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- Author_First - Author_Last Prefix - Title -- Last Update 2003-June-26 Year Setting Amazon Lvl Theme Own iSBN (no i ) Comments Rec Atwell (A) Bourque (B) Chicago C Calif DCE (D) Frstbrn24 (F) Girls Newbery Oakland USD Pat Allison (P) Rief R AR level AR pts Lesson_Plan_URL_1 Lesson_Plan_URL_2 Welch comment Cover Image
* *   http://www.WelchEnglish.com/             i Merged List of Recommended and Favorite Books for Adolescent Readers
Nancie * Atwell   In the Middle: New Understandings About Writing, Reading, and Learning 1998   http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0867093749/timstore06-20 * * Book List 1 i 0867093749   1 A   Excellent
Louise * Bourque (and Gwen Johnson) The Book Ladies' List of Students' Favorites       * * Book List   i http://www.qesnrecit.qc.ca/ela/refs/books.htm 1   B   http://www.qesnrecit.qc.ca/ela/refs/books.htm
* * Chicago   Chicago Public Schools - Reading List (recommended books for high school students) * * Book List   i   1   C  
* * Dept of Ed, Calif * Reading List for California Students       * * Book List   i http://www.cde.ca.gov/literaturelist/litsearch.asp 1   D   http://www.cde.ca.gov/literaturelist/litsearch.asp
* * Frstbrn24   Reading List 2002: Firstbrn24       * * Book List   i http://pages.ivillage.com/frstbrn24/readinglist2002.htm 1   F   http://pages.ivillage.com/frstbrn24/readinglist2002.htm
Kathleen * G - Odean   Great Books for Girls 1997   http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0345450213/timstore06-20 * * Book List 1 i 0345450213 Updated 2002 edition also available 1   G  
* * Newbery   Newberry Awards (ALA) 1922-2003       * * Book List   i http://www.ala.org/Content/NavigationMenu/ALSC/Awards_and_Scholarships1/Literary_and_Related_Awards/Newbery_Medal/Newbery_Medal.htm 1   N  
* * Oakland CA   Oakland (Calif.) Core & Extended Book Lists (grades 9-12)       * * Book List   i http://www210.pair.com/udticg/language_arts/authors_booknotes.html 1   O  
* * Pat Allison   One school's literary circles book list       * * Book List   i   1   P  
Linda * Rief   Seeking Diversity: Language Arts With Adolescents: Best-Liked Books 1992   http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0435085980/timstore06-20 * * Book List 1 i 0435085980   1   R Excellent
Janet Allen & Tom Romano It's Never Too Late: Leading Adolescents to Lifelong Literacy http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0435088394/timstore06-20 Teaching 1 I 0435088394 good
Arthur N. Applebee Writing in the Secondary School: English and the Content Areas 1981 http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0814158846/timstore06-20 G Teaching 1 I 0814158846
Nancie Atwell In the Middle: New Understandings About Writing, Reading, and Learning by Nancie Atwell very good 1998 http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0867093749/timstore06-20 Teaching 1 i 0867093749 very good
William Ayers To Teach: The Journey of a Teacher (2nd ed.) 2001 http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0807739855/timstore06-20 G Teaching 1 I 0807739855 hmm
James and Cherry A. McGee Banks Multicultural Education: Issues and Perspectives 1993 http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0205117910/timstore06-20 G Teaching 1 I 0205117910 textbook
James M. Banner and Harold C. Cannon The Elements of Teaching 1997 http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0300078552/timstore06-20 G Teaching 1 I 0300078552
Mary Barr et. Al. What's Going On? Language/Learning Episodes in British and American Classrooms, Grades 4-13 http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0867090138/timstore06-20 Teaching 1 I 0867090138 fascinating
Jacques Barzun Begin Here: The Forgotten Conditions of Teaching and Learning 1991 http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0226038475/timstore06-20 G Teaching 1 I 0226038475
Randy Bomer Time for Meaning: Crafting Literate Lives in Middle and High School http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0435088491/timstore06-20 Teaching 1 I 0435088491 excellent
Jim Burke Illuminating Texts: How to Teach Students to Read the World G Teaching 1
Jim Burke Reading Reminders: Tools, Tips, and Techniques by Jim Burke G Teaching 1
Elinor Burkett Another Planet: A Year in the Life of a Suburban High School 2001 G Teaching 1 Year in the classroom (suburban Minneapolis)
Renate Nummela & Geoffrey Caine Education on the Edge of Possibility 1997 G Teaching 1
Esmi Raji Codell Educating Esmi G Teaching 1 Year in the classroom (elementary) hmm
