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Bel Kaufman's Up the Down Staircase

Thursday, October 04, 2012 | Permalink

Posted by Naomi Firestone-Teeter

Last month, our friends over at Open Road Integrated Media launched the first ebook edition of Bel Kaufman's Up the Down Staircase, a classic portrayal of life in the New York public school system. Kaufman is a bestselling writer, dedicated teacher, and lecturer who specializes in the subject of Jewish humor. She is also the daughter of Yiddish writer Sholem Aleichem. Find out more about Bel Kaufman below: