Girl Unbroken Regina Calcaterra

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Date of Publication~ Oct 18th 2016

Background Information on the author:

Regina Calcaterra is currently a successful lawyer, New York State official, and activist. Leading up to her current successes her life was not as easy. Her and her 4 siblings grew up but barley survived an abusive childhood forced in to foster care and sometimes living on the streets.

This book is the second book after Etched in sand
Setting of Novel: Manhattan and in the the Hampton's

Main Character : Regina Calcaterra in the story is extremely strong. She was able to overcome an unspeakably difficult and abusive childhood. But still got an education and eventually became an advocate for children. She always looked at the positive in everything and never let her situation define her.

Mothers mental illness + Fathers abandonment = Familys instability
All kids have same mother but all have different fathers.

Family moved from

  • Homes
  • apartments
  • trailers
  • homeless shelters
  • cars
  • streets

Yet...

Regardless older kids in family make it work.

THEME:

  • Child abuse
  • Resilience
  • Optimisum
  • Self-Determination

Credits:

Created with images by jtravism - "darkness will lead to the light" • jtravism - "darkness will lead to the light" • Craig Murphy - "Goswick Sands" • jbigora - "nature sunset long island" • matteo caprari - "untitled image" • harutmovsisyan - "city people street" • Ruth and Dave - "Walk to the sun" • pixel2013 - "message in a bottle bottle post" • pixel2013 - "stones stacked stones stacked"

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