9780767915847

Teach with Your Heart

  • ISBN 13:

    9780767915847

  • ISBN 10:

    0767915844

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Trade Paper
  • Copyright: 01/15/2008
  • Publisher: Broadway Books

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Summary

In this passionate, poignant, and deeply personal memoir and call to arms, Erin Gruwell, the dynamic young teacher who nurtured a remarkable group of high school students from Long Beach, California, who called themselves the Freedom Writers, picks up whereThe Freedom Writers Diaryand the hit movieThe Freedom Writersleft off and brings the reader up to date on where the Freedom Writers are today. Including their unforgettable trip to Auschwitz, where they met with Holocaust survivors; their tour of the attic of their beloved Anne Frank; and their visit to Bosnia with their friend Zlata Filipovic,Teach With Your Heartchronicles what happened with the Freedom Writers as they made their way through college and beyond. Along the way, Gruwell includes lessons for parents and teachers about whatshelearned from her remarkable band of students as she traveled through the emotional peaks and valleys on the front lines of our nation's educational system. A mesmerizing story of one young woman's personal odyssey and of her remarkable ability to encourage others to follow in her footsteps,Teach With Your Heartis marked by the enviable radiance and irrepressible force of nature that is Erin Gruwell and her unbelievable determination to ensure that education in the United States truly meets the needs of every student.

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