From the rearview mirror: reflecting on connecting the dots

Book Cover
Average Rating
Publisher:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Pub. Date:
2012.
Language:
English
Description
"From the Rearview Mirror is the story of Bill Milliken's journey from an affluent Pittsburgh suburb to the streets of Harlem and the Lower East Side of New York City in the 1960s, on to communal living in Georgia in the 1970s, to working with multiple presidential administrations in Washington, D.C. He struggled with an undiagnosed learning disability in school, believing he was dumb and had nowhere to go. After connecting with the Young Life outreach program at the age of 17, however, he found his calling doing street work with homeless, addicted, and other at-risk teens in the turbulent '60s. Bill and his colleagues founded what grew into Communities in Schools, a highly effective organization working to bring services to young people and prevent them from dropping out of school. Along the way, Bill struggled with bringing his personal life into alignment with his ideals, coming to terms with organized religion and his own spiritual path, and creating the family and community he'd always longed for."-- Provided by publisher.
Also in this Series
More Like This
More Copies In Prospector
Loading Prospector Copies...
More Details
Contributors:
ISBN:
9781401941338
9781401937911
9781401937904
140193790
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID b4ffc065-3c18-3e4b-2aca-513124360c22
full_title from the rearview mirror reflecting on connecting the dots
author milliken bill
grouping_category book
lastUpdate 2017-06-03 05:07:38AM

Solr Details

_version_ 1576157687182262272
accelerated_reader_interest_level
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
author Milliken, Bill.
author-letter Milliken, Bill.
author2 hoopla digital.
author2-role hoopla digital.
author_additional Bill Milliken.
author_display Milliken, Bill
availability_toggle_catalog Available Now, Available Online, Entire Collection
available_at_catalog Huron Street, Wright Farms
bisac_subject BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / General, SELF-HELP / Motivational & Inspirational
callnumber-a LC221
callnumber-first L - Education
callnumber-subject LC - Social Aspects of Education
callnumber_sort_catalog SELFHELP
date_added 2011-12-23T07:00:00Z
days_since_added 2066
detailed_location_catalog Huron Street - Adult Nonfiction, Wright Farms - Adult Nonfiction
display_description "From the Rearview Mirror is the story of Bill Milliken's journey from an affluent Pittsburgh suburb to the streets of Harlem and the Lower East Side of New York City in the 1960s, on to communal living in Georgia in the 1970s, to working with multiple presidential administrations in Washington, D.C. He struggled with an undiagnosed learning disability in school, believing he was dumb and had nowhere to go. After connecting with the Young Life outreach program at the age of 17, however, he found his calling doing street work with homeless, addicted, and other at-risk teens in the turbulent '60s. Bill and his colleagues founded what grew into Communities in Schools, a highly effective organization working to bring services to young people and prevent them from dropping out of school. Along the way, Bill struggled with bringing his personal life into alignment with his ideals, coming to terms with organized religion and his own spiritual path, and creating the family and community he'd always longed for."-- Provided by publisher.
econtent_protection_type_catalog Always Available
econtent_source_catalog Hoopla
edition 1st ed.
format_boost 14
format_catalog Book, eBook
format_category_catalog Books, eBook
genre_facet Biography
geographic_facet United States
grouping_category book
id b4ffc065-3c18-3e4b-2aca-513124360c22
isbn 140193790, 9781401937904, 9781401937911, 9781401941338
item_details hoopla:MWT11358258||Online Hoopla Collection|Online Hoopla|eBook|eBook|1|false|true|Hoopla||https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11358258||Available Online||||, ils:885797|1185633|Wright Farms - Adult Nonfiction|SELFHELP i|Book|Books|1|false|false|||||On Shelf||wf||, ils:885797|1185634|Huron Street - Adult Nonfiction|SELFHELP i|Book|Books|1|false|false|||||On Shelf||ng||
itype_catalog
language English
language_boost 10
language_boost_es 1
lc_subject Community and school, Dropouts, Electronic books, Prevention, Youth workers
lexile_score -1
lib_boost_catalog 50
literary_form Non Fiction
literary_form_full Non Fiction
local_callnumber_catalog SELFHELP i
local_callnumber_exact_catalog SELFHELP i
local_callnumber_left_catalog SELFHELP i
local_days_since_added_catalog 2066
num_holdings 2
owning_library_catalog All Anythink Libraries
owning_location_catalog Huron Street, Wright Farms
physical 1 online resource, xix, 201 p. ; 23 cm.
popularity 3
primary_isbn 9781401941338
publishDate 2012
publishDateSort 2012
publisher Hay House Publishing ,, Hay House,
rating 2.5
rating_facet oneStar, twoStar
record_details hoopla:MWT11358258|eBook|eBook||English|Hay House Publishing ,|2012.|1 online resource, ils:885797|Book|Books|1st ed.|English|Hay House,|2012.|xix, 201 p. ; 23 cm.
recordtype grouped_work
scope_has_related_records acpl, be, br, catalog, cc, ext, ng, pm, th, wf
scoping_details_catalog hoopla:MWT11358258||Available Online|Available Online|false|true|false|false|false|false||||, ils:885797|1185633|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:885797|1185634|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||
subject_facet BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / General, Communities in Schools (Organization) -- Biography, Community and school -- United States, Dropouts -- United States -- Prevention, Electronic books, Milliken, Bill, SELF-HELP / Motivational & Inspirational, Youth workers -- United States -- Biography
target_audience Adult
target_audience_full Adult
title From the rearview mirror : reflecting on connecting the dots
title_display From the rearview mirror : reflecting on connecting the dots
title_full From the rearview mirror : reflecting on connecting the dots / Bill Milliken, From the rearview mirror : reflecting on connecting the dots [electronic resource] / Bill Milliken
title_short From the rearview mirror :
title_sort from the rearview mirror reflecting on connecting the dots
title_sub reflecting on connecting the dots
topic BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / General, Communities in Schools (Organization) Biography, Community and school United States, Dropouts United States Prevention, Electronic books, Milliken, Bill, SELF-HELP / Motivational & Inspirational, Youth workers United States Biography
topic_facet Community and school, Dropouts, Electronic books, Milliken, Bill, Prevention, SELF-HELP / Motivational & Inspirational, Youth workers