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"A book that the reader devours quickly, ponders slowly, and forgets not at all-Moving and inspiring" New York Times "E.R. Braithwaite's postwar novel about a black teacher fighting to win the respect of white pupils in a school in the East End of London is a milestone in the campaign for racial equality" Guardian "It is the noblest, most moving, least sentimental account of life in a modern school and of a teacher's struggles with his pupils and with himself that I have come across" -- Michael Croft Observer --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
The author himself made the transition from engineer to teacher in one of the toughest of East End schools. Sidney Poitier played him effectively in the subsequent feature film. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
As a teenager in the 60's the movie was one of my favorites. As a teacher in later years, I tried to follow the example set by Mr. Braithwaite. Read morePublished 6 days ago by Amazon Customer
There is probably nothing that I can say about this book that hasn't been said already: it's a classic for a reason; one man's moving account of his experiences as a teacher in... Read morePublished 19 days ago by Asher Taylor
Story flows beautifully. An old story that is still relevant.Published 24 days ago by Amazon Customer
I have finally read the book to the movie I had seen when it first came to the theaters. Very interesting read.Published 27 days ago by luke
The book is always better than the movie. I very much enjoyed learning the background of the author. All in all a satisfying read.Published 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
I saw the movie some years ago and picked up the book recently when it was on sale for my Kindle. The book has more in depth background on Braithwaite's life, but other than that... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Rick
"To Sir, With Love" is E.R. Braithwaite's incredibly moving memoir of his time as a teacher in the tough East End of London, a few years after the end of the Second World... Read morePublished 1 month ago by HMS Warspite