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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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