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About Kathleen T. Isaacs

Kathleen Isaacs is a former middle school teacher.

Fostering Wonder

Sixty years ago, Rachel Carson first opened our eyes to children’s need for a sense of wonder about the natural world in her essay “Help Your Child to Wonder” (first published in Woman’s Home Companion in 1956). She urged parents and caregivers to allow children to explore the world around them, suggesting taking them to […]

Review of To the Mountaintop: My Journey Through the Civil Rights Movement

To the Mountaintop: My Journey Through the Civil Rights Movement [New York Times Books] by Charlayne Hunter-Gault Middle School, High School  Flash Point/Roaring Brook  195 pp. 1/12    978-1-59643-605-3    $22.99 One of the first two students to successfully desegregate an all-white college in the South looks back at six pivotal years of the U.S. civil rights […]