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Gwynne's Grammar
Gwynne's Grammar
Written by N.M. Gwynne
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385352932
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Gwynne's Grammar
The Ultimate Introduction to Grammar and the Writing of Good English
Written by N.M. Gwynne


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $19.95

Anxious about apostrophes?
 
In a pickle over your pronouns and prepositions?
 
Fear not—Mr. Gwynne is here with his wonderfully concise and highly enjoyable book of grammar.
 
Within these pages, adults and children alike will find all they need to rediscover this lost science and sharpen up their skills.
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Gwynne's Grammar
Gwynne's Grammar
Written by N.M. Gwynne
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385352949
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Gwynne's Grammar
The Ultimate Introduction to Grammar and the Writing of Good English
Written by N.M. Gwynne


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $11.99

Anxious about apostrophes?
 
In a pickle over your pronouns and prepositions?
 
Fear not—Mr. Gwynne is here with his wonderfully concise and highly enjoyable book of grammar.
 
Within these pages, adults and children alike will find all they need to rediscover this lost science and sharpen up their skills.
... Read more >
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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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The Teacher Wars
The Teacher Wars
Written by Dana Goldstein
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385536950
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The Teacher Wars
A History of America's Most Embattled Profession
Written by Dana Goldstein


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $26.95

In her groundbreaking history of 175 years of American education, Dana Goldstein finds answers in the past to the controversies that plague our public schools today.

Teaching is a wildly contentious profession in America, one attacked and admired in equal measure. In The Teacher Wars, a rich, lively, and unprecedented history of public school... Read more >
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The Teacher Wars
The Teacher Wars
Written by Dana Goldstein
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ISBN: 9780385536967
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The Teacher Wars
A History of America's Most Embattled Profession
Written by Dana Goldstein


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $12.99

In her groundbreaking history of 175 years of American education, Dana Goldstein finds answers in the past to the controversies that plague our public schools today.

Teaching is a wildly contentious profession in America, one attacked and admired in equal measure. In The Teacher Wars, a rich, lively, and unprecedented history of public school... Read more >
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Reign of Error
Reign of Error
Written by Diane Ravitch
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345806352
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Reign of Error
The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and the Danger to America's Public Schools
Written by Diane Ravitch


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: August 26, 2014
Price: $16.95

From one of the foremost authorities on education in the United States, former U.S. assistant secretary of education, an incisive, comprehensive look at today’s American school system that argues against those who claim it is broken and beyond repair; an impassioned but reasoned call to stop the privatization movement that is...

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The System
The System
Written by Jeff Benedict and Armen Keteyian
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345803030
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The System
The Glory and Scandal of Big-Time College Football
Written by Jeff Benedict and Armen Keteyian


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: August 26, 2014
Price: $15.95

A Shelf Awareness Best Book of the Year 

NCAA football is big business. Every Saturday millions of people file into massive stadiums or tune in on television as "athlete-students" give everything they've got to make their team a success. Billions of dollars now flow into the game. But what is the true... Read more >
What Your First Grader Needs to Know (Revised and Updated)
What Your First Grader Needs to Know (Revised and Updated)
Written by E.D. Hirsch, Jr.
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780553392395
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What Your First Grader Needs to Know (Revised and Updated)
Fundamentals of a Good First-Grade Education
Written by E.D. Hirsch, Jr.


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: August 26, 2014
Price: $12.99

Give your child a smart start with the revised and updated
What Your First Grader Needs to Know
 
What will your child be expected to learn in the first grade? How can you help him or her at home? How can teachers foster active, successful learning in the classroom? This... Read more >
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What Your First Grader Needs to Know (Revised and Updated)
What Your First Grader Needs to Know (Revised and Updated)
Written by E.D. Hirsch, Jr.
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780553392388
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What Your First Grader Needs to Know (Revised and Updated)
Fundamentals of a Good First-Grade Education
Written by E.D. Hirsch, Jr.


