This Boy We Made: A Memoir of Motherhood, Genetics, and Facing the Unknown
By Taylor Harris
In her moving memoir, author Taylor Harris traces her son Tophs’ journey as he struggles with difficult, hard-to-categorize hypoglycemia and developmental delays. Whether she’s describing working on independent education plans in the Virginia public school system or rushing her kid to the ER, Harris grounds and guides readers through bigger questions surrounding personhood, intelligence, empathy, and expression.
This is not an easy read, but it is wholehearted and captivating, with peaks, valleys,...