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American Language Supplement 1
American Language Supplement 1
Written by H.L. Mencken
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ISBN: 9780307808783
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American Language Supplement 1

Written by H.L. Mencken


Format: eBook, 739 pages
On Sale: February 8, 2012
Price: $29.99

Perhaps the first truly important book about the divergence of American English from its British roots, this survey of the language as it was spoken-and as it was changing-at the beginning of the 20th century comes via one of its most inveterate watchers, journalist, critic, and editor HENRY LOUIS MENCKEN (1880-1956).In... Read more >
Sleeping on the Wing
Sleeping on the Wing
Written by Kenneth Koch and Kate Farrell
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ISBN: 9780307764911
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Sleeping on the Wing
An Anthology of Modern Poetry with Essays on Reading and Writing
Written by Kenneth Koch and Kate Farrell


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: February 8, 2012
Price: $11.99

This book is specifically for high school students, though it is useful to college students and anyone interested in the art and craft of poetry. Koch and Farrell, experienced teachers as well as poets, write about poetry in such a way that students will find it accessible and interesting. The book... Read more >
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The Students are Watching
Schools and the Moral Contract
Written by Nancy Faust Sizer
Edited by Theodore Sizer


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: January 31, 2012
Price: $18.00

In this groundbreaking book, Theodore and Nancy Sizer insist that students learn not just from their classes but from their school's routines and rituals, especially about matters of character. They convince us once again of what we may have forgotten: that we need to create schools that constantly demonstrate a belief... Read more >
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First Grade Super Math Success (Sylvan Super Workbooks)
First Grade Super Math Success (Sylvan Super Workbooks)
Written by Sylvan Learning
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375430497
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First Grade Super Math Success (Sylvan Super Workbooks)

Written by Sylvan Learning


Format: Trade Paperback
On Sale: January 24, 2012
Price: $18.99

**3 BOOKS IN 1!**

Building a strong foundation in math is essential for children in the first grade. The activities in this 3-in-1 Super Workbook are designed to help your student become familiar with math concepts like numbers and operations, solid and plane shapes, and graphs and charts. They will help your... Read more >
Degree Mills
Degree Mills
Written by John Bear, Edited by Allen Ezell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616145071
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Degree Mills
The Billion-Dollar Industry That Has Sold Over a Million Fake Diplomas
Written by John Bear
Edited by Allen Ezell


Format: Trade Paperback, 466 pages
On Sale: January 24, 2012
Price: $21.00

When the first edition of Degree Mills was published, fake universities and counterfeit degrees were already a significant problem. Fueled by the Internet, this scam continues to grow—now more than half of all people claiming a new PhD in fact have a fake degree.

In this updated edition, experts Allen Ezell and... Read more >
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Kindergarten Super Math Success (Sylvan Super Workbooks)
Kindergarten Super Math Success (Sylvan Super Workbooks)
Written by Sylvan Learning
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ISBN: 9780375430480
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Kindergarten Super Math Success (Sylvan Super Workbooks)

Written by Sylvan Learning


Format: Trade Paperback
On Sale: January 24, 2012
Price: $18.99

**3 BOOKS IN 1!**

Building a strong foundation in basic math is essential as kindergarteners prepare to advance to more difficult math concepts. The activities in this 3-in-1 Super Workbook are designed to help your student become familiar with numbers and counting, patterns, shape recognition, measurement, and more. They will help your... Read more >
No Easy Answer
No Easy Answer
Written by Sally Smith
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ISBN: 9780307809803
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No Easy Answer
The Learning Disabled Child at Home and at School
Written by Sally Smith


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: January 18, 2012
Price: $11.99

Parents and teachers of learning disabled children have tumed to Sally Smith's No Easy Answers for information, advice, and comfort for more than fifteen years.  In this revised, trade paperback edition of the latest information on learning disabilities in a clear, honest, and accessible way. This completely updated edition contains new chapters... Read more >
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Homeschooling: The Early Years
Homeschooling: The Early Years
Written by Linda Dobson
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ISBN: 9780307809124
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Homeschooling: The Early Years
Your Complete Guide to Successfully Homeschooling the 3- to 8- Year-Old Child
Written by Linda Dobson


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: January 11, 2012
Price: $14.99

