Manaus Library

Members of the public are welcome to visit The Manaus Fund's Library which is located in the offices of Valley Settlement in the Third Street Center. This library is provided thanks to George Stranahan's insatiable quest for learning and sharing. It contains many seminal works on how we learn, the educational system and social justice. Please find below a list of most of the books.

 

Author (or Editor) and Title:


Abrams, Samuel E.

Education and the Commercial Mindset

 

Abramsky, Sasha
The American Way of Poverty: How the Other Half Still Lives

 

Ackoff, Russell L.

Turning Learning Right Side Up: Putting Education Back on Track

 

Acosta, Oscar
The Revolt of the Cockroach People

 

Alinsky, Saul
Rules for Radicals: A pragmatic Primer for Realistic Radicals

 

Allen, Danielle
Talking to Strangers: Anxieties of Citizenship Since Brown v. Board of Education

 

Allington, Richard L.
What Really Matters for Struggling Readers: Designing Research-Based Programs


Angulo, A.J., Editor

Miseducation: A History of Ignorance-Making in America and Abroad

 

Apple, Michael
Educating the "Right" Way: Markets, Standards, God, and Inequality


Apple, Michael
Official Knowledge: Democratic Education in a Conservative Age


Apple, Michael, Beane, James
Democratic Schools: Lessons in Powerful Education


Archard, David

Children: Rights and Childhood

 

Armstrong, Thomas
Multiple Intelligences in the Classroom


Armstrong, Thomas
The Multiple Intelligences of Reading and Writing


Arnold, Johann Christoph

Their Name is Today: Reclaiming Childhood in a Hostile World

 

Arum, Richard & Roksa, Josipa
Academically Adrift: Limited Learning on College Campuses


Ashton-Warner, Sylvia
Spearpoint: "Teacher" in America


Atwell, Nancie
The Reading Zone: How to Help Kids Become Skilled, Passionate, Habitual, Critical Readers


Au, Wayne & Bollow Tempel, Melissa

Pencils Down: Rethinking High-Stakes Testing & Accountability in Public Schools

 

Ayer, Rick & Ayers, William
Teaching the Taboo: Courage and Imagination in the Classroom


Ayers, William
Teaching the Personal and the Political: Essays on Hope and Justice


Ayers, William
Teaching Toward Freedom: Moral Commitment and Ethical Action in the Classroom


Ayers, William
On the Side of the Child: Summerhill revisited


Ayers, William
On the Side of the Child: Summerhill revisited


Ayers, William & Alexander-Tanner, Ryan
To Teach: the Journey, in Comics

 

Ayers, William

Teaching with Conscience in an Imperfect World


Baker, Nicholson (Mr.)

Substitute: Going to School With a Thousand Kids

 

Banks, James et. al., Editors

Global Migration, Diversity, and Civic Education: Improving Policy & Practice

 

Baptist, Willie & Rehmann, Jan

Pedagogy of the Poor

 

Bar-Yam, Yaneer

Making Things Work: Solving Complex Problems in a Complex World


Barbarin, O. & Wasik, B.
Handbook of Child Development & Early Education: Research to Practice


Barnes, Mark
Role Reversal: Achieving Uncommonly Excellent Results in the Student-Centered Classroom


Barth, Roland S.
Improving Schools from Within


Barton, David & Tusting, Karin
Beyond Communities of Practice: Language, Power and Social Content


Basile, Carole G.
A Good Little School


Beane, James A.
A Reason to Teach: Creating Classrooms of Dignity and Hope


Beers, Kylene
When Kids Can't Read: What Teachers Can Do


Bell, B., Gaventa, J & Peters, J.
We Make the Road by Walking

 

Bensman, David

Central Park East and its Graduates: Learning by Heart

 

Berger, R.; Rugen, L; Woodfin, L
Leaders of Their Own Learning: Transforming Dschools Through Student-Engaged Assessment


Berger, Ron
An Ethic od Excellence: Building a Culture of Craftsmanship with Students


Berliner, David C. & Glass, Gene V.
50 Myths & Lies that Threaten America's Public Schools: The Real Crisis in Education


Beyer, Landon
Creating Democratic Classrooms: The Struggle to Integrate Theory & Practice


Blacker, David J.
Democratic Education Stretched Thin: How Complexity Challenges a Liberal Ideal


Blacker, David J.
The Falling Rate of Learning and the Neoliberal Endgame


Bloch, Marieanne, et. al. Editors

The Child in the World/The World in the Child

 

Boal, Augusto
Theatre of the Oppressed


Bobbitt, John
The Curriculum


Bobo, K, Kendall,J, Max, S
Organizing for Sogial Change: Midwest Academy Manual for Activists

 

Boden, Margaret A.
The Creative Mind: Myths & Mechanisms


Bodrova, Elena & Leong, Deborah
Tools of the Mind: The Vygotskian Approach to Early Childhood Eduaction


Bornstein, David
How to Change the World: Social Entrepreneurs and the Power of New Ideas


Boster, Daniel & Valerio, Marni
What Teaching Means: Stories from America's Classrooms


Bouffard, Suzanne

The Most Important Year: Pre-Kindergarten and the Future of Our Children

 

Bowlby, John
A Secure Base: Parent_Child Attachment and Healthy Human Development


Bransford, John D.
How People Learn: Brain, Mind, Experience, and School

 

Brewer, T. Jameson and deMarrais, Kathleen

Teach for America Counter Narratives: Alumni Speak Up and Speak Out


Brooks, David
The Social Animal: The Hidden Sources of Love, Character, and Achievement


Brooks, Jacqueline Grennon
The Case for Constructivist Classrooms


Brown Easton, Lois
The Other Side of Curriculum: Lessons from Learners


Brownlee, Pennie
Dance with Me in the Heart: The Adult's guide to Great Infant-Parent Partnerships


