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Product Description: A Library Journal Best Book of 2015National Book Award winner Jonathan Kozol is best known for his fifty years of work among our nation’s poorest and most vulnerable children. Now, in the most personal book of his career, he tells the story of his father’s life and work as a nationally noted specialist in disorders of the brain and his astonishing ability, at the onset of Alzheimer’s disease, to explain the causes of his sickness and then to narrate, step-by-step, his slow descent into dementia...read more

Hardcover:

9781410483553 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, October 7, 2015), cover price $31.99
9780804140973 | Crown Pub, June 2, 2015, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: A Library Journal Best Book of 2015National Book Award winner Jonathan Kozol is best known for his fifty years of work among our nation’s poorest and most vulnerable children.

Paperback:

9780804140997 | Broadway Books, June 7, 2016, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: A Library Journal Best Book of 2015National Book Award winner Jonathan Kozol is best known for his fifty years of work among our nation’s poorest and most vulnerable children.

CD/Spoken Word:

9781504616591 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, June 2, 2015), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Dr.
9781504616584 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, June 2, 2015), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Dr.

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Product Description: National Book Award winner Jonathan Kozol is best known for his fifty years of work among our nation's poorest and most vulnerable children. Now, in the most personal book of his career, he tells the story of his father's life and work as a nationally noted specialist in disorders of the brain and his astonishing ability, at the onset of Alzheimer's disease, to explain the causes of his sickness and then to narrate, step-by-step, his slow descent into dementia...read more

CD/Spoken Word:

9781504616577, titled "The Theft of Memory: Losing My Father, One Day at a Time: Library Edition" | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, June 2, 2015), cover price $69.00 | About this edition: National Book Award winner Jonathan Kozol is best known for his fifty years of work among our nation's poorest and most vulnerable children.

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Product Description: In this powerful and culminating work about a group of inner-city children he has known for many years, Jonathan Kozol returns to the scene of his previous prize-winning books, and to the children he has vividly portrayed, to share with us their fascinating journeys and unexpected victories as they grow into adulthood...read more

Hardcover:

9781400052462 | 1 edition (Crown Pub, August 28, 2012), cover price $27.00 | About this edition:    In this powerful and culminating work about a group of inner-city children he has known for many years, Jonathan Kozol returns to the scene of his prize-winning books Rachel and Her Children and Amazing Grace, and to the children he has vividly portrayed, to share with us their fascinating journeys and unexpected victories as they grow into adulthood.

Paperback:

9781400052479 | Broadway Books, September 3, 2013, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: In this powerful and culminating work about a group of inner-city children he has known for many years, Jonathan Kozol returns to the scene of his previous prize-winning books, and to the children he has vividly portrayed, to share with us their fascinating journeys and unexpected victories as they grow into adulthood.

CD/Spoken Word:

9780449012598 | Unabridged edition (Random House, August 28, 2012), cover price $40.00 | About this edition:    In this powerful and culminating work about a group of inner-city children he has known for many years, Jonathan Kozol returns to the scene of his prize-winning books Rachel and Her Children and Amazing Grace, and to the children he has vividly portrayed, to share with us their fascinating journeys and unexpected victories as they grow into adulthood.

Prebinding:

9780606320801 | Turtleback Books, September 3, 2013, cover price $28.20 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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Product Description: For two years, beginning in 1988, Jonathan Kozol visited schools in neighborhoods across the country, from Illinois to Washington D.C., and from New York to San Antonio. He spoke with teachers, principals, superintendents, and, most important, children...read more

Hardcover:

9780517582213 | Crown Pub, September 1, 1991, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: A look at the systematic denial of a good education to lower-class children in the United States and the built-in inequality of the public school system examines urban schools in Camden, Chicago, San Antonio, and other cities

Paperback:

9780770435684 | Reprint edition (Broadway Books, July 24, 2012), cover price $15.00
9780060974992 | Reprint edition (Perennial, August 1, 1992), cover price $14.00 | About this edition: An account of the inequity in the American educational system examines the deplorable conditions in which inner-city children are educated

CD/Spoken Word:

9781501265051 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, August 4, 2015), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: For two years, beginning in 1988, Jonathan Kozol visited schools in neighborhoods across the country, from Illinois to Washington D.

