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Max in America, No. 1; Interplay E.S.L. Communicating in the Culture

by Clark, Raymond C (Adapted and with Acknowledgements by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1987
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Very good.
ISBN
9780866470247
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NZ$66.03

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Brattleboro VT.: Pro Lingua Associates., 1987. Trade paperback. Very good.. Mesa, Oscar (Illustrated by).. 1 118 p. Horizontal format: 10.5 x 8.25 in. B&W artwork in Pen&Ink line art. English as a Second Language (E.S.L. ), a text prepared with The Experiment in International Living program in Brattleboro VT.
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Dumbing Down Our Kids: Why American Children Feel Good about Themselves But Can't Read, Write, or Add

by Sykes, Charles J

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1995
Condition
Fine in fine dust jacket. Price clipped.
Edition
First edition. 1st printing.
ISBN
9780312134747
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NZ$22.01

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New York.: St. Martin's Press., 1995. First edition. 1st printing.. Hard cover. Fine in fine dust jacket. Price clipped.. 1 Dark blue paper over boards. Silver spine titles. 341 p. Audience: General/trade. A critique about changing trends in American education that were coming into public schools during the early 1990s. For instance, in testing, were the curricula and… Read more
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The Second-Class Reader designed for use of the Middle Class of Schools in the United States

by Emerson, B D (Late Principal of the Adams Grammar School, Boston, preface, editing and text by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1834
Condition
Fair. No dust jacket. Wear to edges, corners. Age-toning to text paper. Tightly bound.
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NZ$35.22

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Windsor VT.: Ide and Goddard., 1834. Hard cover. Fair. No dust jacket. Wear to edges, corners. Age-toning to text paper. Tightly bound.. 1 168 p. Includes illustrations. Light leather over spine. Printed paper over boards. 11x18 cm. Stitched binding. Nineteenth century 1834 school reader, one in the author-editor's series. Text, verse, and essay contributed by many, with questions… Read more
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Poetical Dramas for Home and School

by Cobb, Mary L.

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Published
1873
Condition
Good. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. In pencil, "W.E. Moody, Claremont, NH", a member of a city family for
Edition
First edition. Same date, title and copyright pages.
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NZ$432.85

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Boston.: Lee and Shepard., 1873. First edition. Same date, title and copyright pages.. Hard cover. Good. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. In pencil, "W.E. Moody, Claremont, NH", a member of a city family for whom a large downtown commercial building is named. Random light soiling, damp-stains. Corner, edge wear.. 1 189 p. Blue cloth over spine;… Read more
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Community Civics

by Field, Jessie, and Nearing, Scott, and Tate, W.K. (Introduction by)

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Published
1917
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Good. No dust jacket. Corner rubs. Some wear too boards.
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NZ$17.61

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New York.: The Macmillan Company., 1917. Hard cover. Good. No dust jacket. Corner rubs. Some wear too boards.. 1 270 p. Tan cloth over boards; green titles, front, spine; w/ yellow first letters, front. Numerous B&W photos. "Schools are a laboratory for our democracy", begins the Preface. Further, the expectation is that schools will train children to be… Read more
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King Empty's Secret; A Cautionary Pome (sic) for Children of All Ages

by Forry, Katy

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Published
1976
Condition
Very good. Signed by author. Minor cover blemishing includes old sticker residue, top front.
Edition
First edition. Presumed 1st. No print line.
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NZ$36.68

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Jaffrey NH.: Woodland Way Press., 1976. First edition. Presumed 1st. No print line.. Trade paperback. Very good. Signed by author. Minor cover blemishing includes old sticker residue, top front.. Letourneau, Margo (Illustrations by).. 1 32 p. Paper covers, illustrated in green, copper, black. Horizontal format. Stapled binding. 8.5x5.5 in. 2-color interior art. RARE edition, American Schools, Taxes, Unfulfilled… Read more
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36 Children; A young teacher's account of his revolutionary, unforgettable year in a ghetto classroom

by Kohl, Herbert R

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1968
Condition
Very good. Signed by previous owner. Near fine. Back cover shading, either side.
Edition
4th printing.
ISBN
9780451141804
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NZ$8.80

