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Letters to a Young Teacher (Reprint) (Paperback) (Jonathan Kozol)

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This is the book for readers of Jonathan Kozol's previous works on education, includingThe Shame of the Nation and On Being a Teacher; for readers of memoirs like Frank McCourt'sTeacher Man; for new teachers looking for guidance and inspiration; and for educators, administrators, and children's advocates of all levels of experience.From the award-winning author of bestsellers Shame of the Nation, Savage Inequalities, Amazing Grace, Death at an Early Age, andOrdinary Resurrections, Jonathan Kozol's most personally insightful and revealing work to date takes the form of encouraging letters to Francesca, a young classroom teacher, offering advice, personal stories, and a shared sense of outrage at the inadequacies of America's educational system.
“Kozol’s love for his students is as joyful and genuine as his critiques
of the system are severe. He doesn’t pull punches.”
Washington Post

Jonathan Kozol’s most delightfully personal and revealing work to date takes the form of warm and friendly letters to Francesca, a young classroom teacher, offering encouragement and guidance and survival strategies for teachers of all ages in our nation’s public schools.
Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 288
Genre: Education
Sub-Genre: Guidance + Orientation, Essays
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Random House Inc
Author: Jonathan Kozol
Language: English
Street Date: August 5, 2008
TCIN: 11545976
UPC: 9780307393722
Item Number (DPCI): 248-07-9327
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