Frank Henry

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Xlibris Corporation, Oct 6, 2009 - Fiction - 241 pages
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Frank Henry The mystery of Frank Henry is a suspenseful character study of the relationship of an awkward and disfigured little boy and his mentor, Frank. It follows the little boy from birth until his untimely death. The relationship that slowly develops between these two is both heart-warming and alarming at the same time. Frank is a violently disturbed individual who identifies too closely with the problems facing his new charge. Although Frank is small and timid looking, he is a violent, vindictive man who will do anything to become a hero to the little boy. As the little disfigured boy comes of age Frank, his protector, is forced to deal with many crises. Frank has an unusual approach to problem-solving in each case. Frank Henry is also unique in that it deals with a number of contemporary issues in education. Everyone who has gone through school can appreciate the problems that the two men endured. Frank has a violent nature, nevertheless, this should not diminish his success at problem-solving. Many of the readers of Frank Henry will find the issues and their solutions controversial. Hopefully there will be an honest and fair analysis of the actions taken.

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Dick Cook began his formal education in a one room school house in 1949. He graduated from high school in 1962. He was team captain of his high school wrestling team and twice all state. After graduation from high school he went to Michigan State University. There he was captain of the wrestling team and a National Champion wrestler. After graduation Dick began a teaching and coaching career that lasted for forty years. In 1968, Dick received the Detroit News, "My Favorite Teacher Award," at one of the high schools he had taught. Dick taught and coached at three different high schools as well as a junior high school and an alternative school. Dick taught Spanish and Social Studies and was a special education resource teacher. Dick earned his BA at Michigan State. He has an MA and an EDS from Eastern Michigan. He is a hall of fame coach at his former high school. Dick's wife Nancy worked in elementary education. Nancy is a Canadian citizen who attended a one room school house for her grade school education. She was homecoming queen at her high school.

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