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On the Same Track
On the Same Track
Written by Carol Corbett Burris
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807032978
Our Price: $25.95
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On the Same Track
How Schools Can Join the Twenty-First-Century Struggle against Resegregation
Written by Carol Corbett Burris


Format: Hardcover, 208 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $25.95

A public school principal’s account of the courageous leaders who have dismantled the tracking systems in their schools in order to desegregate classrooms
 
What would happen if a school eliminated the “tracks” that rank students based on their perceived intellectual abilities? Would low-achieving students fall behind and become frustrated? Would their... Read more >
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On the Same Track
How Schools Can Join the Twenty-First-Century Struggle against Resegregation
Written by Carol Corbett Burris


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $25.95

A public school principal’s account of the courageous leaders who have dismantled the tracking systems in their schools in order to desegregate classrooms
 
What would happen if a school eliminated the “tracks” that rank students based on their perceived intellectual abilities? Would low-achieving students fall behind and become frustrated? Would their... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
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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Another Kind of Public Education
Another Kind of Public Education
Written by Patricia Hill Collins
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807000250
Our Price: $21.00
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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 >
The New Global Student
The New Global Student
Written by Maya Frost
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307450623
Our Price: $14.95
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The New Global Student
Skip the SAT, Save Thousands on Tuition, and Get a Truly International Education
Written by Maya Frost


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: May 19, 2009
Price: $14.95

Good-bye, Old School. Hello, Bold School!

In 2005, Maya Frost and her husband sold everything and left their suburban American lifestyle behind in order to have an adventure abroad. The tricky part: they had to shepherd their four teenage daughters through high school and into college. This hilarious and conspiratorial how-to handbook... Read more >
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The New Global Student
The New Global Student
Written by Maya Frost
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307450906
Our Price: $13.99
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The New Global Student
Skip the SAT, Save Thousands on Tuition, and Get a Truly International Education
Written by Maya Frost


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 19, 2009
Price: $13.99

Good-bye, Old School. Hello, Bold School!

In 2005, Maya Frost and her husband sold everything and left their suburban American lifestyle behind in order to have an adventure abroad. The tricky part: they had to shepherd their four teenage daughters through high school and into college. This hilarious and conspiratorial how-to handbook... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Language Is a Place of Struggle
Language Is a Place of Struggle
Edited by Tram Nguyen
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807048009
Our Price: $24.00
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Language Is a Place of Struggle
Great Quotes by People of Color
Edited by Tram Nguyen


Format: Hardcover, 296 pages
On Sale: December 1, 2008
Price: $24.00

"Language Is a Place of Struggle" is the first truly multiracial and polycultural quote book, collecting quotations from both historical and contemporary novelists and poets, activists and political leaders, and artists and musicians. Within these pages, readers will find wisdom, wit, and inspiration from Asian Americans, African Americans, Latinos, Arab Americans... Read more >
Can We Talk about Race?
Can We Talk about Race?
Written by Beverly Tatum, Afterword by Theresa Perry
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807032855
Our Price: $16.00
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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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Can We Talk about Race?
And Other Conversations in an Era of School Resegregation
Written by Beverly Tatum
Afterword by Theresa Perry


Format: eBook
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 >
Also available as a trade paperback.
The Freedom Writers Diary (Movie Tie-in Edition)
The Freedom Writers Diary (Movie Tie-in Edition)
Written by The Freedom Writers and Erin Gruwell
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780767928335
Our Price: $2.99
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The Freedom Writers Diary (Movie Tie-in Edition)
How a Teacher and 150 Teens Used Writing to Change Themselves and the World Around Them
Written by The Freedom Writers and Erin Gruwell


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: April 24, 2007
Price: $2.99

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER & NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE

Shocked by the teenage violence she witnessed during the Rodney King riots in Los Angeles, Erin Gruwell became a teacher at a high school rampant with hostility and racial intolerance. For many of these students–whose ranks included substance abusers, gang members... Read more >
White Money/Black Power
White Money/Black Power
Written by Noliwe Rooks
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807032718
Our Price: $19.00
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White Money/Black Power
The Surprising History of African American Studies and the Crisis of Race in Higher Education
Written by Noliwe Rooks


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: February 15, 2007
Price: $19.00

The history of African American studies is often told as a heroic tale, with compelling images of black power and passionate African American students who refused to take no for an answer. Noliwe M. Rooks argues for the recognition of another story, which proves that many of the programs that survived... Read more >
Sarah's Long Walk
Sarah's Long Walk
Written by Stephen Kendrick and Paul Kendrick
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807050194
Our Price: $26.00
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Sarah's Long Walk
The Free Blacks of Boston and How Their Struggle for Equality Changed America
Written by Stephen Kendrick and Paul Kendrick


Format: Trade Paperback, 328 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2006
Price: $26.00

In 1847, a five-year-old African American girl named Sarah Roberts was forced to walk past five white schools to attend the poor and densely crowded all-black Abiel Smith School on Boston's Beacon Hill. Incensed that his daughter had been turned away at each white school, her father, Benjamin, sued the city... Read more >
Gate of the Sun
Gate of the Sun
Written by Elias Khoury, Translated by Humphrey Davies
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780976395027
Our Price: $26.00
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Gate of the Sun

Written by Elias Khoury
Translated by Humphrey Davies


Format: Hardcover, 539 pages
On Sale: January 3, 2006
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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