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Gruwell, Erin

Overview
Works: 35 works in 191 publications in 8 languages and 9,192 library holdings
Genres: Diaries  Drama  Film adaptations  Melodrama  Anecdotes  Quotations  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Interviews  Biography  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Contributor
Classifications: HQ796, 305.235
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The Freedom Writers diary : how a teacher and 150 teens used writing to change themselves and the world around them by Freedom Writers( Book )

58 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 3,570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As an idealistic twenty-three-year-old English teacher at Wilson High School in Long Beach, California. Erin Gruwell confronted a room of "unteachable, at-risk" students. One day she intercepted a note with an ugly racial caricature, and angrily declared that this was precisely the sort of thing that led to the Holocaust - only to be met by uncomprehending looks ... With powerful entries from the students' own diaries and a narrative text by [her, this book] is an uplifting, unforgettable example of how hard work, courage, and the spirit of determination changed the lives of a teacher and her students.-Back cover
Freedom Writers by Richard LaGravenese( Visual )

39 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A true story about a teacher in a racially divided school who gives her students what they've always needed, a voice. Erin Gruwell comes to a southern California high school bubbling over with naive optimism. She quickly discovers that her unruly classroom is not easily won over by her good intentions. After a few floundering attempts to connect with her students, Gruwell gives them the assignment of keeping journals about their own lives, This assignment is something that the class can bite into with relish. This eventually bonds them together and pushes racial rivalries aside. Draws heavily from the published journals of the real students themselves
Teach with your heart : lessons I learned from the Freedom Writers : a memoir by Erin Gruwell( Book )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 979 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A high school teacher in Long Beach, California, and participant in the Freedom Writers Project recounts how her students have helped her figure out the best ways to work for educational reform and continually renew her sense of commitment to and compassion for young people
Teaching hope : stories from the Freedom Writer Teachers and Erin Gruwell by Erin Gruwell( Book )

10 editions published in 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of anecdotes from the more than 150 teachers trained by the Freedom Writers Foundation. The teachers share uplifting, devastating, and poignant stories from their classrooms
The Freedom Writers diary : teacher's guide by Erin Gruwell( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Designed for educators by the teacher who nurtured and created the Freedom Writers, this standards-based teacher's guide includes innovative teaching techniques that will engage, empower, and enlighten"--Back cover
The Freedom Writers diary : [how a teacher and 150 teens used writing to change themselves and the world around them] by Freedom Writers( Recording )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As an idealistic 23-year-old English teacher at Wilson High School in Long Beach, California, Erin Gruwell confronted a room of "unteachable, at-risk" students. One day she intercepted a note with an ugly racial caricature, and angrily declared that this was precisely the sort of thing that led to the Holocaust- only to be met by uncomprehending looks. So she and her students undertook a life-changing odyssey against intolerance and misunderstanding
The gigantic book of teachers' wisdom( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of over 3,000 entries from hundreds of professors, scholars, politicians, and celebrities who offer thoughts on the art of teaching and the acquisition of knowledge
1,001 pearls of teachers' wisdom : quotations on life and learning by Erin Gruwell( Book )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers quotations, inspiration, humor, and wisdom on the art of teaching
Jie tou ri ji by Gu wei er( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in Chinese and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diary of a freedom writer : the experience by Darrius Garrett( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Diary of a Freedom Writer takes you on a journey beyond the classrooms to the treacherous streets of Long Beach, California. An innocent little boy born in poverty and raised in a violent environment, Darrius became a product of the streets, written off by the school and judicial systems alike, growing up in an environment full of gangs and drugs. He spent his life searching for a father figure until he became a Freedom Writer, motivational speaker, bestselling author, and finally a father himself. His story is that of a man realizing his experiences are what made him the man he has been seeking to be all his life. Upon beating the odds, Diary of a Freedom Writer serves as proof that Darrius's story of struggle, life, change, and hope will uplift, educate, encourage, and inspire."--Jacket
Người gieo hy vong : những câu chuyện kể của các nhà văn tự do và Erin Gruwell( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in Vietnamese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In my shoes : teen reflections on hope & the future( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What happens when adults ask teenagers what is going on in their lives and then really listen to the answers? Once the teens trust that the adults are sincere and accepting, this book is what can happen. Written by two classes of seniors at Omaha South High Magnet School with the support of 29 volunteer writing mentors, this collection of personal essays reveals some of the issues American teens face every day but often keep to themselves."--Amazon.com
A light for your journey : notes from the classrooms of the Freedom Writers Teachers( Book )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Buffalo Writers diary by Becky Dudney( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Voices of change( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories of five women who confront oppression, injustice and indifference to create a better life for their children, communities, and nations. Countries covered include: Australia, Guatemala, Latvia, Pakistan, and Canada
Jie tou ri ji : yi wei lao shi yu yi bai wu shi wei xue zi ru he yi ri ji gai bian zi wo yu zhou zao yi qie by Gu wei er( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in Chinese and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Freedom writers ihre Geschichte, ihre Worte, ihre Zukunft ; based on the book "The freedom writers diary" by Erin Gruwell( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in German and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Riall lecture series by Salisbury University( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The White Buffaloes write again by Becky Dudney( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Freedom writers (2007) by Richard LaGravenese( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A true story about a teacher in a racially divided school who gives her students what they've always needed, a voice. Erin Gruwell comes to a southern California high school bubbling over with naive optimism. She quickly discovers that her unruly classroom is not easily won over by her good intentions. After a few floundering attempts to connect with her students, Gruwell gives them the assignment of keeping journals about their own lives, This assignment is something that the class can bite into with relish
 
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The Freedom Writers diary : how a teacher and 150 teens used writing to change themselves and the world around them
Alternative Names
Erin Gruwell Amerikaans auteur

Erin Gruwell US-amerikanische Lehrerin und Buchautorin

Gruwell, Erin 1969-

Profesora con un Alma academia de geis

그루웰, 에린

グルーウェル, エリン

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Freedom WritersTeach with your heart : lessons I learned from the Freedom Writers : a memoirTeaching hope : stories from the Freedom Writer Teachers and Erin GruwellThe Freedom Writers diary : teacher's guideThe Freedom Writers diary : [how a teacher and 150 teens used writing to change themselves and the world around them]The gigantic book of teachers' wisdom1,001 pearls of teachers' wisdom : quotations on life and learningA light for your journey : notes from the classrooms of the Freedom Writers Teachers