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The Write Start
The Write Start
Written by Jennifer Hallissy
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590308370
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The Write Start
A Guide to Nurturing Writing at Every Stage, from Scribbling to Forming Letters and Writing Stories
Written by Jennifer Hallissy


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: December 28, 2010
Price: $17.95

How do you raise children who love to write? Jennifer Hallissy believes that if you give children a solid foundation of writing basics, they will develop a love of writing that lasts a lifetime. In this book, she shares the secrets for supporting young writers, from the smallest of scribblers to... Read more >
Promises Kept
Promises Kept
Written by Dr. Joe Brewster, Michele Stephenson and Hilary Beard
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780812994490
Our Price: $9.99
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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 >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a trade paperback.
Widening the Circle
Widening the Circle
Written by Mara Sapon-Shevin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807032800
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Widening the Circle
The Power of Inclusive Classrooms
Written by Mara Sapon-Shevin


Format: Trade Paperback, 280 pages
On Sale: March 15, 2007
Price: $17.00

Widening the Circle is a passionate, even radical argument for creating school and classroom environments where all kids, including children labeled as "disabled" and "special needs," are welcome on equal terms.

In opposition to traditional models of special education, where teachers decide when a child is deemed "ready to compete" in "mainstream"... Read more >
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The College Dorm Survival Guide
The College Dorm Survival Guide
Written by Julia DeVillers
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307555274
Our Price: $11.99
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The College Dorm Survival Guide
How to Survive and Thrive in Your New Home Away from Home
Written by Julia DeVillers


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: April 7, 2010
Price: $11.99

The Ultimate Guide to Surviving and Thriving in the Dorm

Dorm life offers you a great chance to meet new people and try new things. But leaving the comforts of home for the first time to enter the roommate-having, small-room-sharing, possibly-coed-bathroom-using world of the dorms can be overwhelming and intimidating.

The College Dorm... Read more >
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The Power of Forgetting
The Power of Forgetting
Written by Mike Byster, Read by Mark Deakins
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780804164931
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The Power of Forgetting
Six Essential Skills to Clear Out Brain Clutter and Become the Sharpest, Smartest You
Written by Mike Byster
Read by Mark Deakins


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $35.00

An uncommon guide for accomplishing more every day by engaging the unique skill of forgetting, from the creator of the award-winning memory training system Brainetics

Is it possible that the answer to becoming a more efficient and effective thinker is learning how to forget? Yes! Mike Byster will show you how mastering...

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The New Cool
The New Cool
Written by Neal Bascomb
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307588906
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The New Cool
A Visionary Teacher, His FIRST Robotics Team, and the Ultimate Battle of Smarts
Written by Neal Bascomb


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: March 6, 2012
Price: $15.00

That Monday afternoon, in high-school gyms across America, kids were battling for the only glory American culture seems to want to dispense to the young these days: sports glory.  But at Dos Pueblos High School in Goleta, California, in a gear-cluttered classroom, a different type of “cool” was brewing.  A physics...

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The Power of Their Ideas
Lessons for America from a Small School in Harlem
Written by Deborah Meier


Format: eBook
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.


From the Trade Paperback edition. Read more >
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The Students are Watching
The Students are Watching
Written by Nancy Faust Sizer, Edited by Theodore Sizer
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807031216
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The Students are Watching
Schools and the Moral Contract
Written by Nancy Faust Sizer
Edited by Theodore Sizer


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: July 15, 2000
Price: $18.00

In this groundbreaking book, Theodore and Nancy Sizer insist that students learn not just from their classes but from their school's routines and rituals, especially about matters of character. They convince us once again of what we may have forgotten: that we need to create schools that constantly demonstrate a belief... Read more >
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The Hybrid Tiger
The Hybrid Tiger
Written by Quanyu Huang
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616148515
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The Hybrid Tiger
Secrets of the Extraordinary Success of Asian-American Kids
Written by Quanyu Huang


Format: Trade Paperback, 270 pages
On Sale: February 11, 2014
Price: $19.95

Why do Asian and Asian-American students consistently perform so well on standardized tests? Why are students of Asian descent disproportionately admitted to America’s top colleges?

This informative and entertainingly written comparison of educational methods in America and China answers these questions and more, while assessing the strengths and weaknesses of each... Read more >
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Homework for Grown-ups
Homework for Grown-ups
Written by E. Foley and B. Coates
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780767932387
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Homework for Grown-ups
Everything You Learned at School and Promptly Forgot
Written by E. Foley and B. Coates


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: August 11, 2009
Price: $19.99

A nostalgic compendium of essential knowledge that can help you show the world that you’re smarter than a ten-year-old after all!

Have you ever stared blankly at your kids when they’ve asked why the sky is blue? Or clumsily changed the subject when they’ve wanted to know why the wind blows? If... Read more >
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