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Voices From the Heights
by Mark Williams

RRP €19.95

Voices From the Heights
by Author Name Mark Williams

Book details for title
List Price:19.95
Format: Paperback, 280 x 210 x 12mm, 232pp
Publication date: 16 May 2008
Publisher: North Heights Alternative School
ISBN-13: 9780615202730

Description

Voices from the Heights is an anthology of works from at-risk students at innovative, award-winning North Heights Alternative School in Amarillo, Texas. The stories are often gritty & personal but these young writers are courageous, creative & talented. Read more about this book and school in this article: http://www.amarillo.com/stories/050408/fea_10069474.shtml Bruce Beck, Am Globe News: Many of the writers in "Voices" found a safe haven at North Heights Alternative School and are not shy about telling how they ended up there and their amazement at what they found when they arrived - a caring, nonjudgmental staff that looks beyond the surface to the potential that lies beneath. The children whose writings populate "Voices" are young single mothers, children of single-parent households, liberals, conservatives, idealists, cynics, pro-President Bushies, anti-President Bushies, drug-users, former drug-users, friends of drug-users, the children of drug-users. They are us.

Additional Information

  • Illustrations: black & white illustrations