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Precious cargo : my year driving the kids on school bus 3077

Author: Craig Davidson
Publisher: [Toronto] : Alfred A. Knopf Canada, 2016. ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Surprising and revelatory non-fiction from a talented young writer whose last book, "Cataract City," was shortlisted for the Giller Prize and the Trillium Book Prize, and was a Globe Best Book and national bestseller. In this new work of intimate, riveting, and timely non-fiction, based loosely on an award-winning article he published, Davidson tells the story of one year in his life - driving a school bus full of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Davidson, Craig, 1976-
Precious cargo.
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Named Person: Craig Davidson; Craig Davidson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Craig Davidson
ISBN: 9780345810519 0345810511
OCLC Number: 920015607
Description: viii, 297 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Craig Davidson.

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Surprising and revelatory non-fiction from a talented young writer whose last book, "Cataract City," was shortlisted for the Giller Prize and the Trillium Book Prize, and was a Globe Best Book and national bestseller. In this new work of intimate, riveting, and timely non-fiction, based loosely on an award-winning article he published, Davidson tells the story of one year in his life - driving a school bus full of special-needs kids. Davidson shows us how his evolving relationship with the kids on that bus, each of them struggling physically as well as emotionally and socially, slowly but surely changed his life along with the lives of the precious cargo in his care. This is the extraordinary story of that year and those relationships. It is also a moving, important and universal story about how we see and treat people with special needs in our society.

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