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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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Feel-Bad Education
Feel-Bad Education
Written by Alfie Kohn
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807001400
Our Price: $15.00
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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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Feel-Bad Education
And Other Contrarian Essays on Children and Schooling
Written by Alfie Kohn


Format: eBook
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
 
Almost no writer on schools asks us to question our fundamental assumptions about education and motivation as boldly as Alfie Kohn. The Washington Post says that “teachers and parents who encounter Kohn and his thoughts come away... Read more >
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Another Kind of Public Education
Another Kind of Public Education
Written by Patricia Hill Collins
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807000250
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Another Kind of Public Education
Race, Schools, the Media, and Democratic Possibilities
Written by Patricia Hill Collins


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2010
Price: $21.00

One of America's most distinguished scholars of race shows us how public education needs to be seen in the light of the influence of "color-blind racism as a system of power." Drawing examples from schools, media, and the workplace, Collins gives us a book of social analysis that is also an... Read more >
Letters to a Young Teacher
Letters to a Young Teacher
Written by Jonathan Kozol
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307393722
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Letters to a Young Teacher

Written by Jonathan Kozol


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2008
Price: $15.00

This is the book for readers of Jonathan Kozol's previous works on education, including The Shame of the Nation and On Being a Teacher; for readers of memoirs like Frank McCourt's Teacher Man; for new teachers looking for guidance and inspiration; and for educators, administrators, and children's advocates of all levels... Read more >
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Letters to a Young Teacher
Letters to a Young Teacher
Written by Jonathan Kozol
Format: eBook
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.

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Teaching Toward Freedom
Teaching Toward Freedom
Written by William Ayers
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807032695
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Teaching Toward Freedom
Moral Commitment and Ethical Action in the Classroom
Written by William Ayers


Format: Trade Paperback, 184 pages
On Sale: September 1, 2005
Price: $18.00

For William Ayers, noted educator and activist, "the allure of teaching, that ineffable magic drawing me back to the classroom again and again, issues from an ideal that lies directly at its heart: Teaching, at its best, is an enterprise that helps human beings reach the full measure of their humanity."

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The Disappointment Artist
The Disappointment Artist
Written by Jonathan Lethem, Read by Jonathan Lethem
Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780739314937
Our Price: $8.48

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The Disappointment Artist
Selected Unabridged Essays
Written by Jonathan Lethem
Read by Jonathan Lethem


Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: March 15, 2005
Price: $8.48

In a volume he describes as “a series of covert and no-so-covert autobiographical pieces,” Jonathan Lethem explores the nature of cultural obsession—in his case, with examples as diverse as western films, comic books, the music of Talking Heads and Pink Floyd, and the New York City subway. Along the way, he... Read more >
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