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Voices From the Heights

eBook (PDF), 229 Pages
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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... More > children of drug-users. They are us.< Less
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  • By NATALIE HOLLAND
    Nov 16, 2008
    "VOICES FROM THE HEIGHTS" Writings in this book come from the hearts of our children. At North Heights, they found a safe, accepting, loving atmosphere. Not a place where life or school lessons were sugar-coated, but a place where adults accepted them and taught them about themselves. It did matter what their hair color was, how big their ears were gauged, what their IQ was, if they had children, or if they had been in trouble. Their mentors saw them as individuals, each one special with a potential. In turn, our children opened their hearts and began to write, to talk of things important to the teenagers of today. Some of what they write, they were not able to tell their parents and many of us may not want to hear it. Overall, their stories are awesome, the feelings and experiences behind them are very real. This book will stand through time as evidence of a great school, the most awesome teachers, and a wonderful group of teenagers. As a parent of one of the authors, I am... More > thankful and proud.< Less
  • By Noel Zebley
    Oct 9, 2008
    "Voices From the Heights" An intruging collaboration of society,classic genious, and cultural ingenuity. This risque book endorsed by Mark Williams and written deep from the deaths of souls of the beaten and the broken is pure, raw talent..A must read for those in need.
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Product Details

Edition
First Edition
Publisher
mark williams
Published
September 30, 2011
Language
English
Pages
229
File Format
PDF
File Size
1.27 MB

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