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    • The Freedom Writers Diary

    • How a Teacher and 150 Teens Used Writing to Change Themselves and the World Around Them
    • By: The Freedom Writers, Erin Gruwell
    • Narrated by: various
    • Length: 9 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 200
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 145
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 146

    As an idealistic 23-year-old English teacher at Wilson High School in Long Beach, California, Erin Gruwell confronted a room of "unteachable, at-risk" students. One day she intercepted a note with an ugly racial caricature, and angrily declared that this was precisely the sort of thing that led to the Holocaust, only to be met by uncomprehending looks. So she and her students undertook a life-changing, eye-opening, spirit-raising odyssey against intolerance and misunderstanding.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Authentic voices

    • By carolyn on 11-18-07

    Regular price: $39.93