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Savage Inequalities
Savage Inequalities
Written by Jonathan Kozol
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780770435684
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Savage Inequalities
Children in America's Schools
Written by Jonathan Kozol


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $15.00

For two years, beginning in 1988, Jonathan Kozol visited schools in neighborhoods across the country, from Illinois to Washington D.C., and from New York to San Antonio. He spoke with teachers, principals, superintendents, and, most important, children. What he found was devastating. Not only were schools for rich and poor blatantly... Read more >
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10 Things Employers Want You to Learn in College, Revised
10 Things Employers Want You to Learn in College, Revised
Written by Bill Coplin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781607741459
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10 Things Employers Want You to Learn in College, Revised
The Skills You Need to Succeed
Written by Bill Coplin


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: July 31, 2012
Price: $14.99

A handy, straightforward guide that teaches students how to acquire marketable job skills and real-world know-how before they graduate—revised and updated for today’s economic and academic landscapes.

Award-winning college professor and adviser Bill Coplin lays down the essential skills students need to survive and succeed in today’s job market, based on his extensive... Read more >
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What Your Fifth Grader Needs to Know, Revised Edition
What Your Fifth Grader Needs to Know, Revised Edition
Written by E.D. Hirsch, Jr. and Core Knowledge Foundation
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385337311
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What Your Fifth Grader Needs to Know, Revised Edition
Fundamentals of a Good Fifth-Grade Education
Written by E.D. Hirsch, Jr. and Core Knowledge Foundation


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: June 27, 2006
Price: $18.00

This completely revised and attractively redesigned edition of one of the most popular volumes in the bestselling Core Knowledge Series features up-to-date ideas and information based on input from parents and teachers across the country.

With sixteen pages of full-color illustrations, a bolder, easier-to-follow format, and a thoroughly updated curriculum, What Your... Read more >
What Your Fourth Grader Needs to Know
What Your Fourth Grader Needs to Know
Written by E.D. Hirsch, Jr.
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385337656
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What Your Fourth Grader Needs to Know
Fundamentals of A Good Fourth-Grade Education
Written by E.D. Hirsch, Jr.


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: May 31, 2005
Price: $20.00

Give your child a smart start with
What Your Fourth Grader Needs to Know
 
How can you help your child at home? This book answers that important question and more, offering the specific shared knowledge that thousands of parents and teachers across the nation have agreed upon for American fourth... Read more >
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The Foxfire Book
The Foxfire Book
Written by Foxfire Fund, Inc., Edited by Eliot Wigginton
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385073530
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The Foxfire Book
Hog Dressing, Log Cabin Building, Mountain Crafts and Foods, Planting by the Signs, Snake Lore, Hunting Tales, Faith Healing, Moonshining
Written by Foxfire Fund, Inc.
Edited by Eliot Wigginton


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: February 17, 1972
Price: $19.95

In the late 1960s, Eliot Wigginton and his students created the magazine Foxfire in an effort to record and preserve the traditional folk culture of the Southern Appalachians. This is the original book compilation of Foxfire material which introduces Aunt Arie and her contemporaries and includes log cabin building, hog dressing... Read more >
Overcoming Dyslexia
Overcoming Dyslexia
Written by Sally Shaywitz, M.D.
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307558893
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Overcoming Dyslexia
A New and Complete Science-Based Program for Reading Problems at Any Level
Written by Sally Shaywitz, M.D.


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: December 24, 2008
Price: $15.99

FOR EVERYONE WHO STRUGGLES TO READ!
Clear, practical, science-based information and advice for successful results

One in five American children has trouble reading. But they are not stupid or lazy. In Overcoming Dyslexia, Dr. Sally Shaywitz, codirector of the Yale Center for the Study of Learning and Attention and a leader in the... Read more >
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Promises Kept
Promises Kept
Written by Dr. Joe Brewster, Michele Stephenson and Hilary Beard
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812984897
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Promises Kept
Raising Black Boys to Succeed in School and in Life
Written by Dr. Joe Brewster, Michele Stephenson and Hilary Beard


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $18.00

As seen on PBS’s POV

An unprecedented guide to helping black boys achieve success at every stage of their lives—at home, at school, and in the world
 
Regardless of how wealthy or poor their parents are, all black boys must confront and surmount the “achievement gap”: a divide that shows up... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and an eBook.
Be Different
Be Different
Written by John Elder Robison
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307884824
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Be Different
My Adventures with Asperger's and My Advice for Fellow Aspergians, Misfits, Families, and Teachers
Written by John Elder Robison


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2012
Price: $14.00

“I believe those of us with Asperger’s are here for a reason, and we have much to offer. This book will help you bring out those gifts.”
 
In his bestselling memoir, Look Me in the Eye, John Elder Robison described growing up with Asperger’s syndrome at a time when the diagnosis didn’t exist... Read more >
Strike for America
Strike for America
Written by Micah Uetricht
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781683255
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Strike for America
Chicago Teachers Against Austerity
Written by Micah Uetricht


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2014
Price: $14.95

The Chicago Teachers Union strike was the most important domestic labor struggle so far this century—and perhaps for the last forty years—and the strongest challenge to the conservative agenda for restructuring education, which advocates for more charter schools and tying teacher salaries to standardized testing, among other changes.

In 2012, Chicago teachers... Read more >
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The K&W Guide to College Programs & Services for Students with Learning Disabilities or Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, 11th Edition
The K&W Guide to College Programs & Services for Students with Learning Disabilities or Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, 11th Edition
Written by Princeton Review, Marybeth Kravets and Imy Wax
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307945075
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The K&W Guide to College Programs & Services for Students with Learning Disabilities or Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, 11th Edition

Written by Princeton Review, Marybeth Kravets and Imy Wax


Format: Trade Paperback, 832 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $29.99

Find the Right School for Your Specific Needs.
 
Hundreds of thousands of students with learning disabilities head to college every year. This comprehensive guide makes it easy for those students and their families to tackle the daunting process of finding the school that fits their needs best. 
 
This indispensible resource book for students, parents, and... Read more >
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