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Games for Math
Games for Math
Written by Peggy Kaye
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307809346
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Games for Math

Written by Peggy Kaye


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: May 2, 2012
Price: $11.99

At a time when the poor math performance of American school children has labeled us a "nation of underachievers," what can parents--often themselves daunted by the mysteries of mathematics--do to help their children? In Games for Math, Peggy Kaye--teacher extraordinaire and author of the highly praised Games for Reading--gives parents more... Read more >
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Games for Reading
Games for Reading
Written by Peggy Kaye
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ISBN: 9780307809353
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Games for Reading

Written by Peggy Kaye


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: May 2, 2012
Price: $14.99

HERE ARE OVER SEVENTY GAMES TO HELP YOUR CHILD LEARN TO READ--AND LOVE IT.

Peggy Kaye's Games for Reading helps children read by doing just what kids like best: playing games.  There is a "bingo" game that helps children learn vocabulary. There is a rhyming game that helps them hear letter sounds more... Read more >
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Degree Mills
The Billion-Dollar Industry That Has Sold Over a Million Fake Diplomas
Written by John Bear
Edited by Allen Ezell


Format: eBook0
On Sale: April 24, 2012
Price: $11.99

When the first edition of Degree Mills was published, fake universities and counterfeit degrees were already a significant problem. Fueled by the Internet, this scam continues to grow—now more than half of all people claiming a new PhD in fact have a fake degree.

In this updated edition, experts Allen Ezell and... Read more >
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Getting the Best Out of College, Revised and Updated
Getting the Best Out of College, Revised and Updated
Written by Peter Feaver, Sue Wasiolek and Anne Crossman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781607741442
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Getting the Best Out of College, Revised and Updated
Insider Advice for Success from a Professor, a Dean, and a Recent Grad
Written by Peter Feaver, Sue Wasiolek and Anne Crossman


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $14.99

An insider’s guide that shows ambitious students how to optimize their college career, completely revised and updated for today’s academic landscape.

I WISH I’D KNOWN THAT IN COLLEGE
Your time as an undergrad has the potential to be incredibly fun, rewarding, and life changing in ways you may not yet even imagine–that is... Read more >
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Getting the Best Out of College, Revised and Updated
Getting the Best Out of College, Revised and Updated
Written by Peter Feaver, Sue Wasiolek and Anne Crossman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307788801
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Getting the Best Out of College, Revised and Updated
Insider Advice for Success from a Professor, a Dean, and a Recent Grad
Written by Peter Feaver, Sue Wasiolek and Anne Crossman


Format: eBook, 264 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $11.99

I WISH I’D KNOWN THAT IN COLLEGE
Your time as an undergrad has the potential to be incredibly fun, rewarding, and life changing in ways you may not yet even imagine–that is, if you play your cards right and take full advantage of what your university has to offer. Sadly, very few...

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Hit Lit
Hit Lit
Written by James W. Hall
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812970951
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Hit Lit
Cracking the Code of the Twentieth Century's Biggest Bestsellers
Written by James W. Hall


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: April 10, 2012
Price: $16.00

DISCOVER THE SECRETS OF WHAT MAKES A MEGA-BESTSELLER IN THIS ENTERTAINING, REVELATORY GUIDE
 
What do Michael Corleone, Jack Ryan, and Scout Finch have in common? Creative writing professor and thriller writer James W. Hall knows. Now, in this entertaining, revelatory book, he reveals how bestsellers work, using twelve twentieth-century blockbusters as...

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Hit Lit
Hit Lit
Written by James W. Hall
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ISBN: 9780679604969
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Hit Lit
Cracking the Code of the Twentieth Century's Biggest Bestsellers
Written by James W. Hall


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: April 10, 2012
Price: $11.99

DISCOVER THE SECRETS OF WHAT MAKES A MEGA-BESTSELLER IN THIS ENTERTAINING, REVELATORY GUIDE
 
What do Michael Corleone, Jack Ryan, and Scout Finch have in common? Creative writing professor and thriller writer James W. Hall knows. Now, in this entertaining, revelatory book, he reveals how bestsellers work, using twelve twentieth-century blockbusters as...

