Back to Forest High

Back to Forest High

Bob Boone / Dec 15, 2019

Back to Forest High Honorable Mention Anthology Readers Favorite Book AwardsBob Boone returns to Forest High School in his new book With his distinctive voice he gives us another glimpse in to the characters that

  • Title: Back to Forest High
  • Author: Bob Boone
  • ISBN: 9781937484385
  • Page: 129
  • Format: Paperback
  • Honorable Mention, Anthology, 2016 Readers Favorite Book AwardsBob Boone returns to Forest High School in his new book With his distinctive voice, he gives us another glimpse in to the characters that people the school landscape Back to Forest High tells of new beginnings, youthful mistakes, failed marriages, and uncertain retirements Each story is told with humor andHonorable Mention, Anthology, 2016 Readers Favorite Book AwardsBob Boone returns to Forest High School in his new book With his distinctive voice, he gives us another glimpse in to the characters that people the school landscape Back to Forest High tells of new beginnings, youthful mistakes, failed marriages, and uncertain retirements Each story is told with humor and tenderness as the characters make their way through the rhythms of everyday life There was a pile of exams on the floor, but he wasn t going to grade them yet There was a science fiction novel he was about to start and some old New Yorker issues he needed to finish, but he was too tired to read He stared blankly at the wall and noticed that Shelly had hung up a photo of George Orwell, her favorite author from The Replacement

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      • Bob Boone

        Bob Boone started teaching in 1964 He has taught in Staten Island, Germany, Highland Park, and Chicago In 1991, he founded Young Chicago Authors to provide opportunities for young writers from the city.He has written several textbooks, a teaching memoir, and a sports biography Along with coauthoring Write Through Chicago Amika Press , he and Mark Henry Larson have written two other creative writing books, Moe s Cafe and Joan s Junk Shop Forest High is his first work of fiction, and Back to Forest High is his second He lives in Glencoe, Illinois, with his wife Sue He has three children and five grandchildren.Visit his site, Writing Teacher Hangout, the site for Write Through Chicago.


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    1. The book “Back to Forest High” by Bob Boone is made up of eleven short stories. All the stories are somehow related to school. Whether it takes place in a school, be about a teacher or about school days long ago. Each story is unique and entertaining.I enjoyed all the stories in “Back to Forest High”. However some of the stories in the book made a stronger impression on me than others. The story “Ruben’s Career Move” was one of them. I liked this story because it shows you really n [...]


    2. Bob (Robert) Boone ’63AuthorFrom the author:Bob Boone returns to Forest High School in his new book. With his distinctive voice, he gives us another glimpse into the characters that people the school landscape. Back to Forest High tells of new beginnings, youthful mistakes, failed marriages, and uncertain retirements. Each story is told with humor and tenderness as the characters make their way through the rhythms of everyday life. “There was a pile of exams on the floor, but he wasn’t goi [...]


    3. Eric Lutz, Newcity Lit: “Bob Boone might be Chicago’s most famous teacher. Since the 1960s he’s been educating youth of Chicago and its suburbs, as well as those in New York and Germany. In 1991, he founded the terrific Young Chicago Authors program, a forum for creative writing and performance among teens, earning him an invite to the White House by Michelle Obama, and a Chicagoan of the Year nod by Chicago magazine in 2002.“While continuing to teach, Mr. Boone has also found time to pe [...]


    4. KIRKUS REVIEWSkirkusreviews“…Boone’s…characters reveal questionable attitudes in a small amount of space or, more often, withhold uncomfortable truths from themselves and others. These layered, often humorous classroom insights are buoyed by the author’s lean, clear writing style. The author will find an eager audience among readers who work in the profession, but these stories are genuinely accessible for any student who has ever wondered what’s happening on the other side of the de [...]


    5. Milos Stehlik, Critic for Worldview on WBEZ/Chicago Public Radio: “The stories are wonderful and beautifully written, with insights into the interior of a parallel, minimalist universe of the everyday. What makes these stories ultimately so arresting is how they capture the quiet, unspoken fears, the normalcy of unfinished relationships, and the inner strength it takes to face each day. The quietness of the stories belies their energy and the resilience of the characters which becomes a moving [...]



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