* Cooperative Children's Book Center The Multicolored Mirror: Cultural Substance in Literature for Children and Young Adults 1991 G Teaching 1
Miles Corwin And Still We Rise http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0380798298/timstore06-20 Teaching 1 I 0380798298 Year in the classroom (Los Angeles) excellent
Kenneth Croft Readings on English as a Second Language 1972 G Teaching 1
Edgar Dale, ed. The Educator's Quotebook 1984 G Teaching 1
Antonia Darder Culture and Power in the Classroom: A Critical Foundation for Bicultural Education 1991 Teaching 1
Lisa Delpit Other People's Children: Cultural Conflict in the Classroom http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1565841808/timstore06-20 Teaching 1 I 1565841808 excellent
John Dewey The School and Society; The Child and the Curriculum 1915 Teaching 1
John Downing, ed. The First International Reading Symposium 1964 Teaching 1
Carole Edelsky, Bess Altwerger, and Barbara Flores Whole Language: What's the Difference? 1991 Teaching 1
Jim Fay and David Funk Teaching With Love and Logic http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0944634486/timstore06-20 Teaching 1 I 0944634486 OK
Marjorie Frank If You're Trying to Teach Kids How to Write . . . You've Gotta Have This Book (Revised Ed.) 1995 Teaching 1
Samuel G. Freedman Small Victories: The Real World of a Teacher, Her Students, and Their High School 1990 Teaching 1 Year in the classroom (New York City)
Sarah Warshauer Freedman Exchanging Writing, Exchanging Cultures: Lessons in School Reform from the United States and Great Britain 1994 Teaching 1
Robert L. Fried The Passionate Teacher: A Practical Guide 1995 Teaching 1
Carol Fuery Winning Year One: A Survival Guide for First Year Teachers (7th ed.) 1996 Teaching 1 OK
Howard Gardner The Disciplined Mind Teaching 1 yawn
John Gillespie and Diana Lembo Juniorplots: A Book Talk Manual for Teachers and Librarians 1967 Teaching 1
William Glasser, M.D. The Quality School: Managing Students Without Coercion (2nd ed.) 1992 Teaching 1
William Glasser, M.D. The Quality School Teacher 1993 Teaching 1
Donald H. Graves Discover Your Own Literacy (The Reading/Writing Teacher's Companion) 1990 http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0435084879/timstore06-20 Teaching 1 I 0435084879
Donald H. Graves Explore Poetry (The Reading/Writing Teacher's Companion) 1992 http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0435084895/timstore06-20 Teaching 1 I 0435084895
Jack Greenstein What the Children Taught Me (Revised Ed.) Not dated! Teaching 1
Erin Gruwell and the Freedom Writers The Freedom Writers Diary 1999 Teaching 1 Year in the classroom (Long Beach, CA)
Stephanie Harvey Nonfiction Matters: Reading, Writing, and Research in Grades 3-8 1998 http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1571100725/timstore06-20 Teaching 1 I 1571100725
Patricia Hersch A Tribe Apart: A Journey Into the Heart of American Adolescence 1998 Teaching 1 Year in the life of eight teens in Reston, VA
E.D. Hirsch, Jr. Cultural Literacy: What Every American Needs to Know 1988 Teaching 1
Maureen M. Hourigan Literacy as Social Exchange: Intersections of Class, Gender, and Culture 1994 Teaching 1
David W. Johnson, et al. Circles of Learning: Cooperation in the Classroom 1984 Teaching 1
Fred Jones Tools for Teaching Teaching 1
Vernon F. & Louise S. Jones Comprehensive Classroom Management (6th Edition) 2001 Comprehensive Classroom Management (6th Edition) Teaching 1 I 0205318509 textbook
Pearl Rock Kane My First Year As A Teacher Teaching 1 Collection of short passages OK
Ellin Oliver Keene and Susan Zimmermann Mosaic of Thought: Teaching Comprehension in a Reader's Workshop http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0435072374/timstore06-20 Teaching 1 I 0435072374
Kenneth Koch Wishes, Lies and Dreams (Teaching Children to Write Poetry) 1970 Teaching/poetry 1
Aflie Kohn The Schools Our Children Deserve: Moving Beyond Traditional Classrooms and "Tougher Standards" http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0618083456/timstore06-20 Teaching 1 I 0618083456 excellent
Mel Levine A Mind at a Time Teaching 1 interesting, sometimes repetitive & long-winded
Judy Logan Teaching Stories 1999 http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1568362765/timstore06-20 Teaching 1 I 1568362765 Year in the classroom (San Francisco) good
Meredith Maran Class Dismissed: A Year in the Life of an American High School Teaching 1 Year in the classroom (Berkeley) OK
Greg Michie Holler If You Hear Me http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0807738883/timstore06-20 Teaching 1 I 0807738883 Year in the classroom (Chicago) good
