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Thomas Yount Thomas Yount said: " If I ever teach a history class in the future--this would be the book for High School students. It is at a level of reading accessible enough for youth which isn't breaming with hubris, "patriotism" and half-truths.

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The Lost World by Arthur Conan Doyle
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Awesome adventure novel. I prefer it over the other cinematized Lost World. A good summer read.
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King City, Volume 1 by Brandon Graham
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I loved this book.
I feel its necessary to create a new word or invent a phrase to describe the elements of coolness involved with a secret agent who wields his cat (master) whom he keeps in his bucket...

Having worked with Brandon on a comic I was mak
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Cold Sassy Tree by Olive Ann Burns
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this book made want to sleep...
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was it good? I don't really know.
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The Turning Point by Fritjof Capra
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Mostly, I liked the first half of the book that overviews the history of scientific thought.

An interesting argument Capra makes:
"It was Descartes' method that made it possible for NASA to put a moan on the moon. On the other hand, overemphasis on th
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Race by Marc Aronson
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This book overviews the ways that terms such as "white" "black" "yellow" etc. have evolved and changed throughout historical points in time.
Easy to read over a weekend. It is about high school level reading, so for those more interested in this topi
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Shooting an Elephant by George Orwell
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Short story, but gets right to the heart of the theme. One could probably find this essay online with easy.
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1984 by George Orwell
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Haunting, daunting & left me wanting to runaway from the Westernized world...


I prefer Orwell's essays like "Shooting an Elephant" or "Politics and the English Language"
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T.E.T., Teacher Effectiveness Training by Thomas Gordon
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Wonderful book that relates to any teacher's teaching experiences. Goes over the struggles, road blocks, disciplining, communication, respect and offers perspectives for respecting students and yourself as a teacher and individual.
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A People's History of Science by Clifford D. Conner
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If I ever teach a history class in the future--this would be the book for High School students. It is at a level of reading accessible enough for youth which isn't breaming with hubris, "patriotism" and half-truths.

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