Bruno, H.; Gonzalez-Mena,J; Hernandez, L.; Sullivan, D.
Learning from the Bumps in the Road: Insights from Early Childhood Leaders


Bryk, A.; Gomez, L.; Grunow, A.; LeMahieu, P
Learning to Improve; How America's Schools Can Get better at Getting Better


Bryk, A.; Schneider, B.
Trust in Schools: A core resource for Improvement (2 copies)


Bryk, A; Sebring,P; Allensworth,E; Luppescu, S +
Organizing Schools for Improvement: Lessons from Chicago


Camara Cervera, Gabriel
Learning for Life in Mexican Rural Communities: the Conafe post-primary centers


Camarata, Stephen
The Intuitive Parent: Why the best thing for your child is you


Campbell, Linda
Multiple Intelligences and Student Achievement: Success Stories from Six Schools


Cappelli, Peter
Will College Pay Off?  A Guide to the Most Important Financial Decision You'll Ever Make


Carr, Judy F.
Succeeding With Standards: Linking Curriculum, Assessment, and Action Planning


Carr, Sarah
Hope Against Hope: Three Schools, One City, and the Struggle to Educate America's Children


Cart, P. ; Welner, K.
Closing the Opportunity Gap: What America Must Do to Give Every Child an Even Chance

 

Cervone, Barbara & Cushman, Kathleen

Belonging and Becoming: The Power of Social and Emotional Learning in High Schools


Cessna, K. Kay
Instructionally Differentiated Programming: A Needs-based Approach for Students With Behavioral Disorders


Chaltain, Sam
Our School:Searching for Community in the Era of Choice

 

Chambers, Edward T.

Action Creates Public Life: Mulling About Acting in the World-As-It-Is


Chambers, Edward T.
Roots for Radicals: Organizing for Power, Action, and Justice (2 copies)


Chambers, Edward T.

The Power of Relational Action: Mulling About Acting in the World-As-It-Is

 

Cheney, Gretchen Rhines
A New Approach to Principal Preparation


Childress, S. ; Doyle, D. ; Thomas, D.
Leading for Equity: The Pursuit of Excellence in Montgomery County Public Schools


Chodorow, Kristina
MongoDB: The definitive guide


Christakis, Erika

The Importance of Being Little: What Preschoolers Really Need from Grownups

 

City, Elizabeth A. et. al.

Instructional Rounds in Education: A Network Approach to Improving Teaching & Learning

 

Coen, D.;Peurach, Glazer, Gates, Goldin
Improvement by Design: The Promise of Better Schools


Cohen, David K.
Teaching and its Predicaments


Copeland, Rick
MongoDB: Applied Design Patterns

 

Corsaro, William A.

The Sociology of Childhood 4th Edition

 

Cousins, Emily
Literacy All Day Long


Cross, Christopher T.
Political Education: National Policy Comes of Age


Crutchfield, Leslie & Grant, Heather
Forces for Good: The Six Practices of High-Impact Nonprofits


Csikszentmialyi, Mihaly
Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience


Cuban, Larry
Inside the Black Box of Classroom Practice: Change Without Reform in American Education


Daly, Alan
Social Network Theory and Educational Change


Daniels, Harry
An Introduction to Vygotsky


Daniels, Harvey
Subjects Matter: Every Teacher's Guide to Content-Area Reading


Danielson, Charlotte
Enhancing Professional Practice: A framework for Teaching


David, Jane & Cuban, Larry
Cutting Through the Hype: A Taxpayer's Guide to School Reforms


Davis, Brent & Sumara, Dennis

Complexity as a Theory of Education

 

Davis, Samuel M.

Children's Rights Under the Law

 

Dayley, Brad
NoSQL with MongoDB


Dees, J.; Emerson, Jed; Economy, Peter
Strategic Tools for Social Entrepreneurs: Enhancing the Performance of Your Enterprising Nonprofit


Delgado, Gary

Organizing the Movement: The Roots & Growth of Acorn

 

Delgado, Gary / Applied Research Center

Beyond the Politics of Place: New Directions in Community Organizing

 

DeLorenzo, Richard A.
Delivering on the Promise: The Education Revolution


Delpit, Lisa
Other People's Children: Cultural Conflict in the Classroom


Delpit, Lisa
The Skin that We Speak: Thoughts on Language and Culture in the Classroom


Dennison, George
The Lives of Children: The Story of the First Street School


Deresiewicz, William
Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elie


Diamandis, P. & Kotler, S.
Abbundance: The Future is Better Than You Think


Dirkswager, Edward
Teachers as Owners: A key to Revitalizing Public Education


Dodd, Anne & Konzal, Jean
How Communities Build Stonger Schools


Drago-Severson, Eleanor
Helping Teachers Learn: Principal Leadership for Adult Growth and Development


Drinker, Gaynor, Lanier & Stranahan
The Child's Eye


Drury, Darrel & Baer, Justin
The American Public School Teacher: Past, Present, and Future


Dryfoos, J. & Maquire, S.
Inside Full-Service Community Schools


Duckworth, Eleanor
Tell Me More: Listening to Learners Explain


Duckworth, Eleanor
The Having of Wonderful Ideas: And other Essays on Teaching and Learning


DuFour, Richard
In Praise of American Educators: and how they can become even better


DuFour, Richard
On Common Ground: The Power of Professional Learning Communities


DuFour, Richard
Professional Learning Communities at Work: Best Practices for Enhancing Student Achievement


DuFour, Richard
Whatever it Takes: How Professional Learning Communities Respond When Kids Don't Learn


Duncan, G; Murnane, R.
Restoring Opportunity: The Crisis of Inequality and the Challenge for American Education


Dunn, Susan & Larson, Rob  (2 copies)
Design Technology: Children's Engineering


DVD (Uncredited)

