Kay Bratt is a child advocate and author of the books Train to Nowhere, Chasing China, The Bridge, A Thread Unbroken, and the acclaimed memoir of the years she spent working in Chinese orphanages, Silent Tears: A Journey of Hope in a Chinese Orphanage. She has actively volunteered for several nonprofit organizations, including An Orphan’s Wish (AOW) and the Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) for abused and neglected children. In China, she was honored with the Pride of the City award for humanitarian work. After living in China for several years, Bratt now resides in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in South Carolina, with her husband, daughter, dog, and cat.
A very moving story. It's unbelievable how anyone can treat babies so badly, like their lives are worth nothing. Read morePublished 12 days ago by Cindy
Very interesting and also heart breaking. The author was obviously very involved with her work in China and managed to give us an idea of how the Chinese mentality works. Read morePublished 16 days ago by Bookworm X
My heart broke a thousand times and I needed a hankie. But even so, I couldnt put it down. Probably one of the saddest most touching books I have ever read. Read morePublished 22 days ago by Rose Highley-Andrews
A fascinating insight into the mindset of people from a completely different culture. Kay Bratt tried to understand why they acted the way they did towards female children and... Read morePublished 27 days ago by Brenda Sullivan
Very depressing reading but a shock to see what the Chinese are doing to these children.Published 2 months ago by chris lowe