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Distracted

by James M. Lang Basic Books (October 19, 2020)

Keeping students focused can be difficult in a world filled with distractions -- which is why a renowned educator created a scientific solution to one of every teacher's biggest problems.

Why is it so hard to...


A Place for Everything

by Judith Flanders Basic Books (October 19, 2020)

From a New York Times-bestselling historian comes the story of how the alphabet ordered our world.

A Place for Everything is the first-ever history of alphabetization, from the Library of Alexandria to Wikipedia....


Sesame Street: Ready for School!

by Pamela Thomas, Rosemarie T. Truglio & Kyle D. Pruett Running Press Adult (September 09, 2019)

Sesame Street, the most trusted name in preschool education, offers a complete, user-friendly guide to help parents prepare their children, ages 2-5, for academic, physical, and social success.

For the past...


What We Talk About When We Talk About Books

by Leah Price Basic Books (August 19, 2019)

Reports of the death of reading are greatly exaggerated

Do you worry that you've lost patience for anything longer than a tweet? If so, you're not alone. Digital-age pundits warn that as our appetite for books...


Middle School Matters

by Phyllis L. Fagell Da Capo Lifelong Books (August 05, 2019)

A counselor and popular Washington Post contributor offers a new take on grades 6-8 as a distinct developmental phase--and the perfect time to set up kids to thrive.

Middle school is its own important, distinct...


College Admissions Cracked

by Jill Margaret Shulman Little, Brown Spark (August 05, 2019)

How to help your kid navigate the college admissions process -- from scheduling standardized tests to writing essays -- month by month, girlfriend's-guide style.

So, your child is a high school junior. You've...


I Wish for Change

by Kyle Schwartz Da Capo Lifelong Books (July 15, 2019)

From the author of I Wish My Teacher Knew, how grownups can empower children to stand up for what they believe in

Third-grade teacher Kyle Schwartz often tells her students: "You are not here so you can make...


Children of the Dream

by Rucker C. Johnson Basic Books (April 15, 2019)

An acclaimed economist reveals that school integration efforts in the 1970s and 1980s were overwhelmingly successful -- and argues that we must renew our commitment to integration for the sake of all Americans...


Viral Parenting

by Mindy McKnight Grand Central Publishing (April 01, 2019)

Mindy McKnight, YouTube's favorite mom, shares the tools parents need to keep kids safe in their online lives--and shows how to create stronger family relationships as they do.

A cross between Jen Hatmaker...


The Test

by Anya Kamenetz PublicAffairs (June 24, 2018)

"[The anti-testing] movement now has a guidebook. . . . Kamenetz shows how fundamentally American it would be to move toward a more holistic system." -New York Times Book Review

The Test is an essential and critically...


The New Childhood

by Jordan Shapiro Little, Brown and Company (December 30, 2018)

A provocative look at the new, digital landscape of childhood and how to navigate it.

In The New Childhood, Jordan Shapiro provides a hopeful counterpoint to the fearful hand-wringing that has come to define...


Never Ran, Never Will

by Albert Samaha PublicAffairs (September 03, 2018)

This uplifting story of a boys' football team shines light on the under-appreciated virtues that can bloom in impoverished neighborhoods, even as nearby communities exclude them from economic progress.

Never...


Prime-Time Parenting

by Heather Miller Da Capo Lifelong Books (September 03, 2018)

A two-hour school-night routine that helps parents support their children's social, emotional and intellectual development.

School nights are a real challenge for most parents. Just as your energy flags, a slew...


Beyond Birds and Bees

by Bonnie J. Rough Seal Press (August 20, 2018)

A provocative inquiry into how we teach our children about bodies, sex, relationships and equality -- with revelatory, practical takeaways from the author's research and eye-opening observations from the world-famous...


The Bill of Rights

by Linda R. Monk & Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Hachette Books (April 09, 2018)

With a foreword by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg of the U.S. Supreme Court.

An Engaging, Accessible Guide to the Bill of Rights for Everyday Citizens.

In The Bill of Rights: A User's Guide, award-winning author...


The College Girl's Survival Guide

by Hanna Seymour FaithWords (April 02, 2018)

Hanna Seymour, a mentor to thousands of young college women, provides a plan for success in college based on experience, illustrations, and biblical principles.

Each year millions of young women enter the college...


Rally Point

by Chris Gibson Twelve (October 02, 2017)

A smart and surprising political inventory for how America can reunite and revitalize in a time of crisis.

