chapter  47
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Renaming the Moon: Learning English in Middle School

ByJULIE SEARLE

How does language join us together, or thrust us into a terrible loneliness? Can school be a sane place for preteens in culture shock? What is it that allows us the freedom to write? How do we write with exigency? While we are waiting for our common language to cohere, how can we be a community of thinkers?