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To Sir, With Love The all time Classic schoolroom drama as relevant as today s headlines He shamed them, wrestled with them, enlightened them, and ultimately learned to love them Mr Braithwaite, the new teacher, had first to fight the class bully Then he taught defiant, hard bitten delinquents to call him Sir, and to address the girls who had grown up beside them in the gutter as MissHe taught them to wash their faces and to read Shakespeare When he took all forty six to museums and to the opera, riots were predicted But instead of a catastrophe, a miracle happened A dedicated teacher had turned hate into love, teenage rebelliousness into self respect, contempt into into consideration for others A man s own integrity his concern and love for others had won through The modern classic about a dedicated teacher in a tough London school who slowly and painfully breaks down the barriers of racial prejudice, this is the story of a man s integrity winning through against the odds


10 thoughts on “To Sir, With Love

  1. says:

    Most of us have seen the movie of To Sir, With Love I too, but years and years ago Sidney Poitier shines as he plays E.R Rick Braithwaite, the black teacher of a class of white streetwise, ruffian youngsters, seniors in an East End London secondary school These kids are poor


  2. says:

    Dignity, courtesy and educationThat is what newbie teacher Ricky Braithwaite offered his unruly class of teenagers.E.R Braithwaite is in fact the author of this autobiographical novel This story is based on his personal experiences He was born in British Guiana present day Guyana


  3. says:

    I loved this book it made me cry I have heard the movie is good too, but I have never seen it.


  4. says:

    This may not be exactly the edition I read back when This is another book my girl friend from high school gets credit for me reading In the heated racial atmosphere of the 60s and 70s this was a well read book and of course inspired a well known movie, whose theme became a hit song.Unlike a c


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    Published in 1959, this book is probably best known as inspiring the film, of the same name However, Braithwaite himself loathed the movie, made in 1967 although it certainly made his name Braithwaite came from British Guiana, remaining in Britain after the Second World War Having found his time in


  6. says:

    A No frills book Read it during train journey at night yes, people still use this old mode of transportation This book is highly relevant to the current Indian situation, caste and colour have played a great role in the past centuries in India, only after Independence has it been considered as a crime Bu


  7. says:

    I knew that To Sir, With Love was a book about a black Caribbean man struggling with racial prejudice in 1950s London, so I was quite amused that the opening his description of travelling on a bus full of East End women reads so much like a white colonial Briton describing the natives of a third world country


  8. says:

    Reread it after a decade Still having a good impact after all these years However, it s a four star read for me I couldn t remember anything regarding this book from the first read but I can remember feeling sad when the book ended However, rereading this memoir classic made me see things differently Even though the


  9. says:

    This book grabbed me from the very beginning If I had the opportunity, I would have finished it in one sitting.It greatly appealed to me because I also was involved in the field of education, and saw many children go through the school doors everyday.Braithwaite wrote about respecting his pupils and in return they respect


  10. says:

    To Sir with Love was one of my favorite movies when I was younger Secretly I was in love with Sidney Poitier and envious of his students Why couldn t I have a teacher like that The book is well worth reading for a couple reasons For one thing, it srealistic than the movie As is usual in movies, story line was sacrificed to int


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