Written by an admired leader of the Republican party, Rally Point: Five Tasks to Unite the Country and...


True Gentlemen

by John Hechinger PublicAffairs (September 25, 2017)

An exclusive look inside the power and politics of college fraternities in America as they struggle to survive despite growing waves of criticism and outrage.

College fraternity culture has never been more embattled....


The Freshman Survival Guide

by Nora Bradbury-Haehl & Bill McGarvey Center Street (April 06, 2011)

A values-based guide to navigating that critical first year of college that speaks to college students in their own language and offers practical tools that readers need to keep from drinking, sleeping or skipping...


Alone Together

by Sherry Turkle Basic Books (November 06, 2017)

A groundbreaking book by one of the most important thinkers of our time shows how technology is warping our social lives and our inner ones

Technology has become the architect of our intimacies. Online, we fall...


Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?

by Beverly Daniel Tatum Basic Books (September 04, 2017)

The classic, bestselling book on the psychology of racism -- now fully revised and updated

Walk into any racially mixed high school and you will see Black, White, and Latino youth clustered in their own groups....


The New Education

by Cathy N. Davidson Basic Books (September 04, 2017)

A leading educational thinker argues that the American university is stuck in the past -- and shows how we can revolutionize it for our era of constant change

Our current system of higher education dates to...


Violated

by Paula Lavigne & Mark Schlabach Center Street (August 21, 2017)

Written by ESPN investigative reporters Violated narrates the sexual abuse by members of Baylor's football team and the university's attempt to silence the victims. A portion of the proceeds will be donated...


The Freshman Survival Guide

by Nora Bradbury-Haehl & Bill McGarvey Center Street (April 04, 2016)

A completely revised and updated values-based guide to navigating the first year of college that speaks to college students in their own language and offers practical tools that readers need to keep from drinking,...


U Thrive

by Dan Lerner & Alan Schlechter Little, Brown Spark (April 17, 2017)

From the professors who teach NYU's most popular elective class, "Science of Happiness," a fun, comprehensive guide to surviving and thriving in college and beyond.

Every year, almost 4,000,000 students begin...


You Can Do Anything

by George Anders Little, Brown and Company (August 07, 2017)

In a tech-dominated world, the most needed degrees are the most surprising: the liberal arts.

Did you take the right classes in college? Will your major help you get the right job offers? For more than a decade,...


Special Relativity and Classical Field Theory

by Leonard Susskind & Art Friedman Basic Books (September 25, 2017)

The third volume in the bestselling physics series cracks open Einstein's special relativity and field theory

Physicist Leonard Susskind and data engineer Art Friedman are back. This time, they introduce readers...


Quantum Mechanics

by Leonard Susskind & Art Friedman Basic Books (February 24, 2014)

First he taught you classical mechanics. Now, physicist Leonard Susskind has teamed up with data engineer Art Friedman to present the theory and associated mathematics of the strange world of quantum mechanics....


Language at the Speed of Sight

by Mark Seidenberg Basic Books (January 02, 2017)

In this "important and alarming" book, see why so many American students are falling behind in their reading skills while others around the world excel (New York Times).

In 2011, when an international survey...


The Toddler Brain

by Laura A. Jana Da Capo Lifelong Books (February 13, 2017)

What if, despite the best of intentions, we are raising our children to succeed in a world that no longer exists? The Toddler Brain helps parents recognize the connection that exists between their own parenting...


How Children Learn, 50th anniversary edition

by John Holt Da Capo Lifelong Books (July 31, 2017)

This enduring classic of educational thought offers teachers and parents deep, original insight into the nature of early learning. John Holt was the first to make clear that, for small children, "learning is...


A Walk to Remember

by Nicholas Sparks Grand Central Publishing (September 08, 2014)

NOVEL LEARNING SERIES(TM)

A WALK TO REMEMBER by Nicholas Sparks

STUDENT EDITION

"When I was seventeen, my life changed forever . . . " So begins Nicholas Sparks's touching tale of Landon Carter, a teenage boy...


Close Encounters of the Third-Grade Kind

by Phillip Done Center Street (September 03, 2009)

A twenty-year veteran of the classroom, elementary school teacher Phillip Done takes readers through a lively and hilarious year in the classroom. Starting with the relative calm before the storm of buying school...


Frankenstein

by Mary Shelley & Richard Wasowski Grand Central Publishing (September 08, 2014)

Mary Shelley's classic tale, the story of Victor Frankenstein and the horror he unleashes when a scientific experiment goes catastrophically awry, has been a favorite on high school literature curricula for...