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New York.: Signet., 1968. 4th printing.. Mass-market paperback. Very good. Signed by previous owner. Near fine. Back cover shading, either side.. 1 Mass-market paperback. Glued binding. 224 p. Audience: General/trade. Non-Fiction account of a Harlem classroom, and a new teacher educated at Harvard University. It was 1962, and Herbert Kohl found ways to set his students free to… Read more
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The Aims of Education

by Whitehead, Alfred North

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1954
Condition
Good. Font cover top crease, 4-in. Lower corner half-inch crease, chip. Age-toning. Inside top corner damp stain, several pages.
Edition
1949 1st Mentor printing; this is the 5th print. Macmillan 1929.
ISBN
9780451601520
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NZ$8.80

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New York.: Mentor / New American Library / by arr. w/ Macmillan., 1954. 1949 1st Mentor printing; this is the 5th print. Macmillan 1929.. Mass-market paperback. Good. Font cover top crease, 4-in. Lower corner half-inch crease, chip. Age-toning. Inside top corner damp stain, several pages.. 1 Mass market paperback. Glued binding. Multi-color glossy covers. Audience: General/trade. Philosopher, mathematician,… Read more
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How Children Fail

by Holt, John Caldwell, and Fromme, Allan (Introduction by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1971
Condition
Very good. Clean interior and edges. Minor surface wear to covers.
Edition
10th Dell printing since January 1970. Dell 3869.
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NZ$7.34

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New York.: Dell Publishing Co. by arr. w/ Pitman Publishing., 1971. 10th Dell printing since January 1970. Dell 3869.. Mass-market paperback. Very good. Clean interior and edges. Minor surface wear to covers.. 1 Mass-market paperback. 223 p. 19 cm. Four Parts: Strategy, Fear and Failure, Real Learning, How Schools Fail. John Holt is also the author of the… Read more
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Reading Comprehension, Grade 5 (Basic Skills Series)

by Chapman, Rhonda, and Flikkema, Elizabeth (Project direction / Editing by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1999
Condition
Very good. Signed by previous owner. Unmarked, had been a teacher's for photocopying lessons.
Edition
IF5097.
ISBN
9781568222516
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NZ$10.27

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Grand Rapids MI.: Instructional Fair., 1999. IF5097.. Trade paperback. Very good. Signed by previous owner. Unmarked, had been a teacher's for photocopying lessons.. 1 Trade paperback. Stapled binding. 48 p. 28 cm. Audience: Children/juvenile. Chapters numbering 21: nature; history; biographical; sports, international.
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Crisis in the Classroom; The Remaking of American Education

by Silberman, Charles L.

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1971
Condition
Very good. Ex-library. Signed by previous owner. Prior owner name on front cover, inked. Spine creasing light.
Edition
First edition. V-353; 1st Vintage.
ISBN
9780394713533
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NZ$10.27

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New York.: Vintage / Random House., 1971. First edition. V-353; 1st Vintage.. Mass-market paperback. Very good. Ex-library. Signed by previous owner. Prior owner name on front cover, inked. Spine creasing light.. 1 White paper covers; black titles. 553 p. Education classic. In his forward, journalist and scholar Charles Silberman, in his Foreword, recounts the crises of the 1960s… Read more
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Me the Flunkie; Yearbook of a School for Failures

by Summers, Andrew (Presented by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1970
Condition
Good. Ex-library. Former Woburn High School (MA) classroom copy.
Edition
T478. Fawcett.
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NZ$35.22

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Greenwich CT.: Fawcett Premier Publications Fawcett World Library., 1970. T478. Fawcett.. Mass-market paperback. Good. Ex-library. Former Woburn High School (MA) classroom copy.. 1 Mass-market paperback. 175 p. 18 cm. Fawcett original; text facsimile Illustrations. RARE. Class papers written in 1965 / 66 by 23 teenage students of Operation Wastebasket, a small government project. "Handpicked from the wastebaskets of… Read more
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Third Reader; Reading with Expression

by Baldwin, James, and Bender, Ida C

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Published
1911
Condition
Good. Signed by previous owner. In tidy penmanship: "Mrs. Orrin L. Bailey. Quaker City, N.H., Jan. 28, '13." (1913
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NZ$11.74

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New York / Cincinnati / Chicago.: American Book Company., 1911. Hard cover. Good. Signed by previous owner. In tidy penmanship: "Mrs. Orrin L. Bailey. Quaker City, N.H., Jan. 28, '13." (1913) ". Clean text pages; soiled cover.. 1 258 p. Tan cloth over boards, illustrated in red and black Pen&Ink. Color frontispiece, not credited; Other B&W art throughout,… Read more
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Learning Activities for the Learning Disabled (Fearon Teacher Aids)

by Major, Suzanne, and Walsh, Mary Ann, and King, Carol L. (Edited by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1977
Condition
Good. Numbers written on front in pen.
ISBN
9780822442493
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NZ$23.48

