The author of the bestselling "One Child" introduces readers to a seven-year-old girl who refuses to speak. Hayden, a special education teacher, chronicles her efforts to connect with this wounded girl, and tells of the other troubled children in her class with their own unique problems.

Beautiful Child 2003, Avon Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780060508876

Mass-market paperback

Beautiful Child 2002, William Morrow & Company, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780380813391