Pot Likker Stories for Teachers and Learners

Edited by Larry Grant Coleman, Deborah Peaks Coleman

Pot Likker Stories for Teachers and Learners

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  • ISBN: 9781608991785
  • Pages: 144
  • Publication Date: 1/1/2009
  • Retail Price: $20.00
Web Price: $16.00
Web Price: $16.00

Pot Likker Stories for Teachers and Learners

Edited by Larry Grant Coleman, Deborah Peaks Coleman

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PAPERBACK

  • ISBN: 9781608991785
  • Pages: 144
  • Publication Date: 1/1/2009
  • Retail Price: $20.00
Web Price: $16.00

About-

"Pot likker," a term from the African American community, is the broth remaining from greens that have been seasoned and boiled. This broth is considered flavorful and precious as it contains all the nutrients. Pot Likker Stories for Teachers and Learners contains stories gathered from the personal experiences of individuals of various ethnicities and backgrounds that are "nutritional" for the spirit.

Endorsements & Reviews-

"Pot Likker is a perfect title for this nourishing collection. The more you read, the more you will be sustained, healed, hopeful. Herein is a well of truths in which to bathe our theories and our pedagogy--an affirmation that despite the obstacles facing us as teachers and learners in the 21st century, the human spirit endures and triumphs."
--Ruby Dee, award winning actress, playwright and author

"Stories are the conduit from the heart to the brain, and this unique collection inspires the hearts and minds to realize how sacred the act of teaching can be."
--Lisa D. Delpit, Benjamin E. Mays Professor of Urban Education, Georgia State University

"Pot Likker Stories for Teachers and Learners is nourishment for the heart, mind, and soul. Read and find yourself among the characters. Read and learn from its lessons of personal and professional development."
--Bishop Vashti Murphy McKenzie, Presiding Prelate, 18th Episcopal District, African Methodist Episcopal Church

"These are tales that inspire and soar, and connect us heart to heart, soul to soul. They are a praisesong to the human spirit."
--Bebe Moore Campbell, Author, What You Owe

Contributors-

Larry Grant Coleman
Deborah Peaks Coleman

Bio(s)-

Larry Grant Colemen is a teacher, storyteller, motivational speaker, and consultant who works with education and business clients on effective communication. Currently, he serves as trainer at the Efficacy Institute in Lexington, Massachusetts. He received his PhD in Communication Studies from the University of Pittsburgh.

Deborah Peaks Coleman is a self-employed communications professional.

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