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Why Do Only White People Get Abducted by Aliens?
- Teaching Lessons from the Bronx
- By: Ilana Garon
- Narrated by: Romy Nordlinger
- Length: 7 hrs and 27 mins
The true story of a young teacher attempting to change lives in a troubled educational system. According to Ilana Garon, popular books and movies are inundated with the myth of the "hero teacher" - the one who charges headfirst into dysfunctional inner-city schools like a firefighter into an inferno, bringing the student victims to safety through a combination of charisma and innate righteousness. The students are then "saved" by the teacher’s idealism, empathy, and faith. This is not that type of book....
Compelling characters and superb writing...
- By Yossi on 09-15-13
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Regular price: $19.95