Ezra and Hadassah: A Portrait of American Royalty

Ezra and Hadassah: A Portrait of American Royalty

Ezra and Hadassah: A Portrait of American Royalty is the remarkable true story of a family torn apart by circumstances beyond their control. Born to mentally challenged parents, Ezra and Hadassah spend the first years of their lives in foster care while keeping ties with their biological parents. Everything changes when the children mysteriously disappear, leaving their parents with no clue as to their whereabouts. While Ezra and Hadassah fight to survive, their sibling bonds of love are tested to the breaking point. They forge ahead and in the process, find a power of healing beyond themselves.

Title:Ezra and Hadassah: A Portrait of American Royalty
ISBN:9781494311162
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  • Kathrina

    I can't review this book without a certain amount of bias, as Heather is my co-warrior in fighting administrative dysfunctions in our local school district, and through that journey has become a dear...

  • Ursula

    This was an emotionally engaging book about Heather Young's life in foster care and beyond. Halfway through, I realized it was self-published, which made me both happy the author published it and sad ...

  • C Janet

    Someone recommended this book to me and I am glad they did. I was surprised after I read the book that it was self published and not published by a regular publisher. I actually found myself waking up...

  • J

    This is a heart-wrenching story of the author's life that is so well written it is hard to put down. She manages to help the reader understand a child's perspective on too many things that are out of ...

  • Sarah Elzinga

    You know a book is good when you want to throw the author a parade!!1 Not since The Help has a book struck me with such force. A true story of a brother and sister's journey through the hell of foster...

  • Joanne Garbato

    I loved reading the story of Ezra/Rex and Hadassah/Heather,siblings taken from their parents and adopted into a brutal,unloving home.It is heartbreaking to see how the children in this family were emo...

  • Melissa ownsbey

    it was great it was ematoil and heart breaking and honsent bookit made me cry little bitbut it was a good book im so happy i got the chance to read it...

  • Suey

    Hard to read about this story of abuse, but very inspiring in the end. I couldn't put it down....

  • Julie King

    Ezra and Hadassah is the story of a brother and sister born to a paranoid schizophrenic mother and a mentally challenged father, who are thrust into the foster care system and then adopted into a fami...

  • Casee Marie

    In her memoir, Ezra and Hadassah: A Portrait of American Royalty, author Heather Young weaves the intricate, painful story of her childhood with her brother Rex as helpless victims of the state. Born ...