• Just Another Kid

  • By: Torey Hayden
  • Narrated by: Tara Ochs
  • Length: 15 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 18-11-13
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Audible Studios
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars 4.3 (23 ratings)


A dramatic and remarkable narrative of an extraordinary teacher's determination, from the author of the Sunday Times bestsellers The Tiger's Child and One Child. Torey Hayden faced six emotionally troubled kids no other teacher could handle - three recent arrivals from battle-torn Northern Ireland, badly traumatized by the horrors of war; an eleven-year-old boy, who only knew life inside an institution; an excitable girl, aggressive and sexually precocious at the age of eight; and seven-year-old Leslie, perhaps the most hopeless of all, unresponsive and unable to speak. But Torey's most daunting challenge turns out to be Leslie's mother, a stunning young doctor who soon discovers that she needs Torey's love and help just as much as the children. Just Another Kid is a beautiful illustration of nurturing concern, not only for a few emotionally disturbed children, but for one woman facing a personal battle.
©1988 Torey Hayden (P)2013 Audible, Inc.
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5 out of 5 stars
By Jackie on 14-02-17

Brilliant book, amazing woman

i wish Torey wrote more non-fiction accounts....so engaging! Love her approach, self confidence.....and what patience!!!!!!!

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5 out of 5 stars
By Ninja on 11-05-16

love her books<br />

well read. done with love
would recommend it to others.
great book. Get it quick. You won't be disappointed with it at all.

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3 out of 5 stars
By Lorna on 22-02-14

Usual Torey story

Would you try another book from Torey Hayden and/or Tara Ochs?

I enjoy her books and the narration.

How would you have changed the story to make it more enjoyable?

Not sure.. Torey's books are non fiction, so they are her stories..

What three words best describe Tara Ochs’s performance?

Good narration and character reading

Did Just Another Kid inspire you to do anything?

No, but I enjoy the fact that children are helped.

Any additional comments?


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2 of 2 people found this review helpful

4 out of 5 stars
By Sheryl on 23-03-16

good book

starts out slower than her other books at keeping my attention/interest. almost returned it but glad I didn't.

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1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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