Fighting for Our Lives/Peleando por Nuestras Vidas (Film about Cesar Chavez and the UFW Strike of 1973)

 

Dweck, Carol S.

mindset: The New Psychology of Success

 

Easterly, William
The Tyranny of Experts: Economists, Dictators, and the Forgotten Rights of the Poor


Eckert, Penelope
Jocks and Burnouts: Social Categories and Identity in the High School


Edmundson, Mark
Why Teach? In Defense of a Real Education


Ellenberg, Jordan
How Not to Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking


Ellis, Arthur K.
The Interdisciplinary Curriculum


Elmore, Richard F.
I Used to Think … And Now I Think


Elmore, Richard F.
School Reform from the Inside Out: Policy, Practice, and Performance


EMC Education Services
Data Science and Big Data Analytics


Etzioni, A.
The Essential Communitarian Reader


Etzioni, A.
The Spirit of Community


Etzioni, A.; Volmert, A; Rothschild, E
The Communitarian Reader: Beyond the Essential


Evans, Robert
The Human Side of School Change: Reform, Resistance, and the Real-Life Problems of Innovation


Farber, Katy
Why Great Teachers Quit: And how we Might Stop the Exodus


Farenga, Patrick & Ricci, Carlo
The Legacy of John Holt: A man Who Genuinely Understood, Trusted, and Respected Children

 

Farrington, Camille A.

Failing at School: Lessons for Redesigning Urban High Schools


Farrington, Camille A. et. al.

Teaching Adolescents to Become Learners: The Role of Noncognitive Factors in Shaping School Performance

 

Farris, Sara
Returns of Marxism: Marxist theory in a time of crisis


Ferman, Barbara (Editor)

The Fight for America's Schools: Grassroots Organizing in Education

 

Feurer, Michael
Moderating the Debate: Rationality and the Promise of American Education


Fredricks, Jennifer
Eight Myths of Student Engagement: Creating Classrooms of Deep Learning


Freed, Jeffrey
Right-Brained Children in a Left-Brained World: Unlocking the Potential of your ADD Child


Freire, Ana Maria & Macedo, Donaldo
The Paulo Freire Reader


Freire, Paulo
Education for Critical Consciousness


Freire, Paulo
Pedagogy of the Oppressed


Friedman, A. ; Reynolds, L.
Burned In: Fueling the Fire to Teach


Fullan, Michael & Quinn, Joanne

Coherence: The Right Drivers in Action for Schools, Districts and Systems

 

Fullan, Michael
Leading in a Culture of Change


Gabriel, John G.
How to Thrive as a Teacher Leader


Galinsky, Ellen
Mind in the Making: The Seven Essential Life Skills Every Child Needs


Gardner, Howard
The Unschooled Mind: How Children Think and How Schools Should Teach


Gecan, Michael
Going Public: An Organizers Guide to Citizen Action


Gillen, Jay

Educating for Insurgency: The Roles of Young People in Schools of Poverty

 

Giroux, Henry A.
On Critical Pedagogy

 

Giroux, Henry A.

The Violence of Organized Forgetting: Thinking Beyond America's Disimagination Machine


Glaserfield, Ernst von
Key Works in Radical Constructivism


Glickman, Carl D.
Leadership for Learning: How to Help Teachers Succeed


Goldberg, Kevin
XML: learn XML the quick and easy way


Goldstein, Dana
The Teacher Wars: A History of America's Most Embattled Profssion


Goleman, Daniel

Emotional Intelligence: Why it can matter more than IQ

 

Goodlad, John I.
A Place Called School


Goodlad, John I., Mantle-Bromley & Stephen Goodlad
Education for Everyone: Agenda for Education in a Democracy


Goodlad, John I., Soder, R,McDaniel B.
Education and the Making of a Democratic People


Goodman, Paul

Growing Up Absurd

 

Gordon, Robert J.

The Rise and Fall of American Growth: The U.S. Standard of Living Since The Civil War

 

Gordon, Stephen P.
How to Help Beginning Teachers Succeed


Graham, Patricia
Schooling America: How the public schools meet the natipn's changing needs


Grauer, Stuart
Real Teachers: True Stories of Renegade Educators


Graves, Donald H.
The Energy to Teach


Gray, Peter
Free to Learn: Why Unleasing the Instinct to Play will make our Children Happier, More self-reliant, and better students for life


Gray, Peter
Free to Learn: Why Unleasing the Instinct to Play will make our Children Happier, More self-reliant, and better students for life


Green, Elizabeth
Building A+ Better Teacher: How Teaching Works


Greenberg, Daniel
A Clearer View: New Insights into the Sudbury School Model


Greenberg, Daniel
Free at Last: The Sudbury Valley School


Greenberg, Daniel, Sadofsky, M.
Legacy of Trust: Life After the Sudbury Valley School Experience


Greenberg, Michael
The View from Inside: Sudbury Valley School from the Perspective of …


Greene, Maxine
Releasing the Imagination: Essays on Education, the Arts, and Social Change


Greene, Maxine
The Dialectic of Freedom


Greene, Ross W.
Lost at School: Why our kids with behavioral challenges are falling through the cracks and how we can help them


Greene, Ross W.
The Explosive Child: A new approach for understanding and parenting easily frustrated, chronically inflexible

children


Griffin, Patrick
The Literacy Profiles in Practice: Toward Authentic Assessment


Griffiths, Jay
A Country Called Childhood: Children and the Exuberant World


Gross, Ronald
High School


Guernsey, L; Levine, M
Tap, Click, Read: Growing readers in a world of screes

 

Hacker, Andrew

The Math Myth and Other STEM Delusions


Hacker, Andrew & Dreifus, Claudia
Higher Education? How Colleges are Wasting our Money and Failing our kids - and What we Can do About It


