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Apr 01, 2009 Review: Do I Dare Disturb the Universe? Another theme of this book is the relationship, or lack thereof, between Charlise and her father, Charles. He appeared once in the book, though the idea of him was a recurring theme. Do I Dare Disturb the Universe? : The Celebrated Speech Do I Dare Disturb the Universe? is Madeleine LEngles spirited defense of the responsibility of childrens literature to confront difficult questions, as she did in all her work, particularly her masterpiece A Wrinkle in Time.

Summary Chapter 17. Finally, the day has come when Jerry is supposed to accept the chocolates. The Goober is relieved, as he recently learned that Jerry was refusing because of an assignment, and he almost looks forward to the roll call and the ending of the tension in the classroom.

Lyles paints a detailed, thoughtful picture of race relations in the 1970s. . Highly recommended. Small Press Review. A memoir of race and education, this is the story of a girl who grew up and out of the Cleveland projects in the 1960s and 70s. " Do I Dare Disturb the Universe? : From the Projects to Prep School" written by Charlise Lyles and published in 2008 by Gray and Company. Welltold story of growing up in the projects in Cleveland.

Do I Dare Disturb the Universe? (softcover 14. 95 272 pages) is available at Northeast Ohio bookstores and online from Amazon. com. For more information, call Gray& Company, Publishers at or visit grayco.

com. " Do I Dare Disturb the Universe? " is Madeleine L'Engle's spirited defense of the responsibility of children's literature to confront difficult questions, as she did in all her work, particularly her masterpiece A Wrinkle in Time. By Akhirnya Books February 8, 2011 By Akhirnya Books February 8, 2011 This memoir details the life of Charlise Lyles, an Ohio schoolreform journalist and writer, as she grows up in the projects of Cleveland during the race riots and decline of the city in the 1960s and 1970s.

Mar 08, 2009 The first glimpse we get of Charlise Lyles in her recently updated memoir, Do I Dare Disturb the Universe? : From the Projects to Prep School and Beyond, is that of a young woman trying to find her place in the world.

Early in the book, Jerry's friend known as The Goober gets an assignment from The Vigils. He sneaks into one of the classrooms at night and unscrews desks, chairs and hinges, leaving the screws in by just a thread.