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"I WON'T LEARN FROM YOU" and Other thoughts on Creative Maladjustment.
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"I WON'T LEARN FROM YOU" and Other thoughts on Creative Maladjustment.

By Kohl, Herbert.

New York:: The New Press,, (1994). Very near fine in a like dustjacket.. First printing. A collection of five essays on education, especially urban public education (and its failures) by this innovative thinker. Foreword by Colin Greer. xvii, 153 pp.

$24.50

SCHOOLS WITHOUT FAILURE.
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SCHOOLS WITHOUT FAILURE.

By Glasser, William, M.D.

New York:: Harper & Row,, 1969.. Good in good dust jacket (some discoloration to bottom of textblock, short tears to dj) . Early printing. Attributes failure in school to faulty education; the main emphasis is on elementary schools, but the principles can be applied at all levels. Still very relevant - in the years since this book was written, school failure has become more widespread. Index. 235 pp.

$13.50

TEACHER.
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TEACHER.

By Ashton-Warner, Sylvia (foreword by Maxine Hong Kingston.)

New York:: Simon & Schuster,, (1986.). Very good in illustrated wrappers (usual toning to the pages, tear to upper edge of back cover.). Trade paperback. The controversial educator describes her teaching methods in a small school among the Maoris in New Zealand. Foreword by Maxine Hong Kingston. Photographs. 224 pp.

$13.50

'NEILL! NEILL! ORANGE PEEL!'
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'NEILL! NEILL! ORANGE PEEL!'

By Neill, A. S.

New York:: Hart Publishing Company, Inc., (1972.). Fine in very good dust jacket (price-clipped, sunning to spine of dj.). First printing. Warm and very personal autobiography - and comments about his views on everything from reading to women, death, humor and the future - by the founder and head of the controversial school, Summerhill - written 50 years after its founding. An unassuming book, but an important book for anyone interested in education. Illustrated with photographs. Index. 538 pp.

$27.50

RAISING CHILDREN IN A DIFFICULT TIME:  A Philosophy of Parental Leadership and High Ideals.
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RAISING CHILDREN IN A DIFFICULT TIME: A Philosophy of Parental Leadership and High Ideals.

By Spock, Dr. Benjamin.

New York:: Norton,, (1974.). Very near fine in a like dustjacket (a hint of sunning to spine of dj.). First printing. A valuable book when it was first published, and in many ways, Dr Spock's calm common sense is even more needed now. Includes a chapter on drug (especially marijuana) use. 268 pp.

$21.50

THE UNDERACHIEVING SCHOOL.
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THE UNDERACHIEVING SCHOOL.

By Holt, John.

New York:: Pitman Publishing Corporation,, (1969.). Near fine in near fine dust jacket. (bookplate.). First printing. In this, his 4th book, Holt turns his attention to specific problems affecting American eduction - problems which are even more significant today than when he wrote this book. The chapter headings give a sense of the variety of topics: the rat race, the tyranny of testing, making children hate reading ...Bibliography. 209 pp.

$21.00

TEACHER.
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TEACHER.

By Ashton-Warner, Sylvia.

New York:: Bantam,, (1964.). Very good+.. Paperback. The controversial educator describes her teaching methods in a small school among the Maoris in New Zealand. Photographs. 191 pp.

$11.00

FAMILY MATTERS: Why Homeschooling Makes Sense.
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FAMILY MATTERS: Why Homeschooling Makes Sense.

By Guterson, David.

New York:: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich,, 1992.. Fine in fine dust jacket.. First printing. The second book by the author of "Snow Falling on Cedars" published after his first collection of short stories, and while he was still a high school teacher, who was homeschooling his own children. Notes on sources, further reading. 245 pp.

$28.00

HOW TO SURVIVE IN YOUR NATIVE LAND.
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HOW TO SURVIVE IN YOUR NATIVE LAND.

By Herndon, James.

New York:: Simon & Schuster,, (1971.). Very good in very good dust jacket.. 3rd printing. Herndon looks at the 'good' mostly white, upper-middle class public schools and discusses the fatal flaws in public education: the system deals with children in groups and in every group there are some winners and some losers. While the educational reform movements of the 60's and 70's have been forgotten by most, the educational level of US children continues to drop (to the point where they had to change the scale on the SATs) and a book like this still contains much that is valuable, even if the hope of reform seems long-dead. 191 pp

$13.50

TEACHER.
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TEACHER.

