The promise : how one woman made good on her extraordinary pact to send a classroom of first graders to college (Book, 2005) [WorldCat.org]
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The promise : how one woman made good on her extraordinary pact to send a classroom of first graders to college

Author: Oral Lee Brown; Caille Millner
Publisher: New York : Doubleday, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Presents the story of a woman who promised a classroom of first graders that she would pay for their college education, describing how through saving, sacrificing, and the creation of a foundation, she kept her promise.
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Genre/Form: Autobiography
Autobiographies
Biographies
Case studies
Biography
Named Person: Oral Lee Brown; Oral Lee Brown
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Oral Lee Brown; Caille Millner
ISBN: 0385511477 9780385511476
OCLC Number: 56386999
Description: 263 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The angel --
The education of Oral Lee Brown --
How I saved the money --
Meet the class --
The elementary years --
Overcoming obstacles --
Staying motivated: how the kids got into college --
Home to Mississippi --
Graduation --
A new class --
Where they are now: the original Oral Lee Brown class --
Oral Lee Brown's tip sheet for college acceptance.
Responsibility: Oral Lee Brown with Caille Millner.
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Presents the story of a woman who promised a classroom of first graders that she would pay for their college education, describing how through saving, sacrificing, and the creation of a foundation, she kept her promise.

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