Silent Boy

Silent Boy : He Was a Frightened Boy Who Refused to Speak - Until a Teacher's Love Broke Through the Silence

Silent Boy : He Was a Frightened Boy Who Refused to Speak - Until a Teacher's Love Broke Through the Silence

  • Format: Paperback | 432 pages
  • Dimensions: 111 x 178 x 26mm | 230g
  • Publication date: 07 Apr 2008
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Imprint: HarperCollins
  • Publication City/Country: London, United Kingdom
  • Language: English
  • ISBN10: 000725881X
  • ISBN13: 9780007258819
  • Bestsellers rank: 154,188

From the author of Sunday Times bestsellers One Child and Ghost Girl comes a heartbreaking story of a boy trapped in silence and the teacher who rescued him.

When special education teacher Torey Hayden first met fifteen-year-old Kevin, he was barricaded under a table. Desperately afraid of the world around him, he hadn't spoken a word in eight years. He was considered hopeless, incurable.

But Hayden refused to believe it, though she realised it might well take a miracle to break through the walls he had built around himself. With unwavering devotion and gentle, patient love, she set out to free him - and slowly uncovered a shocking violent history and a terrible secret that an unfeeling bureaucracy had simply filed away and forgotten.

Torey refused to give up on this tragic "lost case." For a trapped and frightened boy desperately needed her help - and she knew in her heart she could not rest easy until she had rescued him from the darkness.

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