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Lives on the Boundary by Mike Rose
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Lives on the Boundary

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Lives on the Boundary by Mike Rose
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Jul 26, 2005 | ISBN 9780143035466

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Praise

“A mirror to the many lacking perfect grammar and spelling who may see their dreams translated into reality after all.” –Los Angeles Times Book Review

“Vividly written . . . tears apart all of society’s prejudices about the academic abilities of the underprivileged.” –New York Times

Table Of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments

1. Our Schools and Our Children
2. “I Just Wanna Be Average”
3. Entering the Conversation
4. The Poem Is a Substitute for Love
5. Literate Stirrings
6. Reclaiming the Classroom
7. The Politics of Remediation
8. Crossing Boundaries

Epilogue: Lilia

Afterword
Notes
Bibliography

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