Discover the Rewards of Homeschooling Your Young Child
Young children are full of curiosity, imagination, and a sense of wonder. They're willing to try new things and possess a natural joy of discovery. Yet in a traditional school, these natural behavior traits are too often squelched. That's why more and more parents... Read more >
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Rose, Where Did You Get That Red?
Rose, Where Did You Get That Red?
Written by Kenneth Koch
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ISBN: 9780307765109
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Rose, Where Did You Get That Red?
Teaching Great Poetry to Children
Written by Kenneth Koch


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: January 11, 2012
Price: $13.99

First published to enormous acclaim in 1973, this book became a classic that revolutionized the way children are taught to read and write poetry. The celebrated poet Kenneth Koch conveys the imaginative splendor of great poetry--by Blake, Donne, Stevens, Lorca, and others--and then shows how it maybe taught so as to... Read more >
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Best Books for Kids Who (Think They) Hate to Read
Best Books for Kids Who (Think They) Hate to Read
Written by Laura Backes
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307809179
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Best Books for Kids Who (Think They) Hate to Read
125 Books That Will Turn Any Child into a Lifelong Reader
Written by Laura Backes


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: January 4, 2012
Price: $11.99

Get Your Child Hooked on Books!
Reading can become a favorite part of any child's life—even children who think they hate to read. And, with the help of this unique book, it's easy to put your reluctant reader on the path to becoming an enthusiastic reader. Inside are 125 books that are... Read more >
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All Work, No Pay
All Work, No Pay
Written by Lauren Berger
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781607741688
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All Work, No Pay
Finding an Internship, Building Your Resume, Making Connections, and Gaining Job Experience
Written by Lauren Berger


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: January 3, 2012
Price: $12.99

Land Killer Internships—and Make the Most of Them!

These days, a college resume without internship experience is considered “naked.” Indeed, statistics show that internship experience leads to more job offers with higher salaries—and in this tough economy, college grads need all the help they can get.

Enter Lauren Berger, internships expert... Read more >
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All Work, No Pay
All Work, No Pay
Written by Lauren Berger
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781607741695
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All Work, No Pay
Finding an Internship, Building Your Resume, Making Connections, and Gaining Job Experience
Written by Lauren Berger


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: January 3, 2012
Price: $9.99

Land Killer Internships—and Make the Most of Them!

These days, a college resume without internship experience is considered “naked.” Indeed, statistics show that internship experience leads to more job offers with highersalaries—and in this tough economy, college grads need all the help they can get.

Enter Lauren Berger, internships expert and CEO of Intern Queen, Inc.... Read more >
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Fraternity
Fraternity
Written by Diane Brady
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385524742
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Fraternity
In 1968, a visionary priest recruited 20 black men to the College of the Holy Cross and changed their lives and the course of history.
Written by Diane Brady


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: January 3, 2012
Price: $25.00

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
San Francisco Chronicle • The Plain Dealer

The inspiring true story of a group of young men whose lives were changed by a visionary mentor

 
On April 4, 1968, the death of Martin Luther King, Jr., shocked the nation. Later that month... Read more >
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Fraternity
Fraternity
Written by Diane Brady
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385529624
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Fraternity
In 1968, a visionary priest recruited 20 black men to the College of the Holy Cross and changed their lives and the course of history.
Written by Diane Brady


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: January 3, 2012
Price: $12.99

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
San Francisco Chronicle • The Plain Dealer

The inspiring true story of a group of young men whose lives were changed by a visionary mentor

 
On April 4, 1968, the death of Martin Luther King, Jr., shocked the nation. Later that month... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a hardcover.
Fraternity
Fraternity
Written by Diane Brady, Read by Dominic Hoffman
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307712196
Our Price: $17.50

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Fraternity
In 1968, a visionary priest recruited 20 black men to the College of the Holy Cross and changed their lives and the course of history.
Written by Diane Brady
Read by Dominic Hoffman


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: January 3, 2012
Price: $17.50

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
San Francisco Chronicle • The Plain Dealer

The inspiring true story of a group of young men whose lives were changed by a visionary mentor

 
On April 4, 1968, the death of Martin Luther King, Jr., shocked the nation. Later that month... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
Growing Up Absurd
Problems of Youth in the Organized Society
Written by Paul Goodman
Afterword by Susan Sontag
Foreword by Casey Nelson Blake


Format: eBook, 312 pages
On Sale: December 13, 2011
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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There Are No Children Here
There Are No Children Here
Written by Alex Kotlowitz
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307814289
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There Are No Children Here
The Story of Two Boys Growing Up in The Other America
Written by Alex Kotlowitz


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: November 30, 2011
Price: $11.99

This is the moving and powerful account of two  remarkable boys struggling to survive in Chicago's  Henry Horner Homes, a public housing complex  disfigured by crime and neglect.


