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The Freedom Writers Diary
The Freedom Writers Diary
Written by Erin Gruwell and The Freedom Writers, Read by Various
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9781415928653
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The Freedom Writers Diary
How a Teacher and 150 Teens Used Writing to Change Themselves and the World Around Them
Written by Erin Gruwell and The Freedom Writers
Read by Various


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: January 17, 2006
Price: $24.95

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER & NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE

Straight from the front line of urban America, the inspiring story of one fiercely determined teacher and her remarkable students.

As an idealistic twenty-three-year-old English teacher at Wilson High School in Long beach, California, Erin Gruwell confronted a room of “unteachable, at-risk&rdquo... Read more >
The Perfect Score Project
The Perfect Score Project
Written by Debbie Stier, Read by Debbie Stier
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780385360609
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The Perfect Score Project
Uncovering the Secrets of the SAT
Written by Debbie Stier
Read by Debbie Stier


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: February 25, 2014
Price: $20.00

The Perfect Score Project is an indispensable guide to acing the SAT – as well as the affecting story of a single mom’s quest to light a fire under her teenage son.
 
It all began as an attempt by Debbie Stier to help her high-school age son, Ethan, who would shortly be...

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Turning Stones
Turning Stones
Written by Marc Parent
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780449912355
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Turning Stones
My Days and Nights with Children at Risk A Caseworker's Story
Written by Marc Parent


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: January 27, 1998
Price: $17.00

Why does an infant die of malnutrition? Why does an eight-year-old hold a knife to his brother's throat? Or a mother push her cherished daughter twenty-three floors to her death? Marc Parent, a city caseworker, searched the streets--and his heart--for the answers, and shares them in this powerful, vivid, beautifully written... Read more >
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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Young, Gifted, and Black
Young, Gifted, and Black
Written by Theresa Perry and Claude Steele, Edited by Asa Hilliard, III
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807031056
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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: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: February 2, 2004
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... Read more >
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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Smart Moves for Liberal Arts Grads
Smart Moves for Liberal Arts Grads
Written by Sheila Curran and Suzanne Greenwald
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781580087094
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Smart Moves for Liberal Arts Grads
Finding a Path to Your Perfect Career
Written by Sheila Curran and Suzanne Greenwald


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: May 1, 2006
Price: $16.99

Most people would love to have 20/20 hindsight on their careers. In Smart Moves for Liberal Arts Grads, college career experts Sheila Curran and Suzanne Greenwald have assembled the next best thing: the collective wisdom of a diverse and inspiring cast of success stories—twenty-three liberal arts graduates who have gone on... Read more >
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Teaching As a Subversive Activity
Teaching As a Subversive Activity
Written by Neil Postman
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ISBN: 9780307491701
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Teaching As a Subversive Activity

Written by Neil Postman


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: November 18, 2009
Price: $13.99

A no-holds-barred assault on outdated teaching methods--with dramatic and practical proposals on how education can be made relevant to today's world.


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Be Different
Be Different
Written by John Elder Robison
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307884831
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Be Different
Adventures of a Free-Range Aspergian with Practical Advice for Aspergians, Misfits, Families & Teachers
Written by John Elder Robison


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: March 22, 2011
Price: $11.99

“I believe those of us with Asperger’s are here for a reason, and we have much to offer. This book will help you bring out those gifts.”
 
In his bestselling memoir, Look Me in the Eye, John Elder Robison described growing up with Asperger’s syndrome at a time when the diagnosis didn’t exist... Read more >
Be Different
Be Different
Written by John Elder Robison, Read by John Elder Robison
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ISBN: 9780307881328
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Be Different
Adventures of a Free-Range Aspergian with Practical Advice for Aspergians, Misfits, Families & Teachers
Written by John Elder Robison
Read by John Elder Robison


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: March 22, 2011
Price: $17.50

The author of the New York Times bestselling Look Me in the Eye returns to help Aspergians, and even ordinary geeks, embrace being different and fix the things that hold them back in life.

With his usual honesty, dry wit, and unapologetic eccentricity, John Robison argues that Asperger's is about difference, not... Read more >
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