Official Review: Dewey: The Silent Boy by Brant VIckers

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Re: Official Review: Dewey: The Silent Boy by Brant VIckers

Post by Fuzaila » 05 Aug 2018, 12:20

Amazing review. I'm glad your personal experiences with your nephew inspired you t pick up this book. Sounds like a good read. Sorry about the editing tho :( That's sad.
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Post by kandscreeley » 05 Aug 2018, 19:16

cpru68 wrote:
05 Aug 2018, 11:01
This sounds like a good book to bring awareness to the subject of special needs kids. Your description of Dewey at the beginning was so sad! It’s not that I don’t want to know more about the topic, but kids suffering makes me feel so bad that I have a hard time dealing with books like this. Your review makes me actually so grateful that I have not had to deal with this in my life. My heart hurts for those who do. Thank you for this insightful review. I might take a peek later as my reading obligations are a stack!
I understand long reading lists. The suffering of children can be heartbreaking. Luckily Dewey has some good instincts. Thanks for your comments.
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Post by SABRADLEY » 07 Aug 2018, 00:11

I'm always curious about autism. I find it tremendously over-diagnosed, but certainly understand there are true cases that should not be taken lightly. My heart goes out to Dewey as he struggles to find his place, and I'm so glad you enjoyed reading it. Thank you for a lovely review :)

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Post by kandscreeley » 07 Aug 2018, 08:25

SABRADLEY wrote:
07 Aug 2018, 00:11
I'm always curious about autism. I find it tremendously over-diagnosed, but certainly understand there are true cases that should not be taken lightly. My heart goes out to Dewey as he struggles to find his place, and I'm so glad you enjoyed reading it. Thank you for a lovely review :)
I think there are quite a few things that are over-diagnosed. Dewey definitely is struggling, but it might or might not be from autism. :)
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Post by bookowlie » 08 Aug 2018, 09:46

What an interesting review for what seems like an interesting book! I like your explanation of the two different parts of the book and how the first half gives a realistic look at the special education system and foster families.
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Post by kandscreeley » 08 Aug 2018, 09:52

bookowlie wrote:
08 Aug 2018, 09:46
What an interesting review for what seems like an interesting book! I like your explanation of the two different parts of the book and how the first half gives a realistic look at the special education system and foster families.
Thanks! You always have such great things to say. It was definitely eye-opening for those that are unfamiliar with the way things work.
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Post by Junaleth » 08 Aug 2018, 09:56

I've not really totally like reaking but this story tells me more that not all person are happy. But it depends on how you treated your self to be happy. Remember that their is a god who loves us and accept our attitudes.

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Post by kandscreeley » 08 Aug 2018, 12:21

Junaleth wrote:
08 Aug 2018, 09:56
I've not really totally like reaking but this story tells me more that not all person are happy. But it depends on how you treated your self to be happy. Remember that their is a god who loves us and accept our attitudes.
Thanks so much for taking the time to comment!
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Post by Abigail R » 08 Aug 2018, 20:24

This sounds like a compelling and important read. A topic worth reading about and expanding ones knowledge on and I thank you for your review!

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Post by kandscreeley » 09 Aug 2018, 07:37

Abigail R wrote:
08 Aug 2018, 20:24
This sounds like a compelling and important read. A topic worth reading about and expanding ones knowledge on and I thank you for your review!
Thanks so much for leaving a comment. :)
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Post by OloladeO » 16 Aug 2018, 07:44

Sounds like an enlightening read. Thanks for your sound and detailed review!

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Post by kandscreeley » 16 Aug 2018, 07:48

christabel88 wrote:
16 Aug 2018, 07:44
Sounds like an enlightening read. Thanks for your sound and detailed review!
It was that. A bit different than what I was expecting, but still good nonetheless.
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