Paul Tough

Writer & Speaker

Posts Tagged ‘audiobooks’

Thursday, April 22nd, 2010

Whatever It Takes roundup

– The book is now available as an audiobook from, read by an actor named Ax Norman. It’s 10 hours and 22 minutes long. All for just $7.49!

– Sheena Wright, president and CEO of Abyssinian Development Corporation, told USA Today that “Whatever It Takes” was the last book she gave as a gift, saying, “I wanted people to understand the context for Abyssinian Development Corp.’s work in education and the history of education as a social justice movement. It deftly captures the philosophy of education embraced in a community like Harlem.”

– Plus blog posts on the book from a student at Brigham Young University and a student training to become a teacher near Washington, D.C. (writing for a web site co-founded by Dick Cheney’s former chief policy adviser!).