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A Family of Readers
A Family of Readers
Edited by Roger Sutton and Martha V. Parravano
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763632809
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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: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: September 28, 2010
Price: $22.00

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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What Your Fourth Grader Needs to Know
What Your Fourth Grader Needs to Know
Written by E.D. Hirsch, Jr.
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ISBN: 9780307763105
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What Your Fourth Grader Needs to Know
Fundamentals of A Good Fourth-Grade Education
Written by E.D. Hirsch, Jr.


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: September 22, 2010
Price: $12.99

Grade by grade, these groundbreaking and successful books provide a solid foundation in the fundamentals of a good education for first to sixth graders.

B & W photographs, linecuts, and maps throughout; two-color printing.


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Write These Laws on Your Children
Write These Laws on Your Children
Written by Robert Kunzman
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ISBN: 9780807032923
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Write These Laws on Your Children
Inside the World of Conservative Christian Homeschooling
Written by Robert Kunzman


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: September 21, 2010
Price: $20.00

Homeschooling is a large and growing phenomenon in U.S. society—the National Center for Education Statistics recently reported that in the last decade it grew at twelve times the rate of public school enrollments. Yet information about this population is terribly incomplete. In this groundbreaking book, Robert Kunzman uses his unprecedented access...

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The Hardest Questions Aren't on the Test
The Hardest Questions Aren't on the Test
Written by Linda Nathan
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ISBN: 9780807006153
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The Hardest Questions Aren't on the Test
Lessons from an Innovative Urban School
Written by Linda Nathan


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: September 7, 2010
Price: $16.00

The Boston Arts Academy comprises an ethnically and socioeconomically diverse student body, yet 94 percent of its graduates are accepted to college. Compare this with the average urban district rate of 50 percent. How do they do it? This remarkable success, writes Principal Linda Nathan, is in large part due to... Read more >
Think Like a Genius
Think Like a Genius
Written by Todd Siler
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ISBN: 9780307756909
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Think Like a Genius

Written by Todd Siler


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: September 1, 2010
Price: $15.99

Learn the easy steps to harnessing the incredible creative power of your mind that can enable anyone to Think Like A Genius.


How you already think like a genius without even knowing it--page 6
The secret formula for genius: C.R.E.A.T.E.--page 22
Ways to overcome the fear that inhibits the genius within... Read more >
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Crisis on Campus
Crisis on Campus
Written by Mark C. Taylor
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ISBN: 9780307593290
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Crisis on Campus
A Bold Plan for Reforming Our Colleges and Universities
Written by Mark C. Taylor


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: August 31, 2010
Price: $24.00

A provocative look at the troubled present state of American higher education and a passionately argued and learned manifesto for its future.

In Crisis on Campus, Mark C. Taylor—chair of the Department of Religion at Columbia University and a former professor at Williams College—expands on and refines the ideas presented in his... Read more >
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Crisis on Campus
Crisis on Campus
Written by Mark C. Taylor
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ISBN: 9780307594600
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Crisis on Campus
A Bold Plan for Reforming Our Colleges and Universities
Written by Mark C. Taylor


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: August 31, 2010
Price: $14.99

A provocative look at the troubled present state of American higher education and a passionately argued and learned manifesto for its future.

In Crisis on Campus, Mark C. Taylor—chair of the Department of Religion at Columbia University and a former professor at Williams College—expands on and refines the ideas presented in his... Read more >
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Positive Discipline for Childcare Providers
Positive Discipline for Childcare Providers
Written by Jane Nelsen, Ed.D. and Cheryl Erwin
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ISBN: 9780307559180
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Positive Discipline for Childcare Providers
A Practical and Effective Plan for Every Preschool and Daycare Program
Written by Jane Nelsen, Ed.D. and Cheryl Erwin


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 25, 2010
Price: $14.99

Empowering Methods for Effective Childcare
As a professional childcare provider, you want to create an environment that is inviting and nurturing for children as well as encouraging for your adult staff. You want to find ways to form a partnership with parents in their children's development. Simply put, you want to provide... Read more >
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Setting Limits in the Classroom, 3rd Edition
Setting Limits in the Classroom, 3rd Edition
Written by Robert J. Mackenzie and Lisa Stanzione
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ISBN: 9780307591739
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Setting Limits in the Classroom, 3rd Edition
A Complete Guide to Effective Classroom Management with a School-wide Discipline Plan
Written by Robert J. Mackenzie and Lisa Stanzione


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: July 20, 2010
Price: $14.99

