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  • $2.00 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America, Paperback
    A New York Times Notable Book of the Year"A remarkable book that could very well change the way we think about poverty in the United States." -- New York Times Book Review"Powerful . . . Presents a deeply moving human face that brings the stunning numbers to life. It is an explosive book . . . The s..
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  • 'I Won't Learn from You': And Other Thoughts on Creative Maladjustment, Paperback
    "I Won't Learn From You," Herb Kohl's now-classic essay on "not learning," or refusing to learn, is available for the first time in an affordable paperback edition along with four other landmark essays. Drawing on an idea of Martin Luther King Jr.'s, Kohl argues for "creative maladjustment" in the c..
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  • 10 Days to Faster Reading, Paperback
    Jump-Start Your Reading Skills Speed reading used to require months of training. Now you can rev up your reading in just a few minutes a day. With quizzes to determine your present reading level and exercises to introduce new skills quickly, 10 Days to Faster Reading will improve your reading compr..
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  • 100 Write-And-Learn Sight Word Practice Pages: Engaging Reproducible Activity Pages That Help Kids Recognize, Write, and Really Learn the Top 100 High, Paperback
    Watch confidence soar as children master 100 sight wordsthe words most commonly encountered in any text. Children read more fluently, write with greater ease, and spell more accurately when they know these high-frequency words These fun, ready-to-go practice pages let kids trace, copy, manipulate, ..
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  • 100,000+ Baby Names: The Most Helpful, Complete, & Up-To-Date Name Book, Paperback
    The most helpful, complete, and yearly up-to-date name book Includes the latest: - Naming trends & advice - The current top 100 names for boys & girls - Newly popular names - Notorious celebrity baby names - Gender-neutral names - Over 600 helpful lists of names to consider What's New About Names?..
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  • 101 Answers for New Teachers and Their Mentors: Effective Teaching Tips for Daily Classroom Use, Paperback
    Now in its third edition, this bestseller has remained popular, relevant, and a must-read for new teachers, mentors, administrators, and staff development professionals. Appropriate for individual or collaborative study, this book provides simple, practical solutions to the challenges experienced by..
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  • 101 Games and Activities for Children with Autism, Asperger's and Sensory Processing Disorders, Paperback
    LEARNING THROUGH PLAY One of the best ways for children with autism, Asperger's, and sensory processing disorders to learn is through play. Children improve their motor skills, language skills, and social skills by moving their bodies and interacting with their environment. Yet the biggest challenge..
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  • 20 Life-Transforming Choices Adoptees Need to Make, Second Edition, Paperback
    As an adoptee, do you have mixed feelings about your adoption? If you do, you are not alone - adoptees often experience complex feelings of grief, anger, and questions about their identity. Sherrie Eldridge is an adoptee and adoption expert, and in this book she draws on her personal experiences and..
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  • 200+ Proven Strategies for Teaching Reading, Grades K-8: Support the Needs of Struggling Readers, Paperback
    This book is unique in that it goes beyond individual teacher assistance to provide creative systems that work in concert with a student s literacy education. This easy-to-use reference guide provides K 8 teachers with practical strategies to motivate all students to develop their reading abilities ..
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  • 23/7: Pelican Bay Prison and the Rise of Long-Term Solitary Confinement, Hardcover
    How America's prisons turned a "brutal and inhumane" practice into standard procedure Originally meant to be brief and exceptional, solitary confinement in U.S. prisons has become long-term and common. Prisoners spend twenty-three hours a day in featureless cells, with no visitors or human contact f..
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  • 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know, Grade 1: 24 Ready-To-Reproduce Packets That Make Vocabulary Building Fun & Effective, Paperback
    Build word power with these 24 ready-to-reproduce, 3-page lessons. Each lesson includes research-based activities that tap students' prior knowledge for greater understanding and give them multiple encounters with new words so they really remember them. Lesson topics include synonyms, antonyms, comp..
