Freedom Writers Diary
April 30, 2013
Erin Gruwell had high expectations going into teaching her English class. Her idea of a perfect classroom, with everyone being accepting of everyone, was soon crumbling down around her. She intercepts a racial caricature circulated in her room and realizes she needs to begin a journey of acceptance and tolerance with her students.
Freedom Writers Diary: How a Teacher and 150 Teens Used Writing to Change Themselves and the World Around Them by the Freedom Writers is a nonfiction book that you will not be able to put down. After you read the book, check out the movie Freedom Writers starring Hilary Swank and give it a go!