Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., 2008.
296 p.,  p. of plates : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -285) and index.
An intriguing portrait of African-American activist Geoffrey Canada, creator of the Harlem Children's Zone, describes his radical new approach to eliminating inner-city poverty, one that proposes to transform the lives of poor children by changing their schools, their families, and their neighborhoods at the same time.
The lottery -- Unequal childhoods -- Baby college -- Contamination -- Battle mode -- Bad apples -- Last chance -- The conveyor belt -- Escape velocity -- Graduation -- What would it take?