Barbara’s Nonfiction Picks, Jan. 2014, Pt. 5: Dow, Grandin, Moore, & More

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Brewster, Joe & Michèle Stephenson. American Promise: Raising Black Boys To Succeed in School and in Life. Spiegel & Grau. Jan. 2014. 400p. ISBN 9780812994483. $26; ebk. ISBN 9780812994490. EDUCATION The black male achievement gap is a real problem even for successful parents like Harvard-trained psychiatrist Brewster and Columbia Law School graduate Stephenson, who became […]

Xpress Reviews: Nonfiction | First Look at New Books, July 19, 2013

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From The Sports Gene to an essential Complete Guide to Special Needs Planning to Gentleman Bankers, and Kertész’s Dossier K. Nonfiction titles for all readers.

Nonfiction Previews, Aug. 2013, Pt. 1: Parenting, from Prenatal Nutrition to Education

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Beam, Cris. To the End of June: The Intimate Life of American Foster Care. Houghton Harcourt. Aug. 2013. 352p. ISBN 9780151014125. $26; ebk. ISBN 9780547999531. FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS Beam should be able to clarify how badly our current foster care system fails the half million children in its charge; she’s not just a Lambda Literary […]

Best Sellers: Education, January 17, 2013

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African American Perspectives for Black History Month | November 1, 2012

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Fiction and nonfiction titles to consider for Black History Month in February.

Parenting and Teaching Children with Autism

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by Terry Lamperski, Carnegie Lib. of Pittsburgh, and Lisa M. Jordan, Johnson Cty. Lib., KS Belli, Brita. The Autism Puzzle: Connecting the Dots Between Environmental Toxins and Rising Autism Rates. Seven Stories. 2012. 208p. index. ISBN 9781609803919. $23.95.            PSYCH Freelance journalist Belli looks beyond the autism and vaccine controversy to examine how new information […]

Wyatt’s World: Alternative Reading for College Core Courses

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Millions of college kids soon will head off to school, taking with them extralong twin sheets, shiny new computers, and ramen noodles. They have likely already bought their course books, but for added context, and to support blooming interests, here are some subject-specific books librarians can offer to engage students in the wider applications of […]

Nonfiction Previews, Jan. 2013, Pt. 4: Tracy Kidder, Michelle Rhee, Ali Smith, and More

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Nonfiction Previews, Jan. 2013, Pt. 4: Tracy Kidder, Michelle Rhee, Ali Smith, and More

Xpress Reviews: Nonfiction | First Look at New Books, June 29, 2012

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Xpress Reviews: Nonfiction | First Look at New Books, June 29, 2012

Nonfiction Previews, October 2012, Pt. 3: Colbert, Janzen, Khan, & Underwater Dogs

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Nonfiction Previews, October 2012, Pt. 3: Colbert, Janzen, Khan, & Underwater Dogs

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