Marc Aronson

Gayle B...
7 books | 1,212 friends

Monica ...
2,408 books | 737 friends

Roxanne...
1,463 books | 333 friends

Amy Ale...
482 books | 85 friends

Sara
311 books | 63 friends

John
1,123 books | 57 friends

Sam
Sam
458 books | 57 friends

Barbara A.
1,624 books | 567 friends

More friends…

Marc Aronson

Goodreads Author


Website

Member Since
October 2008

URL


Aronson has won many awards for his books for young readers and has a doctorate in American history. His lectures cover educational topics such as mysteries and controversies in American history, teenagers and their reading, the literary passions of boys, and always leave audiences asking for more.

http://us.macmillan.com/author/marcar...

I had hoped to have the details on my column up by today but that will have to wait until next week. Until then, I hope to see some of you at the SLJ Day of Dialog on Monday, at BEA during the week, or at ALA or ISTE later in the month. That set of meetings gets at the overlaping worlds so many of us face: Common Core, digital technology, books, libraries, schools. Throw in the invitation I rec...

Read more of this blog post »
 •  0 comments  •  flag
Twitter icon
Published on June 01, 2012 02:57 • 263 views
Average rating: 3.68 · 5,430 ratings · 1,318 reviews · 44 distinct worksSimilar authors
Sugar Changed the World: A ...

by
3.71 avg rating — 935 ratings — published 2010 — 4 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Witch-Hunt: Mysteries of th...

by
3.49 avg rating — 744 ratings — published 2003 — 8 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Trapped

3.58 avg rating — 473 ratings — published 2011 — 5 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Master of Deceit: J. Edgar ...

3.73 avg rating — 348 ratings — published 2012 — 14 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
If Stones Could Speak: Unlo...

3.68 avg rating — 289 ratings — published 2010 — 2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
For Boys Only: The Biggest,...

by
4.05 avg rating — 218 ratings — published 2007 — 4 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
One Death, Nine Stories

by
3.14 avg rating — 232 ratings — published 2014 — 6 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Griffin and the Dinosau...

by
4.10 avg rating — 157 ratings — published 2014 — 3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Pick-Up Game: A Full Day of...

by
3.54 avg rating — 190 ratings — published 2011 — 14 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Skull in the Rock: How ...

by
3.79 avg rating — 174 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by Marc Aronson…

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

Marc’s Recent Updates

Marc Aronson is now friends with Betsy
1316655
Sugar Changed the World by Marc Aronson
" Melissa:

We are of course pleased to see your high rating, and it can seem peevish at best for an author to respond here. But a couple of your criticis
...more "
More of Marc's books…
“We put our children through their paces in school not so that they will learn something, or master something, or meet any standards. No. We give them tools so that they can experience the joy, the passion, of creating. All we are doing is saying, “Here, if you know this, there is more you can make; there is another path you can map; there is another song you can compose.” School—from pre-K to postdoc programs—exists so that we can all build more from within ourselves and with our colleagues.”
Marc Aronson

“This is a book about questioning what others believe to be true, not accepting ideas just because famous people say they are right. I think knowledge is more like a wave than a switch. Only very rarely do we go from being totally wrong to totally right--as a light turns off and on. Instead, what we learned before allows us to move on to what we can see next. We can surf ahead, but there will always be another challenge, another crest, another setp. We must always keep thinking and asking new questions.”
Marc Aronson, If Stones Could Speak: Unlocking the Secrets of Stonehenge

“Even such is time, which takes in trust
Our youth, our joys, and all we have,
And pays us but with age, and dust;
Who in the dark and silent grave
When we have wandered all our ways
Shuts up the story of our days.
And from which earth and grave and dust,
The Lord will raise me up I trust.

—Sir Walter Ralegh's poetry”
Marc Aronson, Sir Walter Ralegh and the Quest for El Dorado

Polls

Which books should we read May 2012? Book should be pubbed between 1/1/12 and 4/30/12. Write-ins welcome but CHECK the list first, please!

 
  5 votes 21.7%

 
  5 votes 21.7%

 
  3 votes 13.0%

 
  3 votes 13.0%

 
  2 votes 8.7%

 
  1 vote 4.3%

 
  1 vote 4.3%

 
  1 vote 4.3%

 
  1 vote 4.3%

 
  1 vote 4.3%

 
  0 votes 0.0%

 
  0 votes 0.0%

 
  0 votes 0.0%

 
  0 votes 0.0%

 
  0 votes 0.0%

 
  0 votes 0.0%

23 total votes
More...

Topics Mentioning This Author

topics posts views last activity  
Readers and Reading: This topic has been closed to new comments. May 2011 reads 9 24 Jun 05, 2011 07:03AM  
Book Nook Cafe: What I read in May 2011 68 79 Jun 17, 2011 07:51AM  
Book Nook Cafe: The Salem Witch Hunts ~ May 2011 99 86 Aug 09, 2011 03:51PM  
Nothing But Readi...: Level 2 of the Serious Readers Challenge for 2011 252 348 Jan 03, 2012 12:26AM  
Book Nook Cafe: Your best & worst reads of 2011 142 209 Feb 29, 2012 07:49AM  
The History Book ...: J. EDGAR HOOVER (SPOILER THREAD) 22 88 May 15, 2012 08:56AM  



No comments have been added yet.