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Home Grown

(Available September 9, 2014)
Home Grown
Written by Ben Hewitt
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781611801699
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Home Grown
Adventures in Parenting off the Beaten Path, Unschooling, and Reconnecting with the Natural World
Written by Ben Hewitt


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $14.95

When Ben Hewitt and his wife bought a sprawling acreage of field and forest in northern Vermont, the landscape easily allowed them to envision the self-sustaining family farm they were eager to start. But over the years, the land became so much more than a building site; it became the birthplace... Read more >
The Hybrid Tiger
The Hybrid Tiger
Written by Quanyu Huang
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616148515
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The Hybrid Tiger
Secrets of the Extraordinary Success of Asian-American Kids
Written by Quanyu Huang


Format: Trade Paperback, 270 pages
On Sale: February 11, 2014
Price: $19.95

Why do Asian and Asian-American students consistently perform so well on standardized tests? Why are students of Asian descent disproportionately admitted to America’s top colleges?

This informative and entertainingly written comparison of educational methods in America and China answers these questions and more, while assessing the strengths and weaknesses of each... Read more >
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The Hybrid Tiger
Secrets of the Extraordinary Success of Asian-American Kids
Written by Quanyu Huang


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 11, 2014
Price: $11.99

Why do Asian and Asian-American students consistently perform so well on standardized tests? Why are students of Asian descent disproportionately admitted to America’s top colleges?

This informative and entertainingly written comparison of educational methods in America and China answers these questions and more, while assessing the strengths and weaknesses of each... Read more >
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Educar Con Inteligencia Emocional
Educar Con Inteligencia Emocional
Written by Maurice J. Elias, Steven E. Tobias and Brian S. Friedlander
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9786073116299
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Educar Con Inteligencia Emocional

Written by Maurice J. Elias, Steven E. Tobias and Brian S. Friedlander


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $12.00

Sugerencias, actividades y consejos prácticos que ayudarán a los padres a utilizar sus emociones del modo más positivo.

En las páginas de este libro, los padres aprenderán a comunicarse con sus hijos en el nivel más profundo y gratificante, y a asistirles a la hora de sortear con éxito el intrincado laberinto... Read more >
Raising Financially Fit Kids, Revised
Raising Financially Fit Kids, Revised
Written by Joline Godfrey
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781607744085
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Raising Financially Fit Kids, Revised

Written by Joline Godfrey


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $19.99

This combination parenting and personal finance book helps parents teach their children key money skills--such as saving, spending, budgeting, investing, building credit, and donating--that they'll need to become financially secure adults.
 
Parents want their children to enjoy bright economic futures. But how do we equip the next generation with lifelong financial skills?
 
In... Read more >
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Raising Financially Fit Kids, Revised
Raising Financially Fit Kids, Revised
Written by Joline Godfrey
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781607744092
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Raising Financially Fit Kids, Revised

Written by Joline Godfrey


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $12.99

This combination parenting and personal finance book helps parents teach their children key money skills--such as saving, spending, budgeting, investing, building credit, and donating--that they'll need to become financially secure adults.
 
Parents want their children to enjoy bright economic futures. But how do we equip the next generation with lifelong financial skills?
 
In... Read more >
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You Are Your Child's First Teacher, Third Edition
You Are Your Child's First Teacher, Third Edition
Written by Rahima Baldwin Dancy
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781607743033
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You Are Your Child's First Teacher, Third Edition
Encouraging Your Child's Natural Development from Birth to Age Six
Written by Rahima Baldwin Dancy


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: August 14, 2012
Price: $12.99

You Are Your Child’s First Teacher was the first book in America to popularize the insights of Rudolf Steiner, founder of the Waldorf schools, regarding the developmental needs of young children. This revised and updated edition offers new ways for parents and educators to enrich the lives of children from birth to age six.

     Some... Read more >
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You Are Your Child's First Teacher, Third Edition
You Are Your Child's First Teacher, Third Edition
Written by Rahima Baldwin Dancy
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781607743026
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You Are Your Child's First Teacher, Third Edition
Encouraging Your Child's Natural Development from Birth to Age Six
Written by Rahima Baldwin Dancy


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: August 14, 2012
Price: $17.99

You Are Your Child’s First Teacher was the first book in America to popularize the insights of Rudolf Steiner, founder of the Waldorf schools, regarding the developmental needs of young children. This revised and updated edition offers new ways for parents and educators to enrich the lives of children from birth to... Read more >
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Getting Ready to Read
Getting Ready to Read
Written by Bank St Coll-Boegehold B
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307816016
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Getting Ready to Read

Written by Bank St Coll-Boegehold B


Format: eBook, 284 pages
On Sale: April 25, 2012
Price: $11.99

Learn how to help and encourage your child -- from babyhood to grade school. 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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How to Tutor Your Own Child
How to Tutor Your Own Child
Written by Marina Koestler Ruben, Foreword by Gerald Richards
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781607740278
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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
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781607740506
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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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You Are Your Child's First Teacher
You Are Your Child's First Teacher
Written by Rahima Baldwin Dancy and Rahima Baldwin
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307785787
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You Are Your Child's First Teacher
What Parents Can Do with and for Their Children from Birth to Age Six
Written by Rahima Baldwin Dancy and Rahima Baldwin


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: March 16, 2011
Price: $12.99

Nowadays parents are bombarded by any number of approaches about how to be with their children. YOU ARE YOUR CHILD'S FIRST TEACHER introduces a new way of understanding the human being so that parents can be best equipped to serve as their own children's best teachers. Chapters include: Caring for the... Read more >
Dreamers, Discoverers & Dynamos
Dreamers, Discoverers & Dynamos
Written by Lucy Jo Palladino, Ph.D.
Format: eBook
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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Life Skills for Kids
Life Skills for Kids
Written by Christine Field
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307768889
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Life Skills for Kids
Equipping Your Child for the Real World
Written by Christine Field


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: November 24, 2010
Price: $11.99

Does your child know how to use a check book? Boil an egg? Do the laundry? Read a map? Homeschooler Christine Field helps parents systematically teach kids - from preschool to the teen years - what they need to know to thrive as adults.


