Having grown up near Greenville, I was interested in this "yankee's" take on the problems facing a poverty stricken area. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Bahia Honda
As a current Teach for America Corps Member, teaching close to the city of Greenville, MS, I was able to relate to the story on many levels. Read morePublished on December 27, 2010 by ben schurhamer
This is an excellent book about a man who teaches at-risk students for 2 years. His writing style is engaging and I was pulled in immediately. I do recommend this book. Read morePublished on September 28, 2010 by SW Author
A must-read for any teacher! Very inspiring and a serious eye-opener to what a teacher may have to face. Read morePublished on May 17, 2010 by Keith B.
Mr. Michael Johnston is now serving the schools in Colorado by his work in passing a piece of legislation to improve the school systems. Read morePublished on May 17, 2010 by R. Holman
this review is not about this book, its about the long wait to get it. i needed this book for my education class, but the book never came... Read morePublished on December 19, 2009 by Kevin Koch
Johnston's novel about teaching in a poverty stricken high school in the still racially divided South is truly inspiring. Read morePublished on May 3, 2009 by Shannon
I found Johnston's story both fascinating and disturbing. As a Mississippian, I have witnessed first-hand the negative impact that societal breakdown has on many of our state's... Read morePublished on August 5, 2007 by R. Zumwalt