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Life in Prison
3.84
Stanley "Tookie" Williams is one of the original founders of the Crips gang. After his involvement in a robbery where he killed four people, he was se ...more
Jan 2005
Jan 15, 2008
 
Our America
4.23
This was such an insightful view of life in the "ghetto" through the eyes of two teenagers (with the help of an NPR journalist). David Isay has these ...more
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Jan 14, 2008
 
The Freedom Writers Diary
4.04
I should have categorized this book in inspirational. What Erin Gruwell did with these kids is incredible, and every new teacher (or tired teacher) sh ...more
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Jan 14, 2008
 
Monster: The Autobiography of an L.A. Gang Member
3.91
A frightening, firsthand account of gang life in L.A. Don't get too caught up Kody's escape from the "thug life". He just trades one gang for another. ...more
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Jan 15, 2008
 
Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mount Everest Disaster
4.06
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Jan 14, 2008
 
Kaffir Boy: The True Story of a Black Youth's Coming of Age in Apartheid South Africa
4.14
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Jan 14, 2008
 
Fires in the Bathroom: Advice for Teachers from High School Students
3.62
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Jan 14, 2008
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