My Gentle Barn

Creating A Sanctuary Where Animals Heal and Children Learn to Hope

Laks, Ellie

(Book - 2014)
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
My Gentle Barn
Traces the story of a Los Angeles-based nonprofit animal rescue the Gentle Barn that has saved hundreds of creatures from unsafe conditions, describing how the author and shelter volunteers rehabilitate their charges to become companions for at-risk children.
Publisher: New York :, Harmony Books,, [2014]
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 0385347669
Characteristics: xi, 268 pages ;,25 cm
Additional Contributors: Isak, Nomi


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Jan 04, 2015
  • rockylynn rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Calling all animal lovers and those who are not.

This book cronicles the dream of one very special lady whose love for animals all great and small goes beyond what most of us could not even apprehend.

Ellie Laks tells her own story of growing up in a family that did not understand or support her love and devotion towards animals.

She had a dream to one day be able to rescue, care and provide a safe and loving home for abused, abandoned or neglected animals.

Her dream is eventually realized with "My Gentle Barn", a sanctuary where animals heal and troubled children see first hand that a little love and understanding can change their lives for ever.

Truly a wonderful story, well told and full of love and compassion.

You can learn more at www.gentlebarn.org.

May 26, 2014

You need to read this, yes every one of you!


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