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There Are No Children Here

The Story of Two Boys Growing up in the Other America

Kotlowitz, Alex

(Downloadable Audiobook - 2010)
Average Rating: 5 stars out of 5.
There Are No Children Here
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One of the surprise bestsellers of 1991, this is the moving & powerful account of two remarkable boys struggling to survive in Chicago's Henry Horner Homes, a public housing complex disfigured by crime & neglect. "Alex Kotlowitz joins the ranks of the important few writers on the subject of urban poverty." This is the moving and powerful account of two remarkable boys struggling to survive in Chicago's Henry Horner Homes, a public housing complex disfigured by crime and neglect.
Publisher: Ashland : Blackstone Audio, Inc., 2010
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 1441734872
9781441734877
Branch Call Number: OverDrive downloadable audiobook
Characteristics: 1 sound file :,digital
Additional Contributors: Graham, Dion Narrator
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Feb 13, 2012
  • Crheneghan rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Two boys grow up in the Henry Horner Homes, part of the vertical slums built in Chicago as public housing. Both boys are intelligent and sensitive. They hope to graduate from high school but are well aware of the fatality rate for young men in the projects.

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