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Who Killed Jane Stanford?: A Gilded Age Tale of Murder, Deceit, Spirits and the Birth of a University Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781324004332
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 17th, 2022

A premier historian penetrates the fog of corruption and cover-up still surrounding the murder of a Stanford University founder to establish who did it, how, and why.


But I Live: Three Stories of Child Survivors of the Holocaust Cover Image
By Charlotte Schallié (Editor), Barbara Yelin (Illustrator), Gilad Seliktar (Illustrator)
$29.95
ISBN: 9781487526849
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Published: New Jewish Press - May 31st, 2022

An intimate co-creation of three graphic novelists and four Holocaust survivors, But I Live consists of three illustrated stories based on the experiences of each survivor during and after the Holocaust.


The Child Is the Teacher: A Life of Maria Montessori Cover Image
By Cristina De Stefano, Gregory Conti (Translated by)
$28.99
ISBN: 9781635420845
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Published: Other Press - March 8th, 2022

A fresh, comprehensive biography of the pioneering educator and activist who changed the way we look at children’s minds, from the author of Oriana Fallaci.


The Girls Who Stepped Out of Line: Untold Stories of the Women Who Changed the Course of World War II Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781728242729
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Published: Sourcebooks - May 1st, 2022

For fans of Radium Girls and history and WWII buffs, The Girls Who Stepped Out of Line takes you inside the lives and experiences of 15 unknown women heroes from the Greatest Generation, the women who served, fought, struggled, and made things happen during WWII—in and out of uniform, for theirs is a legacy destined to embolden generations of women to come.


Your Children Are Very Greatly in Danger: School Segregation in Rochester, New York Cover Image
$32.95
ISBN: 9781501761867
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Published: Cornell University Press - March 15th, 2022

In Your Children Are Very Greatly in Danger, the veteran journalist Justin Murphy makes the compelling argument that the educational disparities in Rochester, New York, are the result of historical and present-day racial segregation. Education reform alone will never be the full solution; to resolve racial inequity, cities such as Rochester must first dismantle segre


Public Schools, Private Governance: Education Reform and Democracy in New Orleans Cover Image
$32.95
ISBN: 9781439922644
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Published: Temple University Press - May 20th, 2022

Two months after Hurricane Katrina, Louisiana took control of nearly all the public schools in New Orleans. Today, all of the city’s public schools are charter schools. Although many analyses mark the beginning of education reform in New Orleans with Katrina, in Public Schools, Private Governance, J.


Struggling to Learn: An Intimate History of School Desegregation in South Carolina Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781643362595
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Published: University of South Carolina Press - March 31st, 2022

The battle for equality in education during the civil rights era came at a cost to Black Americans on the frontlines. In 1964 when fourteen-year-old June Manning Thomas walked into Orangeburg High School as one of thirteen Black students selected to integrate the all-White school, her classmates mocked, shunned, and yelled racial epithets at her.


In Pursuit of Knowledge: Black Women and Educational Activism in Antebellum America (Early American Places #5) Cover Image
$23.00
ISBN: 9781479816729
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Published: New York University Press - April 1st, 2022

Winner, 2021 AERA Outstanding Book Award

Winner, 2021 AERA Division F New Scholar's Book Award

Winner, 2020 Mary Kelley Book Prize, given by the Society for Historians of the Early American Republic

Winner, 2020 Outstanding Book Award, given by the History of Education Society


A Worthy Piece of Work: The Untold Story of Madeline Morgan and the Fight for Black History in Schools Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780807007426
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Published: Beacon Press - May 24th, 2022

The story of Madeline Morgan, the activist educator who brought Black history to one of the nation’s largest and most segregated school systems


A Place for Everything: The Curious History of Alphabetical Order Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781541601161
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Published: Basic Books - May 3rd, 2022

From a New York Times bestselling historian, the “truly revelatory” (Wall Street Journal) story of how the alphabet ordered our world

A Place for Everything is the first-ever history of alphabetization, from the Library of Alexandria to Wikipedia.


Princeton University: The First 275 Years (Images of America) Cover Image
$32.99
ISBN: 9781540251602
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Published: Arcadia Pub (Sc) - April 4th, 2022