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Up the Down Staircase

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Up the Down Staircase by Bel Kaufman
Apr 30, 2019 | ISBN 9780525565659
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    Apr 30, 2019 | ISBN 9780525565659

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    Apr 30, 2019 | ISBN 9780525565666

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“[A] classic. . . . Shot through with despair and hopefulness, violence and levity. . . . A stunningly accurate portrait of life in an urban school.” —The New York Times

“The most enduring account we have of teachers’ lives. . . . Empathetic and aware.” —The New Yorker

 “The seminal book on the hardships and joys of teaching.” —The New York Times
“Easily the most popular novel about U.S. public schools in history.” —Time Magazine
“Merely the most excellent and truthful picture of a contemporary American teacher’s life that we are likely to have for a long time to come.” —Life Magazine

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