Tag Archives: Education

Cracking the AP Chemistry Exam, 2009 Edition (College Test Prep)

Author: Princeton Review Publisher: Princeton Review Product Description Scoring high on the AP Chemistry Exam is very different from earning straight A’s in school. We don’t try to teach you everything there is to know about chemistry—only the strategies and information you’ll need to get your highest score. In Cracking the AP Chemistry Exam, we’ll […]

Fiske Guide to Colleges 2009

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Edward B Fiske Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc. Product Description For more than 20 years, this leading guide to more than 300 colleges and universities has been an indispensable source of information for college-bound students and their parents. Hip, honest and straightforward, the Fiske Guide to Colleges delivers an insider’s look at the […]

The Official SAT Question of the Day 2009 Calendar

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: The College Board Publisher: College Board Product Description The College Board–maker of the SAT (R)–provides the only pager-per-day calendar with Official SAT practice questions.  Every day, students can practice with a question just like the ones on the SAT and PSAT/NMSQT (R).  The calendar features 365 questions (one per page); critical […]

Cracking the SAT, 2009 Edition (College Test Prep)

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Princeton Review Publisher: Princeton Review Product Description Cracking the SAT brings you proven techniques from the test prep experts! The 2009 edition includes full-length practices tests and exclusive free access to further review online. In Cracking the SAT, we’ll teach you how to think like the test writers and · Master […]

Increase Your Score in 3 Minutes a Day: SAT Essay

Rating: (11 reviews) Author: Randall McCutcheon, James Schaffer, Randall McCutcheon, James Schaffer Publisher: McGraw-Hill Product Description This accessible guide gives you the tools you need to score high on the new SAT essay. .

Best 368 Colleges, 2009 Edition (College Admissions Guides)

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: Princeton Review Publisher: Princeton Review Product Description College students (120,000 of them) reveal what life is really like at the nation’s top schools. This must-have guide gives you college rankings like no other and covers all the essentials — from academics to social life to financial aid, and everything in between. […]

What’s Going on Down There?: Answers to Questions Boys Find Hard to Ask

Rating: (44 reviews) Author: Karen Gravelle, Nick Castro, Chava Castro, Robert Leighton, Walker & Co Publisher: Walker Books for Young Readers Product Description Why is my voice making such weird sounds? When will I be able to start shaving? Why do I keep getting pimples? What is a wet dream?   Your body has been behaving […]

CLEP Official Study Guide 2009 (Clep Official Study Guide)

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: The College Board Publisher: College Board Product Description Every year, students save countless hours and dollars through the College-Level Examination Program (R) (CLEP (R)).  CLEP examinations allow students to demonstrate college-level knowledge, for which they can earn credit at more than 2,900 colleges and universities.  The CLEP Official Student Guide 2009, […]

Cracking the SSAT & ISEE, 2009 Edition (Private Test Prep)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Princeton Review Publisher: Princeton Review Product Description The Princeton Review realizes that acing the SSAT and ISEE exams is very different from getting straight A’s in school. We don’t try to teach you everything there is to know about English and math–only what you’ll need to score higher on the exam. […]

Kaplan 12 Practice Tests for the SAT, 2009 Edition (Kaplan 12 Practice Tests for the Sat)

Rating: (10 reviews) Author: Kaplan Publisher: Kaplan Publishing Product Description Includes the most SAT practice available with: *12 full-length practice exams *Over 600 math grid-ins and multiple-choice questions *Over 800 sentence completion and reading comprehension questions *Over 500 writing multiple-choice questions *Complete answer explanations *12 essay prompts, model essays, and a guide to self-grading

How to Do Homework Without Throwing Up

Rating: (14 reviews) Author: Trevor Romain Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing Product Description “Everybody who goes to school does homework. You are not alone. And they feel just as sick as you do when they have to do it.” Trevor Romain knows how horrible homework can be, and kids will see this right away as they […]

40 Fabulous Math Mysteries Kids Can’t Resist (Grades 4-8)

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Marcia Miller, Martin Lee Publisher: Teaching Resources Product Description Humorous, reproducible math mystery stories will give your math sleuths a chance to have fun while practicing important math problem solving skills. They’re just perfect for classwork and homework and help you meet the NCTM standards. For use with Grades 4-8.

