Stop Don’t Read This has 37 ratings and 5 reviews. Book Wasp said: I read this over and over again, whenever my faith in the world starts to fade. This s. Leonora Rustamova was a passionate and popular teacher for more than ten years, and then she wrote a story that got her sacked. Leonora Rustamova wrote a book for six teenagers. The students were at risk of being excluded but Leonora managed to keep them in school until after they.

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Leonora Rustamova

lenoora This woman deserves a medal and not the agony of how she was treated. Show 25 25 50 All. As a leaving present for her pupils, and with the approval of the headteacher, Rustamova, 40, had several copies of the book, Stop!

A lot of people don’t like that.

Ella Williamson rated it it was amazing Apr 05, And I am proud of them. Steven C Townley rated it it was amazing Dec 28, Dec 15, Rayen Khaldi rated it it was amazing. After 11 years as a teacher at Calder high school in Mytholmroyd, West Yorkshire, Rustamova was sacked when the book was made available on the internet, a decision upheld by an industrial tribunal in Leeds that threw out her claim for unfair dismissal by a majority decision of two to one.


The school’s headteacher, Stephen Ball, who had at first described the project as a “triumph”, wrote rustamlva a note after reading the first four chapters keonora stated: Asian Life Mag Digital Magazine. I still feel as though I am in some ruxtamova of dual reality,” she told the Observer. Threads collapsed expanded unthreaded. Michael rated it it was amazing Jul 26, I regret the mistake that allowed the book to end up on the website briefly.

Sheridan Wainwright rated it it was amazing Nov 05, Heidi rated it really liked it Nov 22, The page story ends with the boys all coming good and being praised by the police as “heroes”. In all the time I had been at the school no teacher had been suspended.

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Candace rated it really liked it Feb 25, But what was validating was the support of the kids; that was amazing. Order by newest oldest recommendations.


Liviy rated it it was amazing May 06, But when their teacher, Leonora Rustamovabegan to write her own stories, based on them and a fictional account of their lives, leonorq were gripped.

To ask other readers questions about Stop Don’t Read Thisplease sign up. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Maddie rated it liked it May 19, They suggested I write a story about them.

But she has her suspicions about why her teaching methods might not have gone rustaamova well with everyone. Nov 30, Gretel rated it liked it Shelves: They come to book signings and talk about their experiences. Jan 06, Book Wasp rated it it was amazing.

Books by Leonora Rustamova. I thought fustamova would be a lovely gesture to have it printed for when they left school. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Refresh and try again.