"Tomorrow is school and I'm sick to the heart thinking about it"
The isolated Newfoundland outport where Don and Jan Sawyer land their first teaching jobs is a village strapped by poverty and rocked by social change. The local high school is, in a word, terrible. Hoberly Cove is a place and a people Don Sawyer knows nothing about... but he soon learns. And in the process he learns a lot about teaching. This is a superbly written, true and moving story, full of warmth and respect, which most educators and would-be teachers will find completely absorbing. It will encourage you, and at times astound you. Mike Rose, professor at UCLAs graduate school of education (and author of Lives on the Boundary and Possible Lives) says: "I am so glad this classic book is back in print; Ive been recommending it for years." --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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Review: Tomorrow is School & I'm Sick to the Heart Thinking about ItUser Review - Kelly - Goodreads
Awesome. There are some very brave people out there, Don and Jan are great examples of them. As are some of the people Don writes about in this book. I want to be just like that, but feel very ... Read full review
Review: Tomorrow is School & I'm Sick to the Heart Thinking about ItUser Review - Kimberly - Goodreads
So far, I'm really enjoying this book. I think it's great for teachers to read, especially if you're wondering what it really takes to make a difference to your students. Read full review