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The Resource Whatever it takes : Geoffrey Canada's quest to change Harlem and America, Paul Tough

Whatever it takes : Geoffrey Canada's quest to change Harlem and America, Paul Tough

Label
Whatever it takes : Geoffrey Canada's quest to change Harlem and America
Title
Whatever it takes
Title remainder
Geoffrey Canada's quest to change Harlem and America
Statement of responsibility
Paul Tough
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tough, Paul
Dewey number
362.74/8097471
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
HC79.P63
LC item number
T68 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Poverty
  • African American children
  • African American children
  • Poor
  • Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
  • Canada, Geoffrey
Label
Whatever it takes : Geoffrey Canada's quest to change Harlem and America, Paul Tough
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [276]-285) and index
Contents
The lottery -- Unequal childhoods -- Baby college -- Contamination -- Battle mode -- Bad apples -- Last chance -- The conveyor belt -- Escape velocity -- Graduation -- What would it take?
Control code
ocn224441216
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
296 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780618569892
Lccn
2008013303
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)224441216
Label
Whatever it takes : Geoffrey Canada's quest to change Harlem and America, Paul Tough
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [276]-285) and index
Contents
The lottery -- Unequal childhoods -- Baby college -- Contamination -- Battle mode -- Bad apples -- Last chance -- The conveyor belt -- Escape velocity -- Graduation -- What would it take?
Control code
ocn224441216
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
296 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780618569892
Lccn
2008013303
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)224441216

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