Reading Group Guide: Three More Words

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three-more-words-9781481415576_hrThree More Words

By Ashley Rhodes-Courter

 

About the Book

 

In this sequel to Three Little Words, a memoir about a young girl who lived in fourteen different foster care homes over a period of ten years before being adopted as a teenager, Rhodes-Courter now details her life as a college student and young woman. In this remarkable coming-of-age narrative, Rhodes-Courter forges ahead with her life by building new relationships and establishing a career as a motivational speaker.

 

Haunted by a turbulent childhood, Rhodes-Courter illustrates the healing powers of love and a young woman’s emotional strength, as she shares with readers the struggles she navigated while coming to terms with her past.

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Reading Group Guide: Three Little Words

Three Little WordsThree Little Words

A Memoir
By Ashley Rhodes-Courter
READING GROUP GUIDE

A Reading Group Guide to
Three Little Words: A Memoir
By Ashley Rhodes-Courter

About the Book
Ashley was only three years old when she was taken from her mother — too young to understand why she couldn’t stay with the mother she adored and she could not possibly have realized that she was going to spend the next nine years bouncing from one foster family to another. As a small child she could not stand up for herself when the people that were charged with her care failed her. At twenty years old, her mother Lorraine was also too young to take responsibility for her two children or negotiate the legal system that tore apart her family. Three Little Words is Ashley’s story, told in her voice, about the time she spent without Lorraine, and her search for someone to mother her. It contains all the passion and detail that can only come from someone who has experienced the foster care system from the inside. Continue reading