Among Schoolchildren Author:Tracy Kidder Among Schoolchildren illuminates a year in the life of a fifth-grade teacher struggling to make a positive difference in the lives of her students. In Holyoke, Massachusetts, Christine Zajac toils far from the limelight. Her story, and that of her students is heart-warming and inspiring as she helps them to become full-scale human beings. We ... more »find that some are brilliant, that others are troubled, and that Ms. Zajac never gives up.
Even more novelistic and impressionistic than House, Among Schoolchildren is Kidder's best book yet. Listeners will be drawn into the lives of feisty, funny and tough Ms. Zajac and her equally endearing students.« less
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ISBN-13: 9781423359159 ISBN-10: 1423359151 Publication Date: 10/2/2008 Edition:MP3 Una Rating:
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.