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