Whatever it takes : Geoffrey Canada's quest to change Harlem and America / Paul Tough.
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- ISBN: 0618569898
- ISBN: 9780618569892
- Physical Description: 296 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
- Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., 2008.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references (p. -285) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
The lottery -- Unequal childhoods -- Baby college -- Contamination -- Battle mode -- Bad apples -- Last chance -- The conveyor belt -- Escape velocity -- Graduation -- What would it take?
An intriguing portrait of African-American activist Geoffrey Canada, creator of the Harlem Children's Zone, describes his radical new approach to eliminating inner-city poverty, one that proposes to transform the lives of poor children by changing their schools, their families, and their neighborhoods at the same time.
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