I Speak for This Child: True Stories of a Child Advocate

I Speak for This Child: True Stories of a Child Advocate

by Gay Courter
     
 

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In I Speak For This Child, best-selling novelist Gay Courter recounts her experiences as a Guardian ad Litem, a volunteer court-appointed advocate for children involved in Florida's court system. Following her first tentative approach to her local Court Appointed Special Advocates program to her more determined efforts, we get an insider's glimpse on this hidden world…  See more details below

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In I Speak For This Child, best-selling novelist Gay Courter recounts her experiences as a Guardian ad Litem, a volunteer court-appointed advocate for children involved in Florida's court system. Following her first tentative approach to her local Court Appointed Special Advocates program to her more determined efforts, we get an insider's glimpse on this hidden world and learn what it takes to ensure that America's most vulnerable citizens are treated with care and respect. Courter's story is both heartbreaking and heartwarming, and is an inspiration for anyone who has ever looked up from a newspaper and wondered, "What can I do to help?"

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780517886861
Publisher:
Crown Publishing Group
Publication date:
05/07/1996
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
5.18(w) x 8.02(h) x 0.90(d)

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