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The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed
The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed
by Jessica Lahey
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Modern parenting is defined by an unprecedented level of overprotectiveness: parents now rush to school to deliver forgotten assignments, challenge teachers on report card disappointments, mastermind children's friendships, and interfere on the... (read more)

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Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons
Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons
by Siegfried Engelmann
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Chapter 1 LESSON 1 TASK 1 SOUNDS INTRODUCTION 1. (Point to m)I'm going to touch under this sound and say the sound. (Touch first ball of arrow. Move quickly to second ball. Hold two seconds.) mmmmmm. (Release point.) 2. Your turn to say the sound when I... (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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How to Teach Your Children Shakespeare
How to Teach Your Children Shakespeare
by Ken Ludwig
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A foolproof, enormously fun method of teaching your children the classic works of William Shakespeare   William Shakespeare’s plays are among the great bedrocks of Western civilization and contain the finest writing of the past 450... (read more)

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The Scientist in the Crib: What Early Learning Tells Us about the Mind
The Scientist in the Crib: What Early Learning Tells Us about the Mind
by Alison Gopnik
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“[An] excellent book...it should be of interest to anyone curious about the human mind and its origins.” The Chicago... (read more)

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The Organized Student: Teaching Children the Skills for Success in School and beyond
The Organized Student: Teaching Children the Skills for Success in School and beyond
by Donna Goldberg
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andlt;Iandgt; THE ORGANIZED STUDENTandlt;/Iandgt; is the best! At last a book kids and parents can really USE. If your child--or you--suffer from the slings and arrows of outrageous disorganization, buy this book! The suggestions in here really work... (read more)

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How to Talk So Kids Can Learn-At Home and in School: What Every Parent and Teacher Needs to Know
How to Talk So Kids Can Learn-At Home and in School: What Every Parent and Teacher Needs to Know
by Adele Faber
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Dr. Lawrence Balter Author of andlt;Iandgt;Who's in Control? Dr. Balter's Guide to Discipline Without Combatandlt;/Iandgt; Another wonderfully practical book from Faber and Mazlish -- for both parents and teachers. With wisdom and humor the authors... (read more)

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Twelve Steps To a Compassionate Life (10 Edition)
Twelve Steps To a Compassionate Life (10 Edition)
by Karen Armstrong
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In this important and thought-provoking work, Karen Armstrong—one of the most original thinkers on the role of religion in the modern world—provides an impassioned and practical guide to helping us make the world a more compassionate place. &#... (read more)

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Mind in the Making: The Seven Essential Life Skills Every Child Needs
Mind in the Making: The Seven Essential Life Skills Every Child Needs
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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An expanded edition of a resource in which new research about the mind, the brain, and the processes of learning are applied to questions regarding curricula, classroom settings, and teaching methods. Drawing on the findings from many branches of... (read more)

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Read-aloud Handbook ((7TH)13 Edition)
Read-aloud Handbook ((7TH)13 Edition)
by Jim Trelease
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and#160;A New York Times and million copy bestseller, the classic handbook on reading aloud to childrenandmdash;revised and updated Recommended by andldquo;Dear Abbyandrdquo;, The New York Times and The Washington Post, for three decades, millions of... (read more)

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Raising Musical Kids: A Guide for Parents
Raising Musical Kids: A Guide for Parents
by Robert A Cutietta
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Does music make kids smarter? At what age should a child begin music lessons? Where should you purchase an instrument? What should parents expect from a child's teachers and lessons? Raising Musical Kids answers these and many other questions as it... (read more)

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Vehicles: Experiments in Synthetic Psychology
Vehicles: Experiments in Synthetic Psychology
by Valenti Braitenberg
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The vehicles described in this light-hearted yet wonderfully skillful exercise in fictional science are the inventions of one of the world's eminent brain researchers. There are 14 of them in all--a series of hypothetical, self-operating mobile machines... (read more)

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Baby Signs: How to Talk with Your Baby Before Your Baby Can Talk
Baby Signs: How to Talk with Your Baby Before Your Baby Can Talk
by Linda Acredolo
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The Essential Parenting Guide- NOW COMPLETELY UPDATED AND EXPANDED! In 1982, child development experts Linda Acredolo, Ph.D., and Susan Goodwyn, Ph.D., discovered that babies can communicate with simple signs-even before they're able to talk. The result:... (read more)

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The Middle School Years: Achieving the Best Education for Your Child, Grades 5-8
The Middle School Years: Achieving the Best Education for Your Child, Grades 5-8
by Michele A Hernandez
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BETWEEN CHILDHOOD AND ADOLESCENCE LIE THE MOST DIFFICULT SCHOOL YEARS YOUR CHILDREN WILL EVER FACE. HERE'S HOW TO HELP THEM COME THROUGH WITH FLYING COLORS Studies have shown that the middle school years are key to a child's future. With social pressures... (read more)

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The Book of New Family Traditions: How to Create Great Rituals for Holidays and Every Day
The Book of New Family Traditions: How to Create Great Rituals for Holidays and Every Day
by Meg Cox
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Quality family togetherness—everyone wants it, but it seems increasingly harder to achieve. In a world run by cell phones, computers, and virtual networking, the comfort of human connection grows more important— and rarer— all the time.... (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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The Perfect Score Project: One Mother's Journey to Uncover the Secrets of the SAT
The Perfect Score Project: One Mother's Journey to Uncover the Secrets of the SAT
by Debbie Stier
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Debbie Stier is a single mother of two teenagers whose book publishing career spanned over two decades. Her website, ThePerfectScoreProject.com, has become a major hub for SAT advice, and her book, featured in the New Yorker, USA Today, and The Atlantic.... (read more)

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Research-based Strategies To Ignite Student Learning (06 Edition)
Research-based Strategies To Ignite Student Learning (06 Edition)
by Judy Willis
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Neurologist and teacher Willis highlights researched-based concepts in neurology that relate to student learning in this book for K-12 instructors. Four accessible chapters interpret these concepts into advice for enhancing memory, learning, and test... (read more)

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Teach Your Baby to Sign: An Illustrated Guide to Simple Sign Language for Babies
Teach Your Baby to Sign: An Illustrated Guide to Simple Sign Language for Babies
by Monica Beyer
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Here is the ultimate guide to baby sign language, with  an easy-to-use card deck. Each card includes a color photo and a useful sign to teach your child, along with stage-by-stage guidance so parents will know what to teach first and what to add as... (read more)

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