To Sir, With Love - E.R. Braithwaite

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    He shamed them, wrestled with them, enlightened them, and - ultimately - learned to live them. Mr. Braithwaite, the new teacher, had first to fight the class bully. Then he taught defiant, hard-bitten delinquents to call him "Sir," and to address the girls who had grown up beside them in the gutter as "Miss".

    He taught them to wash their faces and to read Shakespeare. When he took all forty six to museums and to the opera, riots we predicted. But instead of a catastrophe, a miracle happened. A dedicated teacher had turned hate into love, teenage rebelliousness into self-respect, contempt into into consideration for others. A man's own integrity - his concern and love for others - had won through.

    The modern classic about a dedicated teacher in a tough London school who slowly and painfully breaks down the barriers of racial prejudice. It is the story of a man's own integrity winning through against the odds.


    "A book that the reader devours quickly, ponders slowly, and forgets not at all." - The New York Times

    "Infinitely more rewarding than The Blackboard Jungle." - John Barkham
     

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