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How Wendy Redbird Dancing Survived the Dark Ages of Nought

At sixteen, Wendy Redbird Dancing flies her freak flag high; she’s a scary-smart white girl with a hippie mom, a missing father, and a rarefied Michael Jackson obsession. It doesn’t help that her mother just uprooted them yet again, this time from California to North Carolina. Now Wendy has to survive a new school and fight bullies who rule this Southern roost.

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The Flat and Weightless Tang-Filled Future

A short-story collection featuring tales of obsessive teachers and distraught parents, technology run amok and technology to the rescue, and clashes between conservatives and liberals. Race, sex, religion are fair game.

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Teaching Julius Caesar: A Differentiated Approach

Julius Caesar, with its themes of loyalty, ambition, and deception, still resonates with high school students and remains a favorite text in classrooms everywhere. Through differentiated instruction, Lyn Fairchild Hawks offers solutions for bringing the play to life for all students––those with various interests, readiness levels, and learning styles.

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Teaching Romeo and Juliet: A Differentiated Approach

By using the concept of differentiated instruction, authors Delia DeCourcy, Lyn Fairchild, and Robin Follet provide a practical, easy-to-use guide for teaching the play that addresses a wide range of student readiness levels, interests, and learning styles.

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The Compassionate Classroom: Lessons That Nurture Wisdom and Empathy

This inspiring guidebook supports teachers seeking to provide a nurturing and creative classroom environment for middle and high school students. Lessons supply instruction for creating a community of empathy, reverence, self-awareness, and mindfulness.

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