From the Trade Paperback edition. Read more >
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Teaching to Change Lives
Teaching to Change Lives
Written by Dr. Howard Hendricks
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ISBN: 9781588601186
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Teaching to Change Lives
Seven Proven Ways to Make Your Teaching Come Alive
Written by Dr. Howard Hendricks


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 9, 2011
Price: $11.99

This insightful book conveys the author's passion for communication and gets to the heart of how to do it. Discover the thrill of applying the seven proven concepts - and seeing the results! Also contains sample lesson plans. A great tool for your PDA or Desktop Read more >
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Accelerated Learning for the 21st Century
Accelerated Learning for the 21st Century
Written by Colin Rose
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307807601
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Accelerated Learning for the 21st Century
The Six-Step Plan to Unlock Your Master-Mind
Written by Colin Rose


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: November 2, 2011
Price: $11.99

We live in an era when the unprecedented speed of change means: The only certainty is uncertainty; you can't predict what skills will be useful in ten years time; in most professions knowledge is doubling every two or three years; and no job is forever--so being employable means being flexible and... Read more >
Illiterate America
Illiterate America
Written by Jonathan Kozol
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307800572
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Illiterate America

Written by Jonathan Kozol


Format: eBook, 270 pages
On Sale: November 2, 2011
Price: $12.99

It is startling and it is shaming: in a country that prides itself on being among the most enlightened in the world, 25 million American adults cannot read the poison warnings on a can of pesticide, a letter from their child’s teacher, or the front page of a newspaper. An additional... Read more >
All Together Singing in the Kitchen
All Together Singing in the Kitchen
Written by Nerissa Nields and Katryna Nields, Foreword by Dan Zanes
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590308981
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All Together Singing in the Kitchen
Creative Ways to Make and Listen to Music as a Family
Written by Nerissa Nields and Katryna Nields
Foreword by Dan Zanes


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: September 13, 2011
Price: $22.95

Music is not only fun, but it's also the foolproof way to family harmony and connection—it can soothe a crying baby, engage an active toddler, entertain during long car rides, and help everyone get through daily chores.

In All Together Singing in the Kitchen you'll find all the... Read more >
A Family of Readers
A Family of Readers
Edited by Roger Sutton and Martha V. Parravano
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763657550
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A Family of Readers
The Book Lover's Guide to Children's and Young Adult Literature
Edited by Roger Sutton and Martha V. Parravano


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: September 13, 2011
Price: $14.99

Two of the most trusted reviewers in the field join with top authors, illustrators, and critics in a definitive guide to choosing books for children—and nurturing their love of reading.

A FAMILY OF READERS is the definitive resource for parents interested in enriching the reading lives of their children. It’s divided into... Read more >
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Push Has Come to Shove
Push Has Come to Shove
Written by Dr. Steve Perry
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307720337
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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: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: September 13, 2011
Price: $13.99

“Have you been to a school lately?  Have you sat through the six hours and forty-five minutes of excruciating tedium we send our kids to every day?  When we ask our kids, “What’d you do in school today?” and they mumble, “Nothin’,” they’re telling the truth.”
 
Steve Perry is like no other... Read more >
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Baby Minds
Baby Minds
Written by Linda Acredolo, Ph.D. and Susan Goodwyn, Ph.D.
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307805072
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Baby Minds
Brain-Building Games Your Baby Will Love
Written by Linda Acredolo, Ph.D. and Susan Goodwyn, Ph.D.


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: September 7, 2011
Price: $11.99

More than 65 delightful games and activities to jump-start your baby's amazing brainpower

Can simply singing a song or blowing a dandelion under a toddler's nose help her mind to blossom? Can your baby count, remember events, and solve problems even before he can talk? The exciting answer to both questions is... Read more >
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Montessori Today
Montessori Today
Written by Paula Polk Lillard
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307761323
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Montessori Today
A Comprehensive Approach to Education from Birth to Adulthood
Written by Paula Polk Lillard


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: September 7, 2011
Price: $12.99

Paula Lillard, director of a Montessori school ranging in age from 18 months to fifteen years, provides a clear and cogent introduction to the Montessori program for the elementary and later years. In detailed accounts, Lillard shows how children acquire the skills to answer their own questions, learn to manage freedom... Read more >
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