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Monthly Archives: September 2010

Education in the News
Education in the News

THE DEATH AND LIFE OF THE GREAT AMERICAN SCHOOL SYSTEM How Testing and Choice Are Undermining Education By Diane Ravitch ISBN: 9780465014910  With education in the news, there is renewed interest in Diane and her book Diane recently taped an interview … Continue reading

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Kirkus Review
Kirkus Review

CONTAGION Author: Dahme, Joanne Review Date: October 1, 2010 Publisher:Running Press Teens Pages: 400 Price ( Paperback ): $12.95 Publication Date: October 19, 2010 ISBN ( Paperback ): 978-0-7624-3738-2 Category: Fiction Classification: Historical A spirited young woman encounters murder and … Continue reading

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Fatima Bhutto’s Songs of Blood and Sword
Fatima Bhutto’s Songs of Blood and Sword

“The book [Songs of Blood and Sword] is at once a heartbreaking love story between father and daughter; a pilgrimage across the globe to fill in the missing pieces about her father and the Bhutto family’s history; an autopsy of … Continue reading

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Reviews Sept 17, 2010

The Economist has an excellent review of DANIEL PATRICK MOYNIHAN in their upcoming issue, which states, “There can be no better bedside collection for anyone who is interested in the history of America and the world in the second half … Continue reading

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Waiting for Superman
Waiting for Superman

9781586489274 Karl Weber/Participant Media Waiting for Superman is an inspiring call for reform – the book includes special chapters that provide resources, ideas, and hands-on suggestions for improving the schools in your own community as well as throughout the nation. Confirmed … Continue reading

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ZERO shows the numbers how to count even more!
ZERO shows the numbers how to count even more!

Kathryn Otoshi’s new book, ZERO, recieved a BOOKLIST STARRED REVIEW from Ilene Cooper.  Congratulations, Kathryn! Zero sees herself as a big round number with emptiness inside. The other, more colorful numbers have fun and they count. After trying to stretch and … Continue reading

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