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I've read the "Power of One".  I, too, think it would be excellent for your
students.  It would certainly be thought provoking.  It could cause some
controversy, so you might want to prepare them.

Jelaine

>From: Noelle Call <[log in to unmask]>
>Reply-To: Open Forum for Learning Assistance Professionals
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>To: [log in to unmask]
>Subject: Re: Know a good book?
>Date: Tue, 7 Mar 2000 16:55:23 -0700
>
>An excellent male book is The Power of One.  My son read it at about sixth
>grade.  There are some harsh scenes, but the message is superb.
>=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-
>Noelle Call, Director
>Academic Resource Center
>Utah State University
>0120 Old Main Hill
>Logan, Utah 84322-0120
>435-797-1194
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>-----Original Message-----
>From: Ann Fleshman <[log in to unmask]>
>To: [log in to unmask] <[log in to unmask]>
>Date: Wednesday, March 08, 2000 4:20 AM
>Subject: Know a good book?
>
>
> >Dear Friends,
> >
> >Your help has been extremely valuable this year,and I need it again.
> >
> >I am tutoring several African-American, 16/17-year-old, high-school drop
> >outs (males) in a National Guard program for at-risk kids, and am looking
> >for a book on about the 6th or 7th grade reading level that will knock
> >their socks off.  They are very interested in learning, but have never
>read
> >for pleasure.  (Since I teach at an all-female institution, I really
> >haven't paid much attention to literature for males, plus I never need
> >anything on that level.)
> >
> >If you can offer any suggestions, I would be very appreciative.
> >
> >Ann Marett Fleshman
> >Director, Academic Skills
> >Columbia College
> >Columbia, SC  29203
> >(803)786-3705

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