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Kwanzaa and Me A Teacher's Story

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ISBN-10: 0674505867

ISBN-13: 9780674505865

Edition: 1995

Authors: Vivian G. Paley

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"All these white schools I've been sent to are racist," Sonya says. "I'd have done better in a black school. I was an outsider here." These are hard words for Vivian Paley, whose own kindergarten was one of Sonya's schools, the integrated classroom so lovingly and hopefully depicted by Paley in White Teacher. Confronted with the grown-up Sonya, now on her way to a black college, and with a chorus of voices questioning the fairness and effectiveness of integrated education, Paley sets out to discover the truth about the multicultural classroom from those who participate in it. This is an odyssey undertaken on the wings of conversation and storytelling in which every voice adds new meaning to…    
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Book details

List price: $23.50
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication date: 10/1/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 148
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.616
Language: English

Vivian Gussin Paley, a former kindergarten teacher, is the winner of a MacArthur Award and of the 1998 American Book Award for Lifetime Achievement given by the Before Columbus Foundation.