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  • Professor Pens College Guide for African American Students
    A Johns Hopkins University professor hopes his Guide to Colleges for African American Students will help college-bound African American students pick the right school for them. The guide reviews more than 400 colleges. Those reviews focus on general information and factors African American students should consider when choosing a college. --03/14/2001

  • Kids With Disabilities Focus of Three New Books
    The Paralympic Games kick off next week in Sydney, Australia. As the spotlight shines on the world's exceptional Paralympic athletes, why not extend your students' learning -- and their understanding of what it means to be differently abled -- by using one of this week's highlighted books? Each of these books is intended to help young readers appreciate that all people are special and are more alike than they are different.--10/11/1999

  • A Child's Grief Journey
    When a child loses someone close to them, how can adults help? Author Amy Jay Barry sought answers to that question when she and her young boys faced the death of her husband, their father. Now Barry shares what she learned from that experience, and from years as a bereavement counselor, in a sensitive and educational story, A Child's Grief Journey. Included: An Education World interview with the author.--02/01/1999

  • Language, Literacy and Children with Special Needs: Enabling Teachers to Enable Children
    A new book goes a long way toward helping teachers develop strategies that work with special needs children in the regular classroom. --10/27/1997

  • From Darkness to Light:Teens Write About How They Triumphed Over Trouble
    An inspiring book packed with powerful tales written by teens who have triumphed over adversity! Included: A new essay contest for students ages seven to 18! --10/20/1997

  • Special Books for Special Kids!
    JayJo Books has found its niche as a publisher of books written to teach elementary school children about their classmates or others who might be living with a chronic disease such as asthma, diabetes, or epilepsy. --07/18/1997