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There Are No Children Here
There Are No Children Here
Written by Alex Kotlowitz
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385265560
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There Are No Children Here
The Story of Two Boys Growing Up in The Other America
Written by Alex Kotlowitz


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: January 5, 1992
Price: $16.00

This is the moving and powerful account of two  remarkable boys struggling to survive in Chicago's  Henry Horner Homes, a public housing complex  disfigured by crime and neglect. Read more >
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Schools That Learn (Updated and Revised)
Schools That Learn (Updated and Revised)
Written by Peter M. Senge, Nelda Cambron-McCabe, Timothy Lucas, Bryan Smith and Janis Dutton
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385518222
Our Price: $37.50
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Schools That Learn (Updated and Revised)
A Fifth Discipline Fieldbook for Educators, Parents, and Everyone Who Cares About Education
Written by Peter M. Senge, Nelda Cambron-McCabe, Timothy Lucas, Bryan Smith and Janis Dutton


Format: Trade Paperback, 608 pages
On Sale: July 31, 2012
Price: $37.50

"A rich, much-needed remedy for the standardized institutions that comprise too much of our school system today… ideal for teachers and parents intent on resurrecting and fostering students' inherent drive to learn…An essential resource."
-Daniel H. Pink, author of DRIVE and A WHOLE NEW MIND

“Schools that Learn is a magnificent, grand...

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The Opportunity Equation
The Opportunity Equation
Written by Eric Schwarz, Foreword by Lawrence H. Summers
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807033722
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The Opportunity Equation
How Citizen Teachers Are Combating the Achievement Gap in America's Schools
Written by Eric Schwarz
Foreword by Lawrence H. Summers


Format: Hardcover, 248 pages
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $26.95

Schwarz, founder of the groundbreaking Citizen Schools program, shares his vision for reducing inequality by pairing successful adults with low-income students.
 
Parental wealth now predicts adult success more than at any point in the last hundred years. And yet as debates about education rage on, and wealth-based achievement gaps grow, too... Read more >
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The Perfect Score Project
The Perfect Score Project
Written by Debbie Stier
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307956682
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The Perfect Score Project
One Mother's Journey to Uncover the Secrets of the SAT
Written by Debbie Stier


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $15.00

Save yourself time, money, and frustration by reading The Perfect Score Project, one of the most compulsively readable guides to SAT test-prep ever written, and a down-to-earth reminder of the things that really matter in life.

The project began as an attempt by Debbie Stier to help her teenage son, Ethan, who...

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Masterminds and Wingmen
Masterminds and Wingmen
Written by Rosalind Wiseman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307986665
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Masterminds and Wingmen
Helping Our Boys Cope with Schoolyard Power, Locker-Room Tests, Girlfriends, and the New Rules of Boy World
Written by Rosalind Wiseman


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $11.99

Books for a Better Life Award Winner

Here is a landmark book that reveals the way boys think and that shows parents, educators and coaches how to reach out and help boys overcome their most common yet difficult challenges -- by the bestselling author who changed our conception of adolescent girls.
 
Do you... Read more >
What Your Third Grader Needs to Know (Revised Edition)
What Your Third Grader Needs to Know (Revised Edition)
Written by E.D. Hirsch, Jr.
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385336260
Our Price: $20.00
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What Your Third Grader Needs to Know (Revised Edition)
Fundamentals of a Good Third-Grade Education
Written by E.D. Hirsch, Jr.


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: May 28, 2002
Price: $20.00

Give your child a smart start with
What Your Third Grader Needs to Know
 
What should your child learn in the third grade? How can you help him or her at home? This book answers these important questions and more, offering the specific shared knowledge that thousands of parents and... 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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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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B+ Grades, A+ College Application
B+ Grades, A+ College Application
Written by Joie Jager-Hyman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781607743415
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B+ Grades, A+ College Application
How to Present Your Strongest Self, Write a Standout Admissions Essay, and Get Into the Perfect School for You
Written by Joie Jager-Hyman


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: July 23, 2013
Price: $14.99

This alternative college guide from a former Dartmouth assistant admissions director-turned-consultant gives non-straight-A students advice on the many options available to them and tips on how to identify, gain admittance to, and pay for the schools that will allow them to flourish.

Less-than-perfect grades? No problem!
Contrary to popular opinion, you don’t... Read more >
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The Geography Bee Complete Preparation Handbook
The Geography Bee Complete Preparation Handbook
Written by Matthew T. Rosenberg and Jennifer E. Rosenberg
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780761535713
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The Geography Bee Complete Preparation Handbook
1,001 Questions & Answers to Help You Win Again and Again!
Written by Matthew T. Rosenberg and Jennifer E. Rosenberg


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: May 28, 2002
Price: $18.95

The Ultimate Geography Bee Resource Guide
Geography Bees are hot, with millions of fourth through eighth graders competing in National Geographic—sponsored Bees every year! This indispensable guide will systematically prepare your child to beat the competition and win! Inside you'll discover:
·Important rules, the best strategies, and essential insider tips
·How to... Read more >
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