Non-Fiction Books:

The Least of These:

Stories of Schoolchildren

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The Least of These: by Mary Van Cleave
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Written by an elementary principal in a poor, urban neighbourhood in the United States, The Least of These recounts a year in the life of a school and challenges the proposition that school reform can be achieved smoothly. The author describes the conditions of the children's lives and those of the people who struggle to help them. Her account is a moving narrative depicting poverty, violence and neglect, and the teachers' struggle to offset these dismal conditions. The book highlights the restrictions facing the school which result from a large bureaucracy and a powerful teachers' union.
Release date NZ
November 11th, 1994
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
Corwin Press Inc
Pages
248
Dimensions
229x152x14
ISBN-13
9780803962019
Product ID
2067237

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