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Updated with a new essay by the author, a critical study of children's literature and its power to shape cultural attitudes and mores discusses the meaning conveyed to children from such books as Babar, the Elephant, and Pinocchio, and takes a look at the history of public education. Reprint.

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9781565842588 | New Pr, August 1, 1995, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Discusses the meaning conveyed to children from books like 'Babar, the Elephant,' and 'Pinocchio,' and takes a look at the history of public education

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9781595581303 | Reprint edition (New Pr, January 1, 2007), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Discusses the meaning conveyed to children from books like 'Babar, the Elephant,' and 'Pinocchio,' and takes a look at the history of public education.
9781565842595 | New Pr, August 1, 1996, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Discusses the meaning conveyed to children from books like 'Babar, the Elephant,' and 'Pinocchio,' and takes a look at the history of public education

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A National Book Award-winning author evaluates the ways in which the story of Rosa Parks and the Montgomery bus boycott is misrepresented to children, providing in an updated, fiftieth-anniversary edition a teacher's guide on how to evaluate textbooks, additional contributions about Septima Clark and Virginia Durr, and an essay entitled 'The Deformed Mirror of Truth.' Reprint.
By Marian Wright Edelman (introduced by) and Herbert R. Kohl

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9781595580207 | New Pr, September 1, 2005, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Evaluates the ways in which the story of Rosa Parks and the Montgomery bus boycott is misrepresented to children.

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9781595581273 | Reprint edition (New Pr, January 1, 2007), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Evaluates the ways in which the story of Rosa Parks and the Montgomery bus boycott is misrepresented to children.

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A call to action against troubled public education systems cites practices that victimize students and teachers, assessing current methods that enforce 'sink-or-swim' mentalities, force teachers to work against their consciences, and compromise creativity and intellectual development, in a meditative analysis that addresses specific challenges within such areas as educational budgets, state standards, and injudicious politics. Reprint. 10,000 first printing.

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9781565848511 | New Pr, January 1, 2004, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: In Stupidity and Tears, renowned educator and National Book Award winner Herbert Kohl offers us a thoughtful and ultimately optimistic meditation on the forces that conspire to keep teachers and students “stupid”—i.

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9781565849822 | Reprint edition (New Pr, August 1, 2005), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A call to action against troubled public education systems cites practices that victimize students and teachers, assessing current methods that enforce 'sink-or-swim' mentalities, force teachers to work against their consciences, and compromise creativity and intellectual development, in a meditative analysis that addresses specific challenges within such areas as educational budgets, state standards, and injudicious politics.
9780071169936, titled "Product Design and Development" | Irwin Professional Pub, April 1, 2000, cover price $17.95 | also contains Product Design and Development

Knowledge gathered from an author who wants to heal the broken relationships between teachers and their students and to ensure that the insight he provides inspires positive education (view table of contents)

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9780684814124 | Simon & Schuster, March 1, 1998, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: Knowledge gathered from an author who wants to heal the broken relationships between teachers and their students and to ensure that the insight he provides inspires positive education

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9781565846326 | New Pr, October 1, 2000, cover price $17.95
9780065023565, titled "Political Ideologies and the Democratic Ideal" | Taylor & Francis, January 1, 1995, cover price $42.00 | also contains Political Ideologies and the Democratic Ideal

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The award-winning author of A Call to Character offers a helpful handbook for reading and interpreting contemporary poetry and includes a series of critical guidelines to help readers discover poetry that both informs and inspires them. Reprint. 20,000 first printing. (view table of contents)

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9780060187835 | Harperflamingo, April 1, 1999, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: Offers a handbook for reading and interpreting contemporary poetry and includes a series of critical guidelines to help readers discover poetry that informs and inspires them

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9780060930714 | Reprint edition (Perennial, August 1, 2000), cover price $12.99 | About this edition: Offers a handbook for reading and interpreting contemporary poetry and includes a series of critical guidelines to help readers discover poetry that informs and inspires them.

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Offers possible alternatives to going to college immediately after completing high school (view table of contents)

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9780867094343 | Boynton/Cook Pub, August 1, 1998, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Offers possible alternatives to going to college immediately after completing high school

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Kohl offers his answer to the phonics verses whole language debate on reading instruction, stressing that anyone can learn to read

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9780867094336 | Heinemann, May 26, 1998, cover price $31.88 | About this edition: Kohl offers his answer to the phonics verses whole language debate on reading instruction, stressing that anyone can learn to read

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Selections from writers including Doris Lessing, Samuel Beckett, Susan Sontag, Albert Camus, and Adrienne Rich comprise a philosophical volume meant to explore adult issues dealing with ethics and values
By Colin Greer (editor) and Herbert R. Kohl (editor)

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9780060174811 | Harpercollins, May 1, 1997, cover price $27.50 | About this edition: Selections from writers including Doris Lessing, Samuel Beckett, Susan Sontag, Albert Camus, and Adrienne Rich comprise a philosophical volume meant to explore adult issues dealing with ethics and values

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9780060928742 | Reprint edition (Harpercollins, April 1, 1998), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Selections from writers including Doris Lessing, Samuel Beckett, Susan Sontag, Albert Camus, and Adrienne Rich comprise a philosophical volume meant to explore adult issues dealing with ethics and values

Two longtime educators who are also parents themselves team up to provide a collection of literature meant to be used by parents as a way of teaching their children values and morals, using a rich variety of beloved stories from around the world. Reprint.
By Colin Greer (editor) and Herbert R. Kohl (editor)

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9780060173395 | 1 edition (Harpercollins, November 1, 1995), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: A literary collection includes essays about each work, and emphasizes self-discovery and character development

Paperback:

9780060927875 | Harpercollins, May 1, 1997, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: A literary collection includes essays about each work, and emphasizes self-discovery and character development

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9780694516605 | Harperaudio, November 1, 1995, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: A literary collection features selections which encourage families to explore qualities such as courage, integrity, and generosity.

