Book Review of The Freedom Writers Diary : How a Teacher and 150 Teens Used Writing to Change Themselves and the World Around Them

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I thought the movie was better. The story of what this teacher did is truly amazing, but this book is tough to get through. It is just a collection of diary entries from different students, so it's difficult to follow a story. In the beginning I struggled to determine whether I was reading the same person more than once or whether every entry was from a different person. It wasn't until the end that I figured out that each entry was from a different student. I would read the book BEFORE seeing the movie if you haven't already seen it.