Best Day Ever
Michael J. Armstrong, '86, MBA '89
William wants to have the BEST DAY EVER! But can a buttoned-up, Type-A kid let loose and embrace a day free range fun?
Ecology and Evolution: Islands of Change
Richard Benz, '73
Big, complex ideas--how ecological pressures shape the evolutionary processes of adaptation and natural selection--are examined in a setting kids will love learning about: the Galapagos Islands. The hands-on activities, games, and investigations in Ecology and Evolution will guide your students to explore integrated topics from biology and Earth science. Each lesson has a section on the Standards, assessment rubrics, and suggestions.
Red and Purple Hiking Boots: An Older Woman's Trek to "It's Never too Late"
Donna Billings, '65
Feel hemmed in by life roles and circumstances? Looking to live your dreams? If so, this book is for you. A Nicaraguan trip to visit her son in the Peace Corps awoke in her a desire to question the assumptions and roles that kept her from realizing her dreams. The result: she moved from a traditional career to an executive coach, while trekking through mountains all over the world - all beginning in her early 60's.
I Want To Be Like Parker
Carol Sumilas Boshears, '66
I am proud to have this special book. I juggle many genres but I'm especially happy this picture book will teach children something important. How to eat right. Plus, the illustrations are colorful and great to catch their attention. Make a child happy!
Meathead: Unraveling the Athletic Brain
Allison Brager, Ph.D. '11
A popular science book debunking the myth of the "dumb jock" as well as a performance and recovery manual for athletes.
The Hearing-Loss Guide: Useful Information and Advice for Patients and Families
John Burkey, M.A. '89
The Hearing-Loss Guide provides useful first-hand advice from people who have experienced hearing loss themselves, along with accurate treatment information based on Mr. Burkey's 25 years as an audiologist at the Lippy Group for ENT.
Quality Lesson Plans for Secondary Physical Education
Lois Carnes, '71, M.Ed. '74
This book provides curriculum for middle school and high school physical education teachers. The material spans the content needed for a complete year's course. Fitness, major & minor units, and one day lesson plans are included.
When I Die, Take My Panties: Turning Your Darkest Moments into Your Greatest Gifts.
Jennifer Coken, '85, M.A. '87
When I Die, Take My Panties is a wake-up call about the personal transformation that comes from tragedy. Jennifer takes us through her journey of her mother (Jan Storti, PhD Education 1999) dying from ovarian cancer in 2011 and how she was able to discover the gifts in her own life by appreciating what was right in front of her.
In Russian Wonderland: An American's Odyssey in Soviet Russia
Charles Cole, '72
A personal memoir of my experiences in the USSR serving as a Russian-speaking guide on a USIA exhibit in 1972.
The History of Karate and the Masters Who Made It
Mark Cramer, '73
This first concise yet comprehensive history of traditional Okinawan and Japanese karate includes authoritative biographies of the great karate masters of the past and the philosophical issues they faced as karate changed and evolved.