Nealie Rose is the author of Chasing Lilly, a captivating true story of a little girl who refused love and attachment, because severe abuse robbed her ability to receive them. The story sparkles with humor, as Lilly meets her match in a family who refused to give up on her.
There is an accompanying Curriculum and Discussion Workbook for lively discussion in the classroom setting.
What others are saying about Chasing Lilly:
“(Chasing Lilly) is a remarkable, richly detailed journey into what matters most in the lives of severely traumatized children . . . What a wonderful story. Thank you for allowing me the opportunity to endorse such a meaningful and insightful work.” -William Steele, PsyD, MSW, Founder, The National Institute for Trauma and Loss in Children
“Chasing Lilly is an eye-opening look into the world of mental illness from the prospective of a parent. Her harrowing tales make it easy to forget that Lilly is a real girl. As an educator, I would recommend this book to anyone who works with individuals with emotional disturbances.” -Bryan Sawyer, LIVE! With Kelly Top Teacher Award recipient
“It is a book that is impossible to put down. In the final analysis, Chasing Lilly is about unconditional love lived out through pain, personal suffering and disappointment, and yet that love continues today.” -Jayne Schooler, International trainer, consultant, and curriculum writer
“Just quality writing in general: descriptive, interesting, enticing, and leads me to smile in an understanding way. I have read your fascinating book, Chasing Lilly. I found it to be so enlightening, and hope it becomes a classic reference work for prospective foster and adoptive parents.” –Foster W. Cline, M.D., internationally renowned child and adult psychiatrist, as well as co-author of Parenting with Love and Logic. He has served as a consultant to school systems, pupil personnel teams, and hospitals around the world.
OTHER WORKS BY NEALIE ROSE
Revel Street – A mystery book series for souls who love the excitement of a good mystery, written with Middle Graders in mind.
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