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A Cup of Comfort for Teachers: Heartwarming Stories of People Who Mentor, Motivate, and Inspire

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Virtually everyone can recall a special teacher, coach, or mentor who opened his or her eyes to a new outlook on life. Teachers guide us to read, write, imagine, explore, and understand; they teach us to count, and they teach us what counts in life. Teachers touch millions of young lives every day with their dedication, passion, and generosity. A Cup of Comfort for Teacher ...more
ebook, 336 pages
Published November 17th 2008 by Adams Media Corporation (first published January 1st 2004)
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Whitney Grady
I love this anthology! It is a great teacher gift! I also happened to be the author of the lead story in it! Enjoy this inspirational read!
Elizabeth
I love books like this. Books with all sorts of stories about teaching. When I have doubt that I can be a teacher, that I can deal with the hard things that will come with this job...I just need to remember to pick up one of these books, read one of the stories, and be reminded of why I'm doing this.
Amanda
So, I got this for 25 cents at a used book sale, and figured as a teacher who is frustrated and burned out with "the system," it was worth a shot. And it was, I suppose. It's kind of an overdose of sappy and saccharine stories, and I felt like all of the stories were edited in such a way that no one writer had an individual voice. It seemed like they all came from the same person (even though I know they didn't). But, a few of the stories in there left an impression on me, and it was a nice brea ...more
Sidra
well, the book had me in tears and laughing. I am very glad to have picked it up at the booksale. it reminded me of all the good things of becoming a teacher. although, what really touched me was seeing how teachers who were compassionate were the ones who were loved the most. as a new teacher, the old ones sometimes make you feel guilty of being friendly and caring for the students. I am really glad this is not the actual case in real life classrooms.
Tina
Much like the "Chicken Soup for the Soul" books, I am enjoying this as inspiration to be the best teacher I can be when we return in September. I enjoy reading books like this in the summer - gets me rejuvinated!
Sarah
Basically a pedagogical version of Chicken Soup For the Soul. A bit too saccharine at times but ideal for those times when you need a sentimental pick-me-up.
Amy
This was a good sappy book full of heartwarming stories about teachers. I enjoyed it, and made me think of my impact on my students.
Gracel
my most fave book as of now.
most of the selections got me teary-eyed after reading..
it makes me proud to be a mentor.
Kelly
Another collection of sweet stories with Teachers as the focus.
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Heidi Weissman rogers
Wonderful essays that reminded me of situations I've encountered on my 30+ years of teaching.
Lindsay
This book is full of cute little stories that are uplifting, funny and sometimes sad.....
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