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The Opportunity Equation
The Opportunity Equation
Written by Eric Schwarz, Foreword by Lawrence H. Summers
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807033722
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The Opportunity Equation
How Citizen Teachers Are Combating the Achievement Gap in America's Schools
Written by Eric Schwarz
Foreword by Lawrence H. Summers


Format: Hardcover, 248 pages
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $26.95

Schwarz, founder of the groundbreaking Citizen Schools program, shares his vision for reducing inequality by pairing successful adults with low-income students.
 
Parental wealth now predicts adult success more than at any point in the last hundred years. And yet as debates about education rage on, and wealth-based achievement gaps grow, too... Read more >
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The Opportunity Equation
How Citizen Teachers Are Combating the Achievement Gap in America's Schools
Written by Eric Schwarz
Foreword by Lawrence H. Summers


Format: eBook, 248 pages
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $26.95

Schwarz, founder of the groundbreaking Citizen Schools program, shares his vision for reducing inequality by pairing successful adults with low-income students.
 
Parental wealth now predicts adult success more than at any point in the last hundred years. And yet as debates about education rage on, and wealth-based achievement gaps grow, too... Read more >
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In a Rocket Made of Ice
In a Rocket Made of Ice
Written by Gail Gutradt, Read by Lorna Raver
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780553546422
Our Price: $22.50

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In a Rocket Made of Ice
Among the Children of Wat Opot
Written by Gail Gutradt
Read by Lorna Raver


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $22.50

A beautifully told, inspiring true story of one woman’s volunteer experiences at an orphanage in rural Cambodia—a book that embodies the belief that love, compassion, and generosity of spirit can overcome even the most fearsome of obstacles.

Gail Gutradt was at a crossroads in her life when she learned of the... Read more >
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In a Rocket Made of Ice
In a Rocket Made of Ice
Written by Gail Gutradt
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385353472
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In a Rocket Made of Ice
Among the Children of Wat Opot
Written by Gail Gutradt


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $25.95

A beautifully told, inspiring true story of one woman’s volunteer experiences at an orphanage in rural Cambodia—a book that embodies the belief that love, compassion, and generosity of spirit can overcome even the most fearsome of obstacles.

Gail Gutradt was at a crossroads in her life when she learned of the... Read more >
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In a Rocket Made of Ice
In a Rocket Made of Ice
Written by Gail Gutradt
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385353489
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In a Rocket Made of Ice
Among the Children of Wat Opot
Written by Gail Gutradt


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $12.99

A beautifully told, inspiring true story of one woman’s volunteer experiences at an orphanage in rural Cambodia—a book that embodies the belief that love, compassion, and generosity of spirit can overcome even the most fearsome of obstacles.

Gail Gutradt was at a crossroads in her life when she learned of the... Read more >
A Gift of Hope
A Gift of Hope
Written by Danielle Steel
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345532060
Our Price: $15.00
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A Gift of Hope
Helping the Homeless
Written by Danielle Steel


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $15.00

In her powerful memoir His Bright Light, #1 New York Times bestselling author Danielle Steel opened her heart to share the devastating story of the loss of her beloved son. In A Gift of Hope, she shows us how she transformed that pain into a campaign of service that enriched her... Read more >
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A Twist of Faith
A Twist of Faith
Written by John Donnelly
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807001165
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A Twist of Faith
An American Christian's Quest to Help Orphans in Africa
Written by John Donnelly


Format: Trade Paperback, 200 pages
On Sale: September 3, 2013
Price: $16.00

American Christians, veteran reporter John Donnelly has discovered, are an ever-increasing source of aid in Africa, with some experts estimating that U.S. churches supply more resources to Africa than USAID. In A Twist of Faith, he tells the unlikely story of how faith and determination compelled one such American Christian to... Read more >
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A Gift of Hope
A Gift of Hope
Written by Danielle Steel
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345531377
Our Price: $9.99
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A Gift of Hope
Helping the Homeless
Written by Danielle Steel


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: October 30, 2012
Price: $9.99

In her powerful memoir His Bright Light, #1 New York Times bestselling author Danielle Steel opened her heart to share the devastating story of the loss of her beloved son. In A Gift of Hope, she shows us how she transformed that pain into a campaign of service that enriched her... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
The Soup Sisters Cookbook
The Soup Sisters Cookbook
Edited by Sharon Hapton and Pierre A. Lamielle
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780449015599
Our Price: $22.95
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The Soup Sisters Cookbook
100 Simple Recipes to Warm Hearts . . . One Bowl at a Time
Edited by Sharon Hapton and Pierre A. Lamielle


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2012
Price: $22.95

100 recipes arranged by season, The Soup Sisters Cookbook gives you heartwarming soups to prepare and share throughout the year.
 
