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True American : Language, Identity, and the Education of Immigrant Children Author: Rosemary C. Salomone Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2010 Check it Out:  LC3731 .S24 2010 From the Publisher: How can schools meet the needs of an increasingly diverse population of newcomers? Do bilingual programs help children transition into American life, or do they keep them in a lingui...
Title: Predicative minds: the social ontogeny of propositional thinking Author: Radu J. Bogdan Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c2009. Check it Out:  BF441 .B625 2009 From the Publisher: The predicative mind singles out and represents an item in order to attribute to it a property, a relation, an action, an evaluation; it thinks, and says, of a house tha...
Title: Reconfiguring Islamic tradition: reform, rationality, and modernity Author: By Samira Haj. Publisher: Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, c2009. Check It Out:  EBOOKS From the Publisher: Samira Haj conceptualizes Islam through a close reading of two Muslim reformers—Muhammad ibn 'Abdul Wahhab (1703–87) and Muhammad 'Abduh (1849–1905)—each representativ...
Title: To teach: the journey of a teacher Author: William Ayers ; foreword by Sonia Nieto ; afterword by Mike Rose Publisher: New York : Teachers College Press, c2010 Check it Out:  LB1025.3 .A94 2010 c.3 From the Publisher: To Teach is the now-classic story of one teacher’s odyssey into the ethical and intellectual heart of teaching. For al...
Title: The Third Reich in the ivory tower: complicity and conflict on American campuses Author: Stephen H. Norwood Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009. Check It Out:  LA227.1 .N67 2009 From the Publisher: This is the first systematic exploration of the nature and extent of sympathy for Nazi Germany at American universities during the 1930s. Universiti...
Title: The literature police: apartheid censorship and its cultural consequences Author:  Peter D. McDonald Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009 Check It Out:  Z658.S6 M33 2009 From the Publisher: 'Censorship may have to do with literature', Nadine Gordimer once said, 'but literature has nothing whatever to do with censorshi...
Playing for keeps : life and learning on a public school playground Authors: Deborah Meier, Brenda S. Engel, and Beth Taylor Publisher: New York : Teachers College Press, c2010 Check It Out: LD7501.B6 M45 2010 c.2 From the Publisher: Why is play important in the lives of children? What crucial aspects of learning are being neglected in the current near-elimination of recess time in public sc...
Title: Forbidden language: English learners and restrictive language policies Editors: Patricia Gándara and Megan Hopkins Publisher: New York : Teachers College Press, c2010 Check it Out:  LC2672.4 .F67 2010 From the Publisher: Pulling together the most up-to-date research on the effects of restrictive language policies, this timely volume focuses on what we know about the actual outcomes for students and teac...
Title: The fabulous imagination: on Montaigne's Essays Author: Lawrence D. Kritzman Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, c2009 Check It Out: PQ1643 .K75 2009 Recommendations: “This is one of the few books on Montaigne that fuses analytical skill with humane awareness of why Montaigne matters.”—Harold Bloom, Sterling Professor of Humanities, Yale University
Title: Jewish public culture in the late Russian empire Author: Jeffrey Veidlinger Publisher: Bloomington ; Indianapolis : Indiana University Press, c2009. Check It Out:  EBOOKS From the Publisher: In the midst of the violent, revolutionary turmoil that accompanied the last decade of tsarist rule in the Russian Empire, many Jews came to reject what they regarded as the apocalyptic and utopian pro...