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To Sir, with Love

(1959)
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This classic schoolroom drama of a black teacher in London's tough East End who triumphs over bigotry and ignorance to change the lives of his students forever was hailed by the New York Times as "a book that the reader devours quickly, ponders slowly, and forgets not at all"

With opportunities for black men limited in post - World War II London, Rick Braithwaite, a former Royal Air Force pilot and Cambridge-educated engineer, accepts a teaching position that puts him in charge of a class of angry, unmotivated, bigoted white teenagers whom the system has mostly abandoned. When his efforts to reach these troubled students are met with threats, suspicion, and derision, Braithwaite takes a radical new approach. He will treat his students as people poised to enter the adult world. He will teach them to respect themselves and to call him "Sir." He will open up vistas before them that they never knew existed. And over the course of a remarkable year, he will touch the lives of his students in extraordinary ways, even as they in turn, unexpectedly and profoundly, touch his.
Based on actual events in the author's life, To Sir, With Love is a powerfully moving story that celebrates courage, commitment, and vision, and is the inspiration for the classic film starring Sidney Poitier.

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Hardback Editions

November 2002 : USA Hardback
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Title: To Sir, with Love
Author(s): E R Braithwaite
ISBN: 1-58547-241-7 / 978-1-58547-241-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Center Point Large Print
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July 2000 : USA Hardback
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Title: To Sir With Love
Author(s): E R Braithwaite
ISBN: 1-56723-208-6 / 978-1-56723-208-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Yestermorrow Inc
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October 1999 : USA Library Binding
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Title: To Sir, with Love
Author(s): Edward Ricardo Braithwaite
ISBN: 0-8085-1061-4 / 978-0-8085-1061-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Turtleback Books: A Division of Sanval
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May 1994 : UK Hardback
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Title: To Sir, with Love
Author(s): Edward R Braithwaite
ISBN: 0-7451-2208-6 / 978-0-7451-2208-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chivers Large print (Chivers, Windsor, Paragon & C
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October 1990 : USA Hardback
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Title: To Sir, with Love
Author(s): E R Braithwaite
ISBN: 0-8124-1681-3 / 978-0-8124-1681-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Perfection Learning
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October 1990 : USA Turtleback
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Title: To Sir, With Love
Author(s): E R Braithwaite
ISBN: 0-606-01487-X / 978-0-606-01487-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Demco Media
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July 1980 : UK Hardback
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Title: To Sir, with Love
Author(s): Edward R Braithwaite
ISBN: 0-85997-463-4 / 978-0-85997-463-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Electric Power Storage
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June 1972 : USA Hardback
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Title: To Sir, With Love
Author(s): E R Braithwaite
ISBN: 0-13-923037-8 / 978-0-13-923037-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Prentice Hall Trade
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August 1971 : UK Hardback
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Title: To Sir, With Love (New Windmills KS4)
Author(s): E R Braithwaite
ISBN: 0-435-12148-0 / 978-0-435-12148-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Heinemann
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December 1959 : UK Hardback
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Title: To Sir, with Love
Author(s): Edward R Braithwaite
ISBN: 0-370-00253-9 / 978-0-370-00253-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: The Bodley Head Ltd
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Paperback Editions

September 2013 : UK Paperback
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Title: To Sir, With Love (NHB Modern Plays)
Author(s): Ayub Khan-Din, E R Braithwaite
ISBN: 1-84842-370-5 / 978-1-84842-370-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Nick Hern Books
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1960 : USA Paperback
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Title: To Sir, With Love
Author(s): E R Braithwaite
ISBN: 1-4804-5751-5 / 978-1-4804-5751-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Open Road Media
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September 2006 : UK Mass Market Paperback
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Title: To Sir With Love
Author(s): E R Braithwaite
ISBN: 0-09-949804-9 / 978-0-09-949804-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Vintage Classics
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May 2005 : UK Paperback
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Title: To Sir, With Love
Author(s): E R Braithwaite
ISBN: 0-09-948369-6 / 978-0-09-948369-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Vintage Classics
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March 1993 : UK Paperback
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Title: To Sir with Love: Indian Edition
Author(s): E R Braithwaite
ISBN: 0-340-83613-X / 978-0-340-83613-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Coronet Books
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October 1990 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: To Sir with Love
Author(s): E R Braithwaite
ISBN: 0-515-10519-8 / 978-0-515-10519-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Jove
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March 1993 : UK Paperback
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Title: To Sir with Love
Author(s): E R Braithwaite
ISBN: 0-340-59627-9 / 978-0-340-59627-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder Paperbacks
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December 1994 : UK Paperback
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Title: To Sir, with Love
Author(s): Edward R Braithwaite
ISBN: 0-7451-2220-5 / 978-0-7451-2220-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chivers Large print (Chivers, Windsor, Paragon & C
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December 1987 : UK Paperback
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Title: To Sir, with Love (The Kennett Library)
Author(s): Edward R Braithwaite
ISBN: 0-216-90941-4 / 978-0-216-90941-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Nelson Thornes Ltd
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June 1977 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: To Sir With Love
Author(s): E R Braithwaite
ISBN: 0-515-09031-X / 978-0-515-09031-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Jove
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November 1985 : USA Mass Market Paperback

