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Lessons of Hope: How to Fix Our Schools
By Tantor Audio
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 9 reviews
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

For the Love of Physics: From the End of the Rainbow to the Edge of Time-A Journey Through the Wonders of Physics
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 19 reviews
''You have changed my life'' is a common refrain in the emails Walter Lewin receives daily from fans who have been enthralled by his world-famous video lectures about the wonders of physics. ''I walk with a new spring in my step and I look at life through physics-colored eyes,'' wrote one such fan. When Lewin's lectures were made available online, he became an instant YouTube celebrity, and the New York Times declared, ''Walter Lewin delivers his lectures with the panache of Julia Child

Teach Like Your Hair's On Fire
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Best-selling author Rafe Esquith, the only teacher to receive the National Medal of Arts, has garnered the American Teacher Award and numerous other honors. Still teaching fifth graders in a small, leaky classroom in downtown Los Angeles, Esquith fosters a wholesome climate where character, humility, and diligence matter and support is unconditional. For his mostly poor and Hispanic students, Esquith models two maxims: Be nice and work hard, and There are no shortcuts. And his students thrive!.

The Light of the World: A Memoir
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In The Light of the World, Elizabeth Alexander finds herself at an existential crossroads after the sudden death of her husband, who was just 50. Reflecting with gratitude on the exquisite beauty of her married life that was, grappling with the subsequent void, and feeling a reenergized devotion to her two teenage sons, Alexander channels her poetic sensibilities into a rich, lucid prose that describes a very personal and yet universal quest for meaning, understanding, and acceptance. She

Inside Greatness: Ordinary People Break Down How They Do Extraordinary Things
By Rachel Rofe Enterprises
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One of the coolest things about being alive is that there are so many ways we can express ourselves. We have our choices of clothing to wear, friends to have, books to read, and movies to watch. All of them help us express who we are to the world. With Inside Greatness, you're going to learn how different people express themselves through their professions and how they spend their lives on an everyday basis. The contributors to this book have spent hours upon hours honing their crafts. Their

Radical: Fighting to Put Students First
By HarperAudio
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For the past 18 years, Michelle Rhee has dedicated herself to providing children with the skills and knowledge they need to compete in a changing world. As a teacher in inner-city Baltimore, chancellor of the Washington, DC, schools, and founder of the advocacy organization Students First, she has been guided by one principle: to prioritize the interests of children. Through her own failures and successes in the classroom, she gained a tremendous respect for the hard work that teachers do. She

A Beautiful Mind: Library Edition
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John Forbes Nash, Jr., a prodigy and legend by the age of thirty, dazzled the mathematical world by solving a series of deep problems deemed ''impossible'' by other mathematicians. But at the height of his fame, Nash suffered a catastrophic mental breakdown and began a harrowing descent into insanity, resigning his post at MIT, slipping into a series of bizarre delusions, and eventually becoming a dreamy, ghostlike figure at Princeton, scrawling numerological messages on blackboards. He was all

George Muller: Man of Faith and Miracles (The Men and Women of Faith Series)
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 42 reviews
This is the remarkable story of a man who dared to believe that God both could and would supply all of his needs--and those of the thousands of orphans in his care. Though confirmed in the church at the age of fourteen, George Muller was raised without a real concept of God. By the time he was sixteen, he was in jail as a vagabond and thief. Then in his early twenties, he came in contact with a group of people who met regularly for prayer and Bible study. Through their witness he was brought to

A Man of Contradictions: A Life of A. L. Rowse
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A.L. Rowse, who died in 1997, was the author of a vast number of books, all of them readable and most of them fiercely arrayed against what he considered to be declining standards of manners, morals, and politics. He was more than a mere curmudgeon, though. His background was extraordinary: from a working-class family, he got a scholarship to Oxford, and from there was elected to All Souls College, the most exclusive of all faculties. He was a Shakespearean scholar who identified the Dark Lady

Great Second Acts: In Praise of Older Women
By Blackstone Audio
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 144 reviews
Empowering biographies of older women in historyAntony said of Cleopatra, ''''Age cannot wither her, nor custom stale/Her infinite variety.'''' Shakespeare's sentiment can be applied to the women profiled in Great Second Acts who refused to be defined by the dates on their birth certificates. Their lives are testimony that one can be feisty after fifty. And to those who think otherwise, in the words of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, ''''I dissent.''''Marlene Wagman-Geller, author of Once Again to

Noisy at the Wrong Times
By Two Roads
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The inspirational and colourful memoir of Michael Volpe, the general manager of Opera Holland Park. The son of Italian immigrants, he and his brothers were raised by his mother on a council estate in West London before he attended Woolverstone Hall, a prestigious state boarding school designed to give bright inner-city boys the opportunity of a public school education. Set against a backdrop of nuns, hit men, ice cream vans, rugby, gangsters, strict school masters and music, Noisy at the Wrong

To Sir, With Love
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With opportunities for black men limited in post-World War II London, Rick Braithwaite, a former Royal Air Force pilot and Cambridge-educated engineer, accepts a teaching position that puts him in charge of a class of angry, unmotivated, bigoted white teenagers whom the system has mostly abandoned. When his efforts to reach these troubled students are met with threats, suspicion, and derision, Braithwaite takes a radical new approach. He will treat his students as people poised to enter the

Not Quite Paradise: An American Sojourn in Sri Lanka
By University Press Audiobooks
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A chronicle of life on the resplendent island. Adele Barker and her son, Noah, settled into the central highlands of Sri Lanka for an 18-month sojourn, immersing themselves in the customs, cultures, and landscapes of the island: its elephants, birds, and monkeys; its hot curries and sweet mangoes; the cacophony of its markets; the resonant evening chants from its temples. They hear stories of the island's colorful past and its 25-year civil war between the Sinhalese majority and the Tamil

The Water is Wide
By Brilliance Audio
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 63 reviews
The bestselling Pat Conroy memoirThe moving story of a young teacher’s experience on an island forgotten by the worldThough the children of Yamacraw Island live less than two miles from the coast of South Carolina, they can’t name the president or the ocean that surrounds them. Many can’t sign their names. Most can’t read or write―they’re unable to reach their potential to grow and learn because they have been failed by their school district and handicapped by their poverty and

Creating Equal: My Fight Against Race Preferences
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4.6 out of 5 stars with 42 reviews
This is the story of a man who searched his conscience, decided that the American Dream should be colorblind, and then set out to change the rules. Part memoir, part history lesson, and part road map, Creating Equal tells how a black man fought against affirmative action in California and Washington state. It begins in segregated Louisiana with a hard-working, resilient family that refused to be destroyed by personal tragedy or to be defined by race. This is where Ward Connerly grew up. In

Anna and the King of Siam (unabridged)
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It Takes a School: The Extraordinary Story of an American School in the World’s #1 Failed State
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This is a story of David and Goliath proportions, how an American hedge fund manager created a unique school in Somaliland whose students, against all odds, have come to achieve success beyond anyone's wildest dreams. Jonathan Starr is not your traditional do-gooder, and in 2009, when he decided to found Abaarso, a secondary school in Somaliland, the choice seemed crazy to even his closest friends. Why, they wondered, would he turn down a life of relative luxury to relocate to an armed

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