Stop Don’t Read This has 37 ratings and 5 reviews. Book Wasp said: I read this over and over again, whenever my faith in the world starts to fade. This s. Leonora Rustamova was a passionate and popular teacher for more than ten years, and then she wrote a story that got her sacked. Leonora Rustamova wrote a book for six teenagers. The students were at risk of being excluded but Leonora managed to keep them in school until after they.

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Was her sacking the right decision?

Stop Don’t Read This by Leonora Rustamova

If you are rustamoga of becoming a teacher you should definitely try this. I used to dread Thursday and Friday, when I had to take them. A bit of genuine intervention can make a dramatic difference.

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Stop Don’t Read This

Children and teenagers Schools features. Michael rated it it was amazing Jul 26, The boys and their families were delighted; one parent told her it was the first book her son had read to the ruxtamova. Former teacher Leonora Rustamova was sacked from her job at Calder High School, in Mytholmroyd, because she wrote a short novel called Stop!


Maddie rated it liked it May 19, Thanks for telling us about the problem. The page story ends with the boys all coming good and being praised by the police as “heroes”.

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Read her own telling of what happened, her thoughts and insights into teaching, teenagers and, of course you can make up your own mind about that story. But ruatamova their teacher, Leonora Rustamovabegan to write her own stories, based on them and a fictional account of their lives, they were gripped. Jorden rated it it was amazing Sep 23, I was reminded of the movie Stand And Deliver, a dramatisation of the true story of how dedicated high school maths teacher Jaime Escalante challanged serial student failures at a Los Angeles school to learn mathematical calculus to college level.

Dec 15, Rayen Khaldi rated it it was amazing. But that was after five or six weeks during which they tried to break her. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. I still feel as though I am in some kind of dual reality,” she told the Observer. AutoAiming ScuFaiming rated it it was amazing Sep 09, Leonora Rustamova was sacked for writing a story for five disaffected teenagers. In all the time I had been at the school no teacher had been suspended.


Leonora Rustamova, affectionately known by her students as Ms Rusty, is a former teacher who was sacked for writing a controversial story featuring reluctant readers from her ‘unteachable’ class. Mike rated it liked it Oct 02, Send your stories and photos now. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

But what was validating was the support of the kids; that was amazing. Hfifjfbdnnfn rated it it was ok Dec 12, Janelle Sterling-George rated it it was amazing Feb 10, It is really obvious from what she writes that Rustamova is a passi Leonora Rustamova, affectionately known by her students as Ms Rusty, is a former teacher who was sacked for writing a controversial story featuring reluctant readers rstamova her ‘unteachable’ boom.

Liviy rated it it was amazing May 06, They threw furniture about. No trivia or quizzes yet.

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F or the five teenage rkstamova in the class, sitting still was a challenge, never mind reading. Dec 18, Pace Lockwood-davis rated it really liked it. Get involved with the news in your community.