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Kids from Nowhere The Story Behind the Arctic Educational Miracle

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ISBN-10: 0882406515

ISBN-13: 9780882406510

Edition: 2006

Authors: George Guthridge

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From the world-award-winning writer comes the gripping, true story of a group of Alaskan Eskimo students who, despite nearly impossible odds, achieve one of the most stunning educational feats in the history of American education. In 1982, George Guthridge brought his wife and two young daughters to Gambell, Alaska, a small village on the edge of the remote blizzard-swept St. Lawrence Island in the Bering Sea, one of the harshest and most remote places in Alaska. Guthridge was there to teach at a Siberian-Yupik school-a school so troubled it was under threat of closure. For its own reasons, the school district enters the students into one of the most difficult academic competitions in the…    
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Book details

List price: $18.99
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: West Margin Press
Publication date: 10/1/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 326
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

George Guthridge is a writer and professor at the University of Alaska at Fairbanks. Guthridge's writing can be found in David Copperfield's Beyond Imagination and Immortal Unicorn. He also wrote the novel, The Bloodletter and co-wrote the Madagascar Manifesto Trilogy Child of the Light, Child of the Journey, and Children of the Dusk.