Linda Perlstein

Linda Perlstein
Copyright Sigrid Estrada

Linda Perlstein spent six years covering education for The Washington
and is the author of the acclaimed Not Much Just Chillin’: The Hidden Lives of Middle Schoolers. She speaks nationwide to educators and parents. She grew up in Milwaukee and now lives with her husband in Baltimore and western Virginia.

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Linda Perlstein
Holt Paperbacks

A “vivid, unpredictable, fair, balanced and . . . very entertaining” look at how education reforms have changed one typical American elementary school over the...

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Not Much Just Chillin'

Linda Perlstein
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

A report from the front lines of the most formative-and least understood-years of children's lives Suddenly they go from striving for A's to barely passing,...

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