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  • 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know, Grade 5: 24 Ready-To-Reproduce Packets That Make Vocabulary Building Fun & Effective, Paperback
    Build word power with these 24 ready-to-reproduce, 3-page lessons. Each lesson includes research-based activities that tap students' prior knowledge for greater understanding and give them multiple encounters with new words so they really remember them. Lesson topics include synonyms, antonyms, comp..
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  • 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know, Grade 6: 24 Ready-To-Reproduce Packets That Make Vocabulary Building Fun & Effective, Paperback
    Build word power with these 24 ready-to-reproduce, 3-page lessons. Each lesson includes research-based activities that tap students' prior knowledge for greater understanding and give them multiple encounters with new words so they really remember them. Lesson topics include synonyms, antonyms, comp..
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  • 25 Complex Text Passages to Meet the Common Core: Literature and Informational Texts, Grade 6, Paperback
    With the rigorous reading standards called for in the Common Core State Standards, teachers need easy access to reading passages at an increasing level of complexity so students will have opportunities to read closely and stretch their skills as the school year progresses. This collection of passage..
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  • 25 Read & Write Mini-Books: That Teach Word Families, Paperback
    Help children build essential reading skills with this collection of adorable mini-storybooks that give them practice reading and writing words from 25 different word families. Each book uses a few simple rhyming words to tell a lively and funny story. Includes ready-to-photocopy pages and extension..
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  • 2nd Grade Language Arts Success, Paperback
    Each Super Workbook is a $39 value for just $18.99 Includes a $10 discount coupon off your child's Skills Assessment at a Sylvan Learning Center.Second Grade Language Arts Success uses a systematic, age- and grade-appropriate approach to help your child succeed in school. Each section in this 3-in-..
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  • 40 Chances: Finding Hope in a Hungry World, Paperback
    With a foreword by Warren Buffett, 40 Chances is an "inspiring manifesto...both an informative guidebook and a catalyst for igniting real changes" (Booklist) in the struggle against world hunger. If someone granted you $3 billion to accomplish something great in the world, what would you do? In 2006..
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  • 40 Reading Intervention Strategies for K-6 Students: Research-Based Support for RTI, Paperback
    This well-rounded collection of research-based reading intervention strategies will support and inform your RTI efforts. The book also includes teacher-friendly sample lesson plans and miniroutines that are easy to understand and adapt. Many of the strategies motivate average and above-average stude..
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  • 400 Things Cops Know: Street-Smart Lessons from a Veteran Patrolman, Paperback
    400 Things Cops Know shows police work on the inside, from the viewpoint of the regular cop on the beat - a profession that can range from rewarding to bizarre to terrifying, all within the course of a single eight-hour shift. Written by veteran police sergeant Adam Plantinga, 400 Things Cops Know b..
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  • A Bad Case of Tattle Tongue Activity and Idea Book, Paperback
    An activity book to go along with A Bad Case of Tattle Tongue, by Julia Cook. Use as a supplementary teacher's guide with the storybook. Full of discussion questions and exercises to share with students. 8.5" x 11," softcover, 24 pages. NUME CARTE: A Bad Case of Tattle Tongue Activity and Idea Book,..
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  • A Boy and a Turtle: A Bedtime Story That Teaches Younger Children How to Visualize to Reduce Stress, Lower Anxiety and Improve Sleep, Paperback
    A Boy and a Turtle is a story that teaches young children how to visualize to reduce stress, relax, and fall asleep. This effective stress management technique is also known as guided imagery or visualizations. The turtle and the boy together learn to relax their mind and body with the colors of the..
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  • A Child's History of the World, Hardcover
    One of the finest history books for children, this well-loved Hillyer classic features stories of world history from prehistoric man through the 20th century, inspiring an appreciation of how events relate to one another. NUME CARTE: A Child's History of the World, HardcoverISBN: 160796533XPRET EDIT..
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  • A Civil Action, Paperback
    This true story of an epic courtroom showdown, where two of the nation's largest corporations were accused of causing the deaths of children from water contamination, was a #1 national bestseller and winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award. Described as a page-turner filled with greed, dup..
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  • A Different Kind of Safari, Hardcover
    What do you need to feel happy about being different? Based loosely on real life experiences, this heartwarming and powerful book illustrates how self-awareness, and courage help a young boy named Raymond learn the difference between seeing things as they appear to be and seeing things as they are. ..
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  • A Field Guide to Lies: Critical Thinking in the Information Age, Hardcover
    From The New York Times bestselling author of The Organized Mind and This is Your Brain on Music, a primer to the critical thinking that is more necessary now than ever. We are bombarded with more information each day than our brains can process--especially in election season. It's raining bad data,..
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  • A Good Time for the Truth: Race in Minnesota, Paperback
    In this provocative book, sixteen of Minnesota's best writers provide a range of perspectives on what it is like to live as a person of color in Minnesota. They give readers a splendid gift: the gift of touching another human being's inner reality, behind masks and veils and politeness. They bring u..
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  • A History of Irish Fairies, Paperback
    In this lovely and informative book, Carolyn White delves into one of the most intriguing aspects of Irish folklore, the otherworld of fairies. Whether you're a true believer or not, it's impossible not to be seduced by the details of their universe, as White covers everything from the central quest..
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  • A Joseph Campbell Companion: Reflections on the Art of Living, Paperback
    Celebrated scholar Joseph Campbell shares his intimate and inspiring reflections on the art of living in this beautifully packaged book, part of a new series to be based on his unpublished writings. NUME CARTE: A Joseph Campbell Companion: Reflections on the Art of Living, PaperbackISBN: 0060926171..
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  • A Life Is More Than a Moment: The Desegregation of Little Rock's Central High, Paperback
    Taken a half-century ago, these photographs depict the desegregation crisis in Little Rock, Arkansas. In 1957, President Dwight D. Eisenhower was so moved at the beating of veteran Alex Wilson that he ordered 1,200 paratroopers from the 101st Airborne to Little Rock, and federalized the Arkansas Nat..
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  • A Nation of Nations: A Great American Immigration Story, Paperback
    An incisive look at immigration, assimilation, and national identity (Kirkus Reviews) and the landmark immigration law that transformed the face of the nation more than fifty years ago, as told through the stories of immigrant families in one suburban county in Virginia. In the years since the 1965 ..
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  • A Paradise Built in Hell: The Extraordinary Communities That Arise in Disaster, Paperback
    From the author of Men Explain Things to Me - -A landmark book that gives impassioned challenge to the social meaning of disasters- (The New York Times Book Review)-The freshest, deepest, most optimistic account of human nature I've come across in years.- -Bill McKibben Chosen as a Best Book of the..
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  • A Parent's Guide to Gifted Children, Paperback
    Raising a gifted child is both a joy and a challenge, yet parents of gifted children have few resources for reliable parenting information. The authors of this book are nationally known experts in giftedness, as well as parents themselves. From their decades of professional experience working with g..
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  • A Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity, Paperback
    With scrupulous research and on-the-ground reporting, Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn explore how altruism affects us, what are the markers for success, and how to avoid the pitfalls. In their recounting of astonishing stories from the front lines of social progress, we see the compelling, ins..
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  • A Picture's Worth: Pecs and Other Visual Communication Strategies in Autism, Paperback
    A Picture's Worth, the PECS primer written by the developers of the Picture Exchange Communication System, is now available in a second edition. This user-friendly guide introduces PECS, a simple and empowering communication tool in which partners exchange cards with photos or line drawings represen..
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  • A Pima Remembers, Paperback
    A flavorsome re-creation of things past in the life of a generous, friendly people. --New York Times Book Review "George Webb's gentle recollections of his childhood and Pima Indian lifeways will doubtless endure forever. This deeply moving autobiography is the perfect introduction for younger Pimas..
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  • A Place for Wonder: Reading and Writing Nonfiction in the Primary Grades, Paperback
    In A Place for Wonder, Georgia Heard and Jennifer McDonough discuss how to create "a landscape of wonder," a primary classroom where curiosity, creativity, and exploration are encouraged. For it is these characteristics, the authors write, that develop intelligent, inquiring, life-long learners. Th..
