Suffer the Little Children

Suffer the Little Children

by Valerie Allen

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Guilty or innocent? How to decide the fate of a child charged with murder?

Angelo Cavelli has snapped. In a fit of rage the boy murdered Faith Griffin, the media specialist at his school-of this, there is no doubt.

Was it deliberate? Should he be charged as an adult? What of the suffering of the other victims-Faith's husband, Faith's coworkers, Faith's students? What has pushed a child so young to become so violent?

Psychologist, Allyson Freemont and Detective Ernie Blackwell work to piece together the sad aspects of this boy's life. Their impatience mounts when they realize signs of problems have been denied or minimized for years by family members. Frustration grows as they work through the bureaucracy of three systems-education, mental health and law enforcement-and anger with the knowledge that all have failed to help this child.

Their emotions are compromised when the boy they are trying to help refuses to help himself as he continues down a path of self-destruction. Charged with murder, Angelo Cavelli may be tried as an adult and spend the rest of his life in prison.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781466320062
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 12/06/2011
Edition description: Large Print
Pages: 228
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.48(d)

About the Author

Valerie Allen, psychologist, author, and speaker writes fiction and nonfiction, including short stories, novels, and children's books for ages seven to twelve. Her parenting articles have been published nationwide.
She presents seminars for parents, educators, law enforcement, medical and mental health professionals, using her book, "Beyond the Inkblots: Confusion to Harmony."
She is a popular speaker at writer conferences using her book, "Write, Publish, Sell! 2nd Edition"

She is a member of the National and the Florida Association of School Psychologists. She is also a member of the Space Coast Writers' Guild, the National League of American PEN Women, Cape Canaveral FL Branch, and co-founder of Authors for Authors.
Her books are available as ebooks, large print, and in audio.

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