The Soup Sisters Cookbook showcases scrumptious recipes from the "souper volunteers" of the Soup Sisters and recipes from many of Canada's top celebrity chefs--including Michael Stadtlander, Bonnie Stern, Lucy Waverman, Massimo Capra...

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The Soup Sisters Cookbook
The Soup Sisters Cookbook
Written by Sharon Hapton, Illustrated by Pierre A. Lamielle
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780449015605
Our Price: $14.99
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The Soup Sisters Cookbook
100 Simple Recipes to Warm Hearts . . . One Bowl at a Time
Written by Sharon Hapton
Illustrated by Pierre A. Lamielle


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2012
Price: $14.99

100 recipes arranged by season, The Soup Sisters Cookbook gives you heartwarming soups to prepare and share throughout the year.
 
The Soup Sisters Cookbook showcases scrumptious recipes from the "souper volunteers" of the Soup Sisters and recipes from many of Canada's top celebrity chefs--including Michael Stadtlander, Bonnie Stern, Lucy Waverman, Massimo Capra...

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The Springs of Namje
The Springs of Namje
Written by Rajeev Goyal
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807001752
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The Springs of Namje
A Ten-Year Journey from the Villages of Nepal to the Halls of Congress
Written by Rajeev Goyal


Format: Hardcover, 232 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2012
Price: $24.95

A Peace Corps volunteer’s inspirational story about the power of small change

In 2001, Peace Corps volunteer Rajeev Goyal was sent to Namje, a remote village in the eastern hills of Nepal. Brimming with idealism, he expected to find people living in conditions of misery and suffering; instead, he discovered a...

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The Springs of Namje
A Ten-Year Journey from the Villages of Nepal to the Halls of Congress
Written by Rajeev Goyal


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 11, 2012
Price: $24.95

A Peace Corps volunteer’s inspirational story about the power of small change

In 2001, Peace Corps volunteer Rajeev Goyal was sent to Namje, a remote village in the eastern hills of Nepal. Brimming with idealism, he expected to find people living in conditions of misery and suffering; instead, he discovered a...

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A Twist of Faith
A Twist of Faith
Written by John Donnelly
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807001325
Our Price: $25.95
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A Twist of Faith
An American Christian's Quest to Help Orphans in Africa
Written by John Donnelly


Format: Hardcover, 200 pages
On Sale: July 10, 2012
Price: $25.95

American Christians, veteran reporter John Donnelly has discovered, are an ever-increasing source of aid in Africa, with some experts estimating that U.S. churches supply more resources to Africa than USAID. In A Twist of Faith, he tells the unlikely story of how faith and determination compelled one such American Christian to... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
A Twist of Faith
An American Christian's Quest to Help Orphans in Africa
Written by John Donnelly


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 10, 2012
Price: $25.95

American Christians, veteran reporter John Donnelly has discovered, are an ever-increasing source of aid in Africa, with some experts estimating that U.S. churches supply more resources to Africa than USAID. In A Twist of Faith, he tells the unlikely story of how faith and determination compelled one such American Christian to travel... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
Unlikely Brothers
Unlikely Brothers
Written by John Prendergast and Michael Mattocks
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307464859
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Unlikely Brothers
Our Story of Adventure, Loss, and Redemption
Written by John Prendergast and Michael Mattocks


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: February 28, 2012
Price: $15.00

“You don’t look like brothers . . .”

Peace activist and cofounder of the Enough Project, John Prendergast is known as a champion of human rights in Africa. 

But the not-so-public face of J.P. is the life he’s led as a Big Brother to Michael Mattocks. As a curious, driven, and emotionally wounded... Read more >
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When the World Calls
When the World Calls
Written by Stanley Meisler
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807050514
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When the World Calls
The Inside Story of the Peace Corps and Its First Fifty Years
Written by Stanley Meisler


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: February 7, 2012
Price: $19.00

When the World Calls is the first complete and balanced look at the Peace Corps’s first fifty years. Revelatory and candid, journalist Stanley Meisler’s engaging narrative exposes Washington infighting, presidential influence, and the Volunteers’ unique struggles abroad. He deftly unpacks the complicated history with sharp analysis and memorable anecdotes, taking readers... Read more >
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Playbook for Progressives
Playbook for Progressives
Written by Eric Mann
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807047354
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Playbook for Progressives
16 Qualities of the Successful Organizer
Written by Eric Mann


