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A handbook for Steiner-Waldorf class teachers
Avison, Kevin, author, compiler.
This popular book is a useful and practical resource for Steiner-Waldorf teachers with detailed suggestions and checklists for teaching all lessons for Classes 1 to 8. The extensive appendix features a compilation of planners

Ethics in the real world : 82 brief essays on things that matter
Singer, Peter, 1946- author.
Peter Singer is often described as the world's most influential philosopher. He is also one of its most controversial. The author of important books such as

Kabbalah and Jewish modernity
Weinstein, Roni, author.
"This sociological reading of the kabbalistic ideas of the early modern period suggests that they gained acceptance because they responded to the needs of contemporary Jewish society. Although they were presented as continuin

Lives of early Buddhist nuns : biographies as history
Collett, Alice, author.
Based on new translations of Pali texts and rare sources, Lives of Early Buddhist Nuns analyzes the portrayal of women in the Pali canon and commentaries. Focusing on the differences between canonical and commentarial literat

Many children left behind : how the No Child Left Behind Act is damaging our children and our schools

Discusses the negative effects of No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act and explains how this act punishes rather than helps poor and minority kids and their schools.

Soda lakes of East Africa

This book is devoted to the alkaline-saline lakes of East Africa, which include the world-famous “flamingo lakes”. It covers the full range of issues, from the lakes’ origin and history, life in and around these unique

The Cambridge companion to lesbian literature

The Cambridge Companion to Lesbian Literature examines literary representations of lesbian sexuality, identities, and communities, from the medieval period to the present. In addition to providing a helpful orientation to key

The mathematics bible : the definitive guide to the last 4,000 years of theories
Beveridge, Colin (Maths coach), author.
Mathematics has a history filled with brilliant minds and world-changing discoveries. It just needs to be made accessible. And that's exactly what

The rise of commercial empires : England and the Netherlands in the age of mercantilism, 1650-1770
Ormrod, David.
A work of major importance for the economic history of both Europe and North America.

The secret life of equations : the 50 greatest equations and how they work
Cochrane, Richard author. (Richard John),
A new way to understand the nature of equations with a look at 50 of the most important ones.

Threading the concept : powerful learning for the music classroom
Hedden, Debra Gordon, 1951-
This book offers a pedagogical approach that emphasizes focus on conceptual learning that is sensory oriented. From the musical concepts we teach_melody, harmony, rhythm, and form_the teacher targets one concept per lesson (e

Urban indians in a silver city : Zacatecas, Mexico, 1546-1810
Murillo, Dana Velasco, author.
In the sixteenth century, silver mined by native peoples became New Spain's most important export. Silver production served as a catalyst for northern expansion, creating mining towns that led to the development of new indust

Utopia drive : a road trip through America's most radical idea
Reece, Erik, author.
"For Erik Reece, life, at last, was good: he was newly married, gainfully employed, living in a creekside cabin in his beloved Kentucky woods. It sounded, as he describes it, "like a country song with a happy ending." And yet

To The Secretary : leaked embassy cables and America's foreign policy disconnect
Thompson-Jones, Mary A., author.
An insider's look into the day-to-day work of US diplomats, To the Secretary offers an unparalleled window onto American foreign policy as it plays out in countries around the world. In a tour of the most fascinating and over

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