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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 >
Help for the Harried Homeschooler
Help for the Harried Homeschooler
Written by Christine Field
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ISBN: 9780307568854
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Help for the Harried Homeschooler
A Practical Guide to Balancing Your Child's Education with the Rest of Your Life
Written by Christine Field


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 7, 2009
Price: $17.99

Homeschooling moms and dads can be overwhelmed by the demands on their time. Between their children’s educational needs; their roles as spouse, parent, and more; and their own individual desires and goals, these mothers and fathers struggle to accomplish all that must be done. In Help for the Harried Homeschooler, experienced... Read more >
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The Brightening Glance
The Brightening Glance
Written by Ellen Handler Spitz
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307482532
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The Brightening Glance
Imagination and Childhood
Written by Ellen Handler Spitz


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: December 10, 2008
Price: $13.99

In this remarkable book, Ellen Handler Spitz shows how to promote children’s creative and emotional growth by making the most of the unlimited possibilities of everyday experiences.Through delightful anecdotes about real children and their treasures, bedrooms, play spaces, music, scary things, and birthday parties, The Brightening Glance will inspire you to... Read more >
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Raising a Bilingual Child
Raising a Bilingual Child
Written by Barbara Zurer Pearson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781400009503
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Raising a Bilingual Child

Written by Barbara Zurer Pearson


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: April 15, 2008
Price: $13.99

If you would like your children to experience the benefits of becoming bilingual, but you aren’t sure how to teach them a second language, then Raising a Bilingual Child is the perfect step-by-step guide for you.

Raising a Bilingual Child provides parents with information, encouragement, and practical advice for creating a positive... Read more >
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Raising a Bilingual Child
Raising a Bilingual Child
Written by Barbara Zurer Pearson and Living Language
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ISBN: 9781400023349
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Raising a Bilingual Child

Written by Barbara Zurer Pearson and Living Language


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: April 15, 2008
Price: $14.95

If you would like your children to experience the benefits of becoming bilingual, but you aren’t sure how to teach them a second language, then Raising a Bilingual Child is the perfect step-by-step guide for you.

Raising a Bilingual Child provides parents with information, encouragement, and practical advice for creating a positive... Read more >
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Deconstructing Penguins
Deconstructing Penguins
Written by Lawrence Goldstone and Nancy Goldstone
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307415035
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Deconstructing Penguins
Parents, Kids, and the Bond of Reading
Written by Lawrence Goldstone and Nancy Goldstone


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

“Books are like puzzles,” write Lawrence and Nancy Goldstone. “The author’s ideas are hidden, and it is up to all of us to figure them out.” In this indispensable reading companion, the Goldstones–noted parent-child book club experts–encourage grownups and young readers alike to adopt an approach that will unlock the magic... Read more >
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Lily and the Mixed-Up Letters
Lily and the Mixed-Up Letters
Written by Deborah Hodge, Illustrated by France Brassard
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780887767579
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Lily and the Mixed-Up Letters

Written by Deborah Hodge
Illustrated by France Brassard


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: March 13, 2007
Price: $18.95

When Lily was in kindergarten she enjoyed school and she was happy. Now, she’s in grade 2 and she doesn’t feel like she’s good at anything. The trouble is reading. Whenever she tries, the letters jump around and get all mixed up — and so does she.

When Lily’s teacher announces... Read more >
Calm and Compassionate Children
Calm and Compassionate Children
Written by Susan Dermond
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ISBN: 9781587612763
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Calm and Compassionate Children
A Handbook
Written by Susan Dermond


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: March 1, 2007
Price: $15.99

Building on such inherent qualities as openheartedness and trust, parents and teachers can help children develop empathy and integrity as they grow and mature. From nature activities to conscious quiet time to tips on daily routines, CALM AND COMPASSIONATE CHILDREN provides practical guidance to help grown-ups model behavior and suggests dozens... Read more >
The Brightening Glance
The Brightening Glance
Written by Ellen Handler Spitz
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ISBN: 9780385720052
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The Brightening Glance
Imagination and Childhood
Written by Ellen Handler Spitz


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: February 13, 2007
Price: $14.95

In this remarkable book, Ellen Handler Spitz shows how to promote children’s creative and emotional growth by making the most of the unlimited possibilities of everyday experiences.Through delightful anecdotes about real children and their treasures, bedrooms, play spaces, music, scary things, and birthday parties, The Brightening Glance will inspire you to... Read more >
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Deconstructing Penguins
Deconstructing Penguins
Written by Lawrence Goldstone and Nancy Goldstone
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ISBN: 9780812970289
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Deconstructing Penguins
Parents, Kids, and the Bond of Reading
Written by Lawrence Goldstone and Nancy Goldstone


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: May 3, 2005
Price: $15.00

“Books are like puzzles,” write Lawrence and Nancy Goldstone. “The author’s ideas are hidden, and it is up to all of us to figure them out.” In this indispensable reading companion, the Goldstones–noted parent-child book club experts–encourage grownups and young readers alike to adopt an approach that will unlock the magic... Read more >
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