9780060920876

Small Victories

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  • ISBN13:

    9780060920876

  • ISBN10:

    0060920874

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-07-10
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publications

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Summary

Small Victories is the story of one incredibly dedicated teacher and the struggles she and her students face both inside the classroom and out. is a book with important lessons for anyone concerned about the quality and state of education in America today. Nominated for the National Book Award for nonfiction for 1990.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments xi
Introduction 1(7)
Prologue: Bobby Pins and Tissues 8(9)
Tough Cookie
17(27)
Lamplight
44(26)
Slumber Party
70(30)
Built to Fail
100(20)
Method Teaching
120(27)
The House at the Edge of the World
147(21)
Raccoon Badge
168(23)
The Ever Waveless Sea
191(18)
Liquid Paper
209(21)
Friends
230(12)
Month of Somedays
242(30)
Castillo de Jagua
272(21)
A Kind of Grail
293(26)
The Opa-Opa Show
319(15)
Soupin' 'em Up
334(22)
The Verities
356(16)
Leaving Trains
372(18)
Greatest Miss
390(16)
Part of Something
406(15)
Afterword 421(2)
Bibliography 423

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