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A Short Course in Intellectual Self Defense

Written by Normand Baillargeon
Illustrated by Charb
Translated by Andrea Schmidt


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $17.95

What is the relationship between democracy and critical thinking? What must a citizen in a democracy know to make the word democracy meaningful? In A Short Course in Intellectual Self-Defense, historian and educator Normand Baillargeon provides readers with the tools to see through the spin and jargon of everyday politics and... Read more >
The Essential Writings of Rousseau
The Essential Writings of Rousseau
Written by Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Edited by Leo Damrosch, Translated by Peter Constantine
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679645399
Our Price: $13.99
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The Essential Writings of Rousseau

Written by Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Edited by Leo Damrosch
Translated by Peter Constantine


Format: eBook, 560 pages
On Sale: March 26, 2013
Price: $13.99

Newly translated by Peter Constantine
Edited and with an Introduction by Leo Damrosch
 
The Essential Writings of Rousseau collects the best and most indispensable work of one of the world’s most influential writers. A towering figure of Enlightenment thought, Jean-Jacques Rousseau was also one of that movement’s most passionate and... Read more >
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Foxfire 12
Foxfire 12
Written by Foxfire Fund, Inc.
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307485069
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Foxfire 12

Written by Foxfire Fund, Inc.


Format: eBook, 576 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2008
Price: $16.99

For more than thirty years, Foxfire books have brought the philosophy of simple living to hundreds of thousands of readers, teaching creative-self-sufficiency, the art of natural remedies, home crafts, and preserving the stories and customs of Appalachia. Inspiring and practical, this classic series has become an American institution.

Foxfire 12 is the... Read more >
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Illiterate America
Illiterate America
Written by Jonathan Kozol
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307800572
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Illiterate America

Written by Jonathan Kozol


Format: eBook, 270 pages
On Sale: November 2, 2011
Price: $12.99

It is startling and it is shaming: in a country that prides itself on being among the most enlightened in the world, 25 million American adults cannot read the poison warnings on a can of pesticide, a letter from their child’s teacher, or the front page of a newspaper. An additional... Read more >
Many Children Left Behind
How the No Child Left Behind Act Is Damaging Our Children and Our Schools
Written by Deborah Meier


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 29, 2004
Price: $14.00

Signed into law in 2002, the federal No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) promised to revolutionize American public education. Originally supported by a bipartisan coalition, it purports to improve public schools by enforcing a system of standards and accountability through high-stakes testing. Many people supported it originally, despite doubts, because of... Read more >
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Raising Global IQ
Preparing Our Students for a Shrinking Planet
Written by Carl Hobert


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $26.95

A groundbreaking roadmap for improving global literacy and conflict-resolution skills in middle and high schools across the United States
 
In Raising Global IQ, Carl Hobert calls on K–12 teachers, administrators, parents, and students alike to transform the educational system by giving students the tools they need to become responsible citizens in a shrinking, increasingly... Read more >
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Secure Daughters, Confident Sons
Secure Daughters, Confident Sons
Written by Glenn T. Stanton
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781601422958
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Secure Daughters, Confident Sons
How Parents Guide Their Children into Authentic Masculinity and Femininity
Written by Glenn T. Stanton


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: January 18, 2011
Price: $13.99

Raise secure, confident kids in a gender-confused world

From the moment someone first asked “Boy or girl?” every child’s identity is tied to his or her gender. But how that identity fully takes shape depends greatly on the influence of their parents and what they teach their children about the innate value...

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Foxfire 9
Foxfire 9
Written by Foxfire Fund, Inc., Edited by Eliot Wigginton
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307757371
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Foxfire 9

Written by Foxfire Fund, Inc.
Edited by Eliot Wigginton


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: November 24, 2010
Price: $16.99

Foxfire highlights the  twentieth year of the Foxfire high school program with a  new volume as fascinating as its predecessors.  Included are general stores, the Jud Nelson wagon, a  praying rock, a Catawban Indian potter, haint  tales, quilting, home cures, and the log cabin  revisited.


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The Flickering Mind
The Flickering Mind
Written by Todd Oppenheimer
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307432216
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The Flickering Mind
Saving Education from the False Promise of Technology
Written by Todd Oppenheimer


Format: eBook, 528 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

The Flickering Mind, by National Magazine Award winner Todd Oppenheimer, is a landmark account of the failure of technology to improve our schools and a call for renewed emphasis on what really works.

American education faces an unusual moment of crisis. For decades, our schools have been beaten down by a series... Read more >
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Homework for Grown-ups
Homework for Grown-ups
Written by E. Foley and B. Coates
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780767932400
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Homework for Grown-ups
Everything You Learned at School and Promptly Forgot
Written by E. Foley and B. Coates


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: August 11, 2009
Price: $11.99

A nostalgic compendium of essential knowledge that can help you show the world that you’re smarter than a ten-year-old after all!

Have you ever stared blankly at your kids when they’ve asked why the sky is blue? Or clumsily changed the subject when they’ve wanted to know why the wind blows? If... Read more >
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