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Calm and Compassionate Children
Calm and Compassionate Children
Written by Susan Dermond
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781587612763
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Calm and Compassionate Children
A Handbook
Written by Susan Dermond


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: March 1, 2007
Price: $15.99

Building on such inherent qualities as openheartedness and trust, parents and teachers can help children develop empathy and integrity as they grow and mature. From nature activities to conscious quiet time to tips on daily routines, CALM AND COMPASSIONATE CHILDREN provides practical guidance to help grown-ups model behavior and suggests dozens... Read more >
In Schools We Trust
In Schools We Trust
Written by Deborah Meier
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807031513
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In Schools We Trust
Creating Communities of Learning in an Era of Testing and Standardization
Written by Deborah Meier


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: August 1, 2003
Price: $17.00

We are in an era of radical distrust of public education. Increasingly, we turn to standardized tests and standardized curricula-now adopted by all fifty states-as our national surrogates for trust.

Legendary school founder and reformer Deborah Meier believes fiercely that schools have to win our faith by showing they can do their... Read more >
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Many Children Left Behind
Many Children Left Behind
Written by Deborah Meier
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807004593
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Many Children Left Behind
How the No Child Left Behind Act Is Damaging Our Children and Our Schools
Written by Deborah Meier


Format: Trade Paperback, 152 pages
On Sale: September 29, 2004
Price: $14.00

Signed into law in 2002, the federal No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) promised to revolutionize American public education. Originally supported by a bipartisan coalition, it purports to improve public schools by enforcing a system of standards and accountability through high-stakes testing. Many people supported it originally, despite doubts, because of... Read more >
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Congratulations, by the way
Congratulations, by the way
Written by George Saunders
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780812996289
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Congratulations, by the way
Some Thoughts on Kindness
Written by George Saunders


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $9.99

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Three months after George Saunders gave a graduation address at Syracuse University, a transcript of that speech was posted on the website of The New York Times, where its simple, uplifting message struck a deep chord. Within days, it had been shared more than one million times. Why?... Read more >
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The Shame of the Nation
The Shame of the Nation
Written by Jonathan Kozol
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ISBN: 9780307339416
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The Shame of the Nation
The Restoration of Apartheid Schooling in America
Written by Jonathan Kozol


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 13, 2005
Price: $13.99

“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 >
There Are No Shortcuts
There Are No Shortcuts
Written by Rafe Esquith
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400030835
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There Are No Shortcuts

Written by Rafe Esquith


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: May 11, 2004
Price: $15.00

Year after year, Rafe Esquith’s fifth-grade students excel. They read passionately, far above their grade level; tackle algebra; and stage Shakespeare so professionally that they often wow the great Shakespearen actor himself, Sir Ian McKellen. Yet Esquith teaches at an L.A. innercity school known as the Jungle, where few of his... Read more >
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The Power of Their Ideas
The Power of Their Ideas
Written by Deborah Meier
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807031131
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The Power of Their Ideas
Lessons for America from a Small School in Harlem
Written by Deborah Meier


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: August 16, 2002
Price: $17.00

Teaching the lessons of New York's most famous public school, Deborah Meier provides a widely acclaimed vision for the future of public education. With a new preface reflecting on the school's continuing success. Read more >
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Push Has Come to Shove
Push Has Come to Shove
Written by Dr. Steve Perry
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ISBN: 9780307720320
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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: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: November 6, 2012
Price: $15.00

When we ask our kids, “What’d you do in school today?” and they mumble, “Nothin',” they’re telling the truth.

Steve Perry gets it. He understands why some parents are panicked about what’s going on in their kids’ classrooms, and how other parents, whose kids supposedly attend the “good” schools, still fear that...

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A Family of Readers
A Family of Readers
Edited by Roger Sutton and Martha V. Parravano
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763657550
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A Family of Readers
The Book Lover's Guide to Children's and Young Adult Literature
Edited by Roger Sutton and Martha V. Parravano


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: September 13, 2011
Price: $14.99

Two of the most trusted reviewers in the field join with top authors, illustrators, and critics in a definitive guide to choosing books for children—and nurturing their love of reading.

A FAMILY OF READERS is the definitive resource for parents interested in enriching the reading lives of their children. It’s divided into... Read more >
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Positive Discipline for Children with Special Needs
Positive Discipline for Children with Special Needs
Written by Jane Nelsen, Steven Foster and Arlene Raphael
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307589828
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Positive Discipline for Children with Special Needs
Raising and Teaching All Children to Become Resilient, Responsible, and Respectful
Written by Jane Nelsen, Steven Foster and Arlene Raphael


Format: Trade Paperback, 258 pages
On Sale: March 8, 2011
Price: $17.95

Over 2 Million Positive Discipline Books Sold!

A Positive Approach To Helping Children With Special Needs Realize Their Potential

Every child deserves to lead a happy and fulfilling life. For parents and teachers of children with special needs, helping their child to not only negotiate daily challenges, but to live fulfilling, meaningful...

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