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    There Are No Shortcuts (Playaway Adult Nonfiction) (Pre-recorded digital audio player) By (author) Rafe Esquith, Read by Rafe Esquith

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    DescriptionThe inspirational story of one maverick fifth grade teacher, and the ways he helps his students excel.How does he do it? Rafe Esquith's students live in a poor, gang-and-drug-infested world -- and perform Shakespeare. Most come from impoverished, single-family homes. Yet they go to school six days a week, score in the top 5 to 10 percent nationally in standardized tests, and attend the finest universities in the world. Esquith's answer? Spend time with them, expect more from them, and take them out to see the world.The result is the stuff of miracles. His 10-year old students perform unabridged Shakespeare plays around the world and read complex classic literature. His Hobart Shakespeareans, as Esquith's students are known, have performed at the Royal Shakespeare Company, the National Press Club, and the Globe Theater in London.Esquith raises the bar and expects the most from his students. He pushes each child hard and believes deeply in his self-described job descriptions: To show children worlds beyond the ones outside their classroom windows. There Are No Shortcuts demonstrates clearly that by celebrating and strenthening the qualities that build strong character, kids can enjoy a future of hope and possibility.


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    Title
    There Are No Shortcuts
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Rafe Esquith, Read by Rafe Esquith
    Physical properties
    Format: Pre-recorded digital audio player
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781606409367
    ISBN 10: 1606409360
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: BIO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.0
    BIC subject category V2: BG
    B&T Merchandise Category: AUD
    B&T General Subject: 170
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    DC22: B
    Ingram Subject Code: JA
    Abridged Dewey: 370
    BISAC V2.8: BIO019000
    BIC subject category V2: JN
    LC classification: LA
    Edition
    Unabridged
    Edition statement
    Unabridged
    Publisher
    Findaway World
    Imprint name
    Findaway World
    Publication date
    01 December 2008