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Push Has Come to Shove
Push Has Come to Shove
Written by Dr. Steve Perry
Format: Trade Paperback
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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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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Montessori Today
Montessori Today
Written by Paula Polk Lillard
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307761323
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Montessori Today
A Comprehensive Approach to Education from Birth to Adulthood
Written by Paula Polk Lillard


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: September 7, 2011
Price: $12.99

Paula Lillard, director of a Montessori school ranging in age from 18 months to fifteen years, provides a clear and cogent introduction to the Montessori program for the elementary and later years. In detailed accounts, Lillard shows how children acquire the skills to answer their own questions, learn to manage freedom... Read more >
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There Are No Shortcuts
There Are No Shortcuts
Written by Rafe Esquith
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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 College Dorm Survival Guide
The College Dorm Survival Guide
Written by Julia DeVillers
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ISBN: 9780761526742
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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: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: May 23, 2006
Price: $14.00

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.

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Young, Gifted and Black
Promoting High Achievement among African-American Students
Written by Theresa Perry and Claude Steele
Edited by Asa Hilliard, III


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 11, 2012
Price: $16.00

Young, Gifted, and Black is a unique joint effort by three leading African-American scholars to radically reframe the debates swirling around the achievement of African-American students in school.

In three separate but allied essays, Theresa Perry, Claude Steele, and Asa Hilliard place students' social identity as African-Americans at the very center of...

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The Parent Backpack for Kindergarten through Grade 5
The Parent Backpack for Kindergarten through Grade 5
Written by ML Nichols
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781607744740
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The Parent Backpack for Kindergarten through Grade 5
How to Support Your Child's Education, End Homework Meltdowns, and Build Parent-Teacher Connections
Written by ML Nichols


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: July 23, 2013
Price: $15.99

Finally, a book that demystifies our daunting education system by giving parents the insights and strategies they need to build positive relationships with teachers and connect to their children’s learning in productive ways.
 
Involved Parents = Better Students

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Promises Kept
Promises Kept
Written by Dr. Joe Brewster, Michele Stephenson and Hilary Beard
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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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Radical Equations
Radical Equations
Written by Robert Moses and Charles E. Cobb
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ISBN: 9780807031278
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Radical Equations
Civil Rights from Mississippi to the Algebra Project
Written by Robert Moses and Charles E. Cobb


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2002
Price: $19.00

At a time when popular solutions to the educational plight of poor children of color are imposed from the outside-national standards, high-stakes tests, charismatic individual saviors-the acclaimed Algebra Project and its founder, Robert Moses, offer a vision of school reform based in the power of communities. Begun in 1982, the Algebra... Read more >
Letters to a Young Teacher
Letters to a Young Teacher
Written by Jonathan Kozol
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307405708
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Letters to a Young Teacher

Written by Jonathan Kozol


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 21, 2007
Price: $13.99

In these affectionate letters to Francesca, a first grade teacher at an inner-city school in Boston, Jonathan Kozol vividly describes his repeated visits to her classroom while, under Francesca’s likably irreverent questioning, he also reveals his own most personal stories of the years that he has spent in public schools.

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