Monthly Archives: December 2011

LOST AT SCHOOL by Ross W. Greene

Every once in a while I come across a book that I think every educator should read.  LOST AT SCHOOL by Ross W. Greene is one of those books.  The subtitle, Why Our Kids with Behavioral Challenges Are Falling Through … Continue reading

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BEGINNER’S GREEK by James Collins

Any single person with a heartbeat taking a seat on an airplane has probably wondered the same thing as Peter Russell, the main character of BEGINNER’S GREEK by James Collins: Will someone attractive sit next to me, and will we … Continue reading

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SOMEDAY MY PRINCE WILL COME by Jerramy Fine

As far as I know, it’s not unusual for girls to fantasize about falling in love with a prince.  We live in a society where Disney movies and romance novels encourage this sort of thinking.  I myself can occasionally be … Continue reading

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DESTINY OF THE REPUBLIC by Candice Millard

James Garfield is one of those Presidents that people tend to know little about, probably because he was only in office for four months before someone shot him.  He didn’t have time to accomplish much or annoy the masses.  Before … Continue reading

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THE OTHER WES MOORE by Wes Moore

If you’ve ever Googled yourself—and let’s face it, who hasn’t?—then you have probably had the experience of discovering that “you” have been to Italy, run a marathon, married a guy named Frank, and died.  It can be a bit unsettling.  … Continue reading

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STEVE JOBS by Walter Isaacson

In spite of the waves of economic turmoil unsettling this country and many others, and although the Occupy Wall Street protesters have shone a spotlight on the financial disparities between the rich and everyone else (i.e., 1% vs. 99%), I … Continue reading

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