Canaries Among Us: A Mother's Quest to Honor Her Child's Individuality in a Culture Determined to Negate It (Paperback)
"riveting ... powerful ... brilliant ... necessary" --Kirkus Reviews For those drawn to both Tara Westover's moving account of a difficult childhood and Susan Cain's research on underappreciated traits ... Canaries Among Us reveals the exquisite joy and tender heartache inherent in raising a child who is undervalued by a community. A lifeline to those struggling with learning differences, bullying, and anxiety, Canaries Among Us explores one of the most widespread threats to child well-being: a lack of acceptance. This heart-rending expos provides a candid view of the ways unique children are regularly misunderstood and mistreated. Fortunately, through raw storytelling and ground-breaking science, Taylor points to an inspirational alternative: supporting, and even celebrating, the dazzling variety of our humanity. The author is donating her profits to organizations promoting mental health, neurodiversity, and bullying prevention.