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Touching Tomorrow: The Emily Griffith Story

By: Faulkner, Debra
Price: $12.95

Filter Press, 2005.
Emily Griffith's life story is as intriguing as it is inspiring. From teaching in a one-room schoolhouse on the Nebraska prairie to founding Denver's ongoing and thriving Opportunity School, Miss Emily pursued her vision for all who wish to learn.

The book received the highest recognition from Colorado Independent Publishers Association (CIPA) with an EVVY Award in 2006. Judges described Touching Tomorrow as "A page-turner. A must for historians of women and education in North America."
Paperback, 134 pages.