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In the Name of Excellence: The Struggle to Reform the Nation's Schools, Why It's Failing, and What Should Be Done
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In the Name of Excellence: The Struggle to Reform the Nation's Schools, Why It's Failing, and What Should Be Done

By Toch, Thomas

Oxford University Press, 1991. Large, sturdy book, wine cloth spine, blue boards, gilt lettering bright on spine, 325 pages. Tiny light brown spotting to exterior page edges. On title page: "For Sandra with the best wishes, Tom Toch." Very Fine DJ/Near Very Good book.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Very Fine.

$44.00

Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria: And Other Conversations About Race
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Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria: And Other Conversations About Race

By Tatum, Beverly Daniel

Basic Books, 2003. (New Epilogue and Reading Guide) Trade paperback, glossy wrappers white with orange and black borders. Extensive pink underlining in the last 74 pages. Very light wear at top front tip. A small photo of author at bottom front left, 294 pages. Good.. 23d. Soft Cover. Good.

$3.00

Ohio University in Perspective: The Annual Convocation Addresses 1975-1984

By Ping, Charles J., President

Ohio State University Press, 1985. Larger, sturdy book, green cloth spine, textured with line design to cream boards, a very bright logo on front, gilt lettering very bright on spine, light blue color inside covers and adacent end papers, 292 pages. On half-title page in neat black felt-tip pen: "August 8, 1985. To Joan and David, With gratitude for the years we have shared in the service of Ohio University for your friendship and constant support. You have helped make these years good years in the long life of my university. Charlie Ping." In sturdy, cloth spine-bound slipcase, dark green with bright gilt logo. Very Fine book/Very Fine slipcase.. Cloth. Fine. Slipcased.

$55.00

In Plato's Cave
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In Plato's Cave

By Kernan, Alvin

Yale University Press, 1999. (1st edition, 1st printing) Large, sturdy book, blue cloth spine, orange boards, bright bronze lettering from spine, orange color inside covers and adjacent end papers, address label inside front cover, 309 pages including a glossy photo section. DJ glossy and colorfully designed with two photos at top front right, a light green color photo of huge clock and college building. DJ and book, both As New.. First Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New.

$17.00

The Making of Americans: Democracy and Our Schools
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The Making of Americans: Democracy and Our Schools

By Hirsch, E. D., Jr.

Yale University Press, 2009. Sturdy book, red covers, black lettering very fine on spine, 261 pages. DJ glossy with cream background, three children in color photo on front, praise on back. DJ and book, both As New.. First Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New.

$10.00

The Harvard Century: The Making of a University to a Nation

By Smith, Richard Norton

Simon & Schuster, 1986. Large, sturdy book, red cloth spine, gold boards, bright gilt lettering on spine, 397 pages including a glossy section. DJ cream background with horizontal line design and Harvard logo, dark red lettering on front and spine, three presidents in photograph on back. Very Fine DJ/Near Very Fine book.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Fine.

$23.00

National Forum of Educational Administration and Supervision Journal: Volume 7, No. 3

By Kritsonis, William Allan

Nova University, 1990. (Volume 7, Number 3) Large, sturdy softcover, glossy white wrappers, blue border at top ront with title, list of contents on front wrapper on curriculum, audits, brain research, autistic studies, and the military. 463 pages. Only 7500 copies. Very Fine.. Limited. Soft Cover. Fine.

$18.00

In Honor and Good Faith: Completing the First Century 1965-1990--SUNY

By Brush, Carey W.

SUNY Oneonta, 1997. Large, heavy, sturdy thicker book, quality shiny red cloth, very bright gilt lettering on spine and front, 519 pages including a glossy photo section. DJ glossy white with gray pillars illustrated on front, red and black lettering, school emblem on back. DJ and book, both As New.. Hard Cover. As New/As New.

$37.00

Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria: And Other Conversations About Race
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Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria: And Other Conversations About Race

By Tatum, Beverly Daniel

Basic Books, 2003. With New Epilogue. Larger softcover, glossy white wrappers with black borders at top and bottom, front and back wrappers, orange at bottom edges too. A small photo of author at front left, 294 pages, including a Readers Discussion Guide Very Fine.. Soft Cover. Fine.

$6.00

Unrooted Childhoods: Memoirs of Growing Up Global
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Unrooted Childhoods: Memoirs of Growing Up Global

By Eidse, Faith; Sichel, Nina, Eds.

Nicholas Brealey/Intercultural Press, 2004. Large, sturdy softcover, glossy rose wrappers with illustration of children on front, list of contributors including Isabel Allende, Pat Conroy, Carlos Fuentes, Ariel Dorfman and more, 318 pages. Very tiny crease at top front tip. Includes email from one of the editors asking college to arrange an event. Near Very Fine.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fine.

