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There Are No Children Here: The Story of Two Boys Growing Up in the Other America

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ISBN13: 9780385265560
ISBN10: 0385265565
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The New York Times

This meticulous portrait of two boys in a Chicago housing project shows how much heroism is required to survive, let alone escape. Kotlowitz's story informs the heart.

San Francisco Chronicle

Amid the darkness and ever-present despair, Kotlowitz beautifully captures the moments of brightness and hope. Easily could become the 1990s equivalent of Michael Harrington's The Other America.

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Synopsis:

This is the moving and powerful account of two  remarkable boys struggling to survive in Chicago's  Henry Horner Homes, a public housing complex  disfigured by crime and neglect.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 314-315) and index.

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lady marmelide, March 20, 2007 (view all comments by lady marmelide)
i absolutely love this book! it is incredible. it will definately make you think twice next time you complain about something you dont have because these kids are way worse off than you, but they're just living their lives. there truly are no children there in the henry horner homes.
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christijensen, October 19, 2006 (view all comments by christijensen)
Great resource for teachers and child care workers. It's not overly sappy and doesn't try to drive home a message, but these children will stay with you and most likely influence how you see other people and children in your community - especially if you are an urbanite. Highly recommend.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780385265560
Author:
Kotlowitz, Alex
Publisher:
Anchor Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Children's Studies
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Family
Subject:
Children
Subject:
Child Development
Subject:
Sociology, anthropology and archaeology
Subject:
Sociology - Urban
Subject:
African American Studies
Subject:
Chicago
Subject:
Chicago (Ill.)
Subject:
Social conditions
Subject:
Inner cities
Subject:
Public housing
Subject:
Child
Subject:
Urban population.
Subject:
Inner cities -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies.
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - African American Studies
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General
Subject:
Inner cities -- Illinois -- Chicago.
Subject:
Children - Illinois - Chicago -
Subject:
African American Studies-General
Subject:
poverty;sociology;non-fiction;chicago;race;education;biography;social issues;children;journalism;public housing;urban studies;illinois;racism;social conditions;race relations;urban;african americans;african american;history;projects;america
Subject:
poverty;sociology;non-fiction;chicago;race;education;biography;social issues;children;journalism;public housing;urban studies;illinois;racism;social conditions;race relations;urban;african americans;african american;history;projects;america
Subject:
poverty;sociology;non-fiction;chicago;race;education;biography;social issues;children;journalism;public housing;urban studies;illinois;racism;social conditions;race relations;urban;african americans;african american;history;projects;america
Subject:
poverty;sociology;non-fiction;chicago;race;education;biography;social issues;children;journalism;public housing;urban studies;illinois;racism;social conditions;race relations;urban;african americans;african american;history;projects;america
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
v. 33
Publication Date:
19920131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
8 x 5.19 x .73 in .55 lb

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