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Another forgotten child : too late to help?, Cathy Glass

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Another forgotten child : too late to help?
Title
Another forgotten child
Title remainder
too late to help?
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Cathy Glass
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Language
eng
Summary
Eight-year-old Aimee was on the child protection register at birth. Her five older siblings were taken into care many years ago. So no one can understand why she was left at home to suffer for so long. It seems Aimee was forgotten. The social services are looking for a very experienced foster carer to look after Aimee and, when she reads the referral, Cathy understands why. Despite her reservations, Cathy agrees to Aimee on - there is something about her that reminds Cathy of Jodie (the subject of 'Damaged' and the most disturbed child Cathy has cared for), and reading the report instantly tugs at her heart strings. When she arrives, Aimee is angry. And she has every right to be. She has spent the first eight years of her life living with her drug-dependent mother in a flat that the social worker described as 'not fit for human habitation'. Aimee is so grateful as she snuggles into her bed at Cathy's house on the first night that it brings Cathy to tears. Aimee's aggressive mother is constantly causing trouble at contact, and makes sweeping allegations against Cathy and her family in front of her daughter as well. It is a trying time for Cathy, and it makes it difficult for Aimee to settle. But as Aimee begins to trust Cathy, she starts to open up. And the more Cathy learns about Aimee's life before she came into care, the more horrified she becomes. It's clear that Aimee should have been rescued much sooner and as her journey seems to be coming to a happy end, Cathy can't help but reflect on all the other 'forgotten children' that are still suffering..
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Title
Another forgotten child
Creator
Summary
Recounts the experiences of a foster mother with an eight-year old girl, who, while on the child protection register since birth, was lost in the system
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10168505
Cataloging source
AU-TuBDP
Intended audience
Adult
Literary form
non fiction
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True
Target audience
adult
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Cathy Glass
Another forgotten child : too late to help?, Cathy Glass
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Another forgotten child : too late to help?, Cathy Glass
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier.
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text
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txt
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rdacontent.
Control code
9780007486786-HCU602115-000
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unknown
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{'ALL_BRANCHES': 'http://catalogue.goldcoast.qld.gov.au/iii/encore/record/C__Rb1436274'}
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Access restricted to registered members of City Libraries
Isbn
9780007486786
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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