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The Secret of Play: How to Raise Smart, Healthy, Caring Kids from Birth to Age 12
The Secret of Play is a parenting book that celebrates the good stuff-the fun, spontaneity, creativity, and inspiration children bring to our lives every day. It's about helping them to be happier, he…
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Offers proven ways for parents of young toddlers to take advantage of natural learning opportunities during their toddler's feeding, wake, and sleep times. Learn methods for instilling fundamental ski…
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Simply Clean: The Proven Method for Keeping Your Home Organized, Clean, and Beautiful in Just 10 Minutes a Day
From the cleaning and homekeeping expert and creator of the wildly popular Clean Mama blog comes a simple and accessible cleaning guide with a proven step-by-step schedule for tidying a home in just t…
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Cribsheet: A Data-Driven Guide to Better, More Relaxed Parenting, from Birth to Preschool
From the author of EXPECTING BETTER, an economist's guide to the early years of parenting

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From #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts comes a trilogy about the land we’re drawn to, the family we learn to cherish, and the people we long to love…

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Mayo Clinic Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy
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This new Mayo Clinic book on pregnancy provides you with practical information and reassurance on pregnancy and childbirth. Compiled by Mayo Clinic experts in obstetrics, it offers a clear, thorough a…
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Eye Spy: Wild Ways Animals See the World
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The Nerdy Parent's Guide to Raising a Nerdy Child: An Unofficial Parenting Guide
Raise the coolest nerd the world has ever known!

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Shadow Spell (The Cousins O'Dwyer Trilogy, #2)
With the legends and lore of Ireland running through his blood, falconer Connor O’Dwyer is proud to call County Mayo home. It’s where his sister, Branna, lives and works, where his cousin, Iona, has f…
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The Pregnancy Countdown Book: Nine Months of Practical Tips, Useful Advice, and Uncensored Truths
A Page-A-Day Countdown To The Birth Of Your Baby!
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Pregnancy, Childbirth And The Newborn (2001) (Retired Edition)
With over one million copies in print, this is one of the best-selling books about pregnancy on the market.  More complete and up-to-date than any other pregnancy guide, this remarkable book is the "b…
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In this book, author Doug Lemov offers the essential tools of the teaching craft so that you can unlock the talent ond skill waiting in your students, no matter how many previous classrooms, schools, …
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Brain Matters: Translating Research Into Classroom Practice
Everyone agrees that what we do in schools should be based on what we know about how our brain learns. Until recently, however, we have had few clues to unlock the secrets of the brain. Now, research …
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The Birchbark House (Birchbark House, #1)
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Ten-year-old Annemarie Johansen and her best friend Ellen Rosen often think of life before the war. It's now 1943 and their life in Copenhagen is filled with school, food shortages, and the Nazi soldi…
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Teach Like Finland: 33 Simple Strategies for Joyful Classrooms
Finland shocked the world when its fifteen-year-olds scored highest on the first Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), a set of tests touted for evaluating critical-thinking skills in…
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The Writing Revolution: A Guide to Advancing Thinking Through Writing in All Subjects and Grades

"HELP! My Students Can't Write!"

Why You Need a Writing Revolution in Your Classroom and How to Lead It.

The Writing Revolution (TWR) provides a clear method of instruction that you can use no matter …

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Little Girls Can Be Mean: Four Steps to Bully-proof Girls in the Early Grades
Worried about mean girls? Help your daughter respond and react to bullying where it starts---in elementary school

As experts in developmental psychology and each a mother of three, Dr. Michelle Anthony…
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Provides a comprehensive, coherent, research-validated, success-proven model for teaching English learners and other students and helping them meet rigorous academic standards. KEY TOPICS: Sheltered…
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Entering her fortieth year, Beverly Donofrio, a "lapsed Catholic," inexplicably begins collecting Virgin Mary memorabilia at yard sales. Her search for kitsch, however, soon becomes a spiritual quest,…
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Dial Down the Drama: Reducing Conflict and Reconnecting with Your Teenage Daughter — A Guide for Mothers Everywhere

One moment your daughter is fun-loving and energetic—a pleasure to be around. The next she’s sulking in silence, or worse, screaming and slamming the door. Congratulations, you’re the mother of a teen…

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The Story of Art
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This text is the 16th revised and updated edition of this introduction to art, from the earliest cave paintings to experimental art. Eight new artists from the modern period have been introduced. They…
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