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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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“Drop the flashcards—grit, character, and curiosity matter even more than cognitive skills. A persuasive wake-up call.”—People Why do some children succeed while others fail? The story we usually tell about childhood and success... (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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Boys Adrift: The Five Factors Driving the Growing Epidemic of Unmotivated Boys and Underachieving Young Men
Boys Adrift: The Five Factors Driving the Growing Epidemic of Unmotivated Boys and Underachieving Young Men
by Leonard Sax
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Something scary is happening to boys today. From kindergarten to college, American boys are, on average, less resilient and less ambitious than they were a mere twenty years ago. The gender gap in college attendance and graduation rates has widened... (read more)

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Mind in the Making: the Seven Essential Life Skills Every Child Needs (10 Edition)
Mind in the Making: the Seven Essential Life Skills Every Child Needs (10 Edition)
by Ellen Galinsky
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"What kind of person do I want my child to be?" There are hundreds of books that give parents advice on everything from weaning to toilet training, from discipline to nutrition. But in spite of this overwhelming amount of information, there is very... (read more)

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How People Learn: Brain, Mind, Experience, and School
How People Learn: Brain, Mind, Experience, and School
by John Bransford
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"How People Learn" examines these findings and their implications for what we teach, how we teach it, and how we assess what our children learn. The book uses exemplary teaching to illustrate how approaches based on what we now know result in in-depth... (read more)

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Teach Your Child To Read in 100 Easy Lessons (83 Edition)
Teach Your Child To Read in 100 Easy Lessons (83 Edition)
by Siegfried Engelmann
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Is your child halfway through first grade and still unable to read? Is your preschooler bored with coloring and ready for reading? Are you worried that your child will become lost in overcrowded classrooms? Did you know that early readers hold an... (read more)

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Reading in the Brain: The New Science of How We Read
Reading in the Brain: The New Science of How We Read
by Stanislas Dehaene
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"Brings together the cognitive, the cultural, and the neurological in an elegant, compelling narrative. A revelatory work." -Oliver Sacks, M.D. The act of reading is so easily taken for granted that we forget what an astounding feat it is. How can a few... (read more)

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Out and About with Kids Portland: The Ultimate Family Guide for Fun and Learning, 4th Edition
Out and About with Kids Portland: The Ultimate Family Guide for Fun and Learning, 4th Edition
by Shawn Jones and Nelle Nix
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Perfect for visitors and residents alike, this clever, useful guide covers an immense amount of ground, and includes helpful icons that denote which attractions are free, stroller accessible, and educational. An indispensable guide for entertaining... (read more)

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My First Baby Signs (Baby Signs)
My First Baby Signs (Baby Signs)
by Linda P. Acredolo
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Babies have a lot to say! My First Baby Signs introduces ten of the most popular signs and provides parents a place to begin. Once baby waves bye–bye, the possibilities are endless. Baby signing is easy and natural. Infants and toddlers can learn... (read more)

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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Baby Sign Language (Complete Idiot's Guides)
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Baby Sign Language (Complete Idiot's Guides)
by Diane Ryan
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A new way to talk to baby! Baby sign language is a way for parents to communicate with their babies before they can speak by teaching them a few basic gestures or signs. It’s a way to bridge the gap between the gurgling stage and the time when babies... (read more)

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Book of Virtues a Treasury of Great Moral Stories
Book of Virtues a Treasury of Great Moral Stories
by William J. Bennett
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Responsibility. Courage. Compassion. Honesty. Friendship. Persistence. Faith. Everyone recognizes these traits as essentials of good character. In order for our children to develop such traits, we have to offer them examples of good and bad, right and... (read more)

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The Giant Encyclopedia of Theme Activities for Children 2 to 5: Over 600 Favorite Activities Created by Teachers for Teachers
The Giant Encyclopedia of Theme Activities for Children 2 to 5: Over 600 Favorite Activities Created by Teachers for Teachers
by Kathy Charner
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This popular potpourri of over 600 classroom-tested activities actively engages children's imaginations and provides many months of learning fun. Organized into 48 popular themes, from Dinosaurs to Circus to Outer Space, these favorite activities are the... (read more)

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Games for Reading
Games for Reading
by Peggy Kaye
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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... (read more)

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The Philosophical Baby: What Children's Minds Tell Us about Truth, Love, and the Meaning of Life
The Philosophical Baby: What Children's Minds Tell Us about Truth, Love, and the Meaning of Life
by Alison Gopnik
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In the last decade there has been a revolution in our understanding of the minds of infants and young children. We used to believe that babies were irrational, and that their thinking and experience were limited. Now Alison Gopnik &#8212... (read more)

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I Love You Rituals (00 Edition)
I Love You Rituals (00 Edition)
by Becky A. Bailey
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I Love You Rituals offers more than seventy delightful rhymes and games that send the message of unconditional love and enhance children's social, emotional, and school success.Winner of a 1999 Parent's Guide Children's Media Award, these positive... (read more)

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Welcome To Your Brain: Why You Lose Your Car Keys But Never Forget How To Drive and Other Puzzles of Everyday Life (08 Edition)
Welcome To Your Brain: Why You Lose Your Car Keys But Never Forget How To Drive and Other Puzzles of Everyday Life (08 Edition)
by Sandra Aamodt
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The popular, myth-busting guide to the neuroscience of everyday life, by two high-profile neuroscientists. In this lively book, Sandra Aamodt and Sam Wang dispel common myths about the brain and provide a comprehensive, useful overview of how it really... (read more)

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The Artful Parent: Simple Ways to Fill Your Family's Life with Art & Creativity
The Artful Parent: Simple Ways to Fill Your Family's Life with Art & Creativity
by Jean Vant Hul
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Bring out your children’s creativity and imagination with more than 60 kids' art activities from the creator of www.ArtfulParent.com.  Art making is a wonderfully fun way for young children to tap into their imagination, deepen their... (read more)

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Games for Math
Games for Math
by Peggy Kaye
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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... (read more)

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What's Going on in There?: How the Brain and Mind Develop in the First Five Years of Life
What's Going on in There?: How the Brain and Mind Develop in the First Five Years of Life
by Lise Eliot
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The Art of Roughhousing: Good Old-Fashioned Horseplay and Why Every Kid Needs It
The Art of Roughhousing: Good Old-Fashioned Horseplay and Why Every Kid Needs It
by Anthony T. Debenedet
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Everywhere you look, physical play—what some might call “roughhousing”—is being marginalized. Gym classes are getting shorter. Recess periods are being eliminated. Some new schools don’t even have playgrounds. Is it any... (read more)

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