Small Animals by Kim Brooks / Napa Bookmine + Napa Library
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One morning, writer Kim Brooks made a split-second decision to leave her four-year-old son in the car while she ran into a store. The fallout of this single moment consumed Brooks’s personal life for the next several years.
The experience launched her on a journey to find out why fear often dictates the choices American parents make for their children. Now, Brooks weaves together her own story with first-hand observations, historical research, and investigative reporting to reveal the plight of the modern parent in her new book.
As Brooks told her own story, she quickly found that she’s not alone. She connected with mothers whose experiences echo her own and uncovered a whole body of research that reveals howView more
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