By Terry Lee Marzell

A California strawberry farmer. a feminine farm animals rancher. A West Virginia coal miner. A Bolivian immigrant. What do those participants have in universal? each accomplished reputation as a proficient and devoted instructor who labored with a few of America's so much disenfranchised and deprived students.

Among the eye-catching tales integrated during this quantity is that of Charlotte Forten Grimke, an African American born into freedom within the North, who through the Civil battle volunteered to educate emancipated slaves in a South Carolina university tested simply at the back of the conflict strains. learn the gripping eyewitness account of the Wounded Knee bloodbath through instructor Elaine Goodale Eastman, the proficient New England baby poet who based a college for Sioux Indians on a South Dakota reservation. additionally incorporated are the attention-grabbing tales of Leonard Covello, the Italian immigrant became college instructor who enlisted within the US military in the course of WWI to struggle along his scholars, and educator Mary Tsukamoto, imprisoned in a WWII eastern internment camp. examine Mississippi Freedom summer time instructor Sandra Adickes who, along with her scholars, defied the Jim Crow legislation of the South and built-in the Hattiesburg Public Library. wonder on the pioneering paintings of Anne Sullivan Macy, the instructor of Helen Keller; the efforts of Clara Comstock to discover houses for millions of Orphan educate riders; and the commitment of Jaime Escalante, the East l. a. educator who proved to a skeptical institution that internal urban Latino youths may possibly effectively meet the calls for of a rigorous curriculum.

The inspirational existence tales of twelve extraordinary educators and the historic implications in their pioneering paintings are printed during this exciting choice of Chalkboard Champions.

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