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The Hero's Journey: Joseph Campbell on His Life and Work (The Collected Works of Joseph Campbell)
By Brilliance Audio
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ean: 9781543662344, isbn: 154366234X,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 33 reviews
Joseph Campbell, arguably the greatest mythologist of the twentieth century, was certainly one of our greatest storytellers. This masterfully crafted book interweaves conversations between Campbell and some of the people he inspired, including poet Robert Bly, anthropologist Angeles Arrien, filmmaker David Kennard, Doors drummer John Densmore, psychiatric pioneer Stanislov Grof, Nobel laureate Roger Guillemen, and others. Campbell reflects on subjects ranging from the origins and functions of


Twilight Children: Three Voices No One Heard Until a Therapist Listened
By Audible Studios
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 139 reviews
A light in the darkness for severely troubled children, former special education teacher Torey Hayden faced three of her most extraordinary challenges after she left the classroom. Nine-year-old Cassandra, kidnapped by her father and found starving, dirty, and picking through garbage cans - a child prone to long silences and erratic, violent behavior, whose hard-won recollections of the nightmare she endured could not be fully trusted. Charming, charismatic four-year-old Drake, who would speak


All Day: A Year of Love and Survival Teaching Incarcerated Kids at Rikers Island
By Hachette Audio
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4.6 out of 5 stars with 73 reviews
All Day is a behind-the-bars, personal glimpse into the issue of mass incarceration via an unpredictable, insightful, and ultimately hopeful reflection on teaching teens while they await sentencing. Told with equal parts raw honesty and unbridled compassion, All Day recounts a year in Liza Jessie Peterson's classroom at Island Academy, the high school for inmates detained at New York City's Rikers Island. A poet and an actress who had done occasional workshops at the correctional facility,


The Emergency Teacher: The Inspirational Story of a New Teacher in an Inner City School
By Audible Studios
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 75 reviews
Christina Asquith presents a moving firsthand account of her year teaching in one of Philadelphia's worst schools. Told with striking humor and honesty, her story begins when the School District of Philadelphia, in desperate need of 1,500 new teachers, instituted a policy of hiring ''emergency certified'' instructors. Asquith, then a 25-year-old reporter for the Philadelphia Inquirer, joined their untrained ranks. More challenging than her classroom in the crime-infested neighborhood known as


True Notebooks
By Random House Audio Voices
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 94 reviews
When Mark Salzman is invited to visit a writing class at Central Juvenile Hall, a lockup for Los Angeles’s most violent teenage offenders, he scrambles for a polite reason to decline. He goes—expecting the worst—and is so astonished by what he finds that he becomes a teacher there himself. True Notebooks is an account of Salzman’s first years teaching at Central. Through it, we come to know his students as he did: in their own words. At times impossible and at times irresistible, they


Nothing's Changed But My Change: The ShoeMoney Story
By ShoeMoney Media Group
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This world of ours has changed, if you haven't noticed. The way we communicate, consume, shop, swap, and date has all changed - we have all changed - because of the Internet. But perhaps it has changed one man most of all. This is the true rags-to-riches, recluse-to-extrovert, fat-to-skinny ShoeMoney Story. Penned with the same irreverence for authority and grammar as his widely read blog, Shoemoney.com, Nothing's Changed but My Change chronicles the journey from a difficult childhood as the


There Are No Shortcuts: Changing the World One Kid at a Time
By Highbridge Audio
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 37 reviews
There is a classroom of fifth graders in Los Angeles that has been rocking the world of public education. In this inner city classroom children who speak English as a second language, who primarily come from impoverished single parent homes, who live in a gun and gang infested neighborhood, are performing Shakespeare around the world, attending classes six days a week, and consistently scoring in the top 5 to 10 percent nationally in standardized tests, and eventually moving on to some of the


The Bee Eater: Michelle Rhee Takes On the Nation's Worst School District
By Audible Studios
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 138 reviews
Hear the inside story of a maverick reformer with a take-no-prisoners management style.... Hailed by Oprah as a ''warrior woman for our times'', reviled by teachers unions as the enemy, Michelle Rhee, outgoing chancellor of Washington DC public schools, has become the controversial face of school reform. She has appeared on the cover of Time magazine, and is currently featured as a hero in the documentary Waiting for Superman. This is the story of her journey from good-girl daughter of


Give Me Everything You Have: On Being Stalked
By Dreamscape Media, LLC
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A true story of obsessive love turning to obsessive hate, Give Me Everything You Have chronicles the author's strange and harrowing ordeal at the hands of a former student, a self-styled ''verbal terrorist'', who began trying, in her words, to ''ruin him''. Hate mail, online postings, and public accusations of plagiarism and sexual misconduct were her weapons of choice, and as with more conventional terrorist weapons, proved remarkably difficult to combat. James Lasdun's account, while


C. S. Lewis - A Life (Library Edition): Eccentric Genius, Reluctant Prophet
By Oasis Audio
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 113 reviews
In honor of the 50th anniversary of C. S. Lewis' death, celebrated Oxford don Dr. Alister McGrath presents us with a compelling and definitive portrait of the life of C. S. Lewis, the author of the well-known Narnia series. For more than half a century, C. S. Lewis’ Narnia series has captured the imaginations of millions. In C. S. Lewis — A Life, Dr. Alister McGrath recounts the unlikely path of this Oxford don, who spent his days teaching English literature to the brightest students in the