Hagopian, Jesse
More than a Score: The New Uprising Against High-Stakes Testing


Hantzopoulos, Maria

Restoring Dignity in Public Schools: Human Rights Education in Action

 

Hanushek, Eric, Peterson Paul, Woessmann, Ludger
Endangering Prosperity: A Global View of the American School


Harber, Clive
Schooling as Violence: How Schools Harm Pupils and Societies


Harding, Vincent
Hope and History: Why We must Share the Story of the Movement


Harding, Vincent
There is a River: The Black Struggle for Freedom in America


Hargreaves, Andy & Fullan, Michael
Professional Capital: Transforming Teaching in Every School


Hargreaves, Andy & Shirley, Dennis
The Fourth Way: The Inspiring Future for Educational Change


Hart, Betty & Risley, Todd
Meaningful Differences in the Everyday Experience of Young American Children


Hart, Betty & Risley, Todd
The Social World of Children Learning to Talk


Harvard Educational Review: Fall 2016

Volume 86, Number 3

 

Harvey, Stephanie
Strategies That Work: Teaching Comprehension to Enhance Understanding

 

Harwood, Richard C.

The Work of Hope: How Individuals & Organizations Can Authentically Do Good

 

Hassrick, Raudenbush & Rosen

The Ambitious Elementary School: Its Conception, Design and Implications  for Educational Equality


Hatcher, Daniel L.

The Poverty Industry: The Exploitation of America's Most Vulnerable Citizens

 

Hawkins, David
The Informed Vision


Hayes Jacobs, Heidi
Getting Results with Curriculum Mapping


Hayes Jacobs, Heidi
Interdisciplinary Curriculum: Design and Implementation


Haynes, Charles C.
The First Amendment in Schools


Heath, Shirley Brice
Ways with Words: Language, life and work in communities and classrooms


Hendershott, Joe
Reaching the Wounded Student


Henig, Jeffrey R.
The End of Exceptionalism in American Education: The Changing Politics of School Reform


Henry, Joe
Lime Creek


Hess, Diana E. and McAvoy, Paula

The Political Classroom: Evidence and Ethics in Democratic Education

 

Hess, Frederick
Cage-Busting Leadership


Hess, Frederick
The Same Thing Over and Over: How School Reformers get Stuck in Yesterday's Ideas


Hill, Jane D.
Classroom Instruction That Works with English Language Learners  (2 copies of this title)


Hill, Jane D.
Classroom Instruction That Works with English Language Learners (Facilitator's Guide)


Hill, Paul T. and Jochim, Ashley E.

A Democratic Constitution for Public Education

 

Holmes Group
Tomorrow's Schools of Education


Holt, John
What Do I Do Monday?


Hong, Soo
A Cord of Three Strands: A New Approach to Parent Engagement in Schools - (2 copies)


Horton, Myles; with Judith & Herbert Kohl
The Long Haul: an Autobiography

 

Horton, Myles and Freire, Paulo

We Make the Road by Walking: Conversations on Education and Social Change

 

Horton, Myles and Freire, Paulo

Conversations on Education and Social Change

 

Horton, Myles (Edited by Dale Jacobs)

The Myles Horton Reader: Education for Social Change

 

Hows, D; Membrey, P; Plugge, E.
MongoDB Basics: A quick introduction to MongoDB


Intercultural Development Research Association
The Ohtli Encuentro


Iorio, Jeanne Marie and Parnell, Will - Editors

Rethinking Readiness in Early Childhood Education: Implications for Policy and Practice

 

Jackson, Anthony W.
Turning Points 2000: Educating Adolescents in the 21st Century


Jacobs, Dale
The Myles Horton Reader: Education for Social Change


Jacobs, Heidi Hayes
Curriculum 21: Essential Education for a Changing World


Jane Roland Martin
The Schoolhome: Rethinking Schools for Changing Families


Jensen, Eric
Teaching with the Brain in Mind


Johnson,D.; Johnson R.; Holubec, E.
Circles of Learning: Cooperation in the Classroom


Johnson, Eric W.
Teaching School - Points Picked Up: A book for anyone who is teaching, wants to teach, or knows a teacher


Johnson, John H. and Gluck, Mike

Everydata: The Misinformation Hidden in the Little Data You Consume Every Day

 

Johnston, Michael
In The Deep Heart's Core


Johnston, Peter
Choice Words: How our Language Affects Children's Learning


Junger, Sebastian

Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging

 

Kahn, Si
Creative Community Organizing: A Guide for Rabble-Rosers, Activists & Quiet Lovers of Justice

 

Kahn, Si

Organizing: A Guide for Grassroots Leaders


Kamenetz, Anya
The Test: Why our schools are obsessed with standardized Testingc- but you don't have to be


Kanter-Allison, B. & Fine Allison
The Networked Nonprofit: Connecting with Social Media to Drive Change


Kanter, B. & Paine, Katie
Measuring the Networked Nonprofit: Using Data to Change the World


Katz, M. ; Rose, M.
Public Education Under Siege


Kaufman, Scott Barry
Ungifted: Intelligence Redefined


Kearney, Karen
Moving Leadership Standards into Everyday Work (Description of Practice)


Kehily, Mary Jane

An Introduction to Childhood Studies

 

Keizer, Garret
Getting Schooled: The reeducation of an American Teacher


Kennedy, Mary
Inside Teaching: How Classroom Life Undermines Reform


Kessler, Rachael
The Soul of Education: Helping Students Find Connection, Compassion, and Character at School


Kliebard, Herbert
Changing Course: American Curriculum Reform in the 20th Century


Kliebard, Herbert
The Struggle for the Ammerican Curriculum


Knoester, Matthew
Democratic Education in Practice: Inside the Mission Hill School


