After reading about the way in which Ms. Gruwell’s diverse group of students was treated with hostility at a white, upper-class movie theater where they went to see Schindler’s List, Thomas Keneally, the author of the novel that inspired the movie, invites the class to one of his university seminars. He is impressed by the group’s diversity and unity.
Thomas Keneally Character Timeline in The Freedom Writers Diary
The timeline below shows where the character Thomas Keneally appears in The Freedom Writers Diary. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Part I: Entry 1: Ms. Gruwell