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Laurie Gray

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An experienced trial attorney and child advocate, Laurie Gray is the founder of Socratic Parenting (www.SocraticParenting.com), co-creator of Token of Change™, and a consultant for Sophie’s Café (www.SophiesCafe.org). Laurie earned her B.A. from Goshen College and her J.D. from Indiana University Maurer School of Law. She also works as an adjunct professor of criminal sciences for Indiana Tech and a bilingual child forensic interviewer at the Dr. Bill Lewis Center for Children in Fort Wayne, Indiana. She has served on the faculty of the National Symposium on Child Abuse in Huntsville, Alabama, every spring since 2009.

Laurie is the author of three young adult novels: Summer Sanctuary (Luminis Books/ 2010), Maybe I Will (Luminis Books / 2013...more


Average rating: 3.63 · 155 ratings · 48 reviews · 4 distinct works · Similar authors
Maybe I Will
3.53 of 5 stars 3.53 avg rating — 101 ratings — published 2013 — 8 editions
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Summer Sanctuary
3.85 of 5 stars 3.85 avg rating — 46 ratings — published 2010 — 7 editions
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Just Myrto
3.62 of 5 stars 3.62 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 2014 — 5 editions
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How It Went Down by Kekla Magoon
How It Went Down
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How It Went Down by Kekla Magoon tells the story of an unarmed black teen in a hoodie shot by a white man on a misguided mission to impose justice. Through a large cast of complex characters, we learn that truth depends not just on who you believe, b...more
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Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver
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I loved that the audiobook was read by the author! At the very beginning, I was leery that this was going to be mostly a tale of a discontented housewife, but once Kingsolver started weaving in the science and nature of butterflies, I was hooked. Bea...more
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The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg
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A friend recommended this book, and I did find it very interesting. I listened to the audiobook, but also borrowed the eBook from my library to review what I'd heard. The eBook had helpful diagrams and footnotes that I did not realize I was missing i...more
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Please Ignore Vera Dietz by A.S. King
Please Ignore Vera Dietz
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I listened to the audio version of this book and enjoyed it even more than Everybody Sees the Ants. Makes me want to read Reality Boy.
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The Sex-Wise Parent by Janet Rosenzweig
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Most parents are woefully unprepared to talk with their children about sex. In addition to feeling embarrassed, parents don’t want to think of their children as sexual beings any more than children want to think about their parents that way. Add the...more
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Dead End in Norvelt by Jack Gantos
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I picked up the hard copy of Dead End in Norvelt and started reading it with my daughter when she was 11, but she seemed to have trouble getting into it. So I picked up the audio book to listen to while I was driving. I very much enjoyed the audioboo...more
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My Beloved World by Sonia Sotomayor
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From stories of her humble childhood growing up in Puerto Rico, through her acceptance at Princeton and Yale Law School, and into her years of public service as a New York District Attorney and private practice in Manhattan, US Supreme Court Justice...more
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