Sandra Gerencher's book Second Chance is a children's book about a dog named Chance that is adopted from the dog shelter. It is written from Chance's perspective. Chance learns what it means to be adopted from the little boy in the family. The boy was adopted also, therefore, he knows what it means and explains it to Chance. If you are looking for a book to share with a child about being adopted then this would be a wonderful book to explore together.
Sandra J. Gerencher is a special education teacher in the Bangor Area public school system. Prior to becoming a teacher, she worked at Lehigh University in a school-based program, as a Program Specialist for adults with disabilities. Over the past 20 years she has worked with children and adults with special needs in such areas as counseling, Behavior Specialist Consultation, behavioral research, crisis intervention and abuse therapy. Sandra graduated from Lehigh University with a M.Ed. in Special Education (2004) and from Chestnut Hill College in Philadelphia with an M.S. in Counseling Psychology (1999). Book web site Sandra J. Gerencher Facebook
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