Disruptive behavior, power struggles, lack of motivation, attention deficit disorder—at times the list of obstacles to teaching seems endless. That’s why thousands of teachers and child-care providers have turned to the solutions in Setting Limits in the Classroom. This fully updated and expanded third edition offers the most up-to-date alternatives to... Read more >
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Setting Limits in the Classroom, 3rd Edition
Setting Limits in the Classroom, 3rd Edition
Written by Robert J. Mackenzie and Lisa Stanzione
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ISBN: 9780307591722
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Setting Limits in the Classroom, 3rd Edition
A Complete Guide to Effective Classroom Management with a School-wide Discipline Plan
Written by Robert J. Mackenzie and Lisa Stanzione


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: July 20, 2010
Price: $16.99

Disruptive behavior, power struggles, lack of motivation, attention deficit disorder—at times the list of obstacles to teaching seems endless. That’s why thousands of teachers and child-care providers have turned to the solutions in Setting Limits in the Classroom. This fully updated and expanded third edition offers the most up-to-date alternatives to... Read more >
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Don't Stalk the Admissions Officer
Don't Stalk the Admissions Officer
Written by Risa Lewak
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781580083829
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Don't Stalk the Admissions Officer
How to Survive the College Admissions Process without Losing Your Mind
Written by Risa Lewak


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: July 13, 2010
Price: $11.99

The college admissions process is:
   A) Similar to gallbladder surgery without anesthesia
   B) Worse than watching American Idol auditions without earplugs
   C) Soul-destroying, ego-crushing, and life-sucking
   D) Actually kind of funny when you think about it
   E) All of the above
 
There’s no denying it: Applying to college is a...

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Don't Stalk the Admissions Officer
Don't Stalk the Admissions Officer
Written by Risa Lewak
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ISBN: 9781580080606
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Don't Stalk the Admissions Officer
How to Survive the College Admissions Process without Losing Your Mind
Written by Risa Lewak


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: July 13, 2010
Price: $13.99

The college admissions process is:
   A) Similar to gallbladder surgery without anesthesia
   B) Worse than watching American Idol auditions without earplugs
   C) Soul-destroying, ego-crushing, and life-sucking
   D) Actually kind of funny when you think about it
   E) All of the above
 
There’s no denying it: Applying to college is a...

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99 Ways to Get Kids to Love Writing
99 Ways to Get Kids to Love Writing
Written by Mary Leonhardt
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ISBN: 9780307554093
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99 Ways to Get Kids to Love Writing
And 10 Easy Tips for Teaching Them Grammar
Written by Mary Leonhardt


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: July 7, 2010
Price: $13.99

Strong writing skills are essential for success in school, college, and on the job. In 99 Ways to Get Kids to Love Writing, educator Mary Leonhardt provides parents with practical, easy-to-follow tips on how to teach their children the fundamentals of writing and make it fun for them at the same... Read more >
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Teacher Effectiveness Training
Teacher Effectiveness Training
Written by Dr. Thomas Gordon
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ISBN: 9780307547927
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Teacher Effectiveness Training
The Program Proven to Help Teachers Bring Out the Best in Students of All Ages
Written by Dr. Thomas Gordon


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: July 7, 2010
Price: $13.99

For nearly thirty years, Teacher Effectiveness Training, or the T.E.T. book, based on Dr. Thomas Gordon’s groundbreaking program, has taught hundreds of thousands of teachers around the world the skills they need to deal with the inevitable student discipline problems effectively and humanely.

Now revised and updated, T.E.T. can mean the difference... Read more >
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Quality Education as a Constitutional Right
Quality Education as a Constitutional Right
Written by Theresa Perry, Robert P. Moses, Ernesto Cortes, Jr., Lisa Delpit and Joan T. Wynne
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ISBN: 9780807032824
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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: Trade Paperback, 232 pages
On Sale: June 29, 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... Read more >
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Your First Year As an Elementary School Teacher
Your First Year As an Elementary School Teacher
Written by Lynne Marie Rominger, Karen Heisinger and Natalie Elkin
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ISBN: 9780307758538
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Your First Year As an Elementary School Teacher
Making the Transition from Total Novice to Successful Professional
Written by Lynne Marie Rominger, Karen Heisinger and Natalie Elkin


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: June 23, 2010
Price: $16.99

Real Solutions and Advice from the Teaching Trenches
Many begin teaching because of a desire to make a difference. But faced with everyday challenges of the classroom, this idealism is often lost. The fact is, teaching is not easy. While there are many personal rewards, teachers must satisfy many constituencies, including students... Read more >
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Kids Take the Stage
Kids Take the Stage
Written by Lenka Peterson and Dan O'Conner, Foreword by Paul Newman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307875396
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Kids Take the Stage
Helping Young People Discover the Creative Outlet of Theater
Written by Lenka Peterson and Dan O'Conner
Foreword by Paul Newman


