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Sticks and Stones
Sticks and Stones
Written by Emily Bazelon
Format: eBook
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 >
Getting the Best Out of College, Revised and Updated
Getting the Best Out of College, Revised and Updated
Written by Peter Feaver, Sue Wasiolek and Anne Crossman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781607741442
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Getting the Best Out of College, Revised and Updated
Insider Advice for Success from a Professor, a Dean, and a Recent Grad
Written by Peter Feaver, Sue Wasiolek and Anne Crossman


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $14.99

An insider’s guide that shows ambitious students how to optimize their college career, completely revised and updated for today’s academic landscape.

I WISH I’D KNOWN THAT IN COLLEGE
Your time as an undergrad has the potential to be incredibly fun, rewarding, and life changing in ways you may not yet even imagine–that is... Read more >
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Homework for Grown-ups
Homework for Grown-ups
Written by E. Foley and B. Coates
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780767932387
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Homework for Grown-ups
Everything You Learned at School and Promptly Forgot
Written by E. Foley and B. Coates


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: August 11, 2009
Price: $19.99

A nostalgic compendium of essential knowledge that can help you show the world that you’re smarter than a ten-year-old after all!

Have you ever stared blankly at your kids when they’ve asked why the sky is blue? Or clumsily changed the subject when they’ve wanted to know why the wind blows? If... Read more >
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Be Different
Be Different
Written by John Elder Robison
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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 >
Your Child's Growing Mind
Your Child's Growing Mind
Written by Jane Healy
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ISBN: 9780307788948
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Your Child's Growing Mind
Brain Development and Learning From Birth to Adolescence
Written by Jane Healy


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 20, 2011
Price: $13.99

The completely updated and expanded version of the 1987 classic hailed by parents and educators everywhere.


From the Trade Paperback edition. Read more >
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The Case Against Homework
The Case Against Homework
Written by Sara Bennett and Nancy Kalish
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307340184
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The Case Against Homework
How Homework Is Hurting Children and What Parents Can Do About It
Written by Sara Bennett and Nancy Kalish


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: August 28, 2007
Price: $14.99

Does assigning fifty math problems accomplish any more than assigning five? Is memorizing word lists the best way to increase vocabulary—especially when it takes away from reading time? And what is the real purpose behind those devilish dioramas?

The time our children spend doing homework has skyrocketed in recent years. Parents... Read more >
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Can We Talk about Race?
Can We Talk about Race?
Written by Beverly Tatum, Afterword by Theresa Perry
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ISBN: 9780807032855
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Can We Talk about Race?
And Other Conversations in an Era of School Resegregation
Written by Beverly Tatum
Afterword by Theresa Perry


Format: Trade Paperback, 168 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2008
Price: $16.00

In Can We Talk About Race? psychologist and educator Beverly Daniel Tatum, one of our leading commentators on race and schools, analyzes some of the most resonant issues in American education and race relations. Read more >
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Teacher's Quest Guide: Aristotle Leads the Way
Teacher's Quest Guide: Aristotle Leads the Way
Written by Johns Hopkins University
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781588342515
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Teacher's Quest Guide: Aristotle Leads the Way
Aristotle Leads the Way
Written by Johns Hopkins University


Format: Trade Paperback, 440 pages
On Sale: December 1, 2007
Price: $49.95

This rich, multidisciplinary curriculum to accompany Joy Hakim’s The Story of Science: Aristotle Leads the Way covers astronomy, physics, and chemistry from Mesopotamia to the Middle Ages. The course of study is divided into five units. Each unit includes an introduction (with background information, a materials list, and standards correlated to... 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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Letters to a Young Teacher
Letters to a Young Teacher
Written by Jonathan Kozol
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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.

Letters... Read more >
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