36 Children

Front Cover
New American Library, 1967 - Education - 224 pages
9 Reviews
A former teacher recalls his two years in a Harlem school. A new Introduction and a wide selection of stories, poetry, and drawings by the children are included.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
4 stars
3 stars
2 stars
1 star

Review: 36 Children

User Review  - Elisabeth - Goodreads

This was a great, if not somewhat depressing, book. It was depressing in part because it deals with the American public school system, always under appreciated and underfunded. It's also an upsetting ... Read full review

Review: 36 Children

User Review  - Sunny - Goodreads

I thought this was quite insightful. Its about a teacher in the 60s ish who gets to teach a 6th grade class of black kids in Harlem New York. The relationship between him and the kids is tough to ... Read full review


Section 1
Section 2
Section 3

8 other sections not shown

Common terms and phrases

About the author (1967)

Herbert Kohl is the author of such seminal books as "36 Children " and" The Open Classroom. Growing Minds" is his tenth book concerning the subject of education. Currently, he is working in the field of learning and computer technology.

Bibliographic information