White Teacher (Paperback)
With a New Preface, Third Edition
Harvard University Press, 9780674002739, 160pp.
Publication Date: March 1, 2000
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Vivian Paley presents a moving personal account of her experiences teaching kindergarten in an integrated school within a predominantly white, middle-class neighborhood. In a new preface, she reflects on the way that even simple terminology can convey unintended meanings and show a speaker's blind spots. She also vividly describes what her readers have taught her over the years about herself as a "white teacher.