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Laila Ibrahim grew up inWhittier, California on the eastern edge of Los Angeles County, and moved toOakland, California to attend Mills College where she studied Psychologyand Child Development. After getting a Master's Degree in Human Development,she realized she wanted to do more hands on work with children, and openedup her own preschool: Woolsey Children's School. Her education and experiencesas a teacher provided ample fodder for Mattie and Lisbeth's story especially herstudy of Attachment Theory and multiculturalism.

Genres: Historical
 
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