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Sticks and Stones
Sticks and Stones
Written by Emily Bazelon, Read by Rebecca Lowman
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780385362801
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Sticks and Stones
Defeating the Culture of Bullying and Rediscovering the Power of Character and Empathy
Written by Emily Bazelon
Read by Rebecca Lowman


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $20.00

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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 >
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Lockdown High
Lockdown High
Written by Annette Fuentes
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781844674077
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Lockdown High
When the Schoolhouse Becomes a Jailhouse
Written by Annette Fuentes


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $16.95

School violence has fallen steadily for twenty years. Yet in schools throughout the United States, Annette Fuentes finds metal detectors and drug tests for aspirin, police profiling of students with no records, arbitrary expulsions, armed teachers, increased policing, and all-seeing electronic surveillance.

This climate of fear has permitted the imposition of unprecedented... Read more >
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Lockdown High
When the Schoolhouse Becomes a Jailhouse
Written by Annette Fuentes


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $16.95

In the dozen years since the Columbine High School shootings, school violence has fallen steadily. Yet, as Annette Fuentes visits schools across America she finds metal detectors and drug tests for aspirin, police profiling of students with no records, arbitrary expulsions, teachers carrying guns, and all-seeing electronic surveillance. Her moving stories... Read more >
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Raising Global IQ
Raising Global IQ
Written by Carl Hobert
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807032886
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Raising Global IQ
Preparing Our Students for a Shrinking Planet
Written by Carl Hobert


Format: Hardcover, 232 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $26.95

A groundbreaking roadmap for improving global literacy and conflict-resolution skills in middle and high schools across the United States
 
In Raising Global IQ, Carl Hobert calls on K–12 teachers, administrators, parents, and students alike to transform the educational system by giving students the tools they need to become responsible citizens in a shrinking, increasingly... Read more >
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Raising Global IQ
Preparing Our Students for a Shrinking Planet
Written by Carl Hobert


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $26.95

A groundbreaking roadmap for improving global literacy and conflict-resolution skills in middle and high schools across the United States
 
In Raising Global IQ, Carl Hobert calls on K–12 teachers, administrators, parents, and students alike to transform the educational system by giving students the tools they need to become responsible citizens in a shrinking, increasingly... Read more >
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100 Places That Can Change Your Child's Life
100 Places That Can Change Your Child's Life
Written by Keith Bellows, Foreword by Natalie Morales
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426208591
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100 Places That Can Change Your Child's Life
From Your Backyard to the Ends of the Earth
Written by Keith Bellows
Foreword by Natalie Morales


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: February 5, 2013
Price: $18.95

Kids who learn to travel will travel to learn. National Geographic Traveler Editor Keith Bellows sends you and your children globetrotting for life-changing vacations that will expand their horizons and shape their perspectives. What youwon’t find inside: predictable itineraries and lists of landmarks and events. Instead, you’ll get evocative, slice-of-life experiences and age-appropriate ideas... Read more >
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Divided We Fail
Divided We Fail
Written by Sarah Garland
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807001776
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Divided We Fail
The Story of an African American Community That Ended the Era of School Desegregation
Written by Sarah Garland


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: January 29, 2013
Price: $26.95

Examines why school desegregation, despite its success in closing the achievement gap, was never embraced wholeheartedly in the black community as a remedy for racial inequality
 
In 2007, a court case originally filed in Louisville, Kentucky, was argued before the Supreme Court and officially ended the era of school desegregation— both changing...

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Divided We Fail
The Story of an African American Community That Ended the Era of School Desegregation
Written by Sarah Garland


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 29, 2013
Price: $26.95

Examines why school desegregation, despite its success in closing the achievement gap, was never embraced wholeheartedly in the black community as a remedy for racial inequality
 
In 2007, a court case originally filed in Louisville, Kentucky, was argued before the Supreme Court and officially ended the era of school desegregation— both changing...

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The Elements of Skill
A Conscious Approach to Learning
Written by Theodore Dimon, Jr.
Foreword by Larry A. Hickman


Format: eBook, 248 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2013
Price: $9.95

Why do so many beginners, both children and adults, fail to master chosen skills? The Elements of Skill was inspired by—and addresses—that question with a program based on proven techniques. The book, written by a renowned practitioner of the Alexander Technique, outlines an educational system that makes the process of learning... Read more >
Aristocracy of Everyone
Aristocracy of Everyone
Written by Benjamin Barber
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307827289
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Aristocracy of Everyone

Written by Benjamin Barber


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: November 21, 2012
Price: $11.99

In this brilliant, controversial, and profoundly original book, Benjamin R. Barber fundamentally alters the terms of the current debate over the value of opportunity in American education, politics, and culture.
Barber argues that the fashionable rallying cries of cultural literacy and political correctness completely miss the point of what is wrong with... Read more >
School Wars
School Wars
Written by Melissa Benn
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781844670918
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School Wars
The Battle for Britain's Education
Written by Melissa Benn


Format: Trade Paperback, 276 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $14.95

School Wars tells the story of the struggle for Britain’s education system. Established during the 1960s and based on the progressive ideal of good schools for all, the comprehensive system has over the past decades come under sustained attack from successive governments.

