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Educator and author Jonathan Kozol was born in Boston. He graduated from Harvard University in 1958. Kozol has an concerns with topics such as illiteracy, children trying to learn in bad neighborhoods and homelessness. His books include Death at an Early Age, Illiterate American and Rachel and Her mostra'n més Children: Homeless Families in America. (Bowker Author Biography) mostra'n menys
Crèdit de la imatge: Jonathan Kozol at Pomona College 17 April 2003, from Wikipedia

Obres de Jonathan Kozol

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Nom normalitzat
Kozol, Jonathan
Data de naixement
1936-09-05
Gènere
male
Nacionalitat
USA
Llocs de residència
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Educació
Harvard University
Professions
teacher
activist
Premis i honors
Lannan Literary Award (Nonfiction, 1994)

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I put the book down after reading the first chapter. It has nothing to do with the book being poorly written. It was just from 1992, and I am not interested in reading something that's so outdated.
 
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tyk314 | Hi ha 16 ressenyes més | Jan 22, 2024 |
I put the book down after reading the first chapter. It has nothing to do with the book being poorly written. It was just from 1992, and I am not interested in reading something that's so outdated.
 
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tyk314 | Hi ha 16 ressenyes més | Jan 22, 2024 |
After reading this book, I understand why over the 16 years I was a teacher with the New York City Department of Education I was constantly angry. I don't like social injustice, and I guess I never will.
 
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Mark_Feltskog | Hi ha 12 ressenyes més | Dec 23, 2023 |
The children in this book defy the stereotypes of urban youth too frequently presented by the media. Tender, generous and often religiously devout, they speak with eloquence and honesty about the poverty and racial isolation that have wounded but not hardened them.
The book does not romanticize or soften the effects of violence and sickness. One fourth of the child-bearing women in the neighborhoods where these children live test positive for HIV. Pediatric AIDs, life-consuming fires and gang rivalries take a high toll. Several children die during the year in which this narrative takes place.

A gently written work, Amazing Grace asks questions that are at once political and theological. What is the value of a child's life? What exactly do we plan to do with those whom we appear to have defined as economically and humanly superfluous? How cold -- how cruel, how tough -- do we dare be?
… (més)
 
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StFrancisofAssisi | Hi ha 10 ressenyes més | Nov 10, 2023 |

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Obres
20
També de
5
Membres
6,766
Popularitat
#3,614
Valoració
4.1
Ressenyes
115
ISBN
126
Llengües
2
Preferit
17

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