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The Hybrid Tiger
The Hybrid Tiger
Written by Quanyu Huang
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616148515
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The Hybrid Tiger
Secrets of the Extraordinary Success of Asian-American Kids
Written by Quanyu Huang


Format: Trade Paperback, 270 pages
On Sale: February 11, 2014
Price: $19.95

Why do Asian and Asian-American students consistently perform so well on standardized tests? Why are students of Asian descent disproportionately admitted to America’s top colleges?

This informative and entertainingly written comparison of educational methods in America and China answers these questions and more, while assessing the strengths and weaknesses of each... Read more >
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Feel-Bad Education
Feel-Bad Education
Written by Alfie Kohn
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807001400
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Feel-Bad Education
And Other Contrarian Essays on Children and Schooling
Written by Alfie Kohn


Format: Trade Paperback, 196 pages
On Sale: April 5, 2011
Price: $15.00

Mind-opening writing on what kids need from school, from one of education’s most outspoken voices
 
Arguing that our schools are currently in the grip of a “cult of rigor”—a confusion of harder with better that threatens to banish both joy and meaningful intellectual inquiry from our classrooms—Alfie Kohn issues a... 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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Teach with Your Heart
Teach with Your Heart
Written by Erin Gruwell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767915847
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Teach with Your Heart
Lessons I Learned from The Freedom Writers
Written by Erin Gruwell


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: January 15, 2008
Price: $14.99

In this passionate, poignant, and deeply personal memoir and call to arms, Erin Gruwell, the dynamic young teacher who nurtured a remarkable group of high school students from Long Beach, California, who called themselves the Freedom Writers, picks up where The Freedom Writers Diary—and the hit movie The Freedom Writers—left off... Read more >
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You Can't Make Me (But I Can Be Persuaded), Revised and Updated Edition
You Can't Make Me (But I Can Be Persuaded), Revised and Updated Edition
Written by Cynthia Tobias
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307731135
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You Can't Make Me (But I Can Be Persuaded), Revised and Updated Edition
Strategies for Bringing Out the Best in Your Strong-Willed Child
Written by Cynthia Tobias


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $10.99

“I love the practical strategies and valuable insights from the hearts and lives of strong-willed kids.… You’ll defi nitely want to make this book part of your parenting library.”
—Dr. Kevin Leman, New York Times best-selling author of Have a New Kid by Friday

Turn Conflict into Cooperation
 
Many parents suspect their strong-willed child... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a trade paperback.
Montessori from the Start
Montessori from the Start
Written by Paula Polk Lillard and Lynn Lillard Jessen
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307558039
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Montessori from the Start
The Child at Home, from Birth to Age Three
Written by Paula Polk Lillard and Lynn Lillard Jessen


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2008
Price: $13.99

What can parents do to help their youngest children in their task of self-formation? How does the Montessori method of hands-on learning and self-discovery relate to the youngest infants? This authoritative and accessible book answers these and many other questions. Based on Dr. Maria Montessori's instructions for raising infants, its comprehensive... Read more >
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How to Teach Your Children Shakespeare
How to Teach Your Children Shakespeare
Written by Ken Ludwig
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ISBN: 9780307951519
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How to Teach Your Children Shakespeare

Written by Ken Ludwig


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: June 11, 2013
Price: $9.99

A foolproof, enormously fun method of teaching your children the classic works of William Shakespeare
 
To know some Shakespeare provides a head start in life. His plays are among the great bedrocks of Western civilization and contain the finest writing of the past 450 years. Many of the best novels, plays, poems, and films in... Read more >
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I'd Like to Apologize to Every Teacher I Ever Had
I'd Like to Apologize to Every Teacher I Ever Had
Written by Tony Danza
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ISBN: 9780307887887
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I'd Like to Apologize to Every Teacher I Ever Had
My Year as a Rookie Teacher at Northeast High
Written by Tony Danza


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2012
Price: $9.99

I’d Like to Apologize to Every Teacher I Ever Had is television, screen and stage star Tony Danza’s absorbing account of a year spent teaching tenth-grade English at Northeast High -- Philadelphia’s largest high school with 3600 students. 
 
Entering Northeast’s crowded halls in September of 2009, Tony found his way to... Read more >
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The Homeschooling Handbook
The Homeschooling Handbook
Written by Mary Griffith
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780761517276
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The Homeschooling Handbook
From Preschool to High School, A Parent's Guide to: Making the Decision; Discove ring your child's learning style; Getting Started; Creating an Effective Study
Written by Mary Griffith


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: March 30, 1999
Price: $16.95

Don't Even Think About Teaching Your Child at Home—Until You Read This Book
Discover why millions of parents are homeschooling their children. In this revised edition of her groundbreaking book, Mary Griffith tells you everything you need to know about the fastest-growing educational movement in the country, including:
·When, why, and how... Read more >
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How to Be a Person
How to Be a Person
Written by Lindy West, Dan Savage, Christopher Frizzelle, Bethany Jean Clement and The Staff of The Stranger
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781570617782
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How to Be a Person
The Stranger's Guide to College, Sex, Intoxicants, Tacos, and Life Itself
Written by Lindy West, Dan Savage, Christopher Frizzelle, Bethany Jean Clement and The Staff of The Stranger


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: August 7, 2012
Price: $16.95

From Dan Savage, Lindy West, and The Stranger staff comes this hilarious guide to life for college students and beyond. Here is all the information you actually need to know that no one else will tell you including: which majors to avoid, how to not get a STD, everything there is... Read more >
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