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Belmont CA.: Ferron-Pitman Publishers., 1977. Trade paperback. Good. Numbers written on front in pen.. Chafian, Rick (Designed by).. 1 Trade paperback (US). Illustrated covers, art in boxes, olive green, yellow. Pen&Ink diagrams. Chapters: Motor Coordination; Perception; Memory; Language; Arithmetic; Conceptualization. Visual exercises. Supporting text.
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The Sheepskin Psychosis

by Keats, John

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Published
1967
Condition
Fine.
Edition
First edition. #7805. 1st Laurel Edition.
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NZ$17.61

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New York.: Dell Publishing Company by arr. w/ J.B. Lippincott., 1967. First edition. #7805. 1st Laurel Edition.. Mass-market paperback. Fine.. Allegro (Cover design by).. 1 Mass-market paperback. 157 p. 18 cm. Aqua dyed page blocks. Education classic. Recommended reading for "all college students and applicants. And I would hope that a few million parents, professors and guidance teachers… Read more
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An Outline of Qualitative Analysis for Beginners, Fourth Edition (Science Series)

by Stoddard, John T.

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Published
1883
Condition
Good. No dust jacket. Text pages have soiling, a few light notes.
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NZ$22.01

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New York.: American Book Company., 1883. Hard cover. Good. No dust jacket. Text pages have soiling, a few light notes.. 1 60 p. Brown cloth over boards. Stamped series title and publisher, front. No spine title. Mustard yellow floral print end papers. 17 cm. Preface by author, Smith College Laboratory, Dec. 25, 1882. Part I: Detection of the… Read more
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The Stone Arithmetic; Intermediate

by Stone, John C.

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1931
Condition
Good. No dust jacket. Clean, fine interior. Covers have mild general soiling. Minor spine end and corner wear.
Edition
Copyright 1925.
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NZ$13.21

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Chicago / New York / Boston.: Benj, H. Sanborn., 1931. Copyright 1925.. Hard cover. Good. No dust jacket. Clean, fine interior. Covers have mild general soiling. Minor spine end and corner wear.. 1 327 p. Copper-toned cloth over boards; black front and spine titles. 19 cm. Reinforced binding for school market. Stitched binding. Intermediate school level, 5th &… Read more
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Basic / Not Boring Language Skills: More! Words & Vocabulary; Middle Grades 6-8+

by Forte, Imogene (Series Concept co-authorship), and Frank, Marjorie (Series Concept co-authorship and Exercises by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
2005
Condition
New. No dust jacket as issued. Unused. Front older small price sticker.
Edition
1st printing. IP 390-1.
ISBN
9780865305007
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NZ$10.27

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Nashville TN.: Incentive Publications., 2005. 1st printing. IP 390-1.. Wraps. New. No dust jacket as issued. Unused. Front older small price sticker.. Deprez, Mary Patricia, dba Tye Dye Mary, Cover Art by).. 1 Glued binding. Audience: General/trade. Tie-dye spiral rainbow cover. Answer keys at back. "Inventive exercises to sharpen skills and raise achievement", subtitle.
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Natural History for the Use of Schools and Families

by Hooker M.D., Worthington

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Published
1884
Condition
Very good. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Lower outside corner bumps, exposing boards. Spine ends, edge wear minor. C
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NZ$32.28

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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1884. 1/4 leather. Very good. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Lower outside corner bumps, exposing boards. Spine ends, edge wear minor. Clean inside. Prior owner signature in pencil; 'Flora E Trussell, Wilmot, N.H. ' in neat script. Price in pencil, $.90.. 1 382 p.; 20 cm. Black ribbed leather over spine;… Read more
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We Can Change It!

by Shargel, Susan, and Kane, Irene (Some text and photos by)

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Published
1974
Condition
Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Minor cover blemishing. No creasing.
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NZ$48.42

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San Francisco CA.: Change for Children, 1974. Wraps. Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Minor cover blemishing. No creasing.. Cade, Cathy (Photos by), and Copi, Tom (Photos by), and Matross, L (Art by), and Pedrin, S (Art by), and Schiff, N (Art by). 1 Yellow-gold card stock covers. Green cover titles, artwork. Stapled binding. 24 p. 28… Read more
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