A Gifted Child in Foster Care: A Story of Resilience by Grace LaJoy Henderson

In A Gifted Child in Foster Care: A Story of Resilience, Grace LaJoy shares her turbulent life story of being deserted by her mother, living in foster care, and how she came to be recognized as “gifted”. She recalls heart-touching events before, during and after foster care. Everyone will be inspired by this story of…

In A Gifted Child in Foster Care: A Story of Resilience, Grace LaJoy shares her turbulent life story of being deserted by her mother, living in foster care, and how she came to be recognized as “gifted”. She recalls heart-touching events before, during and after foster care. Everyone will be inspired by this story of hope and determination!

Grace LaJoy’s story has already inspired youth and adults all over the world. The Missouri Children’s Division has been placed on their recommended reading list. Foster parents have received state credit for reading it. Students and educators have been empowered by her story as well. It is a must-read for everyone!
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“Very inspiring”

Five Star Review on Amazon by Torie

I  like this book because it will inspire any reader that has experienced adversity. The reader doesn’t need to have been in foster care.

About the Author

Grace LaJoy began writing at a very early age, keeping her first poem when she was only 12 years old. Over the years she shared her poems with family, friends, at school and at church. Her professional writing career began in 2003 when she wrote and published her first book of poetry, for which she received an endorsement from the famous author and motivational speaker, Les Brown. She went on to write over 20 books, like Writer’s Breakthrough to help aspiring authors who do not know where to begin, and her foster care story, A Gifted Child in Foster Care: A story of resilience.

Grace LaJoy’s graduate degrees are in the fields of Education, and Curriculum and Instruction. Her under-graduate degree is in Social Psychology. She has served youth in public school, church, and community settings. She enjoys talking, reading stories, and sharing poetry with youth and adult groups.

Her most recent accomplishment is completing the The Gracie Series, a set of 6 children’s books.

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