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  • Duty Firstby Ed Ruggero

    HarperCollins 2010; Not Available

    Duty First is a penetrating account of a year inside one of America's premier schools for leadership -- the United States Military Academy -- as it celebrates the bicentennial of its founding. Ed Ruggero, a former West Point cadet and professor, takes an incisive look at how this elite school builds the "leaders of character" who will command the... more...

  • The Overachieversby Alexandra Robbins

    Hyperion 2006; US$ 9.99

    The bestselling author of Pledged returns with a groundbreaking look at the pressure to achieve faced by America's teens In Pledged , Alexandra Robbins followed four college girls to produce a riveting narrative that read like fiction. Now, in The Overachievers , Robbins uses the same captivating style to explore how our high-stakes educational... more...

  • The Science Education of American Girls: A Historical Perspectiveby Kim Tolley

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    The Science Education of American Girls provides a comparative analysis of the science education of adolescent boys and girls, and analyzes the evolution of girls' scientific interests from the antebellum era through the twentieth century. Kim Tolley expands the understanding of the structural and cultural obstacles that emerged to transform what,... more...

  • Early and School-Age Care in Santa Monicaby Ashley Pierson; Lynn A. Karoly; Gail L. Zellman; Megan K. Beckett

    RAND Corporation 2014; US$ 9.95

    In July 2012, the City of Santa Monica Human Services Division and the Santa Monica?Malibu Unified School District contracted with the RAND Corporation to conduct an assessment of child care programs in Santa Monica. The project sought to assess how well Santa Monica?s early and school-age care programs meet the needs of families. Recommendations for... more...

  • Early and School-Age Care in Santa Monicaby Ashley Pierson; Lynn A. Karoly; Gail L. Zellman; Megan K. Beckett

    RAND Corporation 2014; US$ 9.95

    In July 2012, the City of Santa Monica Human Services Division and the Santa Monica?Malibu Unified School District contracted with the RAND Corporation to conduct an assessment of child care programs in Santa Monica. The project sought to assess how well Santa Monica?s early and school-age care programs meet the needs of families. Recommendations for... more...

  • The Health Handbook for Schoolsby Adrian Brooke; Steve Welton

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95

    This handbook allows rapid reference to conditions commonly encountered in school-aged children, and to rare diseases as well. It focuses particularly on the impact of the condition on the child's ability to access the curriculum, and suggests educational approaches that should help. In this way it is hoped that education and medicine can work hand... more...

  • Philosophy and Childhoodby Walter Omar Kohan

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    Kohan offers a transformative, revolutionary, and more radical alternative theory and practice of philosophy for children. He critiques the current state of philosophy for children and demonstrates alternative ways of thinking and practicing philosophy in childhood education. more...

  • Empowering Youthby Kelly Curtis

    Search Institute Press 2008; US$ 11.95

    Offering indispensable advice to anyone seeking to integrate empowerment into their youth work, this guide demonstrates how youth leaders, teachers, peer program advisors, adults who work with teens and adolescents, and any professional organization with a youth focus can foster leadership qualities in youth. Motivating examples are combined with... more...

  • Rereading Personal Narrative and Life Courseby Brian Schiff

    Wiley 2014; US$ 29.00

    This volume reflects on the place of narrative interpretation in life course developmental theory. Featuring exciting chapters by the leading figures in narrative psychology, it provides insights on the narrative character in early childhood, adolescence, emerging adulthood, midlife, and old age. Read together, the chapters form a comprehensive description... more...

  • Tackling Bullying in Athleticsby Meline Kevorkian; Robin D'Antona; Randy Ross

    R&L Education 2010; US$ 16.99

    Bullying prevention is a priority for all who work with our youth in our schools, parks, organizations, and athletic fields. Tackling Bullying in Athletics will help athletic directors, coaches, parents, and all those who help youth enjoy the benefits of sports by detailing how they can provide a bully-free playing field and promote sportsmanship and... more...