Knoke, David & Yang, Song
Social Newtwork Analysis


Kohn, Alfie
Beyond Discipline: From Compliance to Community


Kohn, Alfie
Feel-Bad Education: and other contrarian essays on children and schooling


Kohn, Alfie
Feel-Bad Education: and Other Contrarian Essays on Children and Schooling


Kohn, Alfie
Schooling Beyond Measure & Other Unorthodox Essays about Education


Kohn, Alfie
The Homework Myth: Why our kids get too much of a bad thing


Kohn, Alfie
The Myth of the Spoiled Child


Kohn, Alfie
The Schools our Children Deserve: Moving Beyond Traditional Classrooms and "Tougher Standards"


Koretz, Daniel
Measuring Up: What Educational Testing Really Tells Us (2 copies)

 

Koretz, Daniel

The Testing Charade: Pretending to Make Schools Better

 

Kozol, Jonathan

Savage Inequalities: Children in America's Schools


Kreger Silverman
Upside-Down Brilliance: The Visual-Spatial Learner


Kridel, Craig & Bullough, Robert
Stories of the Eight-Year Study


Kuhn, John
Fear and Learning in America: Bad Data, Good Teachers, and the Attack on Public Education


Lake, Robert
Dear Maxine: Letters from the Unfinished Conversation with Maxine Greene


Lakoff, George
Moral Politics: How Liberals and Conservatives Think


Lawrence-Lightfoot, Sara
Respect


Lawrence-Lightfoot, Sara
The Essential Conversation: What Parents and Teachers Can Lerarn from Each Other (2 copies)


Lazardis, Mary
The Emergence of a Temporally Extended Self and Factors that Contribute to its Development


Levine, Peter

We Are the Ones We Have Been Waiting For: The Promise of Civic Renewal in America

 

Levitin, Daniel J.

A Field Guide to Lies: Critical Thinking in the Information Age

 

Lima, Manuel
Visual Complexity: Mapping Patterns of Information


Llewellyn, Grace
Guerrilla Learning: How to Give your Kids a Real Education With or Without School


Llewellyn, Grace
The Teenage Liberation Handbook: How to Quit School and get a Real Life & Education


Lord, Frederic and Novick, Melvin

Statistical Theories of Mental Test Scores

 

Lortie, Dan C.
Schoolteacher


Louv, Richard
Last Chjild in the Woods: Saving our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder


Love, Chazan-Cohen, Raikes, & Brooks-Gunn
What Makes a Difference: Early Head Start Evaluation Findings in a Developmental Context


Malone, Helen
Leading Educational Change: Global Issues, Challenges, and Lessons on Whole-System Reform


Mann, Eric
Playbook for Progressives: 16 Qualities of the Successful Organizer


Marlowe, Bruce A.
Creating and Sustaining the Constructivist Classroom


Marsh, John
Class Dismissed: Why we cannot teach or learn our way out of inequality


Martinez, Monica & McGrath, Dennis
Deeper Learning: How Eight Innovative Schools are Transforming Education in the Twenty-First Century


Marz, N; Warren, J
Big Data: Principles and best practices of scalable real-time data systems


Mathews, David

The Ecology of Democracy

 

Mayer-Schonberger, V. ; Cukier, K
Big Data: The Revolution that will Transform How we Live, Work, and Think


McAdams, Richard P.
Exploring the Myths and Realities of Today's Schools: A Candid Review of the Challenges Educators Face


McCord, Sue
The Storybook Journey: Pathways to Learning Through Story and Play


McCourt, Frank

Teacher Man


McCourt, Frank

'Tis: A Memoir

 

McDonald, Joseph P.
American School Reform: What Works, What Fails, and Why


McKnight, Joyce and McKnight Plummer, Joanna

Community Organizing: Theory and Practice

 

McNeil, Linda
Contradictions of School Reform: Educational Costs of Standardized Testing


Medina, John
Brain Rules for Baby: How to raise a smart & happy child from 0 to 5


Medina, John
Brain Rules: 12 principles for surviving and thriving at work, home, and school


Mehta, J. ; Schwartz, R. ; Hess, F.
The Futures of School Reform


Mehta, Jal
The Allure of Order: High Hopes, Dashed Expectations, and the Troubled Quest to Remake American Schooling


Meier, Deborah
In Schools We Trust: Creating Communities of Learning in an Era of Testing and Standardization


Meier, Deborah; Engel, Brenda; Taylor, Beth
Playing for Keeps: Life and Learning on a Public School Playground


Meighan, Roland & Harber, Clive
A Sociology of Education


Merseth, Katherine K.
Inside Urban Charter Schools: Promising Practices and Strategies in Five High-Performing Schools


Mercogliano, Chis
In Defense of Childhood: Protecting Kids' Inner Wildness


Mercogliano, Chis
Making it Up as We Go: The Story of the Albany Free School


Michie, Gregory

Holler If You Hear Me, 2nd Edition: The Education of a Teacher and His Students

 

Miller, John H.