From the poorest comprehensives to the most well-resourced independent... Read more >
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School Wars
The Battle for Britain's Education
Written by Melissa Benn


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $14.95

School Wars tells the story of the struggle for Britain’s education system. Established during the 1960s and based on the progressive ideal of good schools for all, the comprehensive system has over the past decades come under sustained attack from successive governments.

Now, with the growing inequalities of our current system, the... Read more >
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Push Has Come to Shove
Push Has Come to Shove
Written by Dr. Steve Perry
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307720320
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Push Has Come to Shove
Getting Our Kids the Education They Deserve--Even If It Means Picking a Fight
Written by Dr. Steve Perry


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: November 6, 2012
Price: $15.00

When we ask our kids, “What’d you do in school today?” and they mumble, “Nothin',” they’re telling the truth.

Steve Perry gets it. He understands why some parents are panicked about what’s going on in their kids’ classrooms, and how other parents, whose kids supposedly attend the “good” schools, still fear that...

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Beyond Baby Talk
Beyond Baby Talk
Written by Kenn Apel, Ph.D. and Julie Masterson, Ph.D.
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307952288
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Beyond Baby Talk
From Speaking to Spelling: A Guide to Language and Literacy Development for Parents and Caregivers
Written by Kenn Apel, Ph.D. and Julie Masterson, Ph.D.


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2012
Price: $15.00

Guide your child to effective communication with this fully updated handbook.

Language is about so much more than just words, and healthy communication is the foundation of your child’s ability to succeed emotionally, socially, and academically. The first eight years of life are a critical period of language and literacy development... Read more >
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Beyond Baby Talk
Beyond Baby Talk
Written by Kenn Apel, Ph.D. and Julie Masterson, Ph.D.
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307952295
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Beyond Baby Talk
From Speaking to Spelling: A Guide to Language and Literacy Development for Parents and Caregivers
Written by Kenn Apel, Ph.D. and Julie Masterson, Ph.D.


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2012
Price: $11.99

From "Goo" to Gab — Guiding Your Child to Effective Communication
The first five years of a child's life are the most critical for speech and language development, and, as a parent, you are your child's primary language role model. So what are the best ways to help your child develop the... Read more >
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Yoga Sequencing
Yoga Sequencing
Written by Mark Stephens
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583944974
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Yoga Sequencing
Designing Transformative Yoga Classes
Written by Mark Stephens


Format: Trade Paperback, 528 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $24.95

Yoga Sequencing: Designing Transformative Yoga Classes presents the essential principles and methods for planning and sequencing yoga classes. Addressing one of the most popular topics in the yoga profession, this book offers sixty-seven model sequences of yoga poses (asanas) that cover the broad range of yoga student experience, including multiple sequences... Read more >
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Yoga Sequencing
Designing Transformative Yoga Classes
Written by Mark Stephens


Format: eBook, 528 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $24.95

Yoga Sequencing: Designing Transformative Yoga Classes presents the essential principles and methods for planning and sequencing yoga classes. Addressing one of the most popular topics in the yoga profession, this book offers sixty-seven model sequences of yoga poses (asanas) that cover the broad range of yoga student experience, including multiple sequences... 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: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781578565658
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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: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $15.99

“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 >
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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 >
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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, Read by Cynthia Tobias
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780449808313
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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
Read by Cynthia Tobias


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $10.00

“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 eBook and a trade paperback.
Cracking the Praxis, 2nd Edition
Cracking the Praxis, 2nd Edition
Written by Princeton Review
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307944948
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Cracking the Praxis, 2nd Edition

Written by Princeton Review


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2012
Price: $20.00

If you need to know it, it's in this book. This revised and updated second edition of Cracking the Praxis provides everything you need to succeed on the Praxis Series teacher certification exams. It includes:



   • Practice exams, drills, and comprehensive answers and explanations for the Praxis PPST and PLT Exams
   • Helpful review of... 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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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
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307887863
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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: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2012
Price: $24.00

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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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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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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