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Student's Quest Guide: Aristotle Leads the Way
Student's Quest Guide: Aristotle Leads the Way
Written by Johns Hopkins University
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781588342546
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Student's Quest Guide: Aristotle Leads the Way
Aristotle Leads the Way
Written by Johns Hopkins University


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
On Sale: December 1, 2007
Price: $12.95

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 >
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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The Shame of the Nation
The Shame of the Nation
Written by Jonathan Kozol, Read by Robertson Dean
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9781415928318
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The Shame of the Nation
The Restoration of Apartheid Schooling in America
Written by Jonathan Kozol
Read by Robertson Dean


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: September 27, 2005
Price: $20.00

“The nation needs to be confronted with the crime that we’re committing and the promises we are betraying. This is a book about betrayal of the young, who have no power to defend themselves. It is not intended to make readers comfortable.”

Over the past several years, Jonathan Kozol has visited nearly... Read more >
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Cultural Literacy
Cultural Literacy
Written by E.D. Hirsch, Jr.
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780394758435
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Cultural Literacy
What Every American Needs to Know
Written by E.D. Hirsch, Jr.


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: April 12, 1988
Price: $15.95

In this forceful manifesto, Hirsch argues that children in the U.S. are being deprived of the basic knowledge that would enable them to function in contemporary society. Includes 5,000 essential facts to know. Read more >
Classics to Read Aloud to Your Children
Classics to Read Aloud to Your Children
Written by William F. Russell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780517587157
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Classics to Read Aloud to Your Children
Selections from Shakespeare, Twain, Dickens, O.Henry, London, Longfellow, Irving Aesop, Homer, Cervantes, Hawthorne, and More
Written by William F. Russell


Format: Trade Paperback, 324 pages
On Sale: January 28, 1992
Price: $14.99

A perennially popular collection of short stories, poems, legends, and myths from great works of literature that are especially appropriate for parents to read aloud to their children aged five to twelve. Line drawings. Read more >
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The End of Education
The End of Education
Written by Neil Postman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780679750314
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The End of Education
Redefining the Value of School
Written by Neil Postman


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: October 29, 1996
Price: $15.95

Postman suggests that the current crisis in our educational system derives from its failure to supply students with a translucent, unifying "narrative" like those that inspired earlier generations. Instead, today's schools promote the false "gods" of economic utility, consumerism, or ethnic separatism and resentment. What alternative strategies can we use to... Read more >
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The Price of Admission
The Price of Admission
Written by Daniel Golden
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400097975
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The Price of Admission
How America's Ruling Class Buys Its Way into Elite Colleges--and Who Gets Left Outside the Gates
Written by Daniel Golden


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: September 25, 2007
Price: $15.99

Every spring thousands of middle-class and lower-income high-school seniors learn that they have been rejected by America’s most exclusive colleges. What they may never learn is how many candidates like themselves have been passed over in favor of wealthy white students with lesser credentials—children of alumni, big donors, or celebrities.

In this... Read more >
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Absolutely American
Absolutely American
Written by David Lipsky
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400076932
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Absolutely American
Four Years at West Point
Written by David Lipsky


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: May 11, 2004
Price: $15.95

As David Lipsky follows a future generation of army officers from their proving grounds to their barracks, he reveals the range of emotions and desires that propels these men and women forward. From the cadet who struggles with every facet of West Point life to those who are decidedly huah, Lipsky... Read more >
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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 >
Teaching As a Subversive Activity
Teaching As a Subversive Activity
Written by Neil Postman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385290098
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Teaching As a Subversive Activity

Written by Neil Postman


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: July 15, 1971
Price: $15.00

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. Read more >
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