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Fraternity
Fraternity
Written by Diane Brady, Read by Dominic Hoffman
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ISBN: 9780307712196
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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


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On Sale: January 3, 2012
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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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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
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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.


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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


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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.
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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
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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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Teaching Yoga
Essential Foundations and Techniques
Written by Mark Stephens
Foreword by Mariel Hemingway


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: September 6, 2011
Price: $22.95

Teaching Yoga is an essential resource for new and experienced teachers as well as a guide for all yoga students interested in refining their skills and knowledge. Addressing 100% of the teacher training curriculum standards set by Yoga Alliance, the world's leading registry and accreditation source for yoga teachers and schools... Read more >
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College Admission
College Admission
Written by Robin Mamlet and Christine VanDeVelde
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ISBN: 9780307590336
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College Admission
From Application to Acceptance, Step by Step
Written by Robin Mamlet and Christine VanDeVelde


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: August 30, 2011
Price: $13.99

College Admission is the ultimate user's manual and go-to guide for any student or family approaching the college application process. 
 
Featuring the wise counsel of more than 50 deans of admission, no other guide has such thorough, expert, compassionate, and professional advice.
 
Let’s be honest: applying to college... Read more >
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Positive Discipline in the Classroom, Revised 3rd Edition
Positive Discipline in the Classroom, Revised 3rd Edition
Written by Jane Nelsen, Ed.D., Lynn Lott and H. Stephen Glenn
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ISBN: 9780307803641
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Positive Discipline in the Classroom, Revised 3rd Edition
Developing Mutual Respect, Cooperation, and Responsibility in Your Classroom
Written by Jane Nelsen, Ed.D., Lynn Lott and H. Stephen Glenn


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: August 17, 2011
Price: $12.99

The Acclaimed Bestseller That Can Improve Your Classroom Experience Forever!
Over the years, millions of parents have come to trust the classic Positive Discipline series for its consistent, commmonsense approach to child rearing. Hundreds of schools also use these amazingly effective strategies for restoring order and civility to today's turbulent classrooms. Now... Read more >
College Admission
College Admission
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College Admission
From Application to Acceptance, Step by Step
Written by Robin Mamlet and Christine VanDeVelde


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: August 16, 2011
Price: $19.99

College Admission is the ultimate user's manual and go-to guide for any student or family approaching the college application process. 
 
Featuring the wise counsel of more than 50 deans of admission, no other guide has such thorough, expert, compassionate, and professional advice.
 
Let’s be honest: applying to college... Read more >
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Let the Students Speak!
A History of the Fight for Free Expression in American Schools
Written by David L. Hudson


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On Sale: August 16, 2011
Price: $17.00

From a trusted scholar and powerful story teller, an accessible and lively history of free speech, for and about students.

Let the Students Speak! details the rich history and growth of the First Amendment in public schools, from the early nineteenth-century's failed student free-expression claims to the development of protection for students... Read more >
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Let the Students Speak!
Let the Students Speak!
Written by David L. Hudson
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Let the Students Speak!
A History of the Fight for Free Expression in American Schools
Written by David L. Hudson


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: August 16, 2011
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From a trusted scholar and powerful story teller, an accessible and lively history of free speech, for and about students.

Let the Students Speak! details the rich history and growth of the First Amendment in public schools, from the early nineteenth-century's failed student free-expression claims to the development of protection for students... Read more >
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Montessori: A Modern Approach
Montessori: A Modern Approach
Written by Paula Polk Lillard
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ISBN: 9780307761330
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Montessori: A Modern Approach

Written by Paula Polk Lillard


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: August 10, 2011
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Montessori: A Modern Approach has been called the single best book for anyone -- educator, childcare professional, and especially parent -- seeking answers to the questions: What is the Montessori method? Are its revolutionary ideas about early childhood education relevant to today's world? And most important, especially for today's dual-career couples... Read more >
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Why I Teach
Why I Teach
Written by Esther Wright, M.A.
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ISBN: 9780307561152
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Why I Teach
Inspirational True Stories from Teachers Who Make a Difference
Written by Esther Wright, M.A.