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: June 9, 2010
Price: $10.99

• Foreword by Paul Newman

• Completely revised and updated version of a beloved theater classic

• Replaces Kids Take the Stage, ISBN 0-8230-7742-X

• Clear, practical guide to helping kids ages 8 to 18 get a show up and running



The classic Kids Take the Stage is one of the best-selling Back Stage Books... Read more >
Setting Limits in the Classroom, Revised
Setting Limits in the Classroom, Revised
Written by Robert J. Mackenzie
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307489364
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Setting Limits in the Classroom, Revised
How to Move Beyond the Dance of Discipline in Today's Classrooms
Written by Robert J. Mackenzie


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: June 9, 2010
Price: $13.99

Disruptive behavior, power struggles, lack of motivation, attention deficit disorder—at times the list of obstacles to teaching seems endless. That’s why thousands of teachers and child-care providers have turned to the solutions in Setting Limits in the Classroom. This fully updated and expanded third edition offers the most up-to-date alternatives to... Read more >
Lost in the Meritocracy
Lost in the Meritocracy
Written by Walter Kirn
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ISBN: 9780307279453
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Lost in the Meritocracy
The Undereducation of an Overachiever
Written by Walter Kirn


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: June 1, 2010
Price: $15.95

A New York Times Notable Book
A Daily Beast Best Book of the Year
A Huffington Post Best Book of the Year

From elementary school on, Walter Kirn knew how to stay at the top of his class: He clapped erasers, memorized answer keys, and parroted his teachers’ pet theories. But when... Read more >
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Manhattan Family Guide to Private Schools and Selective Public Schools, 6th Edition
Manhattan Family Guide to Private Schools and Selective Public Schools, 6th Edition
Written by Victoria Goldman
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ISBN: 9781569476413
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Manhattan Family Guide to Private Schools and Selective Public Schools, 6th Edition

Written by Victoria Goldman


Format: Trade Paperback, 496 pages
On Sale: June 1, 2010
Price: $35.00

This guide, written by a parent for parents, is a perennial seller. Expanded and extensively revised in this sixth edition, it is the first, last, and only word for parents on choosing the best private and selective public schools for children. Including information on admissions procedures, programs, diversity, school size, staff... Read more >
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Manhattan Family Guide to Private Schools and Selective Public Schools, 6th Edition

Written by Victoria Goldman


Format: eBook, 496 pages
On Sale: June 1, 2010
Price: $35.00

This guide, written by a parent for parents, is a perennial seller. Expanded and extensively revised in this sixth edition, it is the first, last, and only word for parents on choosing the best private and selective public schools for children. Including information on admissions procedures, programs, diversity, school size, staff... Read more >
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Teaching Yoga
Teaching Yoga
Written by Mark Stephens, Foreword by Mariel Hemingway
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781556438851
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Teaching Yoga
Essential Foundations and Techniques
Written by Mark Stephens
Foreword by Mariel Hemingway


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: May 25, 2010
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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The Homeschooling Book of Answers
The Homeschooling Book of Answers
Written by Linda Dobson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307756794
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The Homeschooling Book of Answers
The 101 Most Important Questions Answered by Homeschooling's Most Respected Voic es
Written by Linda Dobson


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: May 19, 2010
Price: $13.99

Up-to-date answers to all your homeschooling questions!
More and more families today are turning to homeschooling to teach their children. But where do they go to find honest, practical answers to questions such as: Can I afford it? Or, how will my child make friends without going to school? Look no further... Read more >
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The Unschooling Handbook
The Unschooling Handbook
Written by Mary Griffith
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ISBN: 9780307489708
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The Unschooling Handbook
How to Use the Whole World As Your Child's Classroom
Written by Mary Griffith


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: May 5, 2010
Price: $12.99

To Unschoolers, Learning Is As Natural As Breathing
Did you know that a growing percentage of home schoolers are becoming unschoolers? The unschooling movement is founded on the principle that children learn best when they pursue their own natural curiosities and interests. Without bells, schedules, and rules about what to do and... Read more >
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More Money Than Brains
More Money Than Brains
Written by Laura Penny
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551993461
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More Money Than Brains
Why School Sucks, College is Crap, & Idiot Think They're Right
Written by Laura Penny


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 20, 2010
Price: $13.99

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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