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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.

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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 >
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Lost in the Meritocracy
Lost in the Meritocracy
Written by Walter Kirn
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307279453
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Lost in the Meritocracy
The Undereducation of an Overachiever
Written by Walter Kirn


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: June 1, 2010
Price: $15.95

A New York Times Notable Book
A Daily Beast Best Book of the Year
A Huffington Post Best Book of the Year

From elementary school on, Walter Kirn knew how to stay at the top of his class: He clapped erasers, memorized answer keys, and parroted his teachers’ pet theories. But when... 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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Foxfire 5
Foxfire 5
Written by Foxfire Fund, Inc. and Eliot Wigginton
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385143080
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Foxfire 5

Written by Foxfire Fund, Inc. and Eliot Wigginton


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
On Sale: June 1, 1979
Price: $19.95

The fifth Foxfire volume includes rain-making, blacksmithing, bear hunting, flintlock rifles, 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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What Your Fourth Grader Needs to Know
What Your Fourth Grader Needs to Know
Written by E.D. Hirsch, Jr.
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ISBN: 9780307763105
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What Your Fourth Grader Needs to Know
Fundamentals of A Good Fourth-Grade Education
Written by E.D. Hirsch, Jr.


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: September 22, 2010
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.


From the Trade Paperback edition. Read more >
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What Your Sixth Grader Needs to Know
What Your Sixth Grader Needs to Know
Written by E.D. Hirsch, Jr.
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ISBN: 9780804180412
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What Your Sixth Grader Needs to Know
Fundamentals of a Good Sixth-Grade Education
Written by E.D. Hirsch, Jr.


Format: eBook, 416 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 >
Games for Reading
Games for Reading
Written by Peggy Kaye
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780394721491
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Games for Reading

Written by Peggy Kaye


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: June 12, 1984
Price: $17.95

HERE ARE OVER SEVENTY GAMES TO HELP YOUR CHILD LEARN TO READ--AND LOVE IT.

Peggy Kaye's Games for Reading helps children read by doing just what kids like best: playing games.  There is a "bingo" game that helps children learn vocabulary. There is a rhyming game that helps them hear letter sounds more... Read more >
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What Does It Mean to Be Well Educated?
What Does It Mean to Be Well Educated?
Written by Alfie Kohn
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807032671
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What Does It Mean to Be Well Educated?
And More Essays on Standards, Grading, and Other Follies
Written by Alfie Kohn


Format: Trade Paperback, 212 pages
On Sale: May 15, 2004
Price: $16.00

Few writers ask us to question our fundamental assumptions about education as provocatively as Alfie Kohn. Time magazine has called him'perhaps the country's most outspoken critic of education's fixation on grades [and] test scores.' And the Washington Post says he is 'the most energetic and charismatic figure standing in the way... Read more >
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