Robert Moses Radical Equations Teaching 1 interesting ideas, poorly expressed
Pamela N. Mueller Lifers: Learning from At-Risk Adolescent Readers 2001 http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0867095148/timstore06-20 Teaching 1 I 0867095148 good
* NCTE Teaching the Basics - Really: Classroom Practices in Teaching English 1977-1978 1978 Teaching 1
* NCTE How to Handle the Paper Load: Classroom Practices in Teaching English 1979-1980 1980 Teaching 1
* NCTE Structuring for Success in the English Classroom: Classroom Practices in Teaching English 1981-1982 1982 Teaching 1
Harry R. Noden Image Grammar : Using Grammatical Structures to Teach Writing http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0867094664/timstore06-20 Teaching 1 I 0867094664
* Northern Nevada Writing Project Many Voices, One Goal: A Study of Team Teaching 1993 Teaching 1
Stephen O'Connor Will My Name Be Shouted Out: Reaching Inner City Students Through thePower of Writing http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0684832100/timstore06-20 Teaching 1 I 0684832100 Year in the classroom (New York City) good
Eileen Iscoff Oliver Crossing the Mainstream: Multicultural Perspectives in Teaching Literature http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0814109721/timstore06-20 Teaching 1 I 0814109721 excellent
Parker J. Palmer The Courage to Teach: Exploring the Inner Landscape of a Teacher's Life 1998 Teaching 1
Christina Bratt Paulston & Mary nNewton Bruder Teaching English as a Second Langauge: Techniques and Procedures 1976 Teaching 1
Richard Peck Invitations to the World: Teaching and Writing for the Young 2002 Teaching 1
Arthur G. Powell, ed al. The Shopping Mall High School: Winners and Losers in the Educational Marketplace 1985 Teaching 1
Brenda Miller Power and Ruth Hubbard The Heinemann Reader: Literacy in Process 1991 Teaching 1
Linda Rief Seeking Diversity: Language Arts With Adolescents 1992 http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0435085980/timstore06-20 Teaching 1 i 0435085980 very good
Lynne Rominger, et al. Your First Year as a High School Teacher 2001 Teaching 1
Mike Rose Lives on the Boundary: A Moving Account of the Struggles and Achievements of America's Educational Underprepared Teaching 1
Myra and David Sadler Failing at Fairness: How Our Schools Cheat Girls 1995 http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/068480073X/timstore06-20 Teaching 1 I 068480073X excellent
Barry Sanders A is for Ox: Violence, Electronic Media, and the Silencing of the Written Word 1994 Teaching 1
Seymour B. Sarason You Are Thinking of Teaching? Opportunities, Problems, Realities 1993 Teaching 1 hmm
John S. Simmons & Lawrence Baines Language Study in Middle School, High School, and Beyond 1998 Teaching 1
Theodore R. Sizer Horace's Compromise: The Dilemna of the American High School 1992 Teaching 1
Theodore R. and Nancy Faust Sizer The Students Are Watching: Schools and the Moral Contract 1999 Teaching 1
Jen Southworth I Expected to Be Fired Teaching 1 awful
Robert J. Stemberg & Elena L. Grigorenko Our Labeled Children: What Every Parent and Teacher Needs to Know About Learning Disabilities 1999 http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0738203653/timstore06-20 Teaching 1 I 0738203653
Fred Stephenson Extraordinary Teachers: The Essence of Excellent Teaching 2001 Teaching 1
Cris Tovani I Read It, But I Don't Get It http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/157110089X/timstore06-20 Teaching 1 I 157110089X very good (and the full text is online)
Constance Weaver Grammar for Teachers: Perspectives and Definitions 1979 Teaching 1
Lois Weiner Urban Teaching: The Essentials Teaching 1 OK
Anne Wheelock Crossing the Tracks: How Untracking Can Save America's Schools 1992 http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1565840380/timstore06-20 Teaching 1 I 1565840380
Jeffrey D. Wilhelm Improving Comprehension With Think-Aloud Strategies: Modeling What Good Readers Do 2001 Teaching 1
Carol Witherell and Nel Noddings Stories Lives Tell: Narrative and Dialogue in Education 1991 Teaching 1
Harry K. & Rosemary Wong The First Days of School Teaching 1
George H. Wood A Time to Learn: The Story of One High School's Remarkable Transformation… Teaching 1 Years as HS principal in Ohio
Anita Woolfolk Hoy Educational Psychology (9th Edition) 2003 Educational Psychology (9th Edition) Teaching 1 textbook
Kathleen Blake Yancey Reflection in the Writing Classroom Teaching 1 hmm
Kathleen Blake Yancey and Irwin Weiser, ed. Situating Portfolios: Four Perspectives 1997 Teaching 1
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