Hearts of the Mountain

Publisher: Green Writers Press

Hearts of the Mountains sketches an utterly unique entity: an independent and virtual one-room middle school in the Green Mountains of Vermont. Hearts of the Mountains takes a deep look into an intimate, wild, and unpredictable year of learning, in and out of the classroom, with a diverse collection of funny, profound, troubled, and hopeful adolescents.

About Tal Birdsey of Ripton, Vermont

Tal Birdsey is the head teacher, co-founder, and director of the school. He teaches writing, literature, social studies, art, student government, and ethics and serves as the school counselor, soccer coach, and newsletter and literary magazine editor. He's been State of Vermont licensed and certified and has taught previously at the Paideia School in Atlanta, Georgia, and abroad in Taiwan. He has published poetry in journals around the country and is a working visual artist. In 2008, he published a book about the founding and first year of North Branch School, entitled A Room for Learning: The Making of a School in Vermont  (St. Martin's Press). He has a second book forthcoming from Green Writers Press (spring 2019), Hearts of the Mountain, about a year in the life of teaching and learning at the North Branch School.

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Binding EAN ISBN-10 Pub Date PAGES Language Size Price
Paperback 9781732854017 1732854017 2019-05-14 240 0.00 x 6.00 x 9.00 in $21.95

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