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Education, April 2014 | Best Sellers

July 2013 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

  1. Reign of Error: The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and the Danger for America’s Public Schools
    Ravitch, Diane
    Alfred A. Knopf
    2013. ISBN 9780385350884. $27.95
  2. Ebony & Ivy: Race, Slavery, and the Troubled History of America’s Universities
    Wilder, Craig Steven
    2013. ISBN 9781596916814. $30
  3. The Broken Compass: Parental Involvement with Children’s Education
    Robinson, Keith
    Harvard University Press
    2014. ISBN 9780674725102. $45
  4. Academic Profiling: Latinos, Asian Americans, and the Achievement Gap
    Ochoa, Gilda L.
    University of Minnesota Press
    2013. ISBN 9780816687398. $75
  5. How College Works
    Chambliss, Daniel F.
    Harvard University Press
    2014. ISBN 9780674049024. $29.95
  6. Gap Year: How Delaying College Changes People in Ways the World Needs
    O’Shea, Joseph
    Johns Hopkins University
    2014. ISBN 9781421410364. $29.95
  7. Best Practices in Early Literacy Instruction
    Barone, Diane M.
    2013. ISBN 9781462511761. $60
  8. How Universities Work
    Lombardi, John V.
    Johns Hopkins University
    2013. ISBN 9781421411224. $24.95
  9. Realizing Educational Rights: Advancing School Reform Through Courts and Communities
    Newman, Anne
    University of Chicago Press
    2013. ISBN 9780226071749. $30
  10. Improvement by Design: The Promise of Better Schools
    Cohen, David K.
    University of Chicago Press
    2014. ISBN 9780226089249. $80
  11. Ability, Equity, & Culture: Sustaining Inclusive Urban Education Reform
    Kozleski, Elizabeth B.
    Teachers College Press
    2014. ISBN 9780807754931. $76
  12. Common Core Meets Education Reform: What It All Means for Politics, Policy, and the Future of Schooling
    Hess, Frederick M.
    Teachers College Press
    2014. ISBN 9780807754795. $74
  13. Promoting Racial Literacy in Schools: Differences
    Stevenson, Howard C.
    Teachers College Press
    2013. ISBN 9780807755051. $70
  14. From the Campfire to the Holodeck: Creating Engaging and Powerful 21st Century Learning Environments
    Thornburg, David
    2014. ISBN 9781118633939. $29.95
  15. Handbook of Evidence-Based Practices for Emotional and Behavioral Disorders: Applications in Schools
    Walker, Hill M.
    2014. ISBN 9781462512164. $95
  16. Promoting School Readiness and Early Learning: Implications of Developmental Research for Practice
    Boivin, Michel
    2014. ISBN 9781462511457. $60
  17. Remaking College: Innovation and the Liberal Arts
    Chopp, Rebecca
    Johns Hopkins University
    2014. ISBN 9781421411347. $45
  18. Introducing Piaget: A Guide for Practitioners and Students in Early Years Education
    Halpenny, Ann Marie
    2014. ISBN 9780415525268. $155
  19. Inclusive Technology Enhanced Learning: Overcoming Cognitive, Physical, Emotional and, Geographic Challenges
    Passey, Don
    2014. ISBN 9780415524339. $135
  20. The Art of Play: Recess and the Practice of Invention
    Beresin, Anna R.
    Temple University Press
    2014. ISBN 9781439910931. $89.50