Among Schoolchildren illuminates a year in the life
of a fifth-grade teacher struggling to make a positive difference in the lives
of her students. In Holyoke, Massachusetts, Christine Zajac toils far from the
limelight. Her story, and that of her students is heart-warming and inspiring
as she helps them to become full-scale human beings. We find that some are
brilliant, that others are troubled, and that Ms. Zajac never gives up.
Even more novelistic and impressionistic than House, Among Schoolchildren is Kidder’s best book yet. Listeners will be
drawn into the lives of feisty, funny, and tough Ms. Zajac and her equally
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