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The Freedom Writers diary : How a teacher and 150 teens used writing to change themselves and the world around them

Author: Erin Gruwell; Freedom Writers.
Publisher: New York Doubleday Broadway [2005?]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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'The Freedom Writers Diary' is made up of journals that Erin Gruwell, a first year teacher told her students to write in about the troubles of their past, present, and future. Gruwell received the inspiration to teach her students using the techniques described in the book after intercepting a racist's drawing from one of her students. When she compared the drawings to Nazi propaganda techniques, she drew blank  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Erin Gruwell; Freedom Writers.
ISBN: 9780767924900 0767924908
OCLC Number: 989055147
Description: xvii, 292 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. : ports.
Responsibility: the Freedom Writers with Erin Gruwell.

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'The Freedom Writers Diary' is made up of journals that Erin Gruwell, a first year teacher told her students to write in about the troubles of their past, present, and future. Gruwell received the inspiration to teach her students using the techniques described in the book after intercepting a racist's drawing from one of her students. When she compared the drawings to Nazi propaganda techniques, she drew blank stares. As a result, she assigned them to read and write about 'The Diary of Anne Frank' and.

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