Among Schoolchildren

by Tracy Kidder

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The Art of Self-Directed Learning:
23 Tips for Giving Yourself an Unconventional Education

by Blake Boles

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Becoming a Bilingual Family:
Help Your Kids Learn Spanish (and Learn Spanish Yourself in the Process)

by Stephen Marks and Jeffrey Marks

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Better Than College:
How to Build a Successful Life Without a Four-Year Degree

by Blake Boles

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The Book of Learning and Forgetting

by Frank Smith

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Brainstorm:
The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain

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Creating Innovators:
The Making of Young People Who Will Change the World

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Creative Schools:
The Grassroots Revolution That’s Transforming Education

by Ken Robinson and Lou Aronica

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DIY U:
Edupunks, Edupreneurs,
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Drive:
The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us

by Daniel Pink

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Dumbing Us Down:
The Hidden Curriculum of Compulsory Schooling

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Educating for Human Greatness
an expanded 2nd edition

by Lynn Stoddard

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The Education of Man

by Friedrich Froebel

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The End of Average:
How We Succeed in a World That Values Sameness

by Todd Rose

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Escape from Childhood:
The Needs and Rights of Children

by John Holt

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The Essential Montessori:
An Introduction to the Woman, the Writings, the Method and the Movement

by Elizabeth Hainstock

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Finnish Lessons 2.0:
What Can the World Learn from Educational Change in Finland?

by Pasi Sahlberg

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Fix the School, Not the Child:
20 Ideas for Parents Who Want to Advocate for the Rights of Their Child in School

by Lisa Nielsen

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Forest Kindergartens:
The Cedarsong Way

by Erin K. Kenny

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Free Schools, Free People:
Education and Democracy after the 1960s

by Ron Miller

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Free to Learn: Why Unleashing the Instinct to Play Will Make Our Children Happier, More Self-Reliant, and Better Students for Life

by Peter Gray

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The Gifted Kids’ Survival Guide:
A Teen Handbook

by Judy Galbraith and Jim Delisle

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The Habit of Thought:
From Socratic Seminars to Socratic Practice

by Michael Strong

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The Happy Child:
Changing the Heart of Education

by Steven Harrison

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The Homework Myth:
Why Our Kids Get Too Much of a Bad Thing

by Alfie Kohn

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How Children Fail

by John Holt

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How Children Learn
50th Anniversary Edition

by John Holt

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How to Be a High School Superstar:
A Revolutionary Plan to Get into College by Standing Out
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by Cal Newport

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The Hundred Languages of Children:
The Reggio Emilia Experience in Transformation

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Instead of Education:
Ways to Help People Do Things Better

by John Holt

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Intelligence Reframed:
Multiple Intelligences for the 21st Century

by Howard Gardner

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Last Child in the Woods:
Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder

by Richard Louv

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Like Water:
The Extraordinary Approach to Education at Fairhaven School

by Mark McCaig

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Lives of Passion, School of Hope:
How One Public School Ignites a Lifelong Love of Learning

by Rick Posner

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Making It Up as We Go Along:
The Story of the Albany Free School

by Chris Mercogliano

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The Missing Alphabet:
A Parents’ Guide to Developing Creative Thinking in Kids

by Susan Marcus, Susie Monday, and Cynthia Herbert

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Most Likely to Succeed:
Preparing Our Kids for the Innovation Era

by Tony Wagner and Ted Dintersmith

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Overschooled but Undereducated:
How the Crisis in Education Is Jeopardizing Our Adolescents

by John Abbott

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Place-Based Education:
Connecting Classrooms and Communities

by David Sobel

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The Pursuit of Happiness:
The Lives of Sudbury Valley Alumni

by Daniel Greenberg

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Savage Inequalities:
Children in America’s Schools

by Jonathan Kozol

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Saving the School:
The True Story of a Principal, a Teacher, a Coach, a Bunch of Kids, and a Year in the Crosshairs of Education Reform

by Michael Brick

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The Schools Our Children Deserve:
Moving Beyond Traditional Classrooms and “Tougher Standards”

by Alfie Kohn

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SelfDesign:
Nurturing Genius Through Natural Learning

by Brent Cameron

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The Soul of Education:
Helping Students Find Connection, Compassion, and Character at School

by Rachael Kessler

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Strengths Finder 2.0

by Tom Rath

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Summerhill School:
A New View of Childhood

by A. S. Neill

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Teach Your Own:
The John Holt Book of Homeschooling

by John Holt and Pat Farenga

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Teaching the Restless:
One School’s Remarkable No-Ritalin Approach to Helping Children Learn and Succeed

by Chris Mercogliano

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Teaching to Transgress:
Education as the Practice of Freedom

by bell hooks

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The Teenage Liberation Handbook:
How to Quit School and Get a Real Life and Education

by Grace Llewellyn

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The Test:
Why Our Schools Are Obsessed with Standardized Testing — But You Don’t Have to Be

by Anya Kamenetz

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Turning Points:
35 Visionaries in Education Tell Their Own Stories

edited by Jerry Mintz and Carlo Ricci

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Understanding Waldorf Education:
Teaching from the Inside Out

by Jack Petrash

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The Unschooled Mind:
How Children Think and How Schools Should Teach

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by Howard Gardner

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Unschooling Rules:
55 Ways to Unlearn What We Know About Schools and Rediscover Education

by Clark Aldrich

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Vitamin N:
The Essential Guide to a Nature-Rich Life

by Richard Louv

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What Are Schools For?
Holistic Education in American Culture

by Ron Miller

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Whatever It Takes:
Geoffrey Canada’s Quest to Change Harlem and America

by Paul Tough

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The Whole-Brain Child:
12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind

by Daniel J. Siegel, M.D.

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Why Don’t Students Like School?
A Cognitive Scientist Answers Questions About How the Mind Works and What It Means for the Classroom

by Daniel T. Willingham

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Wounded by School:
Recapturing the Joy in Learning and Standing Up to Old School Culture

by Kirsten Olson

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