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Among Schoolchildren
Among Schoolchildren
Author: Tracy Kidder
Tracy Kidder -- the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Soul of a New Machine and the extraordinary national bestseller House -- spent nine months in Mrs. Zajac's fifth-grade classroom in the depressed "Flats" of Holyoke, Massachusetts. For an entire year he lived among twenty schoolchildren and their indomitable, compassi...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780395475911
ISBN-10: 0395475910
Publication Date: 8/1989
Pages: 340
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.

3.8 stars, based on 16 ratings
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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reviewed Among Schoolchildren on + 419 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 4
This was an amazing story and I loved the writing.
reviewed Among Schoolchildren on + 63 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 4
Fabulous. I teach 5th grade and just loved this book.
reviewed Among Schoolchildren on + 6 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 4
This was a very good book. Interesting to follow the day-to-day in the life of a teacher as she tries to reach some challenging children.
harmony85 avatar reviewed Among Schoolchildren on + 982 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 3
I'm not a teacher but loved this book. Kidder observes a 5th grade inner-city classroom during the school year. Also delves into the teacher's and student's personal lives. I read this book about 4 times and love it every time.
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Helpful Score: 2
Very interesting book, good insights into teaching.
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Tata avatar reviewed Among Schoolchildren on + 135 more book reviews
I love all of Tracy Kidder's books. This was interesting and a good read.
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Very intriguing stories from a teacher's perspective.


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