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There Are No Children Here by Alex Kotlowitz

There Are No Children Here

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There Are No Children Here by Alex Kotlowitz
Jan 05, 1992 | 336 Pages
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“An extraordinary glimpse into the lives of those struggling for survival and dignity in inner-city America.”—Chicago Sun-Times

“Alex Kotlowitz’s story informs the heart. His meticulous portrait of two boys in a Chicago housing project shows how much heroism is required to survive, let alone escape.”—The New York Times

“Alex Kotlowitz  joins the ranks of the important few writers on the  subiect of urban poverty.”—Chicago Tribune

“Kotlowitz has achieved a triumph of empathy as well as a significant feat of reporting.”—Los Angeles Times

“A powerful argument against the politics of inertia, hopelessness, and greed, and for a real war on poverty, violence, and racism in our country.”—Tracy Kidder, author of Among the Schoolchildren


ALA Notable Book WINNER

Booklist Editor’s Choice for Young Adults NOMINEE

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