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Bethany Shondark Mandel is a conservative American author and political and cultural commentator who writes for The Federalist, The Jewish Daily Forward and Acculturated. She was named one of "36 under 36" by The Jewish Week in 2013 and one of the "Forward 50" in 2015
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Balloons over Broadway
The True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy's Parade (Bank Street College of Education Flora Stieglitz Straus Award (Awards))
by Melissa Sweet (Oct 31, 2011)
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2012 Sibert Medal Winner Everyone’s a New Yorker on Thanksgiving Day, when young and old rise early to see what giant new balloons will fill the skies for Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Who first invented these "upside-down puppets"? Meet Tony Sarg, puppeteer extraordinaire! In brilliant collage illustrations, Caldecott Honor artist Melissa Sweet ...
When Breath Becomes Air
by Paul Kalanithi (Jan 11, 2016)
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At the age of thirty-six, on the verge of completing a decades worth of training as a neurosurgeon, Paul Kalanithi was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer. One day he was a doctor treating the dying, and the next he was a patient struggling to live. And just like that, the future he and his wife had imagined evaporated. When Breath Becomes Air chro...
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The Read-Aloud Handbook
Seventh Edition
by Jim Trelease (Jun 24, 2013)
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The classic million-copy bestselling handbook on reading aloud to childrenrevised and updated Recommended by "Dear Abby" upon its first publication in 1982, millions of parents and educators have turned to Jim Treleases beloved classic for more than three decades to help countless children become avid readers through awakening their imaginations a...
For the Children's Sake
Foundations of Education for Home and School
by Susan Schaeffer Macaulay (Jun 16, 2009)
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Shows parents and teachers how children's learning experiences can be extended to every aspect of life, giving them a new richness, stability, and joy for living.Every parent and teacher wants to give his or her children the best education possible. We hope that the education we provide is a joyful adventure, a celebration of life, and preparation ...