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The Short Bus: A Journey Beyond Normal
The Short Bus: A Journey Beyond Normal
by Jonathan Mooney
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What makes this journey so inspiring is Mooney's transcendent humor; the self he has become does not turn away from old pain but can laugh at it, make fun of it, make it into something beautiful.--Los Angeles Times Labeled dyslexic and profoundly... (read more)

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How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character
How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character
by Paul Tough
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In How Children Succeed, Paul Tough argues that the qualities that matter most have more to do with character: skills like perseverance, curiosity, conscientiousness, optimism, and self-control. How Children Succeed introduces us to a new generation of... (read more)

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Lost at School: Why Our Kids with Behavioral Challenges Are Falling Through the Cracks and How We Can Help Them
Lost at School: Why Our Kids with Behavioral Challenges Are Falling Through the Cracks and How We Can Help Them
by Ross W Greene
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From the renowned authority on education and parenting, “an in-depth approach to aid parents and teachers to work together with behaviorally challenging students” (Publishers Weekly)—now revised and updated. School discipline is broken.... (read more)

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"Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?": And Other Conversations about Race
"Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?": And Other Conversations about Race
by Beverly Tatum
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The fifth-anniversary edition of the best-selling work on the development of racial identity.... (read more)

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Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong
Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong
by James W Loewen
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"Powerful and important...deserves to become an instant classic." -- The Washington Post Book World... (read more)

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The Global Achievement Gap: Why Even Our Best Schools Don't Teach the New Survival Skills Our Children Need--And What We Can Do about It
The Global Achievement Gap: Why Even Our Best Schools Don't Teach the New Survival Skills Our Children Need--And What We Can Do about It
by Tony Wagner
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In The Global Achievement Gap, education expert Tony Wagner situates our school problems in the larger context of the demands of the global knowledge economy. He illustrates that even in our best schools, we dont teach or test the skills that matter most... (read more)

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Sugarcane Academy: How a New Orleans Teacher and His Storm-Struck Students Created a School to Remember (Harvest Original)
Sugarcane Academy: How a New Orleans Teacher and His Storm-Struck Students Created a School to Remember (Harvest Original)
by Michael Tisserand
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"A testament to the teachers who supported Katrina's children, Sugarcane Academy reminds us all that heroes hold small hands on field trips, clean paint brushes, and sing morning songs." --Phillip Done, author of 32 Third Graders and One Class Bunny... (read more)

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Stupidity and Tears: Teaching and Learning in Troubled Times
Stupidity and Tears: Teaching and Learning in Troubled Times
by Herbert Kohl
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In Stupidity and Tears, renowned educator and National Book Award winner Herbert Kohl offers us a thoughtful and ultimately optimistic meditation on the forces that conspire to keep teachers and students “stupid”—i.e., frustrated and... (read more)

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The Death and Life of the Great American School System: How Testing and Choice Are Undermining Education
The Death and Life of the Great American School System: How Testing and Choice Are Undermining Education
by Diane Ravitch
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A passionate plea to preserve and renew public education, The Death and Life of the Great American School System is a radical change of heart from one of America’s best-known education experts. Diane Ravitch—former assistant secretary of... (read more)

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What Teachers Make: In Praise of the Greatest Job in the World
What Teachers Make: In Praise of the Greatest Job in the World
by Taylor Mali
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In praise of the greatest job in the world... The right book at the right time: an impassioned defense of teachers and why we need them now more than ever. Teacher turned teachers advocate Taylor Mali inspired millions with his original poem “What... (read more)

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The New Kids: Big Dreams and Brave Journeys at a High School for Immigrant Teens
The New Kids: Big Dreams and Brave Journeys at a High School for Immigrant Teens
by Brooke Hauser
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“A refreshing reminder of the hurdles newcomers to this country still face and how many defy the odds to overcome them,” writes The New York Times, this inspiring work of narrative journalism recounts a year in the life at the International... (read more)

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1st Grade Writing Skills (Star Wars Workbook)
1st Grade Writing Skills (Star Wars Workbook)
by Workman Publishing Company
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The Force is strong with this series! Introducing a line of workbooks that marries the iconic popularity of Star Wars with the unique mix of editorial quality, fun presentation, and rigorous educational standards that Workman applied to the BRAIN QUEST... (read more)

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Real Talk for Real Teachers: Advice for Teachers from Rookies to Veterans: "No Retreat, No Surrender!"
Real Talk for Real Teachers: Advice for Teachers from Rookies to Veterans: "No Retreat, No Surrender!"
by Rafe Esquith
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The New York Times–bestselling author and world-renown teacher offers no-nonsense wisdom for teachers of all ages Theres no one teachers trust more to give them classroom advice than Rafe Esquith. After more than thirty years on the job, Esquith... (read more)

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Enchanted Hunters: The Power of Stories in Childhood
Enchanted Hunters: The Power of Stories in Childhood
by Maria Tatar
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Maria Tatar is the John L. Loeb Professor of Germanic Languages and Literatures at Harvard University. Many of us would expect the holder of such an august title to be an authority on, say, "The Nibelungenlied" or Goethe or the novels of Thomas Mann. In... (read more)

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Sir Cumference: And the First Round Table
Sir Cumference: And the First Round Table
by Cindy Neuschwander
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Cindy Neuschwander is an elementary school teacher who loves teaching math. She also enjoys traveling, reading, and writing stories. She thought up Sir Cumference while visiting medieval castles in England. Cindy lives in Pleasanton, California.... (read more)

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2nd Grade Reading (Star Wars Workbook)
2nd Grade Reading (Star Wars Workbook)
by Workman Publishing Company
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The Force is strong with this series! Introducing a line of workbooks that marries the iconic popularity of Star Wars with the unique mix of editorial quality, fun presentation, and rigorous educational standards that Workman applied to the BRAIN QUEST... (read more)

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Radical: Fighting to Put Students First (P.S.)
Radical: Fighting to Put Students First (P.S.)
by Michelle Rhee
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Our country's status as a world leader in education is at grave risk. In Radical, Michelle Rhee, a driving force behind American education reform, delivers her plan for better American schools. Informing her critique are her years of teaching in... (read more)

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How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character
How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character
by Paul Tough
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“At a time when school systems have completely lost focus on what really matters, John Hunter reminds us what we should be teaching our children. His ideas will help anyone who has the courage to understand that a real education must go beyond... (read more)

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Multiple Intelligences: New Horizons
Multiple Intelligences: New Horizons
by Howard Gardner
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Howard Gardner is the John H. and Elisabeth A. Hobbs Professor in Cognition and Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Among numerous honors, Gardner received a MacArthur Prize Fellowship in 1981. In 1990, he was the first American to... (read more)

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Frames of Mind: The Theory of Multiple Intelligences
Frames of Mind: The Theory of Multiple Intelligences
by Howard Gardner
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First published in 1983 and now available with a new introduction by the author, Gardner's trailblazing book revolutionized the worlds of education and psychology by positing that rather than a single type of intelligence, we have several--most of which... (read more)

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