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Mindset by Carol S. Dweck
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Growth Mindset is a good theory and there's a lot of research to support it's use in schools, unfortunately this book was off putting as it was so oversimplified i.e. Everyone who is awesome has a growth mindset and everyone who ultimately fails and...more
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Friday Night Lights: A Town, a Team, and a Dream
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Mindset by Carol S. Dweck
" Okay, so the idea is fine, and usable, and easy to explain to others, and pretty simple. I was about to give this book a one-star rating because I was so irritated with Dr. Dweck trying to shoehorn her idea into every single success story in the h... " Read more of this review »
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" I'm going to be the odd man out here because I just had too many issues with this book to rate it more than a two. I read it because of the history, and that was incredibly interesting. I wish there had been even more about the orphan trains thems... " Read more of this review »
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" Before I became a foster/adoptive parent, I would have ranked this book much higher. But it rankled that yet another novel characterizes a foster mom as racist, shrill, emotionally abusive, and selfish. Oh, and the foster parents are just in it fo... " Read more of this review »
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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
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I think it would be hard to write a compelling "science" book, but the author really does. I am so glad she told the families story too; the book just wouldn't have been the same without their experience. It raised really intriguing questions and I l...more
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The Winter People by Jennifer McMahon
The Winter People
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This book really creeped me out. There were times I didn't want to go into my closet and I finally had to stopped reading it at night. I'm not easy to scare, so I count this as a big win by the author.
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