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More Money Than Brains
More Money Than Brains
Written by Laura Penny
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771070495
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More Money Than Brains
Why School Sucks, College is Crap, & Idiot Think They're Right
Written by Laura Penny


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: April 5, 2011
Price: $17.99

One of Canada's funniest and most incisive social critics reveals why in North America, where governments spend so much on schools and colleges, training is valued far more than education and loud-mouth ignoramuses are widely and publicly celebrated.

Public education in the United States is in such pitiful shape, the president wants... Read more >
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Dr. Montessori's Own Handbook
Dr. Montessori's Own Handbook
Written by Maria Montessori
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ISBN: 9780307781048
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Dr. Montessori's Own Handbook

Written by Maria Montessori


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: March 30, 2011
Price: $12.99

This is the book that Maria Montesorri wrote in response to requests from thousands of American parents and teachers. A short, illustrated guide to the use of the Montessori classroom materials, it shows how to set up a “children’s house”—an environment for learning where children can be their own masters, free...

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Be Different
Be Different
Written by John Elder Robison
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ISBN: 9780307884831
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Be Different
Adventures of a Free-Range Aspergian with Practical Advice for Aspergians, Misfits, Families & Teachers
Written by John Elder Robison


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: March 22, 2011
Price: $11.99

“I believe those of us with Asperger’s are here for a reason, and we have much to offer. This book will help you bring out those gifts.”
 
In his bestselling memoir, Look Me in the Eye, John Elder Robison described growing up with Asperger’s syndrome at a time when the diagnosis didn’t exist... Read more >
Be Different
Be Different
Written by John Elder Robison, Read by John Elder Robison
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780307881311
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Be Different
Adventures of a Free-Range Aspergian with Practical Advice for Aspergians, Misfits, Families & Teachers
Written by John Elder Robison
Read by John Elder Robison


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: March 22, 2011
Price: $32.00

The author of the New York Times bestselling Look Me in the Eye returns to help Aspergians, and even ordinary geeks, embrace being different and fix the things that hold them back in life.

With his usual honesty, dry wit, and unapologetic eccentricity, John Robison argues that Asperger's is about difference, not... Read more >
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Be Different
Be Different
Written by John Elder Robison, Read by John Elder Robison
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ISBN: 9780307881328
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Be Different
Adventures of a Free-Range Aspergian with Practical Advice for Aspergians, Misfits, Families & Teachers
Written by John Elder Robison
Read by John Elder Robison


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: March 22, 2011
Price: $17.50

The author of the New York Times bestselling Look Me in the Eye returns to help Aspergians, and even ordinary geeks, embrace being different and fix the things that hold them back in life.

With his usual honesty, dry wit, and unapologetic eccentricity, John Robison argues that Asperger's is about difference, not... Read more >
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Lockdown High
Lockdown High
Written by Annette Fuentes
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781844676811
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Lockdown High
When the Schoolhouse Becomes a Jailhouse
Written by Annette Fuentes


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: March 14, 2011
Price: $26.95

In the dozen years since the shootings at Columbine High School, hysteria has distorted the media’s coverage of school violence and American schools’ responses to it. School violence has actually been falling steadily throughout the last decade, and yet schools across the country have never been more preoccupied with security.

This climate... Read more >
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Positive Discipline for Children with Special Needs
Positive Discipline for Children with Special Needs
Written by Jane Nelsen and Steven Foster
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ISBN: 9780307589835
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Positive Discipline for Children with Special Needs
Raising and Teaching All Children to Become Resilient, Responsible, and Respectful
Written by Jane Nelsen and Steven Foster


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 8, 2011
Price: $13.99

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A Positive Approach To Helping Children With Special Needs Realize Their Potential

Every child deserves to lead a happy and fulfilling life. For parents and teachers of children with special needs, helping their child to not only negotiate daily challenges, but to live fulfilling, meaningful...

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Positive Discipline for Children with Special Needs
Positive Discipline for Children with Special Needs
Written by Jane Nelsen, Steven Foster and Arlene Raphael
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ISBN: 9780307589828
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Positive Discipline for Children with Special Needs
Raising and Teaching All Children to Become Resilient, Responsible, and Respectful
Written by Jane Nelsen, Steven Foster and Arlene Raphael


Format: Trade Paperback, 258 pages
On Sale: March 8, 2011
Price: $17.95

Over 2 Million Positive Discipline Books Sold!

A Positive Approach To Helping Children With Special Needs Realize Their Potential

Every child deserves to lead a happy and fulfilling life. For parents and teachers of children with special needs, helping their child to not only negotiate daily challenges, but to live fulfilling, meaningful...