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Product Description: Amazing Grace is an audiobook about about the hearts of children who grow up in the South Bronx—the poorest congressional district of our nation.The children we meet through the deepening friendships that evolve between Jonathan Kozol and their families defy the stereotypes of urban youth too frequently presented on TV and in newspapers...read more

Hardcover:

9780517799994 | 1 edition (Crown Pub, October 1, 1995), cover price $23.00 | About this edition: A profile of impoverished children in Mott Haven, South Bronx, reveals their difficult lives and poses questions about the value of such children to an unsupportive nation

Paperback:

9780770435660 | Broadway Books, June 26, 2012, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Amazing Grace is Jonathan Kozol’s classic book on life and death in the South Bronx—the poorest urban neighborhood of the United States.
9780060976972 | Reprint edition (Perennial, October 1, 1996), cover price $14.00 | About this edition: A profile of impoverished children in Mott Haven, South Bronx, reveals their difficult lives and poses questions about the value of such children to an unsupportive nation

CD/Spoken Word:

9781501264771 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, July 21, 2015), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Amazing Grace is an audiobook about about the hearts of children who grow up in the South Bronx—the poorest congressional district of our nation.

Prebinding:

9781439505106 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, June 26, 2008), cover price $23.00
9780613033589 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $25.75 | About this edition: A profile of impoverished children in Mott Haven, South Bronx, reveals their difficult lives and poses questions about the value of such children to an unsupportive nation

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The author offers his personal take on America's poverty-stricken urban neighborhoods, recalling the lessons he has learned from time spent among the nation's poorest people

Hardcover:

9780517700006 | 1 edition (Crown Pub, April 1, 2000), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: The author offers his personal take on America's poverty-stricken urban neighborhoods, recalling the lessons he has learned from time spent among the nation's poorest people

Paperback:

9780770435677 | Broadway Books, July 24, 2012, cover price $16.00
9780060956455 | 1 edition (Perennial, February 1, 2001), cover price $14.00 | About this edition: The author offers his personal take on America's poverty-stricken urban neighborhoods, recalling the lessons he has learned from time spent among the nation's poorest people.

CD/Spoken Word:

9781596005952 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, March 25, 2005), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The author examines America's poverty-stricken urban neighborhoods, recalling the lessons he has learned from time spent among the nation's poorest people.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9781587882845 | Abridged edition (Brilliance Audio, March 1, 2001), cover price $7.99

Reinforced:

9780606274371 | Demco Media, March 1, 2001, cover price $23.50 | About this edition: The author offers his personal take on America's poverty-stricken urban neighborhoods, recalling the lessons he has learned from time spent among the nation's poorest people.

Prebinding:

9780613598187 | Turtleback Books, July 1, 2003, cover price $25.75 | About this edition: The author offers his personal take on America's poverty-stricken urban neighborhoods, recalling the lessons he has learned from time spent among the nation's poorest people.

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Product Description: Jonathan Kozol, National Book Award-winning author and one of America’s foremost writers on social issues, offers a passionate and provocative critique on the role of the teacher in America’s public school system. Writing as a teacher, Kozol advocates an approach to education that is infused with ethical values: fairness, truth, and integrity, and a driving compassion for the world beyond the classroom...read more

Hardcover:

9780826400352 | Continuum Intl Pub Group, April 1, 1981, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Kozol advocates an approach to education that is infused with ethical values, truth, integrity, and compassion and calls for the reshaping of our concepts of public education

Paperback:

9781851686315 | Original edition (Oneworld Pubns Ltd, March 30, 2009), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Jonathan Kozol, National Book Award-winning author and one of America’s foremost writers on social issues, offers a passionate and provocative critique on the role of the teacher in America’s public school system.
9781851680658 | Revised edition (Oneworld Pubns Ltd, May 1, 1993), cover price $32.95 | About this edition: In this critique of the US public school system, the author uses examples from the real experiences of other teachers and parents who share his concern with shaping the values of caring, responsible citizens of the future.

