Excellent book. Opens your eyes to the challenges and obstacles of inner city children. Gives insight to what students may be facing in their home life, community, and school. Every teacher should read this book.
- Would you recommend this to a friend? Yes
After seeing the movie I decided that I wanted to read the book. This is probably the first time that I have enjoyed the movie more! It is absolutely amazing how these childrens' lives have changed just because one person believed in them. However, the book is slow to get into and I had a hard time wanting to finish it. I would recommend that if you've already seen the movie - stick with that - it gets you more emotionally involved.
- Would you recommend this to a friend? No