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"You can't fire the bad ones!" - and 18 other myths about teachers, teachers unions, and public education by Ayers, William, 1944- author. "You can't fire the bad ones!" - and 18 other myths about teachers, teachers unions, and public education

"Overturns common misconceptions about charter schools, school "choice," standardized tests, common core curriculum, and teacher evaluations. Teachers have always been devalued in the United States, but in recent years the pace and intensity of attacks by politicians, the media, and so-called education reformers have escalated sharply. Indeed, the "bad teacher" figure has come to dominate public discourse, obscuring the structural inequities that teachers and students face everyday. This book f

Dec 6, 2017
#Girlgaze - How Girls See the World by de Cadenet, Amanda/ Valletta, Amber (CON) #Girlgaze - How Girls See the World

Dec 8, 2017
1917 - War, Peace, and Revolution by Stevenson, David 1917 - War, Peace, and Revolution

Dec 6, 2017
1947 - where now begins by Åsbrink, Elisabeth, author. 1947 - where now begins

"The year 1947 marks a turning point in the twentieth century. Peace with Germany becomes a tool to fortify the West against the threats of the Cold War. The CIA is created, Israel is about to be born, Simone de Beauvoir experiences the love of her life,an ill George Orwell is writing his last book, and Christian Dior creates the hyper-feminine New Look as women are forced out of jobs and back into the home."--Provided by publisher.

Dec 8, 2017
3D printing - the revolution in personalized manufacturing by Koch, Melissa, author. 3D printing - the revolution in personalized manufacturing

Dec 6, 2017
A beautiful mess - weekday weekend - how to live a healthy veggie life ... and still eat treats by Chapman, Emma, author, photographer. A beautiful mess - weekday weekend - how to live a healthy veggie life ... and still eat treats

Dec 8, 2017
A few red drops - the Chicago Race Riots of 1919 by Hartfield, Claire, author. A few red drops - the Chicago Race Riots of 1919

"Examines the events and forces leading up to 1919 race riots in Chicago."--Provided by publisher.

Dec 6, 2017
A gift from darkness - how i escaped with my daughter from Boko Haram by Ibrahim, Patience, author. A gift from darkness - how i escaped with my daughter from Boko Haram

When Patience Ibrahim was nineteen, her first husband was murdered by Boko Haram. She fled to the safety of her village and remarried several months later. Having prayed for a child for years, Patience is overjoyed to discover she is pregnant. Soon after,Boko Haram soldiers are at her door. Violently abducted and forced to convert to Islam, she lives in constant terror of what her kidnappers will do. She is alone in the world and fears her life is over. For two months, Patience hides her pregnan

Dec 8, 2017
A more beautiful and terrible history - the uses and misuses of civil rights history by Theoharis, Jeanne, author. A more beautiful and terrible history - the uses and misuses of civil rights history

Dec 8, 2017
A new map of wonders - a journey in search of modern marvels by Henderson, Caspar, author. A new map of wonders - a journey in search of modern marvels

Dec 12, 2017
A practical guide to Linux commands, editors, and shell programming by Sobell, Mark G., author. A practical guide to Linux commands, editors, and shell programming

"Linux is today’s dominant Internet server platform. System administrators and Web developers need deep Linux fluency, including expert knowledge of shells and the command line. This is the only guide with everything you need to achieve that level of Linux mastery. Renowned Linux expert Mark Sobell has brought together comprehensive, insightful guidance on the tools sysadmins, developers, and power users need most, and has created an outstanding day-to-day reference, updated with assistance from

Dec 12, 2017
A River in Darkness - One Man's Escape from North Korea by Ishikawa, Masaji/ Kobayashi, Risa (TRN)/ Brown, Martin (TRN) A River in Darkness - One Man's Escape from North Korea

Dec 6, 2017
A village with my name - a family history of China's opening to the world by Tong, Scott, author. A village with my name - a family history of China's opening to the world

Dec 12, 2017
Accessing the healing power of the vagus nerve - self-help exercises for anxiety, depression, trauma, and autism by Rosenberg, Stanley, 1940- Accessing the healing power of the vagus nerve - self-help exercises for anxiety, depression, trauma, and autism

"A practical guide to the vagus nerve and polyvagal theory, emphasizing exercises and self-help techniques for healing anxiety, depression, chronic pain, trauma, autism spectrum disorders, and more"--

Dec 6, 2017
Adultolescence by Hanna, Gabbie, author. Adultolescence

"From Teen Choice Award-nominated comedian and vlogger Gabbie Hanna, known on YouTube as The Gabbie Show, an astounding debut poetry collection that captures the essence of what it means to come of age in today's world. Gabbie Hanna disarms the sacred and elevates the mundane in this exhilarating debut collection of illustrated poems. Ranging from the sing-song rhythms of children's verses and a sophisticated confessional style, Gabbie explores the emotionally charged space between childhood an

Dec 6, 2017
Advice not given - a guide to getting over yourself by Epstein, Mark, 1953- author. Advice not given - a guide to getting over yourself

Dec 6, 2017
After nature - a politics for the anthropocene by Purdy, Jedediah. After nature - a politics for the anthropocene

Dec 6, 2017
Aging with care - your guide to hiring and managing caregivers at home by Lambert, Amanda, author. Aging with care - your guide to hiring and managing caregivers at home

Dec 12, 2017
Alaska by Lucas, Eric, 1951- author. Alaska

Provided by amazon.com.

Dec 12, 2017
Algebra II by Wheater, Carolyn C., 1951- author. Algebra II

Perhaps no subject strikes so much fear in the hearts of high school and college students as Algebra I, except of course its older, meaner sibling, Algebra II! Starting with reinforcing concepts from Algebra I and with lots of practice and tips along the way, "Idiot's Guides: Algebra II" eases you into second-year algebra to help you master your academic goals. With Common Core instruction in mind, students get: A natural transition from Algebra I, with a review of relevant concepts and operatio

Dec 8, 2017

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