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
On Sale: August 26, 2014
Price: $20.00

Give your child a smart start with the revised and updated
What Your First Grader Needs to Know
 
What will your child be expected to learn in the first grade? How can you help him or her at home? How can teachers foster active, successful learning in the classroom? This... Read more >
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What Your Second Grader Needs to Know (Revised and Updated)
What Your Second Grader Needs to Know (Revised and Updated)
Written by E.D. Hirsch, Jr.
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780553392418
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What Your Second Grader Needs to Know (Revised and Updated)
Fundamentals of a Good Second-Grade Education
Written by E.D. Hirsch, Jr.


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: August 26, 2014
Price: $12.99

Give your child a smart start with the revised and updated
What Your Second Grader Needs to Know
 
What will your child be expected to learn in the second grade? How can you help him or her at home? This book answers these all-important questions and more, offering the specific... Read more >
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What Your Second Grader Needs to Know (Revised and Updated)
What Your Second Grader Needs to Know (Revised and Updated)
Written by E.D. Hirsch, Jr.
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780553392401
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What Your Second Grader Needs to Know (Revised and Updated)
Fundamentals of a Good Second-Grade Education
Written by E.D. Hirsch, Jr.


Format: Trade Paperback, 528 pages
On Sale: August 26, 2014
Price: $20.00

Give your child a smart start with the revised and updated
What Your Second Grader Needs to Know
 
What will your child be expected to learn in the second grade? How can you help him or her at home? This book answers these all-important questions and more, offering the specific... Read more >
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Masterminds and Wingmen
Masterminds and Wingmen
Written by Rosalind Wiseman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307986689
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Masterminds and Wingmen
Helping Our Boys Cope with Schoolyard Power, Locker-Room Tests, Girlfriends, and the New Rules of Boy World
Written by Rosalind Wiseman


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: July 29, 2014
Price: $15.00

Books for a Better Life Award Winner

Here is a landmark book that reveals the way boys think and that shows parents, educators and coaches how to reach out and help boys overcome their most common yet difficult challenges -- by the bestselling author who changed our conception of adolescent girls.
 
Do you... Read more >
How to Teach Your Children Shakespeare
How to Teach Your Children Shakespeare
Written by Ken Ludwig
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307951502
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How to Teach Your Children Shakespeare

Written by Ken Ludwig


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2014
Price: $14.00

Winner of the Falstaff Award for Best Shakespeare Book, How To Teach Your Children Shakespeare is a foolproof, enormously fun method of teaching your children the classic works of William Shakespeare by Tony-Award winning playwright, Ken Ludwig.
 
To know some Shakespeare provides a head start in life. His plays are among the great bedrocks of... Read more >
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Tinkerlab
Tinkerlab
Written by Rachelle Doorley
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781611800654
Our Price: $21.95
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Tinkerlab
A Hands-On Guide for Little Inventors
Written by Rachelle Doorley


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: June 10, 2014
Price: $21.95

55 playful experiments that encourage tinkering, curiosity, and creative thinking from the creator of Tinkerlab.com—hands-on activities that explore art, science, and more.  For children two and up.

Kids are natural tinkerers. They experiment, explore, test, and play, and they learn a great deal about problem-solving through questions and hands-on experiments. They don't... Read more >
Yoga Adjustments
Yoga Adjustments
Written by Mark Stephens, Foreword by Shiva Rea
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583947708
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Yoga Adjustments
Philosophy, Principles, and Techniques
Written by Mark Stephens
Foreword by Shiva Rea


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $24.95

The quintessential guide to yoga assisting and hands-on teaching, Yoga Adjustments introduces the art and practice of providing yoga assists to yoga students. Addressing one of the most important topics in the yoga field, expert yoga instructor and best-selling author Mark Stephens covers the philosophy of yoga practice, the sensibilities of... Read more >
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Yoga Adjustments
Philosophy, Principles, and Techniques
Written by Mark Stephens
Foreword by Shiva Rea


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $18.99

The quintessential guide to yoga assisting and hands-on teaching, Yoga Adjustments introduces the art and practice of providing yoga assists to yoga students. Addressing one of the most important topics in the yoga field, expert yoga instructor and best-selling author Mark Stephens covers the philosophy of yoga practice, the sensibilities of... Read more >
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The Young Entrepreneur's Guide to Starting and Running a Business
The Young Entrepreneur's Guide to Starting and Running a Business
Written by Steve Mariotti
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385348546
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The Young Entrepreneur's Guide to Starting and Running a Business
Turn Your Ideas into Money!
Written by Steve Mariotti