By Ashton-Warner, Sylvia (foreword by Maxine Hong Kingston, signed.)

New York:: Simon & Schuster,, (1986.). Very near fine in illustrated wrappers.. Trade paperback. The controversial educator describes her teaching methods in a small school among the Maoris in New Zealand. SIGNED by Maxine Hong Kingston at her foreword. Photographs. 224 pp.

$27.50

SPEARPOINT: "Teacher" in America.

By Ashton-Warner, Sylvia.

New York:: Vintage Books,, (1974.). Good condition - light crease on front cover... Paperback. Autobiographical work by this innovative teacher, best known for her work with Maori children in her native New Zealand.

$10.00

BETWEEN PARENT AND CHILD: New Solutions to Old Problems.

By Ginott, Haim.

New York:: Macmillan,, (1967.). Near fine in a fair only dust jacket (water damage and staining to corner of dust jacket, book is not effected and is tight and clean.) . Later printing. The first of Ginott's simply written but very helpful books on communicating with children. If you have children, or teach them, and haven't read Ginott, you should. In fact, Ginott is worth reading over again- as valuable now as when it was first written! Index. 223 pp.

$13.50

'NEILL! NEILL! ORANGE PEEL!'

By Neill, A. S.

New York:: Hart Publishing Company, Inc., (1972.). Very good+ in very good dust jacket (lamination flaw to back cover of dj). First printing. Warm and very personal autobiography - and comments about his views on everything from reading to women, death, humor and the future - by the founder and head of the controversial school, Summerhill - written 50 years after its founding. An unassuming book, but an important book for anyone interested in education. Illustrated with photographs. Index. 538 pp.

$24.50

BETWEEN PARENT & CHILD: New Solutions to Old Problems.

By Ginott, Dr. Haim G.

New York:: Macmillan,, (1965.). Very good condition (lacking the dustjacket).. Book club edition. Another of Ginott's simply written but very helpful books on communicating with children. If you have children, or teach them, and haven't read Ginott, you should. Index. 219 pp.

$12.00

SPEARPOINT: "Teacher" in America.

By Ashton-Warner, Sylvia.

New York:: Alfred A. Knopf,, 1972.. Near fine in near fine dust jacket.. 2nd printing. Autobiographical work by this innovative teacher, best known for her work with Maori children in her native New Zealand.

$15.00

WHITE TEACHER IN A BLACK SCHOOL.

By Kendall, Robert.

New York:: Devon-Adair,, 1964.. Very good in a very good dustjacket.. First printing. Based on the author's experiences in 2 schools in Los Angeles.

$16.75

'NEILL! NEILL! ORANGE PEEL!'

By Neill, A. S.

New York:: Hart Publishing Company, Inc., (1972.). Very good+ in very good dust jacket (bookplate, tape repair to spine of dj.). First printing. Warm and very personal autobiography - and comments about his views on everything from reading to women, death, humor and the future - by the founder and head of the controversial school, Summerhill - written 50 years after its founding. An unassuming book, but an important book for anyone interested in education. Illustrated with photographs. Index. 538 pp.

$21.50

THE UNDERACHIEVING SCHOOL.

By Holt, John.

New York:: Pitman Publishing Corporation,, (1969.). Near fine in very good dust jacket (prev owner's name, price-clipped, short tears to dj.). First printing. In this, his 4th book, Holt turns his attention to specific problems affecting American eduction - problems which are even more significant today than when he wrote this book. The chapter headings give a sense of the variety of topics: the rat race, the tyranny of testing, making children hate reading ...Bibliography. 209 pp.

$18.75

DEATH AT AN EARLY AGE: The Destruction of the Hearts and Minds of Negro Children in the Boston Public Schools.

By Kozol, Jonathan

Boston:: Houghton Mifflin,, 1967.. Very good in very good dust jacket.. Book of the Month Club edition (same size and quality as trade edition). Kozol's influential first book, an account of a year spent as a permanent 'substitute teacher' in a 4th grade class; two weeks before the end of the year, he was fired when a white parent complained that he had the children reading a poem by Langston Hughes, which was not part of the 'official curriculum.'

$16.75

WHITE TEACHER IN A BLACK SCHOOL.

By Kendall, Robert.

Chicago:: Henry Regnery,, (c. 1964.). Very near fine -the usual toning to the pages, but otherwise an attractive vintage paperback. . First paperback printing. Based on the author's experiences in 2 schools in Los Angeles. 256 pp.

$10.00

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