Where You Go Is Not Who You'll Be

by Frank Bruni Grand Central Publishing (March 16, 2015)

Read award-winning journalist Frank Bruni's New York Times bestseller: an inspiring manifesto about everything wrong with today's frenzied college admissions process and how to make the most of your college...


The One World Schoolhouse

by Salman Khan Twelve (October 01, 2012)

A free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere: this is the goal of the Khan Academy, a passion project that grew from an ex-engineer and hedge funder's online tutoring sessions with his niece, who was struggling...


The Essential 55

by Ron Clark Hachette Books (May 13, 2003)

When Ron Clark walked into his fifth-grade class in rural North Carolina, he was confronted with a tremendous challenge. The children had little interest in learning, and were sorely lacking in guidance. How...


The Overachievers

by Alexandra Robbins Hachette Books (August 31, 2004)

The bestselling author of Pledged returns with a groundbreaking look at the pressure to achieve faced by America's teens In Pledged, Alexandra Robbins followed four college girls to produce a riveting narrative...


Many Ways to Say I Love You

by Fred Rogers Hachette Books (December 31, 2005)

Inspirational words on parenting from the beloved PBS series Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, for new parents and those whose children are grown.

Fred Rogers has long been a wonderful resource for parents, offering...


Strings Attached

by Joanne Lipman & Melanie Kupchynsky Hachette Books (September 30, 2013)

THE FINE ART OF TOUGH LOVE.

If you're lucky, somewhere in your past is that one person who changed your life forever. The one who pushed you to dream bigger and to reach higher, and who set you straight on what...


Square Peg

by Katherine Ellison & Todd Rose Hachette Books (March 04, 2013)

In the seventh grade, Todd Rose was suspended-not for the first time-for throwing six stink bombs at the blackboard, where his art teacher stood with his back to the class. At eighteen, he was a high school...


Pledged

by Alexandra Robbins Hachette Books (February 02, 2004)

Alexandra Robbins wanted to find out if the stereotypes about sorority girls were actually true, so she spent a year with a group of girls in a typical sorority. The sordid behavior of sorority girls exceeded...


The Geeks Shall Inherit the Earth

by Alexandra Robbins Hachette Books (March 31, 2009)

These intertwining narratives "beautifully demonstrate . . . that the people who are excluded and bullied for their offbeat passions and refusal to conform are often the ones who are embraced and lauded for...


The Kindergarten Wars

by Alan Eisenstock Grand Central Publishing (September 17, 2006)

The Kindergarten Wars is the first narrative nonfiction book ever to take the reader inside all aspects of the private school application process. Eisenstock follows several families across the country from...


American Schools

by William H. Cosby Jr. & Dwight Allen Grand Central Publishing (September 30, 2000)

From Bill Cosby, actor, entertainer, and New York Times bestselling author of Fatherhood and Congratulations (Now What?) comes a groundbreaking book with the potential to reinvent education in America.

Exchanging...


The Notebook

by Nicholas Sparks Grand Central Publishing (September 08, 2014)

NOVEL LEARNING SERIES(TM)

THE NOTEBOOK by Nicholas Sparks

STUDENT EDITION

Every so often a love story so captures our hearts that it becomes more than a story-it becomes an experience to remember forever. The Notebook...


Homeschooling for Excellence

by David Colfax & Micki Colfax Grand Central Publishing (May 29, 2009)

THE COLFAXES DIDN'T START TEACHING THEIR BOYS AT HOME TO GET THEM INTO HARVARD - BUT THAT'S WHAT HOMESCHOOLING ACCOMPLISHED!

For over fifteen years, David and Micki Colfax educated their children at home. They...


Homeschooling for Success

by Rebecca Kochenderfer, Elizabeth Kanna & Robert T. Kiyosaki Grand Central Publishing (February 27, 2009)

This practical, hands-on guide from the No. 1 homeschooling Web site gives readers everything they need to create a customized education plan that works with children's unique intelligence and learning style....


Super Reading Secrets

by Howard Stephen Berg Grand Central Publishing (December 13, 2008)

Devised by the man recorded in Guinness as the world's fastest reader--80 pages per minutes--this is the only program that combines the most up-to-date learning techniques and psychological discoveries with...


Columbine

by Dave Cullen Twelve (April 05, 2009)

Ten years in the works, a masterpiece of reportage, this is the definitive account of the Columbine massacre, its aftermath, and its significance, from the acclaimed journalist who followed the story from the...