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Lit up : one reporter, three schools, twenty-four books that can change lives / David Denby.

Denby, David, 1943- (author.).

Available copies

  • 10 of 10 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 10 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Cambridge City PL - Cambridge City 807.1 Den (Text) 76893000261909 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville 807.1 Den (Text) 32604000204329 DCTPLD AD Non-Fiction Available -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library 807.1 DEN (Text) 33187004031429 Nonfiction Reshelving -
Greensburg-Decatur Co PL - Greensburg 807.1 DENBY (Text) 32826014002307 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Jefferson Co PL - Hanover Branch 807.1273 DEN (Text) 39391100256997 Non-Fiction Available -
Morgan Co PL - Morgantown Branch 807.1273 DEN (Text) 78551000525065 Non-Fiction Available -
Peabody PL - Columbia City NON-FICTION 807.1273 DENBY (Text) 30403002163202 Adult - Non-Fiction Available -
Peru PL - Peru 807.1 DENBY D (Text) 53069000438219 ADULT NON-FICTION Available -
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette 807.1273 DEN (Text) 31951004152275 Main Floor - New Arrivals Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 807.1 DENBY (Text) 33946003080269 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780805095852
  • ISBN: 0805095853
  • Physical Description: xxiv, 257 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Henry Holt and Company, LLC, 2016.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages [244]-247) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Beacon, September : the first days of English 10G -- Beacon, October : Faulkner and Hawthorne -- Beacon, October : Sylvia Plath and confessions -- Beacon, November : nuts matter, and bolts, too -- Beacon, November : Huxley -- Beacon, December and January : Orwell -- Mamaroneck, all year : personal choice -- Beacon, January : satire -- Beacon, February : Coelho and Hesse -- Beacon, February : Vonnegut -- Beacon, March : Viktor E. Frankl -- Hillhouse : the year -- Mamaroneck, spring : tenth-grade English -- Beacon, April and May : Dostoevsky -- Beacon, May and June : Sartre and Beckett -- Appendix 1. Reading lists -- Appendix 2. Beacon students' college list.
Summary, etc.: "Denby sat in on a tenth-grade English class in a demanding New York public school for an entire academic year, and visited other schools. He read all the stories, poems, plays, and novels that the kids were reading, and creates an impassioned portrait of charismatic teachers at work, classroom dramas large and small, and fresh and inspiring encounters with the books themselves. Lit Up is a dramatic narrative that traces awkward and baffled beginnings but also exciting breakthroughs and the emergence of pleasure in reading. Denby reaffirms the power of great teachers and the importance and inspiration of great books."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Literature > Study and teaching (Secondary) > United States.
Teenagers > Books and reading > United States.
High school students > Books and reading > United States.
LITERARY CRITICISM > Books & Reading.
EDUCATION > Philosophy & Social Aspects.

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