LIVES On THE BOUndAr Y
A moving Account of the
Struggles and Achievements of
America’s Educational Underclass
“Simply the best book...on American education.”—Boston Globe. Introduces innovative
methods of awakening untapped potential by
initiating “problem” students into the world of
language, literature, and expression.
Penguin 272 pp. 978-0-14-303546-6 $15.00
Winner of the national Council of Teachers of
English david H. russell Award for distinguished
research on the Teaching of English and the
modern Language Association mina P. Shaughnessy
Prize for Outstanding research Publication in the
Teaching of English Language and Literature
THE PLUG-In drUG
Television, Computers, and Family Life
Winn takes a compelling look at television’s
impact on children and the family, as well as
the effects of such newer media as computers,
video games, and other control devices.
Penguin 352 pp. 978-0-14-200108-0 $15.00
Lindsey Biel, M.A., OTR/L and Nacy Peske
rAISInG A SEnSOr Y SmAr T CHILd
The definitive Handbook for Helping Your
Child with Sensory Integration Issues
Foreword by Temple Grandin
This comprehensive guidebook offers cutting-edge advice to parents of children with Sensory
Integration Dysfunction, written by an occupational therapist and a parent of a child with SI.
Penguin 384 pp. 978-0-14-303488-9 $15.00
Winner of a 2006 national Parenting Publications
THE mInd AT WOrK
Valuing the Intelligence of the American Worker
See page 29
f LEArnInG HOW TO LEArn
Psychology and Spirituality in the Sufi Way
Introduction by Doris Lessing
Written in response to questions prompted by
Shah’s books, university lectures and radio
and television programs, the question-answer
format provides readers a direct experience of
a Sufi learning situation. More than a hundred
tales and extracts are woven into Shah’s narratives of how and why the Sufis learn, what
they learn, and how spiritual understanding
develops and deteriorates in all societies.
Penguin 304 pp. 978-0-14-019513-2 $16.00
f A rEAL BOY
A True Story of Autism,
Early Intervention, and recovery
Adams shares the journey both she and her
husband undertook to give their child a second
chance at a full life. “Wonderful…shows the
importance of looking at the whole child, not
just applying the autism ‘label’.”—Michael
Goldberg, M.D., Fellow, American Academy of
Pediatrics; Director, NIDS Research Institute.
Berkley 320 pp. 978-0-425-20243-2 $15.00
THE rEAd-ALOUd HAndBOOK
Sixth Revised Edition
Trelease’s classic work details the link between
reading aloud and imagination, the pitfalls of
the superchild syndrome, how to wean children from television, and the relationship
between reading aloud and reading development. Includes a new chapter on important
lessons from Oprah, Harry Potter, and the
Internet. Plus, more than 100 new titles have
been added to the Treasury.
Penguin 432 pp. 978-0-14-303739-2 $15.00
Daniel G. Amen, M.D.
The Breakthrough Program That Allows
You to See and Heal the 6 Types of Add
Amen offers a program that can lead sufferers
of ADD to a normal and fully functional life.
Berkley 448 pp. 978-0-425-18327-4 $15.95
Thomas Armstrong, Ph.D.
THE m YTH OF THE A.d.d. CHILd
50 Ways to Improve Your Child’s
Behavior and Attention Span
Without drugs, Labels, or Coercion
Plume 320 pp. 978-0-452-27547-8 $15.00
Also of interest: In Their Own Way 978-1-58542-051-3
f ELEPHAn T In THE PLAYrOOm
Ordinary Parents Write Intimately
and Honestly About The Extraordinary
Highs and Heartbreaking Lows of
raising Kids with Special needs
“Until the day when every baby is born
healthy, it’s vitally important for parents to be
informed and be connected with others in similar circumstances. Denise Brodey performs a
great service for the special needs community
letting parents know they are not alone in their
struggles.”—Dr. Jennifer L. Howse, President,
March of Dimes Foundation.
Hudson St. Press 256 pp. 978-1-59463-035-4 $21.95
HEY! LISTEn TO THIS
Stories to read Aloud
“A splendidly thoughtful selection.... Trelease
welcomes everyone in with wide embrace.”
— Washington Post Book World. 48 read-aloud
selections ideal for parents and teachers to
share with children ages five through nine.
Penguin 432 pp. 978-0-14-014653-0 $15.00
A True Story of Birth, rebirth,
and Everyday magic
Beck’s story of her pregnancy with a Down
syndrome child and the odd coincidences and
paranormal experiences that she experienced.
Berkley 336 pp. 978-0-425-17448-7 $13.95
Ronald D. Davis and Eldon M. Braun
f THE GIFT OF LEArnInG
Using the proven methods he developed to
overcome dyslexia, Ron Davis adapts those
techniques to help sufferers triumph over a
variety of common learning disabilities.
Perigee 384 pp. 978-0-399-52809-5 $15.95
rEAd ALL ABOUT IT!
Great read-Aloud Stories, Poems, and
newspaper Pieces for Pre-Teens and Teens
Trelease turns his attention to older children
with a selection of 50 works from newspapers,
magazines, and books, all aimed at the special
interests of adolescents. Contributors include
Mike Royko, Maya Angelou, and Jerry Spinelli.
Penguin 432 pp. 978-0-14-014655-4 $15.00
Michael D. Whitely, Ph.D.
BrIGHT mIndS, POOr GrAdES
Understanding and motivating
Your Underachieving Child
A ten-step program that inspires underachieving children to reach academic success.
Perigee 326 pp. 978-0-399-52705-0 $14.95
Elizabeth G. Hainstock
on the Montessori Method
THE ESSEn TIAL mOn TESSOrI
An Introduction to the Woman, the Writings,
the method,and the movement
Revised and Updated Edition
Highly regarded among Montessorians this
updated edition includes a select bibliography
of related texts, a list of classroom materials, a
guide to teacher training programs, and advice
on choosing a Montessori school for your child.
Plume 144 pp. 978-0-452-27796-0 $13.00
TEACHInG mOn TESSOrI In THE HOmE
The Pre-School Years
Claim quality togetherness with your child
and fully enjoy the sensitive and formative
years from two to five by adopting proven
teaching techniques in your own home. Puts
the entire range of the Montessori system within your reach, so you can make the most of
your child’s vital years.
Plume 128 pp. 978-0-452-27909-4 $11.95