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Among Schoolchildren (Monaural)

Among Schoolchildren (Monaural)

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Published by Unabridged Library Edition .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography & Autobiography / General,
  • Audio - Nonfiction (Unabridged),
  • Audio Adult: Books On Tape

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsStephen Yankee (Narrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatAudio cassette
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9642807M
    ISBN 101561000493
    ISBN 109781561000494

    For the full text of Phyllis Theroux's review of Among Schoolchildren in The New York Times Book Review, click here. "Christine Zajac teaches fifth grade in a racially mixed school in a poor district of Holyoke, Mass. About half of her students are Hispanic; many come from broken homes.   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, an entire year he lived among twenty schoolchildren and their indomitable, compassionate teacher -- sharings their joys, their catastrophes, and their small.

    Buy Among Schoolchildren by Tracy Kidder online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 6 editions - starting at $ Shop Range: $ - $ Famed for his compelling accounts of the work life of computer engineers in The Soul of a New Machine and builders and architects in House, Kidder now applies his considerable gifts for vivifying the commonplace to that most commonplace of professionals, the classroom teacher&#;seen here through a year in the life of Mrs. Chris Zajac's fifth-grade class in the run-down ""Flats"" section of.

    Among Schoolchildren provides the most realistic account of American education ever written — on every page we encounter the precisely rendered truth for which Tracy Kidder is famous. But this is more than a book about education. It is about one woman's indomitability, about the joy of acting out of conscience and love. : Among Schoolchildren () by Kidder, Tracy and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(K).


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For an entire year he lived among twenty schoolchildren and their indomitable, compassionate teacher - sharings their joys, their catastrophes, and their small but essential triumphs. As a result, he has written a revealing, remarkably poignant account of education in America and his most memorable, emotionally charged, and important book to by:   In Among Schoolchildren by Tracy Kidder, Kidder sits in a classroom and observes Chris Zajac’s fifth grade class for an entire school year.

Mrs. Zajac teaches in Holyoke Massachusetts, which at the time of the book is struggling with poverty/5. Product Among Schoolchildren book Hardcover: pages Publisher: Houghton Mifflin; 1st edition (August 1, ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: x x inches Shipping Weight: pounds (View shipping rates /5(62).

Overview. Among Schoolchildren by Tracy Kidder describes one academic year in a 5th grade class at Kelly School in Holyoke, Massachusetts.

Chris Zajac, the class teacher, is the focus of the story, and the author describes her actions and approach to teaching throughout the author, a literary journalist and Pulitzer Prize winner, uses a narrative style that makes a work of non-fiction.

Living among the twenty schoolchildren and their indomitable teacher, he shared their joys, catastrophes, and small but essential triumphs. His resulting New York Times bestseller is a revelatory and remarkably poignant account of an inner-city school that “erupts with passionate life,” and a close-up examination of what is wrong—and 5/5(1).

Product details Paperback: pages Publisher: Harper Perennial; Reprint edition (Sept. 1 ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: x 2 x cm Shipping Weight: g Customer Reviews: out /5(49). Among School Children. I walk through the long schoolroom questioning; A kind old nun in a white hood replies; The children learn to cipher and to sing, To study reading-books and histories, To cut and sew, be neat in everything In the best modern way - the children's eyes In momentary wonder stare upon A sixty-year-old smiling public man.

Among School Children by William Butler Yeats: Summary The poem Among School Children was composed after the poet’s visit to a convent school in Waterford Ireland in   AMONG SCHOOLCHILDREN By Tracy Kidder.

Boston: A Richard Todd Book/ Houghton Mifflin Company. InTracy Kidder won a Pulitzer Prize for ''The Soul of a New Machine,'' the story of a. Among Schoolchildren by Tracy Kidder. The Pulitzer Prize–winning author’s classic, “brilliantly illuminated” account of education in America (TheNew York Times Book Review).

Mrs. Zajac is feisty, funny, and tough. She likes. Among Schoolchildren. Every August, Christine Padden Zajac, the real-life heroine of Tracy Kidder ’s Among Schoolchildren, prepares herself with mixed enthusiasm and anxiety for another year of.

There are many issues concerning education you can come across in Tracy Kidder’s book, Among Schoolchildren. The main issues are concerning problems that make teaching difficult for the teacher. I feel that people going into this profession should be aware of the many issues out there.

Among School Children by Tracy Kidder is an account of Christine Zajac's fifth grade classroom at Kelly School in Holyoke Massachusetts. For an entire year, Kidder observed Chris' classroom. Through his observations, Kidder explains the trials and tribulations that Chris must go through as a teacher in a poor neighborhood in the United States.

Among School Children By William Butler Yeats. I walk through the long schoolroom questioning; A kind old nun in a white hood replies; The children learn to cipher and to sing, To study reading-books and history, To cut and sew, be neat in everything.

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Brimming with the exuberance and innocence of childhood, Among School Children is the intense and affecting chronicle of a Holyoke, Massachusetts, fifth-grade teacher's passionate dedication to the children in her classroom.#Houghton Mifflin/5(K).

Among Schoolchildren provides the most realistic account of American education ever written — on every page we encounter the precisely rendered truth for which Tracy Kidder is famous.

But this is more than a book about education. It is about one woman's indomitability, about the. Tracy Kidder captures the angst and the anger of the classroom in his book, "Among Schoolchildren," about the teaching-life of Mrs.

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