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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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Widening the Circle
The Power of Inclusive Classrooms
Written by Mara Sapon-Shevin


Format: eBook
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” classes, Mara... Read more >
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So You're Thinking About Homeschooling:  Second Edition
So You're Thinking About Homeschooling: Second Edition
Written by Lisa Whelchel
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307563453
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So You're Thinking About Homeschooling: Second Edition
Fifteen Families Show How You Can Do It
Written by Lisa Whelchel


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2009
Price: $13.99

Discover the Diversity of Homeschooling

Confused and intimidated by the complexities of homeschooling, many parents assume it could never work for them. Now an updated edition of So You're Thinking About Home Schooling by Lisa Whelchel—herself a homeschooling mother of three—introduces to readers fifteen composite portraits of homeschooling families who show... Read more >
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The Trouble with Boys
The Trouble with Boys
Written by Peg Tyre
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307449771
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The Trouble with Boys
A Surprising Report Card on Our Sons, Their Problems at School, and What Parents and Educators Must Do
Written by Peg Tyre


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 9, 2008
Price: $13.99

From the moment they step into the classroom, boys begin to struggle. They get expelled from preschool nearly five times more often than girls; in elementary school, they’re diagnosed with learning disorders four times as often. By eighth grade huge numbers are reading below basic level. And by high school, they’re... Read more >
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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
Format: Trade Paperback
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 Power of Their Ideas
The Power of Their Ideas
Written by Deborah Meier
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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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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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Sticks and Stones
Sticks and Stones
Written by Emily Bazelon
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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

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

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 >
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A Family of Readers
A Family of Readers
Edited by Roger Sutton and Martha V. Parravano
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763657550
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A Family of Readers
The Book Lover's Guide to Children's and Young Adult Literature
Edited by Roger Sutton and Martha V. Parravano


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: September 13, 2011
Price: $14.99

Two of the most trusted reviewers in the field join with top authors, illustrators, and critics in a definitive guide to choosing books for children—and nurturing their love of reading.

A FAMILY OF READERS is the definitive resource for parents interested in enriching the reading lives of their children. It’s divided into... Read more >
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