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ARCHIVES : BOOKS : 2005-2011

JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2011

Logos Bookstore’s Recommendations
By H. Harris Healy, III, President, LOGOS BOOKSTORE
Wintertime is here and it is a great time to catch up on one’s reading....READ MORE

Books, Not Bombs
By Rachel Gellert
When I sat down to read “Three Cups of Tea,” I found myself unable to move until I had finished the book cover to cover. Greg Mortenson deserves every inch of praise he has every received and more. “Three Cups of Tea” is a beautifully written testament to the inspirational power of determination and strength....READ MORE

JUNE 2009

Logos Bookstore’s Recommendations
By H. Harris Healy, III, President, Logos Bookstore
June is bursting out all over at Logos Bookstore....READ MORE

Review of Manga High—Literacy, Identity And Coming Of Age In An Urban High School
By Merri Rosenberg
Figuring out how to reach hard-to-reach kids is quite possibly the Holy Grail of dedicated inner-city teachers who are confronted daily by challenges unimaginable to those working in more secluded precincts....READ MORE

FEBRUARY 2008

Logos Bookstore’s Recommendations
By H. Harris Healy, III, President, Logos Bookstore
The middle of winter is upon us, Valentine’s Day is coming soon and Logos has wonderful Valentine Day cards, and love related books from such authors as Stendhal, Thomas Hardy, Jane Austen, Abelard to Cynthia Heimel among others, as well as related poetry by Ovid, Robert Browning, Elizabeth Browning, William Wordsworth and Shakespeare.
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Celebrate Black History Month With Fascinating Picture Book Biographies
By Selene Vasquez
“I did not start as cabin boy, climb the ranks to able-bodied seaman, sail to five continents, and learn trades and foreign tongues to be shunned by white crews.”...MORE

Review of Why Our Schools Need The Arts
It’s time to stop justifying the arts because they can help our children do better on their SATs or other standardized tests, urges Jessica Hoffman Davis in this impassioned, if slender, volume....MORE

NOVEMBER 2005

Logos Bookstore’s Recommendations
It is quite interesting to find out what books some book clubs are reading for discussion these days. The Kill Your TV Reading Group (KYTV) which meets at the bookstore is discussing Moab Is My Washpot, the actor Stephen Fry’s autobiography of his first 20 years... READ MORE

OCTOBER 2005

E-Audiobooks—From Emily Bronte to Dr. Phil—Now Available Free From the Los Angeles Public Library
To the list of things you can do while stuck in traffic, climbing the Stairmaster, eating lunch at your desk or just relaxing at home, you can now add listening to a downloaded best-selling book, thanks to the new e-audiobook service from the Los Angeles Public Library. READ MORE

Chris Whittle’s Crash Course
By Joan Baum Ph.D.
It’s often the case—terrible irony—that people in the communications field don’t communicate clearly. Enter Chris Whittle, formerly of Whittle Communications and Channel One [news in the schools] and, for the last 16 years, CEO of The Edison Schools, with Benno Schmidt as Chairman. READ MORE

Logos Bookstore’s Recommendations
As the season changes to autumn and the New York City residents return to their city while the autumn travelers visit the Big Apple, museums continue to be places of great interest to visit. READ MORE

SEPTEMBER 2005

Logos Bookstore’s Recommendations
Come celebrate the end of summer at Logos this September
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AUGUST 2005

Summer Reading Choices by Education Update
Compiled By Michelle DeSarbo
Eleven fantastic book reviews for your summer education enjoyment.
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JUNE 2005

Packed Crowd Hears Book Winners at Bank Street College Awards
By Joan Baum, Ph.D.

The 33rd annual Irma S. and James H. Black (ISB) Awards for Excellence in Children’s Literature, hosted by Bank Street College of Education, reached hilarious heights last month when 2004 ISB winner Mo Willems brought down the house with his acceptance speech.
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APRIL 2005

Children’s Book Committee at Bank Street College of Education Celebrates 2004
By Joan Baum, Ph.D.
The book committee awards, under the aegis and expertise of committee president Alice Belgray, always an SRO affair, are truly one of the city’s most treasured tributes to literacy. READ MORE

MARCH 2005

Helping New Teachers Survive
Reviewed By Merri Rosenberg
Everyone knows what the problem is: within the next decade, the United States public schools will have to hire about 2.2.million new teachers. READ MORE

‘March’ Straight Into A Great Selection
of Varied Readings!
Reviewes By Selene S. Vasquez
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Logos Bookstore’s Recommendations
By H. Harris Healy, III, President, Logos Bookstore
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JANUARY 2005

Excellence in Education: The Making Of Great Schools
By Merri Rosenberg

Consider just a few of these issues: safe schools, how to better integrate technology into the curriculum, extending the school day and the school year, how much homework is too much, figuring out successful strategies to develop community-based schools, finding foreign language and science teachers, managing gender disparities in achievement and coping with testing. READ MORE

Ninety-Six And Too Busy To Die
By Merri Rosenberg
Here’s something that might very well inspire those students who are currently enrolled in alternative high schools or similar programs.
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