Love and Math: The Heart of Hidden Reality
By Gildan Media, LLC
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 49 reviews
What if you had to take an art class in which you were only taught how to paint a fence? What if you were never shown the paintings of van Gogh and Picasso, weren't even told they existed? Alas, this is how math is taught, and so for most of us it becomes the intellectual equivalent of watching paint dry. In Love and Math, renowned mathematician Edward Frenkel reveals a side of math we've never seen, suffused with all the beauty and elegance of a work of art. In this heartfelt and passionate


Taking Woodstock
By Recorded Books
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This is the extraordinary, behind-the-scenes tale of how Woodstock went from a pipe dream to the most iconic rock concert of all time. Elliot Tiber, then known as Eliyahu Teichberg, was a budding painter in the 1960s. He also happened to be head of his local chamber of commerce - and owner of the yearly permit to hold summer music concerts. The rest, as they say, is history..


Coming Ashore: A Memoir
By ECW Press
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Written with the same spirit and wit as the best-selling Too Close to the Falls and After the Falls, Coming Ashore is the third and final volume of Catherine Gildiner's memoir series. Picking up her story in the late '60s at age 21, Cathy whisks through seven years and three countries. Whether reciting verse in the classrooms of the University of Oxford, arranging a date with Jimi Hendrix, teaching inner-city kids literature, rooming with a major drug dealer, falling in love, or working in a


Lessons of Hope: How to Fix Our Schools
By Tantor Audio
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In 2002, New York City's newly elected mayor Michael Bloomberg made a historic announcement: His administration had won control of the city's school system in a first step toward reversing its precipitous decline. In a controversial move, he appointed Joel Klein, an accomplished lawyer from outside the education establishment, to lead this ambitious campaign. Lessons of Hope is Klein's inside account of his eight-year mission of improvement: demanding accountability, eliminating political


'Tis
By Simon & Schuster Audio
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The same vulnerable but invincible spirit that captured our hearts in the Pulitzer Prize-winning memoir Angela's Ashes comes of age in 'Tis. Listen as Frank tells in his own inimitable voice his story of how at the age of 19 he traveled from Limerick to New York in pursuit of the American dream. Despite the abundance of unsolicited advice he gets to ''join the cops'' and ''stick to his own kind'', Frank knows that he should educate himself and somehow rise above his circumstances. And


The Mafia Hit Man's Daughter
By Tantor Audio
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 92 reviews
Linda Scarpa had the best toys, the nicest clothes, and a close-knit family. Yet her childhood was far from idyllic. Classmates avoided her; boys wouldn't date her. Eventually she learned why: they were afraid of her father. A made man in the Colombo crime family, Gregory Scarpa, Sr., was a stone-cold killer nicknamed the ''Grim Reaper.'' Unlike most tight-lipped mobsters, Scarpa talked business-and murder-in front of his kids. But to Linda, he was also a loving, devoted father who played


The One World Schoolhouse: Education Reimagined
By Hachette Audio
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 29 reviews
Salman Khan, founder of the Khan Academy, has written what is destined to become one of the most influential books about education in our time. A free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere: This is the goal of the Khan Academy, a passion project that grew from an ex-engineer and hedge funder's online tutoring sessions with his niece, who was struggling with algebra, into a worldwide phenomenon. Today millions of students, parents, and teachers use the Khan Academy's free videos and


Ghost Girl: The True Story of a Child in Peril and the Teacher Who Saved Her
By Audible Studios
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 81 reviews
Jadie never spoke. She never laughed, or cried, or uttered any sound. Despite efforts to reach her, Jadie remained locked in her own troubled world - until one remarkable teacher persuaded her to break her self-imposed silence. Nothing in all of Torey Hayden's experience could have prepared her for the shock of what Jadie told her - a story too horrendous for Torey's professional colleagues to acknowledge. Yet a little girl was living in a nightmare, and Torey Hayden responded in the only way


Without You, There Is No Us: Undercover Among the Sons of North Korea's Elite
By Random House Audio
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 99 reviews
A haunting memoir of teaching English to the sons of North Korea's ruling class during the last six months of Kim Jong-il's reign Every day, three times a day, the students march in two straight lines, singing praises to Kim Jong-il and North Korea: Without you, there is no motherland. Without you, there is no us. It is a chilling scene, but gradually Suki Kim, too, learns the tune and, without noticing, begins to hum it. It is 2011, and all universities in North Korea have been shut down for


Molder of Dreams:
By Focus on the Family Publishing
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sku: 805466688, ean: 9781561790180, isbn: 1561790184,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 62 reviews
Molder of Dreams is an autobiographical audiobook of great inspiration from small-town teacher, Guy Doud, a Christian educator selected as National Teacher of the Year in 1986. He shares a moving message on the power of encouragement and love, and the power we have to mold one another's lives, for good or ill, though our words and actions.Format: Audio Cassette. Number of Tapes: 2, Running Time: 90 Minutes. Condensed from Molder of Dreams © 1990 by Guy Doud. Produced by: Focus on the Family



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