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The Resource I choose to stay : a black teacher refuses to desert the inner city, Salome Thomas-El with Cecil Murphey

I choose to stay : a black teacher refuses to desert the inner city, Salome Thomas-El with Cecil Murphey

Label
I choose to stay : a black teacher refuses to desert the inner city
Title
I choose to stay
Title remainder
a black teacher refuses to desert the inner city
Statement of responsibility
Salome Thomas-El with Cecil Murphey
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The author tells about his life and education in the Philadelphia projects during the 1960s and 70s, explains why he decided to become a teacher, and discusses his reasons for continuing to teach in the inner city despite opportunities for better jobs and more money
Summary
A teacher at Roberts Vaux Middle School in Philadelphia's inner city details how his determination to make a difference as a positive role model helped him lead the students of his school to three major chess championships
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
216689
Cataloging source
ICrlF
Citation source
  • Publisher's Weekly
  • Booklist
  • Kirkus Review
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1964-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Thomas-EL, Salome
Dewey number
  • 373.1102/09748/11/092
  • B
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Adult
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Murphey, Cecil
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Thomas-EL, Salome
  • Middle school teachers
  • African American teachers
  • Teachers
  • African American teachers
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a Black teacher refuses to desert the inner city
Label
I choose to stay : a black teacher refuses to desert the inner city, Salome Thomas-El with Cecil Murphey
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
13966992
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 304 pages
Isbn
9780758201867
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (InCu)A42ACAD354C740CE9358AAD1F4E3C50F
  • (IMchF)fol08706018
Label
I choose to stay : a black teacher refuses to desert the inner city, Salome Thomas-El with Cecil Murphey
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
13966992
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 304 pages
Isbn
9780758201867
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (InCu)A42ACAD354C740CE9358AAD1F4E3C50F
  • (IMchF)fol08706018

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