Format: Trade Paperback, 496 pages
On Sale: April 29, 2014
Price: $23.00

Through stories of young entrepreneurs who have started businesses, this book illustrates how to turn hobbies, skills, and interests into profit-making ventures. Mariotti describes the characteristics of the successful entrepreneur and covers the nuts and bolts of getting a business up, running and successful. Read more >
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The Young Entrepreneur's Guide to Starting and Running a Business
The Young Entrepreneur's Guide to Starting and Running a Business
Written by Steve Mariotti
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307815514
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The Young Entrepreneur's Guide to Starting and Running a Business
Turn Your Ideas into Money!
Written by Steve Mariotti


Format: eBook, 496 pages
On Sale: April 29, 2014
Price: $14.99

Through stories of young entrepreneurs who have started businesses, this book illustrates how to turn hobbies, skills, and interests into profit-making ventures. Mariotti describes the characteristics of the successful entrepreneur and covers the nuts and bolts of getting a business up, running and successful. Read more >
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Congratulations, by the way
Congratulations, by the way
Written by George Saunders, Read by George Saunders
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804193009
Our Price: $7.50

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Congratulations, by the way
Some Thoughts on Kindness
Written by George Saunders
Read by George Saunders


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download0
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $7.50

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Three months after George Saunders gave a graduation address at Syracuse University, a transcript of that speech was posted on the website of The New York Times, where its simple, uplifting message struck a deep chord. Within days, it had been shared more than one million times. Why?... Read more >
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Congratulations, by the way
Congratulations, by the way
Written by George Saunders
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780812996289
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Congratulations, by the way
Some Thoughts on Kindness
Written by George Saunders


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $9.99

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Three months after George Saunders gave a graduation address at Syracuse University, a transcript of that speech was posted on the website of The New York Times, where its simple, uplifting message struck a deep chord. Within days, it had been shared more than one million times. Why?... Read more >
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Congratulations, by the way
Congratulations, by the way
Written by George Saunders
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780812996272
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Congratulations, by the way
Some Thoughts on Kindness
Written by George Saunders


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $14.00

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Three months after George Saunders gave a graduation address at Syracuse University, a transcript of that speech was posted on the website of The New York Times, where its simple, uplifting message struck a deep chord. Within days, it had been shared more than one million times. Why?... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and an eBook.
The Heathen School
The Heathen School
Written by John Demos
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780679455103
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The Heathen School
A Story of Hope and Betrayal in the Age of the Early Republic
Written by John Demos


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $30.00

Longlisted for the 2014 National Book Award

The astonishing story of a unique missionary project—and the America it embodied—from award-winning historian John Demos.

Near the start of the nineteenth century, as the newly established United States looked outward toward the wider world, a group of eminent Protestant ministers formed a grand scheme for gathering the rest of...

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The Heathen School
The Heathen School
Written by John Demos
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385351669
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The Heathen School
A Story of Hope and Betrayal in the Age of the Early Republic
Written by John Demos


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $12.99

Longlisted for the 2014 National Book Award

The astonishing story of a unique missionary project—and the America it embodied—from award-winning historian John Demos.

Near the start of the nineteenth century, as the newly established United States looked outward toward the wider world, a group of eminent Protestant ministers formed a grand scheme for gathering the rest of...

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On the Same Track
On the Same Track
Written by Carol Corbett Burris
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807032978
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On the Same Track
How Schools Can Join the Twenty-First-Century Struggle against Resegregation
Written by Carol Corbett Burris


Format: Hardcover, 208 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $25.95

A public school principal’s account of the courageous leaders who have dismantled the tracking systems in their schools in order to desegregate classrooms
 
What would happen if a school eliminated the “tracks” that rank students based on their perceived intellectual abilities? Would low-achieving students fall behind and become frustrated? Would their... Read more >
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