Ashley Hoopes's Reviews > And Still We Rise:: The Trials and Triumphs of Twelve Gifted Inner-City Students

And Still We Rise by Miles Corwin
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While the author's style was a little redundant at times, the subject matter and characters in this book were fresh and uncensored. Seeing the senior year of high school in a gang and drug ridden neighborhood in east L.A. through the eyes of twelve inner city kids and their teachers was mind-blowing at times. The hurdles that these motivated, yet human kids, have to jump through is astounding. A good read..definitely recommend.

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November 1, 2009 – Finished Reading
January 5, 2010 – Shelved

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