My Name's Not Susie
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My Name's Not Susie

3.73 of 5 stars 3.73  ·  rating details  ·  11 ratings  ·  3 reviews
This book poignantly traces the personal, ethical, and professional development of a child predicted to be dysfunctional.
Paperback, 154 pages
Published April 16th 1997 by Heinemann Educational Books (first published September 18th 1995)
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In my journal, I wrote back then that it was a truly moving book. Many passages and ideas from it stuck with me. She raises a lot of questions about the educational system. This was a book that outraged me at times and amazed me at others. Sharon Hamilton shows us how literacy and writing can be a saving force. Her book is a testimony to the power of literacy and for the need to always, always keep reading and writing for it is in reading and writing that we find ourselves, and it is in reading...more
Part auto-biography, part literacy text. An interesting read that made me think about teaching and literacy and the roles of both in an individual's life.
Got to read this for a literacy class... shows the true power behind the ability to read and write.
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