A Crude Look at the Whole

 

Miller, John & Page, Scott
Complex Adaptive Systems: An Iontroduction to Computational Models of Social Life


Miller, Mike

Community Organizing: A Brief Introduction

 

Miller, Ron
Free Schools, Free People: Education and Democracy After the 1960s


Miller, Ron
The Self-Organizing Revolution: Common Principles of the Educational Alternatives Movement (2 copies)


Miller, Ron
What Are Schools For? : Holistic Education in American Culture


Milligan, Joshua
Learning Tableau


Mintz, Ethan & Yun, John
The Complex World of Teaching: Perspectives from Theory and Practice


Mintz, Jerry
No Homework and Reccess All Day: How to have Freedom and Democracy in Education

 

Mintz, Jerry

School's Over: How to Have Freedon and Democracy in Education (2 copies)


Mitchell, Melanie
Complexity: A guided Tour


Mizell, Linda
Think About Racism


Molander, Per

The Anatomy of Inequality: Its Social and Economic Origins - and Solutions

 

Mondale, S. ; Patton, S.
School: The Story of American Public Education


Montecel, M. & Goodman, C.
Courage to Connect: A Quality Schools Action Framework


Mooney, Carol G.
Theories of Attachment: An Introduction to Bowlby, Ainsworth, Gerber, Brazelton, Kennell & Klaus


Morino, Mario
Leap of Reason: Managing to Outcomes in an Era of Scarcity


Morrison, Kristan
Free School Teaching: A Journey into Radical Progressive Education


Moses, Robert
Radical Equations: Civil Rights from Mississippi to the Algebra Project


Moulthrop, Daniel, Calegari, & Eggers, Dave
Teachers Have it Easy: The Big Sacrifices and Small Salaries of America's Teachers


Murray, Charles
Coming Apart: The State of White America, 1960 - 2010


Naison, Mark
Badass Teachers Unite!: Reflections on Education, History and Youth Activism


National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, Medicine

Parenting Matters: Supporting Parents of Children Ages 0-8

 

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, Medicine

Promoting the Educational Success of Children and Youth Learning English / Promising Futures

 

National Association of Secondary School Principals
Breaking Ranks II: Strategies for Leading High School Reform


National Association of Secondary School Principals
Breaking Ranks in the Middle: Strategies for Leading Middle Level Reform


National Association of Secondary School Principals
A Framework for School Leaders: Linking the ISLLC Standards to Practice


National Commission on Excellence in Education
A Nation at Risk


National Research Council
Abrupt Impacts of Climate Change: Anticipating Surprises


National Research Council
Developing Assessments for the Next Generation Science Standards


National Research Council
Education for Life and Work: Developing Transferable Knowledge and Skills in the 21st Century


National Research Council
From Neurons to Neighborhoods: The Science of Early Childhood Development


National Research Council
From Neurons to Neighborhoods: Workshop Summary


National Research Council
How People Learn: Brain, Mind, Experience, and School


National Research Council
Improving Measurement of Productivioty in Higher Education


National Science Resources Center
Science for All Children: A guide to Improving Elementary Science Education in Your School District


Newman, M.E.J
Networks: An Introduction


Nieto, Sonia
Why We Teach Now: The sequel to the bestseller Why we Teach


Novogratz, Jacqueline
The Blue Sweater: Bridging the Gap Between Rich and Poor in an Interconnected world


Nummela Caine, Renate
Education on the Edge of Possibility


Nummela Caine, Renate
Making Connections: Teaching and the Human Brain


Nunez, I; Laura, C; Ayers, R.
Diving In: Bill Ayers and the Art of Teaching into the Contradiction


Nuthall, Graham
The Hidden Lives of Learners


Odom, Samuel; Pungello, Eliz.; Gardner-Neblett
Infants, Toddlers, and Families in Poverty; Research Implications for Early Child Care


Olson, Kirsten
Schools as Colonizers: The Deschoolers of the 1960s


Olson, Kirsten
Schools as Colonizers: The Deschoolers of the 1960s


Olson, Kirsten
Wounded by School: Recapturing the Joy in Learning and Standing Up to Old School Culture


O'Neil, Cathy

Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy

 

Orr, Marion and Rogers John, Editors

Public Engagement for Public Education

 

Osborne, David

Reinventing America's Schools: Creating a 21st Century Education System

 

Paley, Vivian Gussind

Bad Guys Don't Have Birthdays: Fantasy Play at Four


Paley, Vivian Gussin
In Mrs. Tully's Room: A Childcare Portrait


Paley, Vivian Gussin
The Boy on the Beach


Paley, Vivian Gussin
The Kindness of Children


Paley, Vivian Gussin
Wally's Stories: Conversations in the Kindergarten


Palmer, Parker
Healing the Heart of Democracy:The Courage to Create a Politics Worthy of the Human Spirit


Papalia, Diane & Olds, Sally
A Child's World: Infancy Through Adolescence


Park, L.S; Pellow, D.N.
The Slums of Aspen: Immigrants vs. the Environment in America's Eden


Parry, James D., Ph.D.
It's Inevitable: Customized Teaching and Learning. A Fieldbook For and From the Field.


Patterson, James
Middle School: The Worst Years of my Life


Payne, Charles
I've Got the Light of Freedom: The Organizing Tradition and the Mississippi Freedom Struggle


Payne, Ruby
A Framework for Understanding Poverty


Payne,R. ; DeVol, P. ; Smith, T.
Bridges Out of Poverty: Strategies for Professionals and Communities


Pentland, Alex
Social Physics: How Good Ideas Spread - the Lessons from a New Science


Perkins, David
Making Learning Whole: How Seven Principles of Teaching can Transform Education


Perkins, David
Future Wise: Educating our Children for a Changing World


Perry, Theresa & Delpit, Lisa
The Real Ebonics Debate: Power, Language, and the Education of African-American Children


Perry, Theresa, Steele, Claude,& Hilliard, Asa
Young Gifted and Black: Promoting High Achievement among African-American Students


Perry, Theresa; Moses, Robert; Wynne, Joan, Cortes, Ernesto & Delpit, Lisa
Quality Education as a Constitutional Right


Piketty, Thomas
Capital in the Twenty-First Century


Pink, Daniel H.
A Whole New Mind


Posner. Rick
Lives of Passion, School of Hope


Postman, Neil
Technopoly: The Surrender of Culture to Technology


Postman, Neil
The Disappearnce of Childhood


Postman, Neil
The End of Education: Redefining the Value of School


Postman, Neil & Weingartner, Charles
Teaching as a Subversive Activity


Prell, Christina
Social Network Analysis: History, Theory & Methodology


Prensky, Marc

Education to Better Their World: Unleashing the Power of 21st Century Kids

 

Pufall, Peter B. and Unsworth, Richard P.

