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How to Get Your Child to Love Reading

By: Codell, Esmé Raji

Price: $17.99

Publisher: Algonquin Books: 2003-06-06

Seller ID: 9781565123083


Are children reading enough? Not according to most parents and teachers, who know that reading aloud with children fosters a lifelong love of books, ensures better standardized test scores, promotes greater success in school, and helps instill the values we most want to pass on. Esme Raji Codell--an inspiring children's literature specialist and an energetic teacher--has the solution. She's turned her years of experience with children, parents, librarians, and fello... View more info

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To Sleep with the Angels: The Story of a Fire

By: Cowan, David; Kuenster, John

Price: $15.30

Publisher: Ivan R. Dee: 1998-10-01

Seller ID: 9781566632171


If burying a child has a special poignancy, the tragedy at a Catholic elementary school in Chicago almost forty years ago was an extraordinary moment of grief. One of the deadliest fires in American history, it took the lives of ninety-two children and three nuns at Our Lady of the Angels School, left many families physically and psychologically scarred for life, and destroyed a close-knit working-class neighborhood. This is the moving story of that fire and its conseque... View more info

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Brief Alcohol Screening and Intervention for College Students (BASICS): A Harm Reduction Approach

By: Dimeff, Linda A.; Baer, John S.; Kivlahan, Daniel R.; Marlatt, G. Alan

Price: $48.78

Publisher: The Guilford Press: 1999-01-08

Seller ID: 9781572303928


This instructive manual presents a pragmatic and clinically proven approach to the prevention and treatment of undergraduate alcohol abuse. The BASICS model is a nonconfrontational, harm reduction approach that helps students reduce their alcohol consumption gradually and decrease the behavioural and health risks associated with heavy drinking. Including numerous reproducible handouts and assessment forms, the book takes readers step-by-step through conducting BASICS ass... View more info

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ADD / ADHD Behavior-Change Resource Kit: Ready-to-Use Strategies and Activities for Helping Children with Attention Deficit Disorder

By: Flick Ph.D., Grad L.

Price: $27.84

Publisher: Jossey-Bass: 1998-01-02

Seller ID: 9780876281444


For teachers, counselors and parents, this comprehensive new resource is filled with up-to-date information and practical strategies to help kids with attention deficits learn to control and change their own behaviors and build the academic, social, and personal skills necessary for success in school and in life. The Kit first explains ADD/ADHD behavior, its biological bases and basic characteristics and describes procedures used for diagnosis and various treatment optio... View more info

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Kentuckians Before Boone (New Books for New Readers)

By: Henderson, A. Gwynn

Price: $8.51

Publisher: University Press of Kentucky: 1992-08-25

Seller ID: 9780813109084


" This is an account of a Native American family in central Kentucky in the year 1585. Fishes-With-Hands, his wife She-Who-Watches, and their family grind corn, make cooking pots, and build their homes while in their summer village. In autumn, they attend the funeral and mourning feast of Masked-Eyes. Then they move to their winter hunting camp, where they process nuts, make arrows, and hunt and butcher animals in preparation for the winter. Readers will soon realize ... View more info

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The Tree of Knowledge: The Biological Roots of Human Understanding

By: Humberto R. Maturana; Francisco J. Varela

Price: $27.84

Publisher: Shambhala: 1992-03-31

Seller ID: 9780877736424


"Knowing how we know" is the subject of this book. Its authors present a new view of cognition that has important social and ethical implications, for, they assert, the only world we humans can have is the one we create together through the actions of our coexistence. Written for a general audience as well as for students, scholars, and scientists and abundantly illustrated with examples from biology, linguistics, and new social and cultural phenomena, this revised editi... View more info

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Career Worth Planning: Starting Out and Moving Ahead in the Planning Profession

By: Jones, Warren; Macris, Natalie

Price: $60.03

Publisher: Routledge: 2002-10-01

Seller ID: 9781884829444


Now that your planning degree is in sight or in hand, how and where can you find your "dream job?" Once you're on the job, what can you do to not just survive, but thrive and avoid common professional pitfalls? In A Career Worth Planning, two veteran planners offer a road map for success. Packed with practical information and useful advice, it is must reading for planning students, new planners, and experienced planners looking to advance their careers. Career questions ... View more info

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We All Went On Safari

By: Laurie Krebs; Julia Cairns [Illustrator]

Price: $9.06

Publisher: Barefoot Books: 2004-09-01

Seller ID: 9781841481197


Join Arusha, Mosi, Tumpe and their Maasai friends as they set out on a counting journey through the grasslands of Tanzania. Along the way, the children encounter all sorts of animals including elephants, lions and monkeys, while counting from one to ten in both English and Swahili. The lively, rhyming text is accompanied by an illustrated guide to counting in Swahili, a map, notes about each of the animals, and interesting facts about Tanzania and the Maasai people. ... View more info

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History Lessons: How Textbooks from Around the World Portray U.S. History

By: Lindaman, Dana; Ward, Kyle

Price: $20.69

Publisher: The New Press: 2006-07-04

Seller ID: 9781595580825


"The American invaders...accompanied by their puppets, finally waged the war...The bastards who crossed the 38th parallel at dawn were stoking the flames of war, jumping around like mad men, yearning to invade the North." --North Korean textbook on the Korean War History Lessons offers a lighthearted and fascinating challenge to the biases we bring to our understanding of American history. The subject of widespread attention when it was first published in 2004--including... View more info

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From Classrooms to Claymores: A Teacher at War in Vietnam

By: Schneider, Ches

Price: $8.18

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 1999-04-01

Seller ID: 9780804118712


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In Their Own Way: Discovering and Encouraging Your Child's Multiple Intelligences

By: Thomas Armstrong

Price: $15.30

Publisher: TarcherPerigee: 2000-08-07

Seller ID: 9781585420513


Does your child have a favorite subject, activity, or hobby? Children learn in multiple ways, and educator Thomas Armstrong has shown hundreds of thousands of parents and teachers how to locate those unique areas in each of our children where learning and creativity seem to flow with special vigor. In this fully updated classic on multiple intelligences, Armstrong sheds new light on the "eight ways to bloom," or the eight kinds of "multiple intelligences." While ever... View more info

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So You Have a Band

By: Tim Wenger,Kelly Claus,Korrection

Price: $11.09

Publisher: USA, Inkwell Media Services: 2016

Seller ID: 9781684185702


Tim Wenger has spent the past decade playing in gigging bands. He's also worked as the editor of an in-print music magazine and talent buyer at a long-running venue in Denver. Needless to say, he's learned a thing or two about the industry and how to give your group its best shot at long-term success. In his new book So You Have A Band, Tim discusses everything a young musician needs to know to grow a band- from presenting yourself professionally in front of media and ve... View more info