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The author shares a series of personal reflections, anecdotes, wisdom, and guidance in his letters to Francesca, a first-year teacher in a Boston elementary school, as he attempts to help her deal with the challenges she encounters.
By David Drummond (narrator) and Jonathan Kozol

CD/Spoken Word:

9781400135462 | Unabridged edition (Tantor Media Inc, October 1, 2007), cover price $59.99 | About this edition: The author shares a series of personal reflections, anecdotes, wisdom, and guidance in his letters to Francesca, a first-year teacher in a Boston elementary school, as he attempts to help her deal with the challenges she encounters.

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The author shares a series of personal reflections, anecdotes, wisdom, and guidance in his letters to Francesca, a first-year teacher in a Boston elementary school, as he attempts to help her deal with the challenges she encounters.

Paperback:

9780307393722 | Reprint edition (Broadway Books, August 5, 2008), cover price $15.00 | also contains Letters to a Young Teacher, Letters to a Young Teacher

Miscellaneous:

9780307405708 | Crown Pub, August 21, 2007, cover price $14.00 | also contains Letters to a Young Teacher, Letters to a Young Teacher

Miscellaneous:

9781605147871 | Findaway World Llc, July 1, 2008, cover price $54.99 | also contains Letters to a Young Teacher, Letters to a Young Teacher

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9781400155460 | Mp3 una edition (Tantor Media Inc, October 1, 2007), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: The author shares a series of personal reflections, anecdotes, wisdom, and guidance in his letters to Francesca, a first-year teacher in a Boston elementary school, as he attempts to help her deal with the challenges she encounters.

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Paperback:

9780307393722 | Reprint edition (Broadway Books, August 5, 2008), cover price $15.00 | also contains Letters to a Young Teacher, Letters to a Young Teacher

Miscellaneous:

9780307405708 | Crown Pub, August 21, 2007, cover price $14.00 | also contains Letters to a Young Teacher, Letters to a Young Teacher

Miscellaneous:

9781605147871 | Findaway World Llc, July 1, 2008, cover price $54.99 | also contains Letters to a Young Teacher, Letters to a Young Teacher

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The author shares a series of personal reflections, anecdotes, wisdom, and guidance in his letters to Francesca, a first-year teacher in a Boston elementary school, as he attempts to help her deal with the challenges she encounters.

Hardcover:

9780307393715 | Crown Pub, August 21, 2007, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: The author shares a series of personal reflections, anecdotes, wisdom, and guidance in his letters to Francesca, a first-year teacher in a Boston elementary school, as he attempts to help her deal with the challenges she encounters.

Paperback:

9780307393722 | Reprint edition (Broadway Books, August 5, 2008), cover price $15.00 | also contains Letters to a Young Teacher, Letters to a Young Teacher

Miscellaneous:

9780307405708 | Crown Pub, August 21, 2007, cover price $14.00 | also contains Letters to a Young Teacher, Letters to a Young Teacher

Miscellaneous:

9781605147871 | Findaway World Llc, July 1, 2008, cover price $54.99 | also contains Letters to a Young Teacher, Letters to a Young Teacher

CD/Spoken Word:

9781400105465 | Unabridged edition (Tantor Media Inc, October 1, 2007), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: The author shares a series of personal reflections, anecdotes, wisdom, and guidance in his letters to Francesca, a first-year teacher in a Boston elementary school, as he attempts to help her deal with the challenges she encounters.

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Argues that homelessness is caused by the lack of low-cost housing, describes the experiences of the homeless, and explains why the current welfare system is inadequate and misdirected. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.

