A smart, funny, provocative guide to the hidden dangers of parentspeak those seemingly innocent phrases parents use when speaking to their young children, from Good job! to Can you say thank you? that advocates for a more conscious approach to parenting based on respect and love for the child as an... More Info
Examines the ups and downs of life with dyslexia, covering symptoms, reasons why school can be so difficult for dyslexics and the lives of some famous dyslexics, all presented in the style and size of a chapter book so that younger children as well as older children at low reading levels can read... More Info
A tribute to the unique contributions of veteran teachers as demonstrated by a year in the educational lives of a class of prototypical kindergarteners guides readers through myriad details of classroom life while offering insight into school culture, curriculum, and teaching models. 15,000 first... More Info
"Aaron is his parents' only biological child. His four internationally adopted siblings arrived with severe health problems and psychological wounds: Meredith suffered from birth defects and was never expected to walk, Jamie had cerebral palsy, Jordan had his first heart catheter when he was five,... More Info
A feminist historian and an adoptive parent, Laura Briggs gives an account of transracial and transnational adoption from the point of view of the mothers and communities that lose their children.