How to Bee

For 8 13 year olds and all those who love middle grade fiction Peony lives with her sister and grandfather on a fruit farm outside the city In a world where real bees are extinct, the quickest, bravest kids climb the fruit trees and pollinate the flowers by hand Will Peony s grit and quick

Sweat

No stranger to dramas both heartfelt and heart rending, Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Lynn Nottage has written one of her most exquisitely devastating tragedies to date In one of the poorest cities in America, Reading, Pennsylvania, a group of down and out factory workers struggles to keep

Better Than Carrots or Sticks: Restorative Practices for Positive Classroom Management

Classroom management is traditionally a matter of encouraging good behavior and discouraging bad by doling out rewards and punishments But studies show that when educators empower students to address and correct misbehavior among themselves, positive results are longer lasting and wide

Undocumented: A Dominican Boy's Odyssey from a Homeless Shelter to the Ivy League

An undocumented immigrants journey from a New York City homeless shelter to the top of his Princeton classDan el Padilla Peralta has lived the American dream As a boy, he came here legally with his family Together they left Santo Domingo behind, but life in New York City was harder than they

The Great Acceleration: An Environmental History of the Anthropocene Since 1945

The Earth has entered a new age the Anthropocene in which humans are the most powerful influence on global ecology Since the mid twentieth century, the accelerating pace of energy use, greenhouse gas emissions, and population growth has thrust the planet into a massive uncontrolled experiment.

Indecent

Indecent reminds us of the power of art to tell us truths long before we are able to recognize them as such Los Angeles Times Indecent sheds an eye opening light on a little known time when theatrical history, Jewish culture, and the frank depiction of homosexuality intersected, with explosive

Jij zegt het

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