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American Language Supplement 2
American Language Supplement 2
Written by H.L. Mencken
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307813442
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American Language Supplement 2

Written by H.L. Mencken


Format: eBook, 889 pages
On Sale: April 4, 2012
Price: $39.99

The DEFINITIVE EDITION OF The American Language was published in 1936.  Since then it has been recognized as a classic.  It is that rarest of literary accomplishments—a book that is authoritative and scientific and is at the same time very diverting reading.  But after 1936 HLM continued to gather new materials...

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Be Different
Be Different
Written by John Elder Robison
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ISBN: 9780307884824
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Be Different
My Adventures with Asperger's and My Advice for Fellow Aspergians, Misfits, Families, and Teachers
Written by John Elder Robison


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2012
Price: $14.00

“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 >
Superlearning 2000
Superlearning 2000
Written by Sheila Ostrander and Lynn Schroeder
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307815224
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Superlearning 2000
New Triple Fast Ways You Can Learn, Earn, and Succeed in the 21st Century
Written by Sheila Ostrander and Lynn Schroeder


Format: eBook, 544 pages
On Sale: March 7, 2012
Price: $7.99

Whether you want to learn a foreign language, improve your tennis game, ace a test, or learn anything two-to-five times faster, the fun and innovative method of superlearning is designed to unlock your limitless potential. This revolutionary program reveals how the right kind of music can enhance learning, which "superfood" can... Read more >
The New Cool
The New Cool
Written by Neal Bascomb
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307588906
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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: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: March 6, 2012
Price: $15.00

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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Gate of the Sun

Written by Elias Khoury
Translated by Humphrey Davies


Format: eBook, 539 pages
On Sale: March 1, 2012
Price: $26.00

Gate of the Sun is the first magnum opus of the Palestinian saga. After their country is torn apart in 1948, two men remain alone in a deserted makeshift hospital in the Shatila camp on the outskirts of Beirut. We enter a vast world of displacement, fear, and tenuous hope. Khalil... Read more >
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American Language Supplement 1
American Language Supplement 1
Written by H.L. Mencken
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307808783
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American Language Supplement 1

Written by H.L. Mencken


Format: eBook, 739 pages
On Sale: February 8, 2012
Price: $29.99

Perhaps the first truly important book about the divergence of American English from its British roots, this survey of the language as it was spoken-and as it was changing-at the beginning of the 20th century comes via one of its most inveterate watchers, journalist, critic, and editor HENRY LOUIS MENCKEN (1880-1956).In... Read more >
Sleeping on the Wing
Sleeping on the Wing
Written by Kenneth Koch and Kate Farrell
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ISBN: 9780307764911
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Sleeping on the Wing
An Anthology of Modern Poetry with Essays on Reading and Writing
Written by Kenneth Koch and Kate Farrell


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: February 8, 2012
Price: $11.99

This book is specifically for high school students, though it is useful to college students and anyone interested in the art and craft of poetry. Koch and Farrell, experienced teachers as well as poets, write about poetry in such a way that students will find it accessible and interesting. The book... Read more >
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The Students are Watching
Schools and the Moral Contract
Written by Nancy Faust Sizer
Edited by Theodore Sizer


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: January 31, 2012
Price: $18.00

In this groundbreaking book, Theodore and Nancy Sizer insist that students learn not just from their classes but from their school's routines and rituals, especially about matters of character. They convince us once again of what we may have forgotten: that we need to create schools that constantly demonstrate a belief... Read more >
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First Grade Super Math Success (Sylvan Super Workbooks)
First Grade Super Math Success (Sylvan Super Workbooks)
Written by Sylvan Learning
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ISBN: 9780375430497
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First Grade Super Math Success (Sylvan Super Workbooks)

Written by Sylvan Learning


Format: Trade Paperback0
On Sale: January 24, 2012
Price: $18.99

**3 BOOKS IN 1!**

Building a strong foundation in math is essential for children in the first grade. The activities in this 3-in-1 Super Workbook are designed to help your student become familiar with math concepts like numbers and operations, solid and plane shapes, and graphs and charts. They will help your... Read more >
Degree Mills
Degree Mills
Written by John Bear, Edited by Allen Ezell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616145071
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Degree Mills
The Billion-Dollar Industry That Has Sold Over a Million Fake Diplomas
Written by John Bear
Edited by Allen Ezell


Format: Trade Paperback, 466 pages
On Sale: January 24, 2012
Price: $21.00

When the first edition of Degree Mills was published, fake universities and counterfeit degrees were already a significant problem. Fueled by the Internet, this scam continues to grow—now more than half of all people claiming a new PhD in fact have a fake degree.

