Hearts of the Mountain is Tal’s second book about teaching and learning in the North Branch School. It will be published in Fall of 2021 by Green Writers Press.
Green Writers Press is a Vermont-based, global publisher founded by writer and environmental activist, Dede Cummings. It is the mission of Green Writers Press to spread a message of hope and renewal through the words and images they publish.
Hearts of the Mountain sketches an utterly unique entity: an independent and virtual one-room middle school in the Green Mountains of Vermont. Hearts of the Mountain takes a deep look into an intimate, wild, and unpredictable year of learning, in and out of the classroom, with a diverse collection of funny, profound, troubled, and hopeful adolescents.