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The New Cool
The New Cool
Written by Neal Bascomb
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307588890
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The New Cool
A Visionary Teacher, His FIRST Robotics Team, and the Ultimate Battle of Smarts
Written by Neal Bascomb


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: March 1, 2011
Price: $25.00

That Monday afternoon, in high-school gyms across America, kids were battling for the only glory American culture seems to want to dispense to the young these days: sports glory.  But at Dos Pueblos High School in Goleta, California, in a gear-cluttered classroom, a different type of “cool” was brewing.  A physics...

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The New Cool
The New Cool
Written by Neal Bascomb
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ISBN: 9780307588913
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The New Cool
A Visionary Teacher, His FIRST Robotics Team, and the Ultimate Battle of Smarts
Written by Neal Bascomb


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 1, 2011
Price: $11.99

That Monday afternoon, in high-school gyms across America, kids were battling for the only glory American culture seems to want to dispense to the young these days: sports glory.  But at Dos Pueblos High School in Goleta, California, in a gear-cluttered classroom, a different type of “cool” was brewing.  A physics...

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The New Cool
The New Cool
Written by Neal Bascomb, Read by Kirby Heyborne
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ISBN: 9780307914538
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The New Cool
A Visionary Teacher, His FIRST Robotics Team, and the Ultimate Battle of Smarts
Written by Neal Bascomb
Read by Kirby Heyborne


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: March 1, 2011
Price: $20.00

That Monday afternoon, in high-school gyms across America, kids were battling for the only glory American culture seems to want to dispense to the young these days: sports glory.  But at Dos Pueblos High School in Goleta, California, in a gear-cluttered classroom, a different type of “cool” was brewing.  A physics...

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Homeschoolers' College Admissions Handbook
Homeschoolers' College Admissions Handbook
Written by Cafi Cohen
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ISBN: 9780307758835
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Homeschoolers' College Admissions Handbook
Preparing 12- to 18-Year-Olds for Success in the College of Their Choice
Written by Cafi Cohen


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: February 16, 2011
Price: $15.99

Everything You Need to Prepare Your Homeschooler for College Success
The transition from homeschooling children to preparing them for success in college deserves both planning and preparation. As the parent of a homeschooler, you have many issues to consider besides academic excellence: fulfilling other people's expectations and standards, tackling standardized tests and... Read more >
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Secure Daughters, Confident Sons
Secure Daughters, Confident Sons
Written by Glenn T. Stanton
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ISBN: 9781601422958
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Secure Daughters, Confident Sons
How Parents Guide Their Children into Authentic Masculinity and Femininity
Written by Glenn T. Stanton


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: January 18, 2011
Price: $13.99

Raise secure, confident kids in a gender-confused world

From the moment someone first asked “Boy or girl?” every child’s identity is tied to his or her gender. But how that identity fully takes shape depends greatly on the influence of their parents and what they teach their children about the innate value...

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Secure Daughters, Confident Sons
Secure Daughters, Confident Sons
Written by Glenn T. Stanton
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ISBN: 9781601422941
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Secure Daughters, Confident Sons
How Parents Guide Their Children into Authentic Masculinity and Femininity
Written by Glenn T. Stanton


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: January 18, 2011
Price: $14.99

Raise secure, confident kids in a gender-confused world

In this eye-opening book, family researcher Glenn T. Stanton offers a clear vision for why gender matters in how we raise our children. His thought-provoking insights expose the problems with stifling stereotypes and damaging cultural assumptions, then highlight a practical pathway for guiding children... Read more >
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Classics to Read Aloud to Your Children
Classics to Read Aloud to Your Children
Written by William F. Russell
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ISBN: 9780307774569
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Classics to Read Aloud to Your Children
Selections from Shakespeare, Twain, Dickens, O.Henry, London, Longfellow, Irving Aesop, Homer, Cervantes, Hawthorne, and More
Written by William F. Russell


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: January 5, 2011
Price: $13.99

A perennially popular collection of short stories, poems, legends, and myths from great works of literature that are especially appropriate for parents to read aloud to their children aged five to twelve. Line drawings.


