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Taking on Diversity
Taking on Diversity
Written by Rupert W. Nacoste
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781633880269
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Taking on Diversity
How We Can Move from Anxiety to Respect
Written by Rupert W. Nacoste


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: April 14, 2015
Price: $19.00

In this enlightening book, a campus “diversity doctor” relates stories that individuals have shared with him about their anxieties in situations involving people who are in some way different than themselves. Dr. Rupert W. Nacoste regularly counsels students at North Carolina State University about their problems dealing with diversity of all kinds... Read more >
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Gate of the Sun

Written by Elias Khoury
Translated by Humphrey Davies


Format: eBook, 539 pages
On Sale: March 1, 2012
Price: $26.00

Gate of the Sun is the first magnum opus of the Palestinian saga. After their country is torn apart in 1948, two men remain alone in a deserted makeshift hospital in the Shatila camp on the outskirts of Beirut. We enter a vast world of displacement, fear, and tenuous hope. Khalil... Read more >
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Children Who Are Not Yet Peaceful
Children Who Are Not Yet Peaceful
Written by Donna Bryant Goertz
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583940327
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Children Who Are Not Yet Peaceful
Preventing Exclusion in the Early Elementary Classroom
Written by Donna Bryant Goertz


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: February 21, 2001
Price: $15.95

Charting the progress of twelve children in a real Texas classroom, educator Donna Goertz shows how positive change can occur given the proper environment. In each case she describes a child's transformation from destructive troublemaker to responsible citizen of the classroom community. Readers will learn how to apply Montessori methods to... Read more >
The Essential Conversation
The Essential Conversation
Written by Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345475800
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The Essential Conversation
What Parents and Teachers Can Learn from Each Other
Written by Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: September 28, 2004
Price: $16.00

With the insights she has gleaned from her close and subtle observation of parent-teacher conferences, renowned Harvard University professor Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot has written a wise, useful book about the ways in which parents and teachers can make the most of their essential conversation—the dialogue between the most vital people in a... Read more >
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School
School
Edited by Sarah Mondale
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807042212
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School
The Story of American Public Education
Edited by Sarah Mondale


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: August 16, 2002
Price: $25.00

Esteemed historians of education David Tyack, Carl Kaestle, Diane Ravitch, James Anderson, and Larry Cuban journey through history and across the nation to recapture the idealism of our education pioneers, Thomas Jefferson and Horace Mann. We learn how, in the first quarter of the twentieth century, massive immigration, child labor laws... Read more >
Growing Up Absurd
Growing Up Absurd
Written by Paul Goodman, Afterword by Susan Sontag, Foreword by Casey Nelson Blake
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590175811
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Growing Up Absurd
Problems of Youth in the Organized Society
Written by Paul Goodman
Afterword by Susan Sontag
Foreword by Casey Nelson Blake


Format: Trade Paperback, 312 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2012
Price: $17.95

Paul Goodman’s Growing Up Absurd was a runaway best seller when it was first published in 1960, and it became one of the defining texts of the New Left. Goodman was a writer and thinker who broke every mold and did it brilliantly—he was a novelist, poet, and a social theorist... Read more >
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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 >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a trade paperback.
Manhattan Family Guide to Private Schools and Selective Public Schools, 6th Edition

Written by Victoria Goldman


Format: eBook, 496 pages
On Sale: June 1, 2010
Price: $35.00

This guide, written by a parent for parents, is a perennial seller. Expanded and extensively revised in this sixth edition, it is the first, last, and only word for parents on choosing the best private and selective public schools for children. Including information on admissions procedures, programs, diversity, school size, staff... Read more >
Radical Equations
Radical Equations
Written by Robert Moses and Charles E. Cobb
Format: Trade Paperback
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 >
Real Education
Real Education
Written by Charles Murray
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307405395
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Real Education
Four Simple Truths for Bringing America's Schools Back to Reality
Written by Charles Murray


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: August 25, 2009
Price: $15.00

"The most talked-about education book this semester." —New York Times

From the author of Coming Apart, and based on a series of controversial Wall Street Journal op-eds, this landmark manifesto gives voice to what everyone knows about talent, ability, and intelligence but no one wants to admit. With four truths as... Read more >
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