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Real Education
Real Education
Written by Charles Murray
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307449368
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Real Education
Four Simple Truths for Bringing America's Schools Back to Reality
Written by Charles Murray


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 19, 2008
Price: $11.99

With four simple truths as his framework, Charles Murray, the bestselling coauthor of The Bell Curve, sweeps away the hypocrisy, wishful thinking, and upside-down priorities that grip America’s educational establishment.

Ability varies. Children differ in their ability to learn academic material. Doing our best for every child requires, above all else... Read more >
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Push Has Come to Shove
Push Has Come to Shove
Written by Dr. Steve Perry
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307720337
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Push Has Come to Shove
Getting Our Kids the Education They Deserve--Even If It Means Picking a Fight
Written by Dr. Steve Perry


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: September 13, 2011
Price: $13.99

“Have you been to a school lately?  Have you sat through the six hours and forty-five minutes of excruciating tedium we send our kids to every day?  When we ask our kids, “What’d you do in school today?” and they mumble, “Nothin’,” they’re telling the truth.”
 
Steve Perry is like no other... Read more >
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7 Keys to Comprehension
7 Keys to Comprehension
Written by Susan Zimmermann and Chryse Hutchins
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307453181
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7 Keys to Comprehension
How to Help Your Kids Read It and Get It!
Written by Susan Zimmermann and Chryse Hutchins


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 3, 2008
Price: $13.99

It's simple: If children don't understand what they read, they will never embrace reading. And that limits what they can learn while in school. This fact frightens parents, worries teachers, and ultimately hurts children.

7 Keys to Comprehension is the result of cutting-edge research. It gives parents and teachers—those who aren't already... Read more >
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The Students are Watching
Schools and the Moral Contract
Written by Nancy Faust Sizer
Edited by Theodore Sizer


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: January 31, 2012
Price: $18.00

In this groundbreaking book, Theodore and Nancy Sizer insist that students learn not just from their classes but from their school's routines and rituals, especially about matters of character. They convince us once again of what we may have forgotten: that we need to create schools that constantly demonstrate a belief... Read more >
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Conscientious Objections
Conscientious Objections
Written by Neil Postman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307797315
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Conscientious Objections
Stirring Up Trouble About Language, Technology and Education
Written by Neil Postman


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: June 8, 2011
Price: $9.99

In a series of feisty and ultimately hopeful essays, one of America's sharpest social critics casts a shrewd eye over contemporary culture to reveal the worst -- and the best -- of our habits of discourse, tendencies in education, and obsessions with technological novelty. Readers will find themselves rethinking many of... Read more >
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The Hybrid Tiger
Secrets of the Extraordinary Success of Asian-American Kids
Written by Quanyu Huang


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 11, 2014
Price: $11.99

Why do Asian and Asian-American students consistently perform so well on standardized tests? Why are students of Asian descent disproportionately admitted to America’s top colleges?

This informative and entertainingly written comparison of educational methods in America and China answers these questions and more, while assessing the strengths and weaknesses of each... Read more >
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Classics to Read Aloud to Your Children
Classics to Read Aloud to Your Children
Written by William F. Russell
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307774569
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Classics to Read Aloud to Your Children
Selections from Shakespeare, Twain, Dickens, O.Henry, London, Longfellow, Irving Aesop, Homer, Cervantes, Hawthorne, and More
Written by William F. Russell


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: January 5, 2011
Price: $13.99

A perennially popular collection of short stories, poems, legends, and myths from great works of literature that are especially appropriate for parents to read aloud to their children aged five to twelve. Line drawings.


From the Trade Paperback edition. Read more >
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Foxfire 11
Foxfire 11
Written by Foxfire Fund, Inc., Edited by Kaye Carver Collins and Lacy Hunter
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307567567
Our Price: $13.99
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Foxfire 11

Written by Foxfire Fund, Inc.
Edited by Kaye Carver Collins and Lacy Hunter


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: October 27, 2010
Price: $13.99

With this newest volume in the Foxfire series comes a wealth of the kind of folk wisdom and values of simple living that have made these volumes beloved bestsellers for the last three decades, with more than two million copies in print.

In 1966, in the Appalachian Mountains of Northeast Georgia, Eliot... Read more >
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The Young Entrepreneur's Guide to Starting and Running a Business
The Young Entrepreneur's Guide to Starting and Running a Business
Written by Steve Mariotti
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307815514
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The Young Entrepreneur's Guide to Starting and Running a Business
Turn Your Ideas into Money!
Written by Steve Mariotti


Format: eBook, 496 pages
On Sale: April 29, 2014
Price: $14.99

Through stories of young entrepreneurs who have started businesses, this book illustrates how to turn hobbies, skills, and interests into profit-making ventures. Mariotti describes the characteristics of the successful entrepreneur and covers the nuts and bolts of getting a business up, running and successful. Read more >
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Relentless Pursuit
Relentless Pursuit
Written by Donna Foote
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307269393
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Relentless Pursuit

Written by Donna Foote


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: April 15, 2008
Price: $13.99

When Locke High School opened its doors in 1967, the residents of Watts celebrated it as a sign of the changes promised by Los Angeles. But four decades later, first-year Teach for America recruits Rachelle, Phillip, Hrag, and Taylor are greeted by a school that looks more like a prison, with... Read more >
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