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Jonathan Kozol

Jonathan Kozol is the National Book Award-winning author of Savage Inequalities, Death at an Early Age, The Shame of the Nation, and Amazing Grace.  He has been working with children in inner-city schools for nearly fifty years.

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Fire in the Ashes
Written by Jonathan Kozol
Broadway Books | Trade Paperback | September 2013
$16.00/18.00(Canada) | 978-1-4000-5247-9 (1-4000-5247-5)

In this powerful and culminating work about a group of inner-city children he has known for many years, Jonathan Kozol returns to the scene of his previous prize-winning books, and to the children he has vividly portrayed, to share with us their fascinating journeys and unexpected victories as they grow into...

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Fire in the Ashes
Written by Jonathan Kozol
Crown | Hardcover | August 2012
$27.00/32.00(Canada) | 978-1-4000-5246-2 (1-4000-5246-7)

   In this powerful and culminating work about a group of inner-city children he has known for many years, Jonathan Kozol returns to the scene of his prize-winning books Rachel and Her Children and Amazing Grace, and to the children he has vividly portrayed, to share with us their fascinating journeys and...

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Ordinary Resurrections
Written by Jonathan Kozol
Broadway Books | Trade Paperback | July 2012
$16.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-0-7704-3567-7 (0-7704-3567-X)

  Jonathan Kozol's books have become touchstones of the American conscience. In Ordinary Resurrections, he spends four years in the South Bronx with children who have become his friends at a badly underfunded but enlightened public school. A fascinating narrative of daily urban life, Ordinary Resurrections gives a human face to...

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Savage Inequalities
Written by Jonathan Kozol
Broadway Books | Trade Paperback | July 2012
$15.00/18.00(Canada) | 978-0-7704-3568-4 (0-7704-3568-8)

For two years, beginning in 1988, Jonathan Kozol visited schools in neighborhoods across the country, from Illinois to Washington D.C., and from New York to San Antonio. He spoke with teachers, principals, superintendents, and, most important, children. What he found was devastating. Not only were schools for rich and poor blatantly... Read more






Amazing Grace
Written by Jonathan Kozol
Broadway Books | Trade Paperback | June 2012
$15.00/18.00(Canada) | 978-0-7704-3566-0 (0-7704-3566-1)

Amazing Grace is Jonathan Kozol’s classic book on life and death in the South Bronx—the poorest urban neighborhood of the United States. He brings us into overcrowded schools, dysfunctional hospitals, and rat-infested homes where families have been ravaged by depression and anxiety, drug-related violence, and the spread of AIDS. But he...

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Letters to a Young Teacher
Written by Jonathan Kozol
Broadway Books | Trade Paperback | August 2008
$15.00/17.00(Canada) | 978-0-307-39372-2 (0-307-39372-0)

This is the book for readers of Jonathan Kozol's previous works on education, including The Shame of the Nation and On Being a Teacher; for readers of memoirs like Frank McCourt's Teacher Man; for new teachers looking for guidance and inspiration; and for educators, administrators, and children's advocates of all levels... Read more






Rachel and Her Children
Written by Jonathan Kozol
Broadway Books | Trade Paperback | August 2006
$13.95/18.95(Canada) | 978-0-307-34589-9 (0-307-34589-0)

The story that jolted the conscience of the nation when it first appeared in The New Yorker

Jonathan Kozol is one of America’s most forceful and eloquent observers of the intersection of race, poverty, and education. His books, from the National Book Award–winning Death at an Early Age to his most recent... Read more






The Shame of the Nation
Written by Jonathan Kozol
Broadway Books | Trade Paperback | August 2006
$16.00/18.00(Canada) | 978-1-4000-5245-5 (1-4000-5245-9)

Since the early 1980s, when the federal courts began dismantling the landmark ruling in Brown v. Board of Education, segregation of black children has reverted to its highest level since 1968. In many inner-city schools, a stick-and-carrot method of behavioral control traditionally used in prisons is now used with students. Meanwhile, as... Read more





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