There Are No Children Here by Alex Kotlowitz
The Story of Two Boys Growing Up in The Other America

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This is the moving and powerful account of two  remarkable boys struggling to survive in Chicago's  Henry Horner Homes, a public housing complex  disfigured by crime and neglect.

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About Alex Kotlowitz

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Alex Kotlowitz is author of the bestselling There Are No Children Here: The Story of Two Boys Growing Up in the Other America, which won the Helen B. Bernstein Award for Excellence in Journalism, the Carl Sandburg Award and a Christopher Award. The New York Public Library selected There Are No Children Here as one of the 150 most important books of the century. Mr. Kotlowitz is also the author of The Other Side of the River: A Story of Two Towns, a Death and America's Dilemma, and most recently, Never a City So Real.
Published November 30, 2011 by Anchor. 338 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Children's Books, History, Education & Reference, Biographies & Memoirs, Parenting & Relationships, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense. Non-fiction

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The dust jacket of The Promised Land: The Great Black Migration and How It Changed America, Nicholas Lemann's masterful account of the black migration to the North in the 1940s, bears a handsome photograph.

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