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Original Essays | September 4, 2014

Edward E. Baptist: IMG The Two Bodies of The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism



My new book, The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism, is the story of two bodies. The first body was the new... Continue »
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Stone Fox by John R Gardiner
Stone Fox

Amy Merk, January 24, 2008

Stone Fox is a great entry into chapter books for grades 3 and up. Gardiner tells a relatively complex story in a simple way, but manages to develop suspense. Great for teaching character traits.
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No More Dead Dogs by Gordon Korman
No More Dead Dogs

Amy Merk, January 24, 2008

Korman writes with a contemporary voice that really connected with my middle-school students. With relatively short chapters and witty wordwork, it also makes a great read aloud for grades five and up.
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Case for Bureaucracy : a Public Administration Polemic (4TH 04 Edition) by Charles Goodsell
Case for Bureaucracy : a Public Administration Polemic (4TH 04 Edition)

Amy Merk, January 24, 2008

Goodsell's defense of the bureaucratic system is well-balanced and realistic. It's a real self-esteem booster for anyone in the public sector.
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