In this updated edition, experts Allen Ezell and... Read more >
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Kindergarten Super Math Success (Sylvan Super Workbooks)
Kindergarten Super Math Success (Sylvan Super Workbooks)
Written by Sylvan Learning
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ISBN: 9780375430480
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Kindergarten Super Math Success (Sylvan Super Workbooks)

Written by Sylvan Learning


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On Sale: January 24, 2012
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**3 BOOKS IN 1!**

Building a strong foundation in basic math is essential as kindergarteners prepare to advance to more difficult math concepts. The activities in this 3-in-1 Super Workbook are designed to help your student become familiar with numbers and counting, patterns, shape recognition, measurement, and more. They will help your... Read more >
No Easy Answer
No Easy Answer
Written by Sally Smith
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ISBN: 9780307809803
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No Easy Answer
The Learning Disabled Child at Home and at School
Written by Sally Smith


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: January 18, 2012
Price: $11.99

Parents and teachers of learning disabled children have tumed to Sally Smith's No Easy Answers for information, advice, and comfort for more than fifteen years.  In this revised, trade paperback edition of the latest information on learning disabilities in a clear, honest, and accessible way. This completely updated edition contains new chapters... Read more >
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Homeschooling: The Early Years
Homeschooling: The Early Years
Written by Linda Dobson
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ISBN: 9780307809124
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Homeschooling: The Early Years
Your Complete Guide to Successfully Homeschooling the 3- to 8- Year-Old Child
Written by Linda Dobson


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: January 11, 2012
Price: $14.99

Discover the Rewards of Homeschooling Your Young Child
Young children are full of curiosity, imagination, and a sense of wonder. They're willing to try new things and possess a natural joy of discovery. Yet in a traditional school, these natural behavior traits are too often squelched. That's why more and more parents... Read more >
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Rose, Where Did You Get That Red?
Rose, Where Did You Get That Red?
Written by Kenneth Koch
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ISBN: 9780307765109
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Rose, Where Did You Get That Red?
Teaching Great Poetry to Children
Written by Kenneth Koch


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: January 11, 2012
Price: $13.99

First published to enormous acclaim in 1973, this book became a classic that revolutionized the way children are taught to read and write poetry. The celebrated poet Kenneth Koch conveys the imaginative splendor of great poetry--by Blake, Donne, Stevens, Lorca, and others--and then shows how it maybe taught so as to... 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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All Work, No Pay
All Work, No Pay
Written by Lauren Berger
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ISBN: 9781607741688
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All Work, No Pay
Finding an Internship, Building Your Resume, Making Connections, and Gaining Job Experience
Written by Lauren Berger


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: January 3, 2012
Price: $12.99

Land Killer Internships—and Make the Most of Them!

These days, a college resume without internship experience is considered “naked.” Indeed, statistics show that internship experience leads to more job offers with higher salaries—and in this tough economy, college grads need all the help they can get.

Enter Lauren Berger, internships expert... Read more >
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All Work, No Pay
All Work, No Pay
Written by Lauren Berger
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ISBN: 9781607741695
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All Work, No Pay
Finding an Internship, Building Your Resume, Making Connections, and Gaining Job Experience
Written by Lauren Berger


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: January 3, 2012
Price: $9.99

Land Killer Internships—and Make the Most of Them!

These days, a college resume without internship experience is considered “naked.” Indeed, statistics show that internship experience leads to more job offers with highersalaries—and in this tough economy, college grads need all the help they can get.

Enter Lauren Berger, internships expert and CEO of Intern Queen, Inc.... Read more >
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Fraternity
Fraternity
Written by Diane Brady
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385524742
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Fraternity
In 1968, a visionary priest recruited 20 black men to the College of the Holy Cross and changed their lives and the course of history.
Written by Diane Brady


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: January 3, 2012
Price: $25.00

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
San Francisco Chronicle • The Plain Dealer

The inspiring true story of a group of young men whose lives were changed by a visionary mentor

 
On April 4, 1968, the death of Martin Luther King, Jr., shocked the nation. Later that month... Read more >
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