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Rethinking America
Rethinking America
Written by Hedrick Smith
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ISBN: 9780307829429
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Rethinking America
A New Game Plan from the American Innovators: Schools, Business, People, Work
Written by Hedrick Smith


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: May 8, 2013
Price: $11.99

The Pulitzer Prize-winning, bestselling author of The Russians, The Power Game, and The New Russians shows how America has lost ground, and reveals how innovators are creating new strategies to win in the new global game. Read more >
The Eastern Frontier
The Eastern Frontier
Written by Charles Clark
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ISBN: 9780307830869
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The Eastern Frontier

Written by Charles Clark


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: May 1, 2013
Price: $24.99

In this fascinating social history of America’s first frontier, Charles Clark brings to life the people and settlements of Maine and New Hampshire before the Revolutionary War. He describes what life was like beyond the Merrimack from the early fishing camps on the coast to the settlement of mid-eighteenth-century wilderness towns... Read more >
Light without Fire
Light without Fire
Written by Scott Korb
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807001639
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Light without Fire
The Making of America's First Muslim College
Written by Scott Korb


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: April 16, 2013
Price: $25.95

The story of America’s first Muslim institution of higher education, Zaytuna College
 
In the fall of 2010, anti-Muslim furor in the United States reached a breaking point, capping a decade in which such sentiment had surged. Loud, angry crowds gathered near New York’s Ground Zero to protest plans to build...

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Light without Fire
The Making of America's First Muslim College
Written by Scott Korb


Format: eBook0
On Sale: April 16, 2013
Price: $25.95

The story of America’s first Muslim institution of higher education, Zaytuna College
 
In the fall of 2010, anti-Muslim furor in the United States reached a breaking point, capping a decade in which such sentiment had surged. Loud, angry crowds gathered near New York’s Ground Zero to protest plans to build...

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Teaching Montessori In the Home
Teaching Montessori In the Home
Written by Elizabeth Hainstock
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ISBN: 9780307823342
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Teaching Montessori In the Home

Written by Elizabeth Hainstock


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: April 10, 2013
Price: $11.99

Claim quality togetherness with your child and fully enjoy the sensitive and formative years from two to five by adopting proven teaching techniques in your own home. This acclaimed guide puts the entire range of the Montessori system within your reach, so you can make the most of your child's vital... Read more >
Leap Write In!
Leap Write In!
Translated by Karen Benke
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781611800159
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Leap Write In!
Adventures in Creative Writing to Stretch and Surprise Your One-of-a-Kind Mind
Translated by Karen Benke


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: April 2, 2013
Price: $16.95

Invite your jittery mind into quiet slips of timed or untimed writing experiments that are designed to encourage your timid heart to forge forgotten feelings and entice your shy-self to make friends with emerging emotions. With a bounty of prompts to select from, you’ll be inspired to explore all the wacky... Read more >
The Essential Writings of Rousseau
The Essential Writings of Rousseau
Written by Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Edited by Leo Damrosch, Translated by Peter Constantine
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ISBN: 9780679645399
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The Essential Writings of Rousseau

Written by Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Edited by Leo Damrosch
Translated by Peter Constantine


Format: eBook, 560 pages
On Sale: March 26, 2013
Price: $2.99

Newly translated by Peter Constantine
Edited and with an Introduction by Leo Damrosch
 
The Essential Writings of Rousseau collects the best and most indispensable work of one of the world’s most influential writers. A towering figure of Enlightenment thought, Jean-Jacques Rousseau was also one of that movement’s most passionate and... Read more >
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The Essential Writings of Rousseau
The Essential Writings of Rousseau
Written by Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Edited by Leo Damrosch, Translated by Peter Constantine
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ISBN: 9780812980387
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The Essential Writings of Rousseau

Written by Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Edited by Leo Damrosch
Translated by Peter Constantine


Format: Trade Paperback, 560 pages
On Sale: March 26, 2013
Price: $18.00

Newly translated by Peter Constantine
Edited and with an Introduction by Leo Damrosch
 
The Essential Writings of Rousseau collects the best and most indispensable work of one of the world’s most influential writers. A towering figure of Enlightenment thought, Jean-Jacques Rousseau was also one of that movement’s most passionate and... Read more >
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Sticks and Stones
Sticks and Stones
Written by Emily Bazelon
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679644002
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Sticks and Stones
Defeating the Culture of Bullying and Rediscovering the Power of Character and Empathy
Written by Emily Bazelon


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $11.99

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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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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 Download0
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $20.00

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

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
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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: eBook0
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: eBook0
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
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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


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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 >
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Aristocracy of Everyone
Aristocracy of Everyone
Written by Benjamin Barber
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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
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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: eBook0
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
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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.
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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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