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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,…
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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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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…
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Raise the coolest nerd the world has ever known!

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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…
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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!
The average pregnancy lasts 280 daysâ”and the suspense can be excruciating! The Pregnancy Countdown Book counts down the biggest milestones every…
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Teach Like a Champion: 49 Techniques that Put Students on the Path to College
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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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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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…
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"HELP! My Students Can't Write!"

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Making Content Comprehensible for English Learners: The Siop Model
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Dial Down the Drama: Reducing Conflict and Reconnecting with Your Teenage Daughter — A Guide for Mothers Everywhere

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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.…
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