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Taught by America : A Story of Struggle And Hope in Compton (Paperback)

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After graduating from Yale University, Sarah Sentilles joined Teach for America and was assigned to a rundown elementary school in Compton, California. Through moving portraits of inspiring children, Sentilles relates a heartbreaking journey, as she learns about a failing school system, the true meaning of poverty in America, and the strength children exhibit when they''re just struggling to survive. Beautifully written, charged with love and indignation, "Taught by America" is a powerful tribute to the young lives Sentilles witnessed.

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Publisher Random House Inc
Mfg Part# 9780807032732
SKU 202171460
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0807032735
Release Date 4/10/2007
Product Attributes
Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0196
Publisher Beacon Press (MA)
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