There Are No Children Here: The Story of Two Boys Growing Up in the Other America
This is the moving and powerful account of two remarkable boys struggling to survive in Chicago's Henry Horner Homes, a public housing complex disfigured by crime and neglect.
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Review: There are No Children Here: The Story of Two Boys Growing Up in the Other AmericaUser Review - David - Goodreads
Growing up in the 80's and 90's in the Chicago suburbs, we thought we knew about the ghettos and the projects. We were mindful not to wear our Starter jackets if we were going into the city. We knew ... Read full review
Review: There are No Children Here: The Story of Two Boys Growing Up in the Other AmericaUser Review - Allee - Goodreads
This was gripping and heartbreaking in a way that reminded me of "The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down" (a completely unrelated book). You can see these trains very slowly but surely headed toward ... Read full review
Poverty and Place: Ghettos, Barrios, and the American City
Paul A. Jargowsky
No preview available - 1997