High School Teacher (OPL Human Library 2014)

Annotation:Website of the community organization founded by Adrienne Coddett. 3 Dreads and a Bald Head inspires Black Canadian youth to make a difference

A Mighty Long Way
A Mighty Long Way My Journey to Justice at Little Rock Central High School By LaNier, Carlotta Walls (Book - 2009 ) 379.26309767 L287 All copies in use. Availability details
A Life Is More Than A Moment
A Life Is More Than A Moment The Desegregation of Little Rock's Central High By Counts, Will (Book - 1999 ) 379.2630976773 COU Available in some locations
The Black Girl Next Door
The Black Girl Next Door A Memoir By Baszile, Jennifer Lynn (Book - 2009 ) 305.48896073092 B327b Available in some locations

Annotation:Traces the author's coming-of-age in an exclusive white California suburb in the 1970s and 1980s.

Never Neutral
Never Neutral A Teaching Life By Schmidt, Ted (Book - 2012 ) 921 SCHMI Available in some locations

Annotation:Toronto-based teacher Ted Schmidt provides passionate insight into his rationale and methods for engaging students not only in their studies but also in the world outside of the classroom.

Reading Lolita in Tehran
Reading Lolita in Tehran A Memoir in Books By Nafisi, Azar (Book - 2003 ) 921 N146 Available in some locations Holds: 3 on 14 copies

Annotation:Lolita in Tehran? Yes, and plenty of other Western classics, read and discussed by a group of women who met secretly with Nafisi, an instructor at the University of Tehran until she was expelled in 1997 for shunning the veil and left the country. Also in audiobook CD and large print format.

I'd Like to Apologize to Every Teacher I Ever Had
I'd Like to Apologize to Every Teacher I Ever Had My Year as A Rookie Teacher at Northeast High By Danza, Tony (Book - 2012 ) 371.10092 DANZA Available in some locations

Annotation:Television, screen and stage star Tony Danza's absorbing account of a year spent teaching tenth-grade English at Philadelphia's largest high school. Also in e-book & audiobook on MP3CD format.

Teacher Man
Teacher Man A Memoir By McCourt, Frank (Book - 2005 ) 371.10092 M131m Available in some locations

Annotation:A memoir of Pulitzer Prize-winning McCourt's 30-year teaching career in New York City's public high schools. Also in audiobook CD and large print format.

Black and White
Black and White By Volponi, Paul (Book - 2006 ) VOLPO Available in some locations

Annotation:(Teen Fiction) Marcus and Eddie are best friends who have broken through the racial barrier. They are inseparable, but one night--and one wrong decision--will change their lives forever

Black Boy/white School
Black Boy/white School By Walker, Brian F. (Book - 2012 ) WALKE Available in some locations

Annotation:(Teen Fiction) When 14-year-old Anthony "Ant" Jones from the ghetto of East Cleveland gets a scholarship to a prep school in Maine, he finds that he must change his image and adapt to a world that never fully accepts him, but when he goes home he discovers that he no longer truly belongs there either. Also in e-book format

The Great Debaters
The Great Debaters Le Grand Débat (DVD - 2008 ) GREAT Available in some locations

Annotation:Inspired by the true story of Melvin B. Tolson, professor at a small Texas African-American college who, in 1935, turned a group of underdog students into an elite debate team which challenged Harvard in the national championship

Freedom Writers
Freedom Writers (DVD - 2007 ) FREED Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 6 copies

Annotation:A true story about a teacher in a racially divided school who gives her students what they've always needed, a voice.

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