ebooks and download videos Search All  Title  Author 
Home / Nonfiction / Juvenile Nonfiction

School Life: A Memoir: A Literary Journey from Public School to the Ivy League

| £3.92 | €4.57 | Ca$6.92 | Au$6.84
by Keaton Albertson
What is this?DRM-EPUB by download  |  $4.99
What is this?DRM-PDF by download  |  $4.99
add to wish list
School Life: A Memoir: A Literary Journey from Public School to the Ivy League by Keaton Albertson

Attending public school is by no means an optimal modality toward the achievement of academic greatness. In fact, it could very well be argued that being subjected to the diluted heuristic of a public education will likely preclude academic success. However, aside from its many deficiencies, there is but one benefit to having a learning experience that is dictated by the government-that of proper social adjustment via interaction with one's peer cohort. Adolescence is a tumultuous time period for everyone's personal development. As such, being exposed to all of the corrective feedback and negative influence of one's peers is a crucial ingredient toward forging a normal, well-balanced individual during this important period of growth and change. And there is no better place to experience the full spectrum of adolescent value systems than within the confines of compulsory education. There are, of course, exceptions to this rule, as a significant proportion of children never have a chance at becoming properly socially adjusted whether or not they are forced to interact with the vast diversity of their peers. Keaton Albertson was one such child. Throughout the course of his academic career, Keaton never fit in. He was not Mormon enough to get along with the religious children at school and he was too square to fully integrate into the radical milieu of college life outside of the Beehive State. To make matters worse, he was a ginger-haired introvert who was more fascinated with bugs than with sports, which is definitely not a good combination of traits to become a cool kid in any setting. Join Keaton on his literary journey through the dredges of the Utah public school system to the heights of the Ivy League and discover the social challenges and life opportunities found along the way.

To view this DRM protected ebook on your desktop or laptop you will need to have Adobe Digital Editions installed. It is a free software. We also strongly recommend that you sign up for an AdobeID at the Adobe website. For more details please see FAQ 1&2. To view this ebook on an iPhone, iPad or Android mobile device you will need the Adobe Digital Editions app, or BlueFire Reader or Txtr app. These are free, too. For more details see this article.

SHARE  Share by Email  Share on Facebook  Share on Twitter  Share on Linked In  Share on Delicious
or call in the US toll free 1-888-866-9150 product ID: 792099

Ebook Details
Pages: 272
Size: 3.2 MB
Publisher: FastPencil
Date published:   2015
ISBN: 2370007169696 (DRM-EPUB)
9781619332638 (DRM-PDF)

DRM Settings
Read Aloud:  not allowed

This product is listed in the following categories:

Nonfiction > Biography & Autobiography
Nonfiction > Humor
Nonfiction > Juvenile Nonfiction

This author has products in the following categories:

Nonfiction > Humor
Nonfiction > Biography & Autobiography
Nonfiction > True Crime
Nonfiction > Family & Relationships
Nonfiction > Juvenile Nonfiction

If you find anything wrong with this product listing, perhaps the description is wrong, the author is incorrect, or it is listed in the wrong category, then please contact us. We will promptly address your feedback.

© 2017