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Reading with Patrick: A Teacher, a Student, and a Life-Changing Friendship By Michelle Kuo Cover Image
ISBN: 9780812987140
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - April 3rd, 2018

This is a beautiful story about an unlikely friendship between a Taiwanese-American college graduate from the Midwest and a young African-American student dropout from the Mississippi Delta who is convicted of murder. Michelle Kuo details her time with Teach For America in the deep south and her relationship with her prized student with careful observations making this book a poignant study of race, class, justice, and education.

This should be required reading for all teachers!