Title: To Sir With Love
Author(s): E R Braithwaite
ISBN: 0-515-08633-9 / 978-0-515-08633-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Jove
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January 1985 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: To Sir With Love
Author(s): E R Braithwaite
ISBN: 0-515-08372-0 / 978-0-515-08372-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Jove
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December 1983 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: To Sir With Love
Author(s): E R Braithwaite
ISBN: 0-515-07853-0 / 978-0-515-07853-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Jove
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April 1983 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: To Sir With Love
Author(s): E R Braithwaite
ISBN: 0-515-07420-9 / 978-0-515-07420-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Jove
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September 1982 : UK Paperback
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Title: To Sir, with Love
Author(s): Edward R Braithwaite
ISBN: 0-450-00085-0 / 978-0-450-00085-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: New English Library Ltd
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July 1982 : USA Mass Market Paperback

Title: To Sir With Love
Author(s): E R Braithwaite
ISBN: 0-515-06968-X / 978-0-515-06968-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Jove
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June 1982 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: To Sir With Love
Author(s): E R Braithwaite
ISBN: 0-451-11533-3 / 978-0-451-11533-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: New Amer Library (Mm)
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September 1980 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: To Sir With Love
Author(s): E R Braithwaite
ISBN: 0-515-05823-8 / 978-0-515-05823-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Jove
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August 1979 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: To Sir With Love
Author(s): E R Braithwaite
ISBN: 0-515-05423-2 / 978-0-515-05423-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Jove
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1975 : UK Paperback
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Title: To Sir With Love
Author(s): E R Braithwaite
ISBN: 0-450-02325-7 / 978-0-450-02325-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: New English Library
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November 1974 : UK Paperback

Title: To Sir, with Love (The Kennett library)
Author(s): Edward R Braithwaite
ISBN: 0-216-89844-7 / 978-0-216-89844-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Blackie
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December 1968 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: To Sir with Love
Author(s): E R Braithwaite
ISBN: 0-451-03749-9 / 978-0-451-03749-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Signet Book
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December 1968 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: To Sir with Love
Author(s): E R Braithwaite
ISBN: 0-451-04701-X / 978-0-451-04701-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Signet Book
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December 1968 : USA Mass Market Paperback

Title: To Sir with Love
Author(s): E R Braithwaite
ISBN: 0-451-07168-9 / 978-0-451-07168-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Signet Book
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December 1968 : USA Mass Market Paperback

Title: To Sir with Love
Author(s): E R Braithwaite
ISBN: 0-451-08642-2 / 978-0-451-08642-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Signet Book
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Audio Editions

December 2017 : Audio CD
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Title: To Sir, With Love
Author(s): E R Braithwaite
ISBN: 1-5200-8816-7 / 978-1-5200-8816-7
Publisher: Dreamscape Media
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December 2017 : Audio CD
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Title: To Sir, With Love
Author(s): E R Braithwaite
ISBN: 1-5200-8820-5 / 978-1-5200-8820-4
Publisher:
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Kindle Editions

November 2014 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: To Sir, With Love (Stage Version) (NHB Modern Plays)
Author(s): E R Braithwaite
Publisher: Nick Hern Books
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January 2014 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: To Sir, With Love
Author(s): E R Braithwaite
Publisher: Open Road Media
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September 2013 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: To Sir With Love (Vintage Classics)
Author(s): E R Braithwaite
Publisher: Vintage Digital
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