Best Sellers: Education, January 17, 2013

February 2012 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

1) College: What It Was, Is, and Should Be
Delbanco, Andrew
Princeton University Press
2012. ISBN 9780691130736. $24.95

2) How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character
Tough, Paul
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
2012. ISBN 9780547564654. $27

3) No Citizen Left Behind
Levinson, Meira
Harvard University Press
2012. ISBN 9780674065789. $29.95

4) Charter Schools and the Corporate Makeover of Public Education: What’s at Stake?
Fabricant, Michael
Teachers College Press
2012. ISBN 9780807752852. $25.95

5) Interrupting Hate: Homophobia in Schools and What Literacy Can Do About It
Blackburn, Mollie V.
Teachers College Press
2012. ISBN 9780807752746. $66

6) Tyranny of The Textbook: An Insider Exposes How Educational Materials Undermine Reforms
Jobrack, Beverlee
Rowman & Littlefield
2012. ISBN 9781442211414. $39.95

7) “Multiplication Is for White People”: Raising Expectations for Other People’s Children
Delpit, Lisa D.
New Press
2012. ISBN 9781595580467. $26.95

8) What the Best College Students Do
Bain, Ken
Belknap: Harvard University Press
2012. ISBN 9780674066649. $24.95

9) Art and Social Justice Education: Culture As Commons
Quinn, Therese
2012. ISBN 9780415879064. $140

10) An Education in Politics: The Origins and Evolution of No Child Left Behind
Rhodes, Jesse H.
Cornell University
2012. ISBN 9780801449710. $29.95

11) LGBT Youth in America’s Schools
Cianciotto, Jason
University of Michigan Press
2012. ISBN 9780472118229. $80

12) Digital Schools: How Technology Can Transform Education
West, Darrell M.
Brookings Institution Press
2012. ISBN 9780815722441. $26.95

13) Mismatch: How Affirmative Action Hurts Students It’s Intended To Help, and Why Universities Won’t Admit It
Sander, Richard M.
Basic Books: Perseus
2012. ISBN 9780465029969. $28.99

14) Adolescent Literacy in the Academic Disciplines: General Principles and Practical Strategies
Jetton, Tamara L.
2012. ISBN 9781462502837. $55

15) Black School, White School: Racism and Educational (Mis)Leadership
Brooks, Jeffrey S.
Teachers College Press
2012. ISBN 9780807753125. $26.95

16) From Text to Txting: New Media in the Classroom
Budra, Paul
Indiana University Press
2012. ISBN 9780253003102. $80

17) Exam Schools: Inside America’s Most Selective Public High Schools
Finn, Chester E., Jr.
Princeton University Press
2012. ISBN 9780691156675. $24.95

18) Defending Childhood: Keeping the Promise of Early Education
Falk, Beverly
Teachers College Press
2012. ISBN 9780807753118. $68

19) Renewal: Remaking America’s Schools for the Twenty-First Century
Kwalwasser, Harold
Rowman & Littlefield Education
2012. ISBN 9781610486873. $75

20) Streetsmart Schoolsmart: Urban Poverty and the Education of Adolescent Boys
Conchas, Gilberto Q.
Teachers College Press
2012. ISBN 9780807753194. $76

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