Gruber’s Complete SAT Guide 2009 (Gruber’s Complete SAT Guide -12th Edition)

Rating: (20 reviews) Author: Gary Gruber Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc. Product Description More Than 7 Million Gruber Books Sold! “The best book on the SAT” -CBS Radio “Gary Gruber is the leading expert on the SAT” -Houston Chronicle “Gary Gruber is the most prominent guru of SAT preparation.” -Chicago Tribune “His methods make the questions seem […]

240 Vocabulary Words 3rd Grade Kids Need To Know

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: Linda Ward Beech Publisher: Teaching Resources Product Description Teachers can build word power with these 24 ready-to-reproduce, 3-page lessons. Each lesson is packed with fun, research-based activities that help students to explore roots, prefixes, and suffixes; use students’ prior knowledge for greater understanding.

Master the SSAT & ISEE 2009 (Master the Ssat and Isee)

Author: Peterson’s Publisher: Arco Product Description The guide for students AND parents! Master the SSAT & ISEE provides all the prep needed to score higher on the SSAT and ISEE: up-to-date information on the tests, hundreds of practice questions and four full-length practice tests (all with detailed answer explanations), and solid test-taking advice. Also includes […]

Looking Beyond the Ivy League: Finding the College That’s Right for You

Rating: (24 reviews) Author: Loren Pope Publisher: Penguin (Non-Classics) Product Description The celebrated book that revolutionized the way Americans choose colleges—now fully revised and updated An invaluable guide with virtually no competition, this book helped to establish Loren Pope as one of the nation’s most respected experts on the college application process. Now fully revised […]

Cracking the SAT Literature Subject Test, 2007-2008 Edition (College Test Prep)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Princeton Review Publisher: Princeton Review Product Description The Princeton Review realizes that acing the SAT Literature Subject Test is very different from earning straight A’s in school. We don’t try to teach you everything there is to know about literature–only the techniques and information you’ll need to maximize your score. In […]

A Young People’s History of the United States, Vol. 1: Columbus to the Robber Barons

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Howard Zinn Publisher: Seven Stories Press Product Description Praise for A People’s History of the United States: “Professor Zinn writes with an enthusiasm rarely encountered in the leaden prose of academic history, and his text is studded with telling quotations from labor leaders, war resisters and fugitive slaves. There are vivid […]

Insider’s Guide to Graduate Programs in Clinical and Counseling Psychology: 2008/2009 Edition (Insider’s Guide to Graduate Programs in Clinical Psychology)

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: John C. Norcross, Michael A. Sayette, Tracy J. Mayne Publisher: The Guilford Press Product Description With more than 100,000 copies in print, this bestseller is the resource students rely on to find graduate clinical and counseling psychology programs that meet their needs–and gain admission to them. The 2008/2009 edition includes: *The […]

How to Spell Like a Champ

Rating: (10 reviews) Author: Barrie Trinkle, Carolyn Andrews, Paige Kimble Publisher: Workman Publishing Company Product Description Be all over “minuscule.” Score big with “curvaceous.” Hit “trireme” out of the park. From the authorities behind the Scripps National Spelling Bee comes a comprehensive illustrated book on the endangered art of spelling. Written for ages 9 and […]

The Official SAT Subject Tests in Mathematics Levels 1 & 2 Study Guide (Official Sat Subject Tests in Mathematics Levels 1 & 2 Study Guide)

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: The College Board Publisher: College Board Product Description The best way to practice for the SAT Subject Tests in Mathematics Every year more than 230,000 high school students take a SAT Subject Test in Mathematics. The Official SAT Subject Tests in Mathematics Levels 1 & 2 Study Guide is the only […]

Teeth Are Not for Biting (Board Book) (Best Behavior Series)

Rating: (28 reviews) Author: Elizabeth Verdick Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing Book Description TEETH ARE NOT FOR BITING Board Book by Elizabeth Verdick, illustrated by Marieka Heinlen. “Crunch crunch crunch. Teeth are strong and sharp. Crunch crunch crunch. Teeth can help you chew. But teeth are not for biting. Ouch! Biting hurts.” Sooner or later, almost […]

Motherbridge of Love

Rating: (7 reviews) Author: Xinran Publisher: Barefoot Books Product Description This beautiful poem celebrates the bond between parent and child in a special way. Through the exchanges between a little Chinese girl and her mother, Motherbridge of Love offers a poignant and inspiring message to parents and children all over the world.

