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Beals, Melba Pattillo

ISBN 10: 0736231706 / ISBN 13: 9780736231701
Published by Hampton Brown, 2006
Used Condition: Fine Soft cover
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very tight, clean copy, undamaged pages, clean, bright covers. Very tight spine, pages and covers. Bookseller Inventory # 04388337

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Publisher: Hampton Brown

Publication Date: 2006

Binding: Soft Cover/Trade

Book Condition:Fine

Edition: First Printing

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In 1957, Melba Pattillo became one of the nine African American students chosen to attend an all-white high school, and endured daily hateful attacks. Years later, Melba reconstructs the events of that year with diary entries and newspaper stories.

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Professor of Education Arizona State University Dr. David Moore taught high school social students and reading in Arizona public schools before entering college teaching. He currently teaches secondary school teacher preparation courses in adolescent literacy. He co-chaired the International Reading Association's Commission on Adolescent Literacy and is actively involved with several professional associations. His twenty-five year publication record balances research reports, professional articles, book chapters, and books. Noteworthy publications include the International Reading Association position statement on adolescent literacy and the Handbook of the Reading Research chapter on secondary school reading. Recent books include Teaching Adolescents Who Struggle with Reading (2nd ed.) and Principled Practices for Adolescent Literacy.

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