Format: Trade Paperback, 232 pages
On Sale: August 9, 2011
Price: $15.00

An organizing manifesto for the twenty-first century, Playbook for Progressives is a must-have for the activist’s tool kit. This comprehensive guide articulates pragmatically what is required in the often mystifying and rarely explained on-the-ground practice of organizing. Here, Eric Mann distills lessons he learned from over forty years as an organizer... Read more >
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Playbook for Progressives
16 Qualities of the Successful Organizer
Written by Eric Mann


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 9, 2011
Price: $15.00

An organizing manifesto for the twenty-first century, Playbook for Progressives is a must-have for the activist’s tool kit. This comprehensive guide articulates pragmatically what is required in the often mystifying and rarely explained on-the-ground practice of organizing. Here, Eric Mann distills lessons he learned from over forty years as an organizer... Read more >
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The Third Wave
The Third Wave
Written by Alison Thompson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679604921
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The Third Wave
A Volunteer Story
Written by Alison Thompson


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: July 12, 2011
Price: $12.99

Alison Thompson, a filmmaker living in New York City, was enjoying Christmas with her boyfriend in 2004 when she saw the news reports online: a 9.3 magnitude earthquake had struck the sea near Indonesia, triggering a massive tsunami that hit much of southern Asia. As she watched the death toll climb... Read more >
Unlikely Brothers
Unlikely Brothers
Written by John Prendergast and Michael Mattocks
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307464866
Our Price: $11.99
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Unlikely Brothers
Our Story of Adventure, Loss, and Redemption
Written by John Prendergast and Michael Mattocks


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 17, 2011
Price: $11.99

“You don’t look like brothers . . .”

Peace activist and cofounder of the Enough Project, John Prendergast is known as a champion of human rights in Africa. 

But the not-so-public face of J.P. is the life he’s led as a Big Brother to Michael Mattocks. As a curious, driven, and emotionally wounded... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
When the World Calls
The Inside Story of the Peace COrps and Its First Fifty Years
Written by Stanley Meisler


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 22, 2011
Price: $26.95

A complete and revealing history of the Peace Corps—in time for its fiftieth anniversary
 
When the World Calls is the first complete and balanced look at the Peace Corps's first fifty years. Stanley Meisler's engaging narrative exposes Washington infighting, presidential influence, and the Volunteers' unique struggles abroad. He deftly unpacks the complicated...

Read more >
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The Insider's Guide to the Peace Corps
The Insider's Guide to the Peace Corps
Written by Dillon Banerjee
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307768537
Our Price: $11.99
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The Insider's Guide to the Peace Corps
What to Know Before You Go
Written by Dillon Banerjee


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: November 3, 2010
Price: $11.99

So, you want to join the Peace Corps . . .  If you are interested in joining the Peace Corps, you probably have questions that run the gamut from "What is the application process like?" to "Is the Peace Corps effective as a development agency?" In this updated second edition, former... Read more >
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Do It Anyway
The New Generation of Activists
Written by Courtney E. Martin


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 13, 2010
Price: $16.00

If you care about social change but hate feel-good platitudes, Do It Anyway is the book for you. Courtney Martin’s rich profiles of the new generation of activists dig deep, to ask the questions that really matter: How do you create a meaningful life? Can one person even begin to make a...

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Do It Anyway
Do It Anyway
Written by Courtney E. Martin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807000472
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Do It Anyway
The New Generation of Activists
Written by Courtney E. Martin


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

If you care about social change but hate feel-good platitudes, Do It Anyway is the book for you. Courtney Martin’s rich profiles of the new generation of activists dig deep, to ask the questions that really matter: How do you create a meaningful life? Can one person even begin to make a...

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Cooking for the Common Good
Cooking for the Common Good
Written by Larry Stettner and Bill Morrison
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781556439575
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Cooking for the Common Good
The Birth of a Natural Foods Soup Kitchen
Written by Larry Stettner and Bill Morrison


Format: Trade Paperback, 204 pages
On Sale: August 31, 2010
Price: $18.95

On Mount Desert Island, Maine, winter can mean six months of isolation and tough times, as year-round residents hunker down through the cold season. Larry Stettner and Bill Morrison vowed to change that. In November 2009, the Common Good Soup Kitchen opened its doors to the public, offering free soup as... Read more >
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