How Much Can a Bare Bear Bear?: What Are Homonyms and Homophones? (Words Are Categorical)

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Brian P. Cleary Publisher: First Avenue Editions Book Description This accessible, lighthearted look at language introduces homonyms and homophones. Playful rhymes and comical cartoons make both concepts memorable. Each corresponding pair of homonyms and homophones is printed in color for easy identification. At the end, readers are challenged to apply what […]

Oliver Button Is a Sissy

Rating: (11 reviews) Author: Tomie dePaola Publisher: Voyager Books Product Description A little boy must come to terms with being teased and ostracized because he’d rather read books, paint pictures, and tap-dance than participate in sports. “There is a good balance between the simple text . . . and the expressive pictures . . . […]

Expresate: Level 1

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Publisher: Holt Rinehart & Winston

A Lion to Guard Us

Rating: (19 reviews) Author: Clyde Robert Bulla Publisher: HarperTrophy Book Description `A favorite author uses an actual incident from 1609 to base a story of three impoverished children left alone in London who make their way to the Virginia colony in search of their father. . . . Fine engrossing historical fiction.’ —TE. Notable 1981 […]

Magic Tree House #37: Dragon of the Red Dawn (A Stepping Stone Book(TM))

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Mary Pope Osborne Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description Merlin the Magician will not eat or sleep or speak to anyone in Camelot. What can be done? The enchantress Morgan knows who to ask for help: young Jack and Annie of Frog Creek, Pennsylvania! The brother-and-sister team quickly […]

Expresate: Level 2 – Cuaderno de vocabulario y gramatica

Author: Publisher: Holt Rinehart & Winston

Birchbark House, The

Rating: (51 reviews) Author: Louise Erdrich Publisher: Hyperion Book CH Amazon.com Nineteenth-century American pioneer life was introduced to thousands of young readers by Laura Ingalls Wilder’s beloved Little House books. With The Birchbark House, award-winning author Louise Erdrich’s first novel for young readers, this same slice of history is seen through the eyes of the […]

The Bronze Bow

Rating: (93 reviews) Author: Elizabeth George Speare Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Product Description In this Newbery Medal-winning novel, Daniel bar Jamin is fired by only one passion: to avenge his father’s death by crucifixion by driving the Roman legions from his land of Israel. He joins an outlaw band and leads a dangerous life of spying, […]

The Angel Experiment (Maximum Ride, Book 1)

Rating: (234 reviews) Author: James Patterson Publisher: Little, Brown Young Readers Product Description Characters based on James Patterson’s international bestsellers When the Wind Blows and The Lake House are re-invented in Maximum Ride and are launched on the ultimate action-packed adventure full of humor and suspense. Fourteen-year-old Maximum Ride, better known as Max, knows what […]

My Mouth Is a Volcano (Children’s/Life Skills)

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Julia Cook Publisher: National Center for Youth Issues Product Description All of Louis’ thoughts are very important to him. In fact, his thoughts are so important to him that when he has something to say, his words begin to wiggle, and then they do the jiggle, then his tongue pushes all […]

Math Doesn’t Suck: How to Survive Middle School Math Without Losing Your Mind or Breaking a Nail

Rating: (83 reviews) Author: Danica McKellar Publisher: Plume Product Description The runaway national bestseller, now in paperback

Modern Biology

Author: Postlethwait and Hopson Publisher: Holt Rinehart and Winston

Hedge Knight II: Sworn Sword Premiere HC (Hedge Knight II)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: George R. R. Martin, Ben Avery, Mike S. Miller Publisher: Marvel Comics Product Description Adapting New York Times best-selling author George R. R. Martin’s The Sworn Sword The long-awaited sequel to The Hedge Knight tells the story of the adventures of Ser Duncan and his squire one year after their initial […]

Kaplan PSAT/NMSQT, 2009 Edition (Kaplan Psat)

Author: Kaplan Publisher: Kaplan Publishing Product Description Includes everything students need to score higher on the PSAT exam with: 3 full-length practice tests with detailed answer explanations A diagnostic exam with targeted feedback for students to customize and focus their study schedule Effective tips and strategies for every section of the PSAT exam Valuable student […]

Masquerade (A Blue Bloods Novel) (Blue Blood Novels)

