The Acorn People

The Acorn People

This true story of a boy who must overcome prejudice and weakness to treat a group of special needs children with the respect-and love-they deserve "will give your innards a bear hug. . . . You will read this book with a lump in your throat." (Lincoln Journal )   From Ron Jones, a teacher who started the classroom program that inspired the movie The Wave, comes a memoir about a life-changing summer.   Ron expected that his time as a counselor at Camp Wiggin would be filled with sunny days spent hiking, swimming, and boating. But when he arrives on day one, his illusions are quickly shattered. He knew that the kids would be "handicapped," but he didn't anticipate having to care for children w

Ron Jones
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