We Are (Not) Friends

We Are (Not) FriendsTwo fuzzy friends are having a fun playdate when a new pal hops in As the day continues, each friend feels left out at times It isn t so easy to figure out how to act when everything seems to change With humor and heart, the beloved characters from Theodor Seuss Geisel Award winner You Are Not

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iGen: Why Today’s Super-Connected Kids Are Growing Up Less Rebellious, More Tolerant, Less Happy--and Completely Unprepared for Adulthood--and What That Means for the Rest of Us

iGen: Why Today’s Super-Connected Kids Are Growing Up Less Rebellious, More Tolerant, Less Happy--and Completely Unprepared for Adulthood--and What That Means for the Rest of UsA highly readable and entertaining first look at how today s members of iGen the children, teens, and young adults born in the mid 1990s and later are vastly different from their Millennial predecessors, and from any other generation, from the renowned psychologist and author of Generation Me.With g

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Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning

Make It Stick: The Science of Successful LearningTo most of us, learning something the hard way implies wasted time and effort Good teaching, we believe, should be creatively tailored to the different learning styles of students and should use strategies that make learning easier Make It Stick turns fashionable ideas like these on their head.

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Quiet Power: The Secret Strengths of Introverts

Quiet Power: The Secret Strengths of IntrovertsThe monumental bestseller Quiet has been recast in a new edition that empowers introverted kids and teens Susan Cain sparked a worldwide conversation when she published Quiet The Power of Introverts in a World That Can t Stop Talking With her inspiring book, she permanently changed the way we see

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The Bone Sparrow

The Bone SparrowSubhi is a refugee Born in an Australian permanent detention center after his mother and sister fled the violence of a distant homeland, Subhi has only ever known life behind the fences But his world is far bigger than that every night, the magical Night Sea from his mother s stories brings him gi

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Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools

Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in SchoolsFifteen year old Diamond stopped going to school the day she was expelled for lashing out at peers who constantly harassed and teased her for something everyone on the staff had missed she was being trafficked for sex After months on the run, she was arrested and sent to a detention center for vio

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