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Fist Stick Knife Gun
Written by Geoffrey Canada
Beacon Press | Trade Paperback | September 2010
$14.00/16.00(Canada) | 978-0-8070-4461-2 (0-8070-4461-X)

A new edition, including the story of the founding of the Harlem Children’s Zone
 
Long before the avalanche of praise for his work—from Oprah Winfrey, from President Bill Clinton, from President Barack Obama—long before he became known for his talk show appearances, Members Project spots, and documentaries like Waiting for... Read more






Fist Stick Knife Gun
Written by Geoffrey Canada, Illustrated by Jamar Nicholas
Beacon Press | Trade Paperback | September 2010
$14.00/16.00(Canada) | 978-0-8070-4449-0 (0-8070-4449-0)

Long before President Barack Obama praised his work as “an all-encompassing, all-hands-on-deck anti-poverty effort that is literally saving a generation of children,” and First Lady Michelle Obama called him “one of my heroes,” Geoffrey Canada was a small and scared boy growing up in the South Bronx. His childhood world was...

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Reaching Up for Manhood
Written by Geoffrey Canada
Beacon Press | Trade Paperback | December 1998
$16.00/18.00(Canada) | 978-0-8070-2317-4 (0-8070-2317-5)

From a troubled youth navigating the mean streets of the South Bronx to an inspiring educational activist who evokes praise from the likes of President Barack Obama, Geoffrey Canada has made a remarkable personal journey that cemented his dedication to underserved youth. His award-winning work was featured in Davis Guggenheim’s documentary... Read more





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