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A Short Course in Intellectual Self Defense

Written by Normand Baillargeon
Illustrated by Charb
Translated by Andrea Schmidt


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $17.95

What is the relationship between democracy and critical thinking? What must a citizen in a democracy know to make the word democracy meaningful? In A Short Course in Intellectual Self-Defense, historian and educator Normand Baillargeon provides readers with the tools to see through the spin and jargon of everyday politics and... Read more >
How to Grow a Young Music Lover
How to Grow a Young Music Lover
Written by Cheri Fuller
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ISBN: 9780307768933
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How to Grow a Young Music Lover

Written by Cheri Fuller


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: December 15, 2010
Price: $11.99

How to Grow a Young Music Lover is the ideal guide for parents who want to boost their children’s education through music; parents who want to aid in their children’s cognitive, motor, and creative development; parents who love music and want their children to do the same; and parents who wish... Read more >
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Miseducation
Miseducation
Written by David Elkind
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307772411
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Miseducation
PRESCHOOLERS AT RISK
Written by David Elkind


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: December 8, 2010
Price: $12.99

Designed to help parents avoid the miseducation of young children. Dr. Elkind shows us the very real difference between the mind of a pre-school child and that of a school age child. Read more >
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Dreamers, Discoverers & Dynamos
Dreamers, Discoverers & Dynamos
Written by Lucy Jo Palladino, Ph.D.
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ISBN: 9780307775382
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Dreamers, Discoverers & Dynamos
How to Help the Child Who Is Bright, Bored and Having Problems in School
Written by Lucy Jo Palladino, Ph.D.


Format: eBook
On Sale: December 1, 2010
Price: $13.99

Does your imaginative, computer-proficient daughter tune out in the classroom? Does your spirited son become headstrong and aggressive when faced with the simplest decisions? Does your bold, energetic child have trouble focusing on basic tasks?

Millions of children--one in five--have what psychologist Lucy Jo Palladino, Ph.D., calls the Edison trait: dazzling intelligence... Read more >
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Montessori Method
Montessori Method
Written by Maria Montessori
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307772541
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Montessori Method

Written by Maria Montessori


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: December 1, 2010
Price: $12.99

This book is Montessori's own exposition of the theory behind her innovative educational techniques. She shows parents, teachers and administrators how to "free a child to learn through his own efforts".


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Foxfire 9
Foxfire 9
Written by Foxfire Fund, Inc., Edited by Eliot Wigginton
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307757371
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Foxfire 9

Written by Foxfire Fund, Inc.
Edited by Eliot Wigginton


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: November 24, 2010
Price: $16.99

Foxfire highlights the  twentieth year of the Foxfire high school program with a  new volume as fascinating as its predecessors.  Included are general stores, the Jud Nelson wagon, a  praying rock, a Catawban Indian potter, haint  tales, quilting, home cures, and the log cabin  revisited.


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Essays that Worked for College Applications
Essays that Worked for College Applications
Written by Boykin Curry and Brian Kasbar
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307775764
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Essays that Worked for College Applications
50 Essays that Helped Students Get into the Nation's Top Colleges
Written by Boykin Curry and Brian Kasbar


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 17, 2010
Price: $9.99

Essays that Worked for College Applications offers advice on writing a successful college admissions essay and presents fifty examples. Read more >
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Homeschooling: The Teen Years
Homeschooling: The Teen Years
Written by Cafi Cohen
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307774651
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Homeschooling: The Teen Years
Your Complete Guide to Successfully Homeschooling the 13- to 18- Year-Old
Written by Cafi Cohen


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: November 3, 2010
Price: $13.99

Discover the Rewards of Homeschooling Your Teen
·Create unlimited learning on a limited budget
·Discover teaching methods for teens with different learning styles
·Utilize the best resources and technology
·Prepare your teen for college, career, and adult life
The teen years can be the most exciting time in your child's life. He or... Read more >
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Foxfire 11
Foxfire 11
Written by Foxfire Fund, Inc., Edited by Kaye Carver Collins and Lacy Hunter
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307567567
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Foxfire 11

Written by Foxfire Fund, Inc.
Edited by Kaye Carver Collins and Lacy Hunter


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: October 27, 2010
Price: $12.99

With this newest volume in the Foxfire series comes a wealth of the kind of folk wisdom and values of simple living that have made these volumes beloved bestsellers for the last three decades, with more than two million copies in print.

In 1966, in the Appalachian Mountains of Northeast Georgia, Eliot... Read more >
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Quality Education as a Constitutional Right
Creating a Grassroots Movement to Transform Public Schools
Written by Theresa Perry, Robert P. Moses, Ernesto Cortes, Jr., Lisa Delpit and Joan T. Wynne


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 13, 2010
Price: $20.00

In 2005, famed civil rights leader and education activist Robert Moses invited one hundred prominent African American and Latino intellectuals and activists to meet to discuss a proposal for a campaign to guarantee a quality education for all children as a constitutional right—a movement that would “transform current approaches to educational inequity, all... Read more >
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