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  • A Practical Guide to Autism: What Every Parent, Family Member, and Teacher Needs to Know, Paperback
    Autism is in the public spotlight now more than ever as new research and information appears almost daily. Although in many ways this is a positive development it also presents challenges to families and practitioners who want to keep up with the latest developments and are left to sift through new ..
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  • A Practical Guide to Fedora and Red Hat Enterprise Linux [With DVD], Paperback
    I have found this book to be a very useful classroom text, as well as a great Linux resource. It teaches Linux using a ground-up approach that gives students the chance to progress with their skills and grow into the Linux world. I have often pointed to this book when asked to recommend a solid Linu..
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  • A Shadow Over Palestine: The Imperial Life of Race in America, Hardcover
    Upon signing the first U.S. arms agreement with Israel in 1962, John F. Kennedy assured Golda Meir that the United States had "a special relationship with Israel in the Middle East," comparable only to that of the United States with Britain. After more than five decades such a statement might seem i..
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  • A Short History of Myth, Paperback
    Human beings have always been mythmakers. So begins best-selling writer Karen Armstrong s concise yet compelling investigation into myth: what it is, how it has evolved, and why we still so desperately need it. She takes us from the Paleolithic period and the myths of the hunters right up to the Gre..
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  • A Spoon for Every Bite / Cada Bocado Con Nueva Cuchara, Paperback
    An entertaining marriage of pictures and words. "Kirkus Reviews"In 1996, master storyteller Joe Hayes and illustrator Rebecca Leer created "A Spoon for Every Bite." It became an instant classic. In this lovely New Mexico folktale, a rich man tries to prove his wealth to his poor neighbors by using ..
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  • A Star in the East: The Rise of Christianity in China, Paperback
    What is the state of Christianity in China, really? Some scholars say that China is invulnerable to religion. Some say that past efforts of missionaries have failed, writing off those who were converted as nothing more than rice Christians, or cynical souls who had frequented the missions for the be..
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  • A Stolen Childhood, Paperback
    Bestselling author and teacher Casey Watson shares the horrifying true story of Kiera Bentley, a 12-year-old girl with a deeply shocking secret she's too young to even understand.When Casey first meets Kiera, a small slight girl who's just lashed out at a fellow pupil in assembly, she immediately se..
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  • A Storm Too Soon: A True Story of Disaster, Survival, and an Incredible Rescue, Paperback
    A heart-stopping true-life tale of maritime disaster, survival, and daring rescue-- "an edge-of-your-seat chronicle of what happens when a sailboat goes up against a fierce storm in the heart of the Gulf Stream" (The Providence Journal). Seventy-foot waves batter a torn life raft 250 miles out to s..
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  • A to Z Letter Formation Practice Pages: Grades Pre K-1, Paperback
    Ready-to-go practice pages ensure that kids get lots of practice with each letter of the alphabet all with the help of friendly AlphaTales creatures Introduce and reinforce each letter s upper- and lowercase formation as kids experience each letter in a variety of ways. Kids will trace letters, for..
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  • A Workbook for Dyslexics, Paperback
    A Workbook for Dyslexics is a complete reading program containing 55 lessons with exercises and word lists, designed to gradually teach the student to decode words using intensive phonics, rules and memory cues. The lessons go beyond what is taught in most schools, and is exactly what a struggling s..
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  • About Canada: Health Care, Paperback
    Health care is Canada s best-loved social program and for good reason. For over forty years, Canadians have enjoyed high quality health services based on need rather than on ability to pay. Yet we hear almost daily accounts of problems with the system. We are bombarded with warnings that public heal..
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  • Abundance: The Future Is Better Than You Think, Paperback
    The New York Times bestselling "manifesto for the future that is grounded in practical solutions addressing the world's most pressing concerns: overpopulation, food, water, energy, education, health care and freedom" (The Wall Street Journal). Since the dawn of humanity, a privileged few have lived ..
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