Hardcover:

9780517567302 | Crown Pub, January 1, 1988, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Argues that homelessness is caused by the lack of low-cost housing, describes the experiences of the homeless, and explains why the current welfare system is inadequate and misdirected

Paperback:

9780307345899 | Reprint edition (Broadway Books, August 15, 2006), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Argues that homelessness is caused by the lack of low-cost housing, describes the experiences of the homeless, and explains why the current welfare system is inadequate and misdirected.
9780449903391 | Reprint edition (Fawcett Books, January 1, 1989), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Argues that homelessness is caused by the lack of low-cost housing, describes the experiences of the homeless, and explains why the current welfare system is inadequate and misdirected

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A hard-hitting analysis of the current status of urban education by the author of Savage Inequalities argues that conditions have worsened in terms of schooling for inner-city children, looking at how liberal education is being replaced by high-stakes testing procedures, culturally barren and robotic methods of instruction, and harsh discipline. Reprint. 50,000 first printing.

Hardcover:

9781400052448 | Crown Pub, September 13, 2005, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: An analysis of urban education argues that conditions have worsened for inner-city children, looking at how liberal education is being replaced by high-stakes testing procedures, culturally barren and robotic methods of instruction, and harsh discipline.

Paperback:

9781400052455 | Reprint edition (Broadway Books, August 1, 2006), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: An analysis of urban education argues that conditions have worsened for inner-city children, looking at how liberal education is being replaced by high-stakes testing procedures, culturally barren and robotic methods of instruction, and harsh discipline.

Miscellaneous:

9780307339416 | Crown Pub, September 13, 2005, cover price $14.95

CD/Spoken Word:

9780739309858 | Abridged edition (Random House, September 13, 2005), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: An analysis of urban education argues that conditions have worsened for inner-city children, looking at how liberal education is being replaced by high-stakes testing procedures, culturally barren and robotic methods of instruction, and harsh discipline.

The author examines America's poverty-stricken urban neighborhoods, recalling the lessons he has learned from time spent among the nation's poorest people.
By Dick Hill (narrator) and Jonathan Kozol

CD/Spoken Word:

9781596005969 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio Lib Edn, March 25, 2005), cover price $39.25 | About this edition: The author examines America's poverty-stricken urban neighborhoods, recalling the lessons he has learned from time spent among the nation's poorest people.

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Product Description: How do you evaluate a school? Today parents and teachers lean on standardized test scores - along with image, rumor, and reputation - to make vital decisions. However, a single number is inevitably misleading. Author John Merrow, host of PBS's premier documentary series on youth and learning, The Merrow Report, delves into the problem of school evaluation...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Jonathan Kozol (foreword by) and John Merrow

Paperback:

9781578860142, titled "Choosing Excellence: Good Enough Schools Are Not Good Enough" | Scarecrow Pr, April 1, 2001, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: How do you evaluate a school?

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The author of Amazing Grace and Savage Inequalities offers his most personal take on America's poverty-stricken urban neighborhoods, recalling the lessons he has learned from time spent among the nation's poorest people. Simultaneous.
By Dick Hill (narrator) and Jonathan Kozol

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9781567407372 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio Lib Edn, April 1, 2000), cover price $57.25 | About this edition: The author examines America's poverty-stricken urban neighborhoods, recalling the lessons he has learned from time spent among the nation's poorest people.
9781567409123 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio, April 1, 2000), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: The author examines America's poverty-stricken urban neighborhoods, recalling the lessons he has learned from time spent among the nation's poorest people.
9781567403701 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio, April 1, 2000), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The author examines America's poverty-stricken urban neighborhoods, recalling the lessons he has learned from time spent among the nation's poorest people.

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Product Description: "It is only when we forget our learning that we begin to know," Thoreau wrote. Ideas about education permeate Thoreau's writing. Uncommon Learning brings those ideas together in a single volume for the first time.
By Martin Bickman (editor), Jonathan Kozol (introduced by) and Henry David Thoreau

Paperback:

9780395947975 | Mariner Books, May 31, 1999, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: "It is only when we forget our learning that we begin to know," Thoreau wrote.

