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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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Sticks and Stones
Sticks and Stones
Written by Emily Bazelon
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679644002
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Sticks and Stones
Defeating the Culture of Bullying and Rediscovering the Power of Character and Empathy
Written by Emily Bazelon


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $11.99

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Being a teenager has never been easy, but in recent years, with the rise of the Internet and social media, it has become exponentially more challenging. Bullying, once thought of as the province of queen bees and goons, has taken on new, complex, and insidious forms, as parents and educators... Read more >
The Unschooling Handbook
The Unschooling Handbook
Written by Mary Griffith
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ISBN: 9780307489708
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The Unschooling Handbook
How to Use the Whole World As Your Child's Classroom
Written by Mary Griffith


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: May 5, 2010
Price: $12.99

To Unschoolers, Learning Is As Natural As Breathing
Did you know that a growing percentage of home schoolers are becoming unschoolers? The unschooling movement is founded on the principle that children learn best when they pursue their own natural curiosities and interests. Without bells, schedules, and rules about what to do and... Read more >
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Foxfire 8
Foxfire 8
Written by Foxfire Fund, Inc., Edited by Eliot Wigginton
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385177412
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Foxfire 8

Written by Foxfire Fund, Inc.
Edited by Eliot Wigginton


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
On Sale: March 20, 1984
Price: $19.95

Southern folk pottery from pug mills, ash glazes, and groundhog kilns to face jugs, churns and roosters; mule swapping, chicken fighting, and more are included in this eighth volume. Read more >
Foxfire 10
Foxfire 10
Written by Foxfire Fund, Inc., Edited by George P. Reynolds
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385422765
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Foxfire 10

Written by Foxfire Fund, Inc.
Edited by George P. Reynolds


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
On Sale: March 1, 1993
Price: $19.95

Chock full of the wit and wisdom that has become  the Foxfire trademark, this entirely new volume in  the acclaimed, 6-million-copy best-selling  Foxfire series is on oral history of  Appalachian lives and traditions, homespun crafts,  and folk arts. Read more >
Foxfire 7
Foxfire 7
Written by Foxfire Fund, Inc., Edited by Paul Gillespie
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385152440
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Foxfire 7

Written by Foxfire Fund, Inc.
Edited by Paul Gillespie


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
On Sale: March 1, 1982
Price: $19.95

The seventh Foxfire volume  presents traditions of mountain religious heritage,  covering ministers, revivals, baptisms,  gospel-singing, faith healing, camp meetings, snake handling,  and more. Read more >
Books to Build On
Books to Build On
Written by E.D. Hirsch, Jr.
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385316408
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Books to Build On
A Grade-By-Grade Resource Guide for Parents and Teachers
Written by E.D. Hirsch, Jr.


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: October 1, 1996
Price: $17.00

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The First Year of Homeschooling Your Child
The First Year of Homeschooling Your Child
Written by Linda Dobson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307556189
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The First Year of Homeschooling Your Child
Your Complete Guide to Getting Off to the Right Start
Written by Linda Dobson


Format: eBook, 360 pages
On Sale: February 4, 2009
Price: $15.99

Homeschool the right way from day one.
Are you considering homeschooling for your family? Today, many parents recognize that their child's school options are limited, inadequate, or even dangerous, and an increasing number are turning to homeschooling. But where do you start and how do you ensure the highest-quality educational experience, especially... Read more >
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There Are No Shortcuts
There Are No Shortcuts
Written by Rafe Esquith
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ISBN: 9780307491800
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There Are No Shortcuts

Written by Rafe Esquith


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2008
Price: $13.99

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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On the Same Track
On the Same Track
Written by Carol Corbett Burris
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807032978
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On the Same Track
How Schools Can Join the Twenty-First-Century Struggle against Resegregation
Written by Carol Corbett Burris


Format: Hardcover, 208 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $25.95

A public school principal’s account of the courageous leaders who have dismantled the tracking systems in their schools in order to desegregate classrooms
 
What would happen if a school eliminated the “tracks” that rank students based on their perceived intellectual abilities? Would low-achieving students fall behind and become frustrated? Would their... Read more >
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