Rethinking Childhood

 

Putnam, Robert
Better Together: Restoring the American Community


Putnam, Robert
Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community


Putnam, Robert
Democracies in Flux: The Evolutiopn of Social Capital in Contemporary Society


Putnam, Robert
Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis


Rabinow, Paul
Reflections on Fieldwork in Morocco


Rami, Meenoo
Thrive: 5 ways to (re)invigorate your teaching


Ravitch, Diane
Reign of Error: The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and the Danger to America's Public Schools


Reed, Stephen
Cognition: Theory and Applications


Reynolds, Luke Ed
Imagine it Better: Visions of what School Might Be


Rhodes, Lynn K.
Windows Into Literacy: Assessing Learners K-8


Rincon-Gallardo, Santiago
Transforming Instructional Practice from the Inside Out: Teachers' experiences of pedagogical change in Mexican public middle shools

 

Roberts, Paul

The Impulse Society: America in the Age of Instant Gratification


Robinson, Keith & Harris, Angel
The Broken Compass: Parental Involvement with Children's Education


Robinson, Ken, Aronica, L.
Creative Schools: The grassroots revolution that's transforming education


Robinson, Ken
Out of our Minds: Learning to be creative


Rodriquez, Vanessa
The Teaching Brain: An Evolutionary Trait at the Heart of Education (2 copies)


Rogers, Mary Beth
Cold Anger: A story of Faith and Power Politics


Rosaldo, Renato
Culture & Truth: The Remaking of Social Analysis


Rose, D.;English, A.; Finney, T
Hire Better Teachers now: Using the science of selection to find the best teachers for your school


Rose, Mike
Back to School: Why Everyone Deserves a Second Chance at Education


Rose, Mike
Possible Lives: The promise of public education in America


Rose, Mike
Lives on the Boundary: A Moving Account of the Struggles and Achievements of America's Educationally

Unprepared


Rose, Todd

The End of Average: How We Succeed in a World That Values Sameness

 

Rotberg, Iris C.

Balancing Change and Tradition in Global Education Reform


Russakoff, Dale

The Prize: Who's in Charge of America's Schools?

 

Sadofsky, M; Greenberg, D

Kingdom of Childhood: Growing Up at Sudbury Valley School

 

Sagawa, Shirley & Segal, Eli

Common Interest Common Good: Creating Value Through Business and Social Sector Partnerships

 

Salvatierra, Alexia & Heltzel, Peter

Faith-Rooted Organizing: Mobilizing the Church in Service to the World

 

Sarason, Seymour

Revisiting "The Culture of the School and the Problem of Change"

 

Sawyer, R. Keith

Social Emergence: Societies as Complex Systems

 

Schiro, Michael

Curriculum Theory: Conflicting Visions and Enduring Concerns

 

Schmitt, Donna & Tracy, Jaclynn

Gaining Support for Your School: Strategies for Community Involvement

 

Schneider, Jack

Beyond Test Scores: A Better Way to Measure School Quality

 

Schniedewind, Nancy & Sapon-Shevein, Mara

Educational Courage: Resisting the Ambush of Public Education

 

Schubert, William H.

Love, Justice and Education: John Dewey and the Utopians

 

Schutz, Aaron and Miller, Mike - Editors

People Power: The Community Organizing Tradition of Saul Alinsky

 

Schwahn, Charles & McGarvey, Beatrice

Inevitable Mass Customized Learning: Learning in the Age of Empowerment

 

Schwartz, Kyle

i wish my teacher knew

 

Secombe, Karen

Families in Poverty

 

Seefeldt, Carol

The Early Childhood Curriculum: Current Findings in Theory and Practice

 

Seidenberg, Mark

Language at the Speed of Sight: How We Read, Why So Many Can't, and What Can Be Done About It

 

Selingo, Jeffrey

College (Un)Bound: the Future of Higher Education and what

 

Schutz, A; Miller, M

People Power: The Community Organiizing Tradition of Saul Alinsky

 

Sen, Rinku

Stir It Up: Lessons in Community Organizing and Advocacy

 

Shavelson, Richard

Measuring College Learning Responsibly: Accountability in a New Era


Sherraden, Margaret Sherrard & McBride, Amanda Moore

Striving to Save: Creating Policies for Financial Security of Low-Income Families

 

Shipler, David

The Working Poor: Invisible in America

 

Shirley, Dennis

Community organizing for Urban School Reform

 

Shirley, Dennis

Valley Interfaith and School Reform: Organizing for Power in South Texas

 

Shyamalan, M. Night

I Got Schooled: The Unlikely Story of How a Moonlighting Movie Maker Learned the Five Keys to Closing America's Education Gap

 

Silver, Harvey F.

So Each May Learn: Integrating Learning Styles and Multiple Intelligences

 

Sizer, Theodore

The New American High School

 

Skinner, Elizabeth A. et. al.

Grow Your Own Teachers: Grassroots Change for Teacher Education

 

Smith, L.; Dockrell, J. ; Tomlinson, P.

Piaget, Vygotsky and Beyond: Future Issues for Developmental Psychology and Education

 

Smith-Acuna, Shelly

Systems Theory in Action: Applications to Individual, Couples, and Family Therapy

 

Solo, Len

Education: Back to the Future

 

Sprenger, Marilee

Learning & Memory: The Brain in Action

 

Sroufe, Egeland, Carlson, & Collins

The Development of the Person: The Minnesota Study of Risk and Adaptation from Birth to Adulthood

 

Stanley, Kenneth; Lehman, Joel

Why Greatness Cannot be Planned: The myth of the objective

 

Staples, Lee

Roots to Power: A Manual for Grassroots Organizing

 

Stavans, Ilan - Editor

Cesar Chavez: An Organizer's Tale (Speeches)

 

Sternber, R. ; Kaufman, S.B.