Rating: (34 reviews) Author: Melissa De La Cruz Publisher: Hyperion Book CH Book Description Schuyler Van Alen wants an explanation for the mysterious deaths of young vampires. With her best friend, Oliver, Schuyler travels to Italy in the hope of finding the one man who can help–her grandfather. Meanwhile, back in New York, preparations are […]

CliffsAP English Language and Composition (Cliffs AP)

Rating: (9 reviews) Author: Barbara V. Swovelin Publisher: Cliffs Notes Product Description Your complete guide to a higher score on the *AP English Language and Composition exam Why CliffsAP Guides? Go with the name you know and trust Get the information you need–fast! Written by test prep specialists About the contents: Part I: Introduction * […]

Miss Bindergarten Gets Ready for Kindergarten (Miss Bindergarten Books)

Rating: (22 reviews) Author: Joseph Slate Publisher: Puffin Amazon.com On the first day of kindergarten, Miss Bindergarten must prepare her classroom for her beloved students. This noble, whimsical teacher greets her dark, summertime-empty classroom with an explosion of color–a bouquet of fall leaves, a goldfish, rolled-up posters, and shoeboxes full of no-doubt-delightful surprises. Meanwhile, her […]

En Espanol: Level 2 Mas Practica Cuaderno with Lesson Review Bookmarks

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Carlin Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company

CliffsAP Biology (Cliffs Ap Biology)

Rating: (94 reviews) Author: Phillip E., Ph.D. Pack Publisher: Cliffs Notes Product Description Your complete guide to a higher score on the *AP Biology exam About the contents: Introduction * A review of the AP exam format and scoring * Proven strategies for answering multiple-choice questions * Hints for tackling the essay questions * A […]

The Church Through History

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Joseph Stoutzenberger, Maurice O’Connell Publisher: Harcourt Religion Pub

Among the Hidden (Shadow Children #1)

Rating: (397 reviews) Author: Margaret Peterson Haddix Publisher: Aladdin Product Description Luke has never been to school. He’s never had a birthday party, or gone to a friend’s house for an overnight. In fact, Luke has never had a friend. Luke is one of the shadow children, a third child forbidden by the Population Police. […]

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eight, Volume 1: The Long Way Home

Rating: (37 reviews) Author: Joss Whedon, Andy Owens Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Product Description Since the destruction of the Hellmouth, the Slayers – newly legion – have gotten organized and are kicking some serious undead butt. But not everything’s fun and firearms, as an old enemy reappears and Dawn experiences some serious growing pains. Meanwhile, […]

Tweak: Growing Up on Methamphetamines

Rating: (82 reviews) Author: Nic Sheff Publisher: Ginee Seo Books Product Description Nic Sheff was drunk for the first time at age eleven. In the years that followed, he would regularly smoke pot, do cocaine and Ecstasy, and develop addictions to crystal meth and heroin. Even so, he felt like he would always be able […]

Astonishing X-Men Vol. 4: Unstoppable

Rating: (7 reviews) Author: Joss Whedon Publisher: Marvel Comics Product Description Strap yourselves in, folks! It’s Joss Whedon and John Cassaday’s final arc on Astonishing X-Men! After the shocking and brain-smashing events of recent issues, the X-Men are off to protect the Earth from its destruction at the hands of the Breakworld. And when it’s […]

Roxie and the Hooligans

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Phyllis Reynolds Naylor Publisher: Aladdin Product Description Do not panic. Lord Thistlebottom’s Book of Pitfalls and How to Survive Them has taught Roxie Warbler how to handle all sorts of situations. If Roxie’s ever lost in the desert, or buried in an avalanche, or caught in a dust storm, she knows […]

The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle (rpkg) (HarperClassics)

Rating: (406 reviews) Author: Avi Publisher: HarperTrophy Product Description A vicious captain, a mutinous crew — and a young girl caught in the middle Not every thirteen-year-old girl is accused of murder, brought to trial, and found guilty. But I was just such a girl, and my story is worth relating even if it did […]

Comprehensive Curriculum of Basic Skills, Preschool (Comprehensive Curriculumà)

Rating: (17 reviews) Author: School Specialty Publishing Publisher: American Education Publishing Product Description Offering an entire Preschool curriculum, this best-selling Comprehensive Curriculum workbook features educational activities and instruction. Containing 544 pages organized by subject area with lessons in reading, writing, spelling, math, citizenship, and science. Perfect as a home schooling resource or as a supplement […]