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I'd Like to Apologize to Every Teacher I Ever Had
I'd Like to Apologize to Every Teacher I Ever Had
Written by Tony Danza
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307887870
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I'd Like to Apologize to Every Teacher I Ever Had
My Year as a Rookie Teacher at Northeast High
Written by Tony Danza


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: September 3, 2013
Price: $14.00

I’d Like to Apologize to Every Teacher I Ever Had is television, screen and stage star Tony Danza’s absorbing account of a year spent teaching tenth-grade English at Northeast High -- Philadelphia’s largest high school with 3600 students. 
 
Entering Northeast’s crowded halls in September of 2009, Tony found his way to... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
Lanterns
A Memoir of Mentors
Written by Marian Wright Edelman


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 1, 2013
Price: $28.00

I am grateful beyond words for the example of the lanterns shared in this memoir whose lives I hope will illuminate my children's, your children's, and the paths of countless others coming behind.--Marian Wright Edelman, from the Preface

Marian Wright Edelman, "the most influential children's advocate in the country" (The Washington Post)... Read more >
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I'd Like to Apologize to Every Teacher I Ever Had
I'd Like to Apologize to Every Teacher I Ever Had
Written by Tony Danza
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307887863
Our Price: $24.00
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I'd Like to Apologize to Every Teacher I Ever Had
My Year as a Rookie Teacher at Northeast High
Written by Tony Danza


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2012
Price: $24.00

I’d Like to Apologize to Every Teacher I Ever Had is television, screen and stage star Tony Danza’s absorbing account of a year spent teaching tenth-grade English at Northeast High -- Philadelphia’s largest high school with 3600 students. 
 
Entering Northeast’s crowded halls in September of 2009, Tony found his way to... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
I'd Like to Apologize to Every Teacher I Ever Had
I'd Like to Apologize to Every Teacher I Ever Had
Written by Tony Danza
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307887887
Our Price: $9.99
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I'd Like to Apologize to Every Teacher I Ever Had
My Year as a Rookie Teacher at Northeast High
Written by Tony Danza


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2012
Price: $9.99

I’d Like to Apologize to Every Teacher I Ever Had is television, screen and stage star Tony Danza’s absorbing account of a year spent teaching tenth-grade English at Northeast High -- Philadelphia’s largest high school with 3600 students. 
 
Entering Northeast’s crowded halls in September of 2009, Tony found his way to... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
Fist Stick Knife Gun
A Personal History of Violence
Written by Geoffrey Canada


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 13, 2010
Price: $14.00

A new edition, including the story of the founding of the Harlem Children’s Zone
 
Long before the avalanche of praise for his work—from Oprah Winfrey, from President Bill Clinton, from President Barack Obama—long before he became known for his talk show appearances, Members Project spots, and documentaries like Waiting for... Read more >
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Fist Stick Knife Gun
Fist Stick Knife Gun
Written by Geoffrey Canada
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807044612
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Fist Stick Knife Gun
A Personal History of Violence
Written by Geoffrey Canada


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: September 28, 2010
Price: $14.00

A new edition, including the story of the founding of the Harlem Children’s Zone
 
Long before the avalanche of praise for his work—from Oprah Winfrey, from President Bill Clinton, from President Barack Obama—long before he became known for his talk show appearances, Members Project spots, and documentaries like Waiting for... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
Tisha
Tisha
Written by Robert Specht
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307434661
Our Price: $7.99
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Tisha
The Story of a Young Teacher in the Alaska Wilderness
Written by Robert Specht


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: March 31, 2010
Price: $7.99

The author tells the story as told to him of Anne Hobbs, a woman who went to Alaska in the 1920's to teach, but who had trouble due to her kindness to the Indians there. Read more >
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Elvis Is Titanic
Elvis Is Titanic
Written by Ian Klaus
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307276896
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Elvis Is Titanic
Classroom Tales from Iraqi Kurdistan
Written by Ian Klaus


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2008
Price: $14.95

In the spring of 2005, twenty-five-year-old Rhodes Scholar Ian Klaus took a semester-long appointment at Salahaddin University in Arbil, the largest city in the Kurdistan region of Iraq. Officially he was there to lecture on American history and to teach English. Unofficially he was there because he felt obliged, as a... Read more >
Teacher
Teacher
Written by Mark Edmundson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307428059
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Teacher
The One Who Made the Difference
Written by Mark Edmundson


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

In 1969, Mark Edmundson was a typical high school senior in working-class Medford, Massachusetts. He loved football, disdained schoolwork, and seemed headed for a factory job in his hometown—until a maverick philosophy teacher turned his life around.

When Frank Lears, a small, nervous man wearing a moth-eaten suit, arrived at Medford fresh... Read more >
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Welcome to Lizard Motel
Welcome to Lizard Motel
Written by Barbara Feinberg
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807071458
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Welcome to Lizard Motel
Protecting the Imaginative Lives of Children
Written by Barbara Feinberg


Format: Trade Paperback, 216 pages
On Sale: September 7, 2005
Price: $15.00

Welcome to Lizard Motel is one of the most surprising books about reading and writing to come along in years. Not only does this rich and wonderfully readable memoir explore the world of children and stories, it also asks us to look at how our children are growing up. Barbara Feinberg... Read more >
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