The Spelling Bee

Alex Kotlowitz


The Spelling Bee

The Spelling Bee

  • Title: The Spelling Bee
  • Author: Alex Kotlowitz
  • ISBN: 9781101910337
  • Page: 186
  • Format: ebook



An eBook short.A selection from Alex Kotlowitz s masterpiece of immersive reportage There Are No Children Here, the harrowing coming of age story of two children in Chicago s Henry Horner Public Housing Complex In The Spelling Bee, as Pharoah returns to school, his dreams come up against the realities of his neighborhood Pharoah is small of stature, has a stutter, andAn eBook short.A selection from Alex Kotlowitz s masterpiece of immersive reportage There Are No Children Here, the harrowing coming of age story of two children in Chicago s Henry Horner Public Housing Complex In The Spelling Bee, as Pharoah returns to school, his dreams come up against the realities of his neighborhood Pharoah is small of stature, has a stutter, and frequently reads at night until his eyes hurt He has his mother s open and generous smile, and his father s charm and keen intellect As he enters fourth grade, he sets a solemn goal for himself to become a spelling bee champion Award winning journalist Alex Kotlowitz follows Pharoah for two years, as he tries desperately to succeed at school while navigating the perils of his devastated neighborhood, a place marked by deep need and neglect, along with unrelenting violence For Pharoah, spelling is just the beginning This is a dramatic and groundbreaking portrait of poverty, the story of growing up in the other America.


Recent Comments "The Spelling Bee"

The reader roots for Pharaoh at his spelling bee and in life. He is poor and lost in the shuffle at home and at school. His one wish is to do well at the school spelling bee.


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