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The Trouble with Boys
The Trouble with Boys
Written by Peg Tyre
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307381293
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The Trouble with Boys
A Surprising Report Card on Our Sons, Their Problems at School, and What Parents and Educators Must Do
Written by Peg Tyre


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: August 11, 2009
Price: $15.00

From the moment they step into the classroom, boys begin to struggle. They get expelled from preschool nearly five times more often than girls; in elementary school, they’re diagnosed with learning disorders four times as often. By eighth grade huge numbers are reading below basic level. And by high school, they’re... Read more >
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The Price of Admission
The Price of Admission
Written by Daniel Golden
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400097975
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The Price of Admission
How America's Ruling Class Buys Its Way into Elite Colleges--and Who Gets Left Outside the Gates
Written by Daniel Golden


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: September 25, 2007
Price: $15.99

Every spring thousands of middle-class and lower-income high-school seniors learn that they have been rejected by America’s most exclusive colleges. What they may never learn is how many candidates like themselves have been passed over in favor of wealthy white students with lesser credentials—children of alumni, big donors, or celebrities.

In this... Read more >
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The Shame of the Nation
The Shame of the Nation
Written by Jonathan Kozol, Read by Robertson Dean
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9781415928318
Our Price: $20.00

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The Shame of the Nation
The Restoration of Apartheid Schooling in America
Written by Jonathan Kozol
Read by Robertson Dean


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download0
On Sale: September 27, 2005
Price: $20.00

“The nation needs to be confronted with the crime that we’re committing and the promises we are betraying. This is a book about betrayal of the young, who have no power to defend themselves. It is not intended to make readers comfortable.”

Over the past several years, Jonathan Kozol has visited nearly... Read more >
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Setting Limits in the Classroom, 3rd Edition
Setting Limits in the Classroom, 3rd Edition
Written by Robert J. Mackenzie and Lisa Stanzione
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307591739
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Setting Limits in the Classroom, 3rd Edition
A Complete Guide to Effective Classroom Management with a School-wide Discipline Plan
Written by Robert J. Mackenzie and Lisa Stanzione


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: July 20, 2010
Price: $14.99

Disruptive behavior, power struggles, lack of motivation, attention deficit disorder—at times the list of obstacles to teaching seems endless. That’s why thousands of teachers and child-care providers have turned to the solutions in Setting Limits in the Classroom. This fully updated and expanded third edition offers the most up-to-date alternatives to... 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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Montessori Today
Montessori Today
Written by Paula Polk Lillard
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307761323
Our Price: $12.99
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Montessori Today
A Comprehensive Approach to Education from Birth to Adulthood
Written by Paula Polk Lillard


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: September 7, 2011
Price: $12.99

Paula Lillard, director of a Montessori school ranging in age from 18 months to fifteen years, provides a clear and cogent introduction to the Montessori program for the elementary and later years. In detailed accounts, Lillard shows how children acquire the skills to answer their own questions, learn to manage freedom... Read more >
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Cultural Literacy
Cultural Literacy
Written by E.D. Hirsch, Jr.
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780394758435
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Cultural Literacy
What Every American Needs to Know
Written by E.D. Hirsch, Jr.


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: April 12, 1988
Price: $15.95

In this forceful manifesto, Hirsch argues that children in the U.S. are being deprived of the basic knowledge that would enable them to function in contemporary society. Includes 5,000 essential facts to know. Read more >
Cool Colleges
Cool Colleges
Written by Donald Asher
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781580088398
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Cool Colleges
For the Hyper-Intelligent, Self-Directed, Late Blooming, and Just Plain Different
Written by Donald Asher


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2007
Price: $21.99

Fully revised since the first edition, COOL COLLEGES covers the most exciting schools in the U.S. and Canada, with a new chapter on eco schools, an update on tuition-free schools, and the total low-down on the so-called top-ranked schools. Are you hyper-intelligent? Self-directed? A late-bloomer? Or just different? Then you need... Read more >
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Masterminds and Wingmen
Masterminds and Wingmen
Written by Rosalind Wiseman, Read by Kathe Mazur
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804128285
Our Price: $22.50

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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
Read by Kathe Mazur


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download0
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $22.50

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 >
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The Heathen School
The Heathen School
Written by John Demos
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780679781127
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The Heathen School
A Story of Hope and Betrayal in the Age of the Early Republic
Written by John Demos


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $16.95

The astonishing story of a unique missionary project—and the America it embodied—from award-winning historian John Demos.

Near the start of the nineteenth century, as the newly established United States looked outward toward the wider world, a group of eminent Protestant ministers formed a grand scheme for gathering the rest of mankind into the redemptive fold of Christianity and “civilization.&rdquo...

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