Dani's Story: A Journey from Neglect to Love

Dani's Story: A Journey from Neglect to Love

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780470591338
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Publication date: 06/21/2011
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 846,598
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

DIANE and BERNIE LIEROW are parents to six children, including Dani, as well as foster parents. Their story won a Pulitzer Prize for the St. Petersburg Times and was featured on The Oprah Winfrey Show. They live on a farm in Tennessee with miniature horses, goats, chickens, and Great Pyrenees dogs.

KAY WEST is a veteran print media journalist who has also written three books.

Table of Contents

Introduction.

Chapter 1. Planting the Seed.

Chapter 2. Seeking.

Chapter 3. The Girl in the Photo.

Chapter 4. The Feral Child.

Chapter 5. Meeting Danielle.

Chapter 6. Falling through the Cracks.

Chapter 7. Nowhere Child.

Chapter 8. Into the System.

Chapter 9. Truth and Consequences.

Chapter 10. Butterflies Are Free.

Chapter 11. All in Good Time.

Chapter 12. Step by Step.

Chapter 13. Meet the Family.

Chapter 14. Hello Kitty.

Chapter 15. Ready, Set, Go.

Chapter 16. One Step Backward.

Chapter 17. Two Steps Ahead.

Chapter 18. T.J. Bearytales.

Chapter 19. Pedal, Pedal, Pedal!

Chapter 20. Dani.

Chapter 21. Baby’s First Christmas.

Chapter 22. Tennessee.

Chapter 23. The Public Eye.

Chapter 24. Big Brother.

Chapter 25. Home.

Epilogue.

Acknowledgments. 

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Dani's Story: A Journey from Neglect to Love 4.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
akblanchard on LibraryThing 10 months ago
For her first eight years of life, Dani was severely neglected, so much so that she never learned to speak. Diane and Bernie Lierow adopted her, and as the subtitle says, took her on a "journey from neglect to love." It's a heartwarming story, adequately written (I think I would have preferred it had it not been from the point of view of the adoptive mother), not the best of its genre, but definitely worth reading.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Thoroughly enjoyed reading the story of Dani and how she progressed once she was adopted and loved. Highly recommend!
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I got it from the sno-ile library because it cost $13.99 here!!!!