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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 >
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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I Love Dirt!
I Love Dirt!
Written by Jennifer Ward, Illustrated by Susie Ghahremani, Foreword by Richard Louv
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590305355
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I Love Dirt!
52 Activities to Help You and Your Kids Discover the Wonders of Nature
Written by Jennifer Ward
Illustrated by Susie Ghahremani
Foreword by Richard Louv


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2008
Price: $14.00

I Love Dirt! presents 52 open-ended activities to help you engage your child in the outdoors. No matter what your location—from a small patch of green in the city to the wide-open meadows of the country—each activity is meant to promote exploration, stimulate imagination, and heighten a child's sense of wonder... Read more >
Children Who Are Not Yet Peaceful
Children Who Are Not Yet Peaceful
Written by Donna Bryant Goertz
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583940327
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Children Who Are Not Yet Peaceful
Preventing Exclusion in the Early Elementary Classroom
Written by Donna Bryant Goertz


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: February 21, 2001
Price: $15.95

Charting the progress of twelve children in a real Texas classroom, educator Donna Goertz shows how positive change can occur given the proper environment. In each case she describes a child's transformation from destructive troublemaker to responsible citizen of the classroom community. Readers will learn how to apply Montessori methods to... Read more >
Gwynne's Grammar
Gwynne's Grammar
Written by N.M. Gwynne
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385352949
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Gwynne's Grammar
The Ultimate Introduction to Grammar and the Writing of Good English
Written by N.M. Gwynne


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $11.99

Anxious about apostrophes?
 
In a pickle over your pronouns and prepositions?
 
Fear not—Mr. Gwynne is here with his wonderfully concise and highly enjoyable book of grammar.
 
Within these pages, adults and children alike will find all they need to rediscover this lost science and sharpen up their skills.
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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: eBook
ISBN: 9780385521864
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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: eBook, 608 pages
On Sale: July 31, 2012
Price: $19.99

"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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Foxfire 6
Foxfire 6
Written by Foxfire Fund, Inc., Edited by Eliot Wigginton
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385152723
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Foxfire 6

Written by Foxfire Fund, Inc.
Edited by Eliot Wigginton


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
On Sale: August 26, 1980
Price: $19.95

Volume 6 of the Foxfire series  covers shoemaking, 100 toys and games, gourd  banjos and song bows, wooden locks, a water-powered  sawmill, and other fascinating topics. Read more >
Growing Up Absurd
Growing Up Absurd
Written by Paul Goodman, Afterword by Susan Sontag, Foreword by Casey Nelson Blake
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590175811
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Growing Up Absurd
Problems of Youth in the Organized Society
Written by Paul Goodman
Afterword by Susan Sontag
Foreword by Casey Nelson Blake


Format: Trade Paperback, 312 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2012
Price: $17.95

Paul Goodman’s Growing Up Absurd was a runaway best seller when it was first published in 1960, and it became one of the defining texts of the New Left. Goodman was a writer and thinker who broke every mold and did it brilliantly—he was a novelist, poet, and a social theorist... Read more >
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What Your Fifth Grader Needs to Know
What Your Fifth Grader Needs to Know
Written by E.D. Hirsch, Jr. and Core Knowledge Foundation
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ISBN: 9780804180405
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What Your Fifth Grader Needs to Know
Fundamentals of a Good Fifth-Grade Education
Written by E.D. Hirsch, Jr. and Core Knowledge Foundation


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2013
Price: $12.99

Grade by grade, these groundbreaking and successful books provide a solid foundation in the fundamentals of a good education for first to sixth graders.

B & W photographs, linecuts, and maps throughout; two-color printing. Read more >
Promises Kept
Promises Kept
Written by Dr. Joe Brewster, Michele Stephenson and Hilary Beard
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780812994490
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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: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $9.99

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 >
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