$29.00

Quince Cuentos Populares

By Levy, Bernard

Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1939. Text in Spanish, at the level of a second-year college student. Sturdy book, quality wine cloth, circular line design on front left and back right with white title, lightly browned inside covers and adjacent end papers, 178 pages. Neat ink notes throughout. Good.. Cloth. Good.

$17.00

Privileged Ones: Volume 5 of Children of Crisis
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Privileged Ones: Volume 5 of Children of Crisis

By Coles, Robert

Atlantic Monthly/Little, Brown, 1977. Sturdy book, very thick book, dark blue cloth, very bright gilt lettering and tiny star design on spine, dark yellow inside covers and adjacent end papers, 583 pages including a color photo section of children's art. Pencil marks tiny on pages 67, 111, 125, 171, 186, 213, 236, 281, 298, 325, 374, and tiny ink line on page 64. DJ glossy green, black with yellow and white lettering on front and spine, photo of author at top back. DJ badly rubbed on front, especially top front, surface badly damaged on back, especially top back. Fair DJ/Fine book.. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Fair.

$8.00

Booker T. Washington: Black Leadership in the Age of Jim Crow

By Smock, Raymond W.

Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, 2009. Sturdy book, dark blue spine, blue boards, very bright gilt lettering on spine, blue color inside covers and adjacent end papers, 223 pages plus brief biographical note. DJ glossy black background with photo of Washington on front, darker blue border to bottom edges, gray at top back, praise on back from Louis R. Harlan, Peter Daniel, Avon Kirkland and others. DJ beneath mylar, both DJ and book, As New.. Hard Cover. As New/As New.

$33.00

The Child's Conception of Space

By Piaget, Jean; Inhelder, Barbel

The Humanities Press, 1956. Larger, thicker, heavy book, quality dark blue cloth, very slight flaring to front cover, very bright gilt lettering on spine, 490 lightly browned pages. DJ price-clipped, thin paper, cream background, badly worn, torn and soiled. Poor DJ/Near Very Good book.. Cloth. Good.

$18.00

I Am Malalal: The Girl Who Stood U[p for Education and Was Shot By the Taliban

By Yousazai, Malala; Lamb, Christine

Little, Brown, 2013. Large, sturdy, heavy book, white covers, shiny blue lettering on spine, 227 pages including two glossy color sections. DJ glossy with color photo portrait of this young hero on front, yellow spine, a photo with father on back. DJ and book, both As New.. 5th. Hard Cover. As New/As New.

$34.00

The Search for Thomas F. Ward, Teacher of Frederick Delius

By Gillespie, Don C.

University Press of Florida, 1996. (1st edition, 1st printing) Large, sturdy, heavy book, quality gray cloth, black lettering very fine on spine, 180 crisp paes, illustrations throughout. DJ glossy beneath mylar, a color-illustration of Florida river and rowboat on front and spine, a color photo of Florida sunset on water back left. DJ and book, both As New.. First Edition. Cloth. As New/As New.

$25.00

The Shape of the River: Long-Term Consequences of Considering Race in College and University Admissions

By Bowen, William G.; Bok, Derek

Princeton University Press, 1998. (1st edition, 1st printing) Large, sturdy book, quality black cloth,very bright gilt lettering with bright red borders on spine, 472 pages plus brief biographical notes, many graphs throughout. DJ glossy with black and gray aerial photo of river on front, spine and back, gilt and white lettering on front and spine, praise on back from Senator Bill Bradley and others. DJ has very tiny tear at top front tip, light wear to back tips, very tiny tear at spine top left edge. Near Fine DJ/Very Fine book.. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Near Fine.

$27.00

The Kings of New York

By Weinreb, Michael

Gotham Books, 2007. (1st edition, 1st printing) Large, sturdy book, black spine, cream boards, very bright red lettering on spine, 288 pages. List of web sites on final page, a few illustrations. DJ glossy with color photo close-up of chess game on front and spine, praise on back. DJ and book, both As New.. First Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New.

$15.00

Creative Learning in Perspective

By Jones, T. P.; Jones, Tudor Powell

Halsted Press, 1972. Thinner book, quality orange cloth, very bright gilt lettering on spine, 115 pages. Light pencil marks on some pages in margins. DJ glossy purple, orange and white lettering. DJ has light wear to tips, very slight wear to bottom edges, tiny tear at top back edge nearer tip, lightly faded along top back. Very Good DJ/Very Fine book.. Cloth. Fine/Very Good.

$24.00

Three Cups of Tea

By Mortenson, Greg

Viking, 2006. Large, heavy book, dark blue spine, cream boards, very bright gilt lettering on spine, 338 pages including two glossy photo sections. Many questions have been raised about this person's efforts to repay villagers for saving his life. DJ glossy with color photo of three children reading on front, red spine, pale blue back with three small color photos and praise. DJ and book, both As New.. 18th. Hard Cover. As New/As New.

$5.00

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