A profile of impoverished children in Mott Haven, South Bronx, reveals their difficult lives and poses questions about the value of such children to an unsupportive nation.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9781567401332 | Abridged edition (Brilliance Audio, December 1, 1996), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: A profile of impoverished children in Mott Haven, South Bronx, reveals their difficult lives and poses questions about the value of such children to an unsupportive nation.
9781561006502 | Mut edition (Bookcassette Sales, October 1, 1995), cover price $23.95 | About this edition: A profile of impoverished children in Mott Haven, South Bronx, reveals their difficult lives and poses questions about the value of such children to an unsupportive nation.
9781561002757 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio Lib Edn, October 1, 1995), cover price $57.25 | About this edition: A profile of impoverished children in Mott Haven, South Bronx, reveals their difficult lives and poses questions about the value of such children to an unsupportive nation.

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A profile of impoverished children in Mott Haven, South Bronx, reveals their difficult lives and poses questions about the value of such children to an unsupportive nation.

Hardcover:

9781561004416 | Cassettes edition (Brilliance Audio, September 1, 1995), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: A profile of impoverished children in Mott Haven, South Bronx, reveals their difficult lives and poses questions about the value of such children to an unsupportive nation.

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An account of the inequity in the American educational system examines the deplorable conditions in which inner-city children are educated

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9781561004515 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio, October 1, 1991), cover price $23.95 | About this edition: Jonathan Kozol traveled from the most blighted neighborhoods of Chicago to the urban wreckage of Camden, New Jersey; from the ghetto suburbs of Detroit to inner-city San Antonio; East St.
9781561000869 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio Lib Edn, October 1, 1991), cover price $73.25 | About this edition: Jonathan Kozol traveled from the most blighted neighborhoods of Chicago to the urban wreckage of Camden, New Jersey; from the ghetto suburbs of Detroit to inner-city San Antonio; East St.

Prebinding:

9781417616343 | Turtleback Books, August 3, 1992, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: An account of the inequity in the American educational system examines the deplorable conditions in which inner-city children are educated

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Product Description: Kozol, author of Rachel and Her Children: Homeless Families in America, offers an absorbing analysis of the ethical crisis confronting our culture. In this fourth edition, a new introduction and epilogue place the book in the context of contemporary issues and attitudes.

Paperback:

9780671724177 | 4 sub edition (Touchstone Books, October 1, 1990), cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Kozol, author of Rachel and Her Children: Homeless Families in America, offers an absorbing analysis of the ethical crisis confronting our culture.

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Product Description: In this National Book Award-winning book, Kozol unflinchingly exposes the disturbing "destruction of hearts and minds in the Boston public school." A new Epilogue assesses the last 20 years of the educational system.

Hardcover:

9780395078686 | Houghton Mifflin, June 1, 1967, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: A first-hand account of a teacher's year in an elementary school in Boston

Paperback:

9780452262928 | Reissue edition (Plume, June 1, 1990), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: A young teacher offers a firsthand account of the destructive effects of segregated Boston schools and their teachers on the African American children who attend them
9789990080636 | Penguin USA, June 1, 1990, cover price $0.02

Prebinding:

9781439513705 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, April 9, 2009), cover price $24.00 | About this edition: In this National Book Award-winning book, Kozol unflinchingly exposes the disturbing "destruction of hearts and minds in the Boston public school.

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Addresses the national crisis of illiteracy by combining case histories and proven statistics with a specific program to conquer the problem

Hardcover:

9780385195362 | Anchor Books, March 1, 1985, cover price $15.95 | also contains Fantastic Four 3: Back in Blue | About this edition: Addresses the national crisis of illiteracy by combining case histories and proven statistics with his specific program to conquer the problem

Paperback:

9780452262034 | Reissue edition (Plume, September 1, 1988), cover price $14.00 | About this edition: Addresses the national crisis of illiteracy by combining case histories and proven statistics with a specific program to conquer the problem

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The author describes his efforts to set up a school and offers advice on the organization of a school designed to meet the needs of the community

Paperback:

9780826402264 | Subsequent edition (Continuum Intl Pub Group, October 1, 1982), cover price $7.95 | About this edition: The author describes his efforts to set up a school and offers advice on the organization of a school designed to meet the needs of the community

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