Jacqueline Snider

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The Hidden Curriculum: First Generation Students at Legacy Universities

Gable’s suggestions are well written and thoughtfully conveyed; university administrators and others interested in higher education will find much to consider.
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Soundbite: The Admissions Secret That Gets You into College and Beyond

Occasionally the author’s promotion of her approach comes across like an infomercial. Overall, however, the inclusion of exercises, examples, and Soundbites from real students results in an extremely useful guide for parents, students, counselors, and educators.

Thirst

In this Prix Goncourt–winning novel, internationally acclaimed Belgian author Nothomb (Fear and Trembling) creates a masterpiece. While deceptively short, the book combines empathy and longing to create a fully realized characterization, wise beyond words. Highly recommended.
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The Education Trap: Schools and the Remaking of Inequality in Boston

This extensive, insightful historical examination reveals how U.S. education has perpetuated social inequality rather than decreasing it.
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My Heart

A stunning, thoughtful, and powerful discourse on identity, survival, and memory.

The Death of Murat Idrissi

In this taut, psychologically powerful tale, long-listed for the 2019 International Booker Prize, Wieringa’s masterly descriptions create a sense of foreboding. Wieringa excels at characterization while raising serious questions surrounding identity and immigration in a deceptively brief work. Highly recommended.
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Children Under Fire: An American Crisis

A carefully reasoned, compelling, and persuasive study of a crisis that requires immediate attention.
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A Wolf at the Schoolhouse Door: The Dismantling of Public Education and the Future of School

This well-researched, carefully argued, and alarming book supplements those by Andrea Gabor and Diane Ravitch.
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Slum Virgin

Set in the slum of El Poso in Buenos Aires, this novel tells the story of Quity, a crime reporter for a large newspaper, and her lover, Cleopatra, an enigmatic transvestite ex-prostitute...
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