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    • Raising Black Boys to Succeed in School and in Life
    • By: Joe Brewster, Michele Stephenson, Hilary Beard
    • Narrated by: Bahni Turpin, Dominic Hoffman
    • Length: 12 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 22

    Regardless of how wealthy or poor their parents are, all black boys must confront and surmount the "achievement gap": a divide that shows up not only in our sons' test scores, but in their social and emotional development, their physical well-being, and their outlook on life. As children, they score as high on cognitive tests as their peers, but at some point, the gap emerges. Why? This is the question Joe Brewster, M.D., and Michele Stephenson asked when their own son, Idris, began struggling in a new school.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Must Have Resource for Parents and Educators

    • By Liliana Mickle on 03-30-14

    Regular price: $31.50