Jacqueline Snider

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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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The Discomfort of Evening

Told in Jas’s voice, this novel, this International Booker Prize winner is poetic and layered, building tension as it moves toward its devastating and catastrophic conclusion. Dutch poet Rijneveld penetrates her characters with unflinching, razor-sharp intensity as they wrestle with issues of religion, sex, and death, making for a difficult if ultimately rewarding read.
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Distracted: Why Students Can’t Focus and What You Can Do About It

Every educator, from kindergarten teachers to graduate and undergraduate school teachers, struggles with reducing distraction in the classroom. Lang tackles this problem by offering strategies for students and constructive approaches and tools to encourage attentive behavior.

The Campus Color Line: College Presidents and the Struggle for Black Freedom

This extensively researched, well-written examination of racism, integration, and violence in the postsecondary environment is