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A collection of essays explore the educator's views on teaching, learning, and the value of public education, includes thoughts on learning refusal, and the value of optimism

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9780788160332 | Diane Pub Co, June 1, 1994, cover price $19.00
9781565840959, titled ""I Won't Learn from You": And Other Thoughts on Creative Maladjustment" | New Pr, April 1, 1994, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: A collection of essays explore the educator's views on teaching, learning, and the value of public education, includes thoughts on learning refusal, and the value of optimism

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9781565840966, titled ""I Won't Learn from You": And Other Thoughts on Creative Maladjustment" | New Pr, July 1, 1995, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: A collection of essays explore the educator's views on teaching, learning, and the value of public education, includes thoughts on learning refusal, and the value of optimism

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Shows the budding writer how to use Creative Writer to create short stories, plays, novels, and other works. Original.

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9780201626766 | Addison-Wesley, March 1, 1994, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Shows the budding writer how to use Creative Writer to create short stories, plays, novels, and other works.

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Defines and discusses important concepts in the arts, philosophy, sociology, psychology, economics, and political science

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9780316501385 | Little Brown & Co, September 1, 1992, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Defines and discusses important concepts in the arts, philosophy, sociology, psychology, economics, and political science

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9780316501392, titled "From Archetype to Zeitgeist: Powerful Ideas for Powerful Thinking" | Reprint edition (Back Bay Books, September 1, 1993), cover price $18.99 | About this edition: Defines and discusses important concepts in the arts, philosophy, sociology, psychology, economics, and political science

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Analyzes the concept of learning refusal by examining youngsters the author has interacted with, and also by drawing from from his own personal experiences

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9780915943647 | Milkweed Editions, May 1, 1991, cover price $6.95 | About this edition: Analyzes the concept of learning refusal by examining youngsters the author has interacted with, and also by drawing from from his own personal experiences

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Providing a new approach to thinking about our children's future, the author offers an alternative to going to college right out of high school

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9780812916980 | Times Books, November 1, 1989, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Providing a new approach to thinking about our children's future, the author offers an alternative to going to college right out of high school

A follow-up to Kohl's account of his experiences as a white teacher in a Harlem school profiles the lives of his thirty-six ghetto pupils, twenty years later

Hardcover:

9780385157933 | 1 edition (Anchor Books, January 1, 1989), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: A follow-up to Kohl's account of his experiences as a white teacher in a Harlem school profiles the lives of his thirty-six ghetto pupils, twenty years later

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Product Description: With the passion and wisdom that have made him one of our leading educators, Herbert kohl has written a wonderful book about how he has done theater with young people and how you can too.

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9780915924165 | Teachers & Writers, November 1, 1988, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: With the passion and wisdom that have made him one of our leading educators, Herbert kohl has written a wonderful book about how he has done theater with young people and how you can too.

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9780915924172 | Teachers & Writers, September 1, 1988, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: With the passion and wisdom that have made him one of our leading educators, Herbert kohl has written a wonderful book about how he has done theater with young people and how you can too.

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Describes mathematical puzzles involving patterns, two-dimensional space, fractals, number sequences, knots, maps, logic and chess

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9780805240221 | Schocken Books, August 1, 1987, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Describes mathematical puzzles involving patterns, two-dimensional space, fractals, number sequences, knots, maps, logic and chess

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An experienced educator considers the reasons people choose to teach in elementary and secondary schools, the skills they must develop to be effective, and the concern for the students' lives that must be the teacher's chief preoccupation

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9780805208016 | Schocken Books, March 1, 1986, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: An experienced educator considers the reasons people choose to teach in elementary and secondary schools, the skills they must develop to be effective, and the concern for the students' lives that must be the teacher's chief preoccupation

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The author describes why he became a teacher, recounts the routines and rewards of teaching, and shares his approach to teaching specific subjects

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9780060152574 | Harpercollins, February 1, 1984, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: The author describes why he became a teacher, recounts the routines and rewards of teaching, and shares his approach to teaching specific subjects

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9780060912123 | Reprint edition (Harpercollins, January 1, 1985), cover price $6.95 | About this edition: The author describes why he became a teacher, recounts the routines and rewards of teaching, and shares his approach to teaching specific subjects

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Letters, resumes, contracts, messages, and other evidence provide the reader and Donna Whitman, an attorney, all the clues necessary to determine the reasons for the young rock star's disappearance

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9780316501347 | Little Brown & Co, October 1, 1984, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: A rock star disappears and the reader is provided with clues to solve the mystery of his disappearance.

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9780316501361 | Little Brown & Co, March 1, 1982, cover price $2.98

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Hardcover:

9780837183541 | Reprint edition (Greenwood Pub Group, February 1, 1977), cover price $35.00

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Math, Writing and Games in the Open Classroom

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9780394488417 | Random House Inc, January 1, 1974, cover price $6.95

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9780394709956 | Random House Inc, October 1, 1973, cover price $2.45 | About this edition: Math, Writing and Games in the Open Classroom

Handbook for teachers who want to work in an open environment presents workable alternatives to authoritarian classroom structuring

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9780394439471 | Random House Inc, June 1, 1969, cover price $4.95 | About this edition: Handbook for teachers who want to work in an open environment presents workable alternatives to authoritarian classroom structuring

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