The Boy Who Would Be a Helicopter

The Boy Who Would Be a Helicopter

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by Vivian Gussin Paley
     
 

The Boy Who Would Be a Helicopter focuses on the challenge posed by the isolated child to teachers and classmates alike in the unique community of the classroom. It is the dramatic story of Jason--the loner and outsider--and of his ultimate triumph and homecoming into the society of his classmates. As we follow Jason's struggle, we see that the classroom isSee more details below

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The Boy Who Would Be a Helicopter focuses on the challenge posed by the isolated child to teachers and classmates alike in the unique community of the classroom. It is the dramatic story of Jason--the loner and outsider--and of his ultimate triumph and homecoming into the society of his classmates. As we follow Jason's struggle, we see that the classroom is indeed the crucible within which the young discover themselves and learn to confront new problems in their daily experience.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674080317
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
09/28/1991
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
176
Sales rank:
291,372
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

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Table of Contents

Foreword by Robert Coles

Preface

Storytellers and Story Players

Teacher and Theory-Maker

Jason's Story

New Questions

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