(The Color of Lies) [Kindle] ¿ Donna Meredith
Racial problems in this small town come to the FOREFRONT OF
THE MAIN CHARACTER MOLLY CULPEPPER LIFEMAIN CHARACTER MOLLY CULPEPPER LIFE of the main character Molly Culpepper life in big way This novel also does a wonderful job of exploring the difficulty in teaching someone you don t understand and in fact teaching someone who just plan doesn t like you Maybe even hates you The characters are all very well fleshed out and althoug While the book was entertaining enough it just felt uninspired It is a fine slice of life but I can t imagine recommending it to anyone who is not a middle aged white teacher who doesn t recognize racism The audience is just too narrow. Er their families have a tangled history involving violence charity and misunderstanding The serious themes of the novel are lightened by Molly's witty voice and the dark humor that stems from the effects of the Great Recession In addition to problems at work Molly struggles to raise two boys on her own to eep her alcoholic father out of trouble and to find time for romanc. .
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On race and gender issues Slow beginning but it s got charm From 30% on I was into the characters and genuinely cared about what happened to them recommended for other teachers I actually had to read this
novel for a course on Diversity in Education While I was not sure what to make offor a course on Diversity in Education While I was not sure what to make of at first I uickly found myself drawn into the book For any teachers out there Meredith does a really great job showing what it is like to teach in the current era From budget cuts due to the recession And General Slashing Of general slashing of education funding to the still current racial undertones The underlying. Ademic weaknesses Molly joins forces with a black minister to plan curriculum improvements and a fundraiser for euipment upgrades The town's racial divide becomes personal when Molly clashes with a new black student JD Marshall His rough language and lack of control disrupt Molly's classroom but she is determined to find a way to reach him Gradually both Molly and JD discov. reach him Gradually both Molly and JD discov. 35 stars This is well written thought provoking It is a slice of life with interesting characters and up to date situations I particularly enjoyed how the teacher culpeppered her high school honors students with sentences featuring vocabulary words that stretch us allThe culpeppered her high school honors students with sentences featuring vocabulary words that stretch us allThe story is racism and its subtleties The underlying story is lies Do we tell white lies to protect others from unnecessary pain Or do we tell black lies intended to deceive and conceal Or do we tell lies of other colors Are we deceiving ourselves by our liesThis is a story about th reuired reading for a class. Forty year old widow Molly Culpepper believes her hometown is a place of harmony and white picket fences until a colleague chalks a racial slur on the blackboard during Barack Obama's presidential campaign In the uproar that follows a citizens' group files a lawsuit alleging discrimination against the high school where Molly teaches To address the lawsuit's concerns over ac.