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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Imagine what it is like to live everyday fearing for your life. In the book, “There are No Children Here”, by Alex Kotlowitz, Pharoah and Lafeyette Rivers have to face the everyday struggles of ... Read full review
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