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Whatever It Takes

Geoffrey Canada's Quest to Change Harlem and America

Whatever It Takes( )
Author: Tough, Paul
ISBN:978-0-547-24796-0
Publication Date:Sep 2009
Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $15.99
Book Description:

What would it take? That was the question that Geoffrey Canada found himself asking. What would it take to change the lives of poor children--not one by one, through heroic interventions and occasional miracles, but in big numbers, and in a way that could be replicated nationwide? The question led him to create the Harlem Children’s Zone, a ninety-seven-block laboratory in central Harlem where he is testing new and sometimes controversial ideas about poverty in...
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