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Lit Up: One Reporter. Three Schools. Twenty-four Books That Can Change Lives.

posted Sep 6, 2016, 9:16 AM by Peter Langella ‎[he\him]‎
23847953From the Publisher: "Denby sat in on a tenth-grade English class in a demanding New York public school for an entire academic year, and made frequent visits to a troubled inner-city public school in New Haven and to a respected public school in Westchester county. He read all the stories, poems, plays, and novels that the kids were reading, and creates an impassioned portrait of charismatic teachers at work, classroom dramas large and small, and fresh and inspiring encounters with the books themselves."