The Cambridge Handbook of Intelligence

 

Sternberg, Robert J.

The Nature of Creativity

 

Stout, Jeffrey

Blessed are the Organized: Grassroots Democracy in America

 

Stout, Linda

Collective Visioning: How Groups Can Work Together for a Just and Sustainable Future

 

Stout, Linda

Bridging the Class Divide and Other Lessons for Grassroots Organizing

 

Stranahan, George S.

A Predicament of Innocents: Might the Schools Help?

 

Stranahan, George S.

Looking Back

 

Stranahan, George S., Nikki Strait Phlogs

Journey to the Heart of the Human Predicament

 

Stroh, David Peter

Systems Thinking for Social Change: A Practical Guide to Solving Complex Problems.....

 

Stumpenhorst, Josh

The New Teacher Revolution: Changing education for a new generation of learners

 

Sugrue, Charles

The Future of Educational Change: International Perspectives

 

Sullivan, Cheryl Granade

How to Mentor in the Midst of Change

 

Sylwester, Robert

A Celebration of Neurons: An Educator's Guide to the Human Brain

 

Szakos, Kristin Layng & Szakos, Joe (2 copies)

We Make Change: Community Organizers Talk About What They Do - and Why

 

Taylor-Ide, Daniel & Taylor, Carl

Just and Lasting Change: When Communities Own Their Futures

 

Teeter, Phyllis & Semrud-Clikeman

Child Neuropsychology: Assessment and Interventions for Neurodevelopmental Disorders

 

Thomas, Douglas & Seely Brown, John

A New Culture of Learning: Cultivating the Imagination for a World of Constant Change

 

Thomas, Gary

Education: A very Short Introduction

 

Thomas, P.L.

Becoming and Being a Teacher: Confronting Traditional Norms to Create New Democratic Realities

 

Thompson, Gabriel

America's Social Arsonist. Fred Ross and Grassroots Organizing in the Twentieth Century

 

Tomlinson, Carol Ann

Differentiation in Practice: A Resource Guide for Differentiating Curriculum

 

Tomlinson, Carol Ann

The Differentiated Classroom: Responding to the Needs of All Learners

 

Tough, Paul

Helping Children Succeed: What Works and Why

 

Tough, Paul

How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character

 

Tovani, Cris

I Read It, But I Don't Get It: Comprehension Strategies for Adoloscent Readers

 

Tucker, Pamela D.

Linking Teacher Evaluation and Student Learning

 

Turkle, Sherry

Reclaiming Conversation: the power of talk in a digital age

 

Tyack, David & Cuban, David

Tinkering Toward Utopia

 

Valdes, Guadalupe

Con Respecto: Bridging the Distances Between Culturally Diverse Families and Schools

 

Valens, Tom & Amy

Good Morning Mission Hill

 

Valente, Thomas

Social Networks and Health: Models, Methods, and Applications

 

Villa, Richard A.

Creating an Inclusive School

 

Vilson, Jose L.

This is not a Test: A new narrative on race, class, and education

 

Vygotsky, Lev

Mind in Society: The Development of Higher Psychological Processes

 

Vygotsky, Lev

Thought and Language

 

Wallace, Doris B.

Creative People at Work

 

Waller, Willard

The Sociology of Teaching

 

Walls, David

Community Organizing

 

Warren, Mark

Dry Bones Rattling: Community Building to Revitalize American Democracy

 

Warren, Mark & Mapp, Karen

A Match on Dry Grass: Community Organizing as a Catalyst for School Reform

 

Watkins, D.J.

Thomas W. Benton: Artist/Activist

 

Watson, Charles R.

Best Practices from America's Middle Schools

 

Wenger, Etienne

Communities of Practice: Learning, Meaning, and Identity (2 copies)

 

Wertsch, James

Vygotsky and the Social Formation of Mind

 

Westheimer, Joel

What Kind of Citizen? Educating our Children for the Common Good

 

Whitaker, Todd

What Great Principals Do Differently: 18 Things That Matter Most

 

Whitaker, Todd

What Great Teachers Do Differently: 17 Things That Matter Most

 

White, Tom Hadoop

The definitive guide; Storage and Analysis at internet scale

 

Whitman, David

Sweating the Small Stuff: Inner-City Schools and the New Paternalism

 

Widmer, Jocelyn

Investing in Young Children for Peaceful Societies: Proceedings of a Joint Workshop

 

Willingham, Daniel T.

Raising Kids Who Read: What Patrents and Teachers can do.

 

Willingham, Daniel T.

Why Don't Students Like School? A Cognitive Scientist answers questions about how the mind works and what it means for the classroom

 

Wilson, Kenneth & Daviss, Bennett

Redesigning Education

 

Wolf, Alison

Does Education Matter? Myths about education and economic growth

 

Wolfe, Patricia

Brain Matters

 

Wolfe, Rebecca, Steinberg & Hoffman

Anytime Anywhere: Student Centered Learning for Schools and Teachers

 

Wolk, Ronald

Wasting Minds: Why our Education System is Failing and what We can Do about it

 

World Scientific / Thurner, Stefan - Editor

43 Visions for Complexity (Exploring Complexity Volume 3)

 

Zakaria, Fareed

In Defense of a Liberal Education

 

Zavadsky, Heather

Bringing School Reform to Scale: Five Award-Winning Urban Districts

 

Zhao, Yong

Catching Up or Leading the Way: American Education in the Age of Globalization

 

Zimmermann, Susan

7 Keys to Comprehension: How to Help Your Kids Read It and Get It

 

Zmuda, Allison

Transforming Schools: Creating a Culture of Continuous Improvement