with 5 different foster homes in the short period of 4 months. Cathy decides that her experience in caring and loving foster children is more than enough to take on this new challenge. Cathy later finds that she is in for more than she bargains for with this little girl. However, Cathy does not give up and earns the trust of Jodie, only to be told bits and pieces of her horrific childhood. I would recommend this book to anyone and everyone! It is an emotional true story that will leave you with a new respect for foster parents and the good people of the social service system.

posted by Starz198710 on September 13, 2010

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4 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

"D" is for Damaged, Disturbing, Disgusting...

"Damaged" is definitely a heartbreaking and disturbing book. You learn something on every page that this little girl has endured throughout her 8 years. Don't expect a happy ending with this book and as much as I find this book revolting, it is a page turner. The boo...
"Damaged" is definitely a heartbreaking and disturbing book. You learn something on every page that this little girl has endured throughout her 8 years. Don't expect a happy ending with this book and as much as I find this book revolting, it is a page turner. The book was very well written for you to absolutely HATE this child's family. So terribly sad that so many children go through such horrible things and social services look the other way on so many of them...

posted by ARock2011 on December 26, 2012

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 22, 2012

    Want to Read

    I have not read Damaged yet but, it seems like a great book. I am going to ask my grandmother to take me to the libary tomorrow, and if they have it I am going to check it out.

    3 out of 26 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 18, 2013

    insightful story about the effects of child abuse

    very sad story with lots of insight into what cruelty does to children and that it lasts a lifetime

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 9, 2013

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    The book is so bad it make me sick

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 25, 2013

    The Most Horrid Book I Have Ever Read!

    The most stupid book ever! Who cares about retarded foster kids. They suck anywas ----) 69

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 26, 2013

    Cannot access

    I cannot access this book no matter how hard i tried support has been unwilling to help me i wont be buying anymore nook books

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