Everything you need to understand or teach Good Kings Bad Kings by Susan Nussbaum.
Good Kings, Bad Kings, a novel by Susan Nussbaum, details the lives of several people involved in a home for disabled youth. Through each character's eyes, the reader sees the neglect and abuse that the children suffer. The harsh treatment builds to a small protest held by a handful of students and one staff member. This protest gets media attention and forces the owner of the facility to make some changes. But, the damage has already been done for many.