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: August 10, 2011
Price: $9.99

A Celebration of the Power of Teaching
There is a moment for most teachers when the lure of working with kids surpasses all logic: You know, you just know, that you are meant to teach. But in the day-to-day crush of details and bus duty, politics and paperwork, or kids without their... Read more >
Playful Learning
Playful Learning
Written by Mariah Bruehl
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ISBN: 9781590308196
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Playful Learning
Develop Your Child's Sense of Joy and Wonder
Written by Mariah Bruehl


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: August 9, 2011
Price: $22.95

Children are natural scientists, artists, mathematicians, authors, and scholars. From the time they are born they seek out information about the world around them in an effort to construct meaning and further their development. While children have an inherent drive to make sense of their reality, parents have a unique opportunity... Read more >
How to Tutor Your Own Child
How to Tutor Your Own Child
Written by Marina Koestler Ruben, Foreword by Gerald Richards
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How to Tutor Your Own Child
Boost Grades and Inspire a Lifelong Love of Learning--Without Paying for a Professional Tutor
Written by Marina Koestler Ruben
Foreword by Gerald Richards


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: August 2, 2011
Price: $13.99

Tutoring today is a $4 billion industry (yes—billion) with companies like Sylvan Learning Center and Kaplan Tutoring cashing in. What are parents of today’s overextended students to do? If only there were a resource closer to home that was easy, free, and able to provide the same quality of service. But...

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How to Tutor Your Own Child
How to Tutor Your Own Child
Written by Marina Koestler Ruben, Foreword by Gerald Richards
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How to Tutor Your Own Child
Boost Grades and Inspire a Lifelong Love of Learning--Without Paying for a Tutor
Written by Marina Koestler Ruben
Foreword by Gerald Richards


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: August 2, 2011
Price: $9.99

Tutoring today is a $4 billion industry (yes—billion) with companies like Sylvan Learning Center and Kaplan Tutoring cashing in. What are parents of today’s overextended students to do? If only there were a resource closer to home that was easy, free, and able to provide the same quality of service. But...

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Study Smart, Study Less
Study Smart, Study Less
Written by Anne Crossman
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ISBN: 9781607740001
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Study Smart, Study Less
Earn Better Grades and Higher Test Scores, Learn Study Habits That Get Fast Results, and Discover Your Study Persona
Written by Anne Crossman


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: July 5, 2011
Price: $10.99

Reap the rewards of a higher GPA without sacrificing your sanity or your social life!
 
If “I studied all night and I still didn’t ace the test” is your mantra, this witty study guide will help you pinpoint your personal learning style, prevent study mishaps, and work to your strengths. Using...

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Study Smart, Study Less
Study Smart, Study Less
Written by Anne Crossman
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Study Smart, Study Less
Earn Better Grades and Higher Test Scores, Learn Study Habits That Get Fast Results, and Discover Your Study Persona
Written by Anne Crossman


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: July 5, 2011
Price: $7.99

Reap the rewards of a higher GPA without sacrificing your sanity or your social life!
 
If “I studied all night and I still didn’t ace the test” is your mantra, this witty study guide will help you pinpoint your personal learning style, prevent study mishaps, and work to your strengths. Using...

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Cool Colleges
Cool Colleges
Written by Donald Asher
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ISBN: 9780307797704
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Cool Colleges
For the Hyper-Intelligent, Self-Directed, Late Blooming, and Just Plain Differen t
Written by Donald Asher


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: June 29, 2011
Price: $12.99

Fully revised since the first edition, COOL COLLEGES covers the most exciting schools in the U.S. and Canada, with a new chapter on eco schools, an update on tuition-free schools, and the total low-down on the so-called top-ranked schools. Are you hyper-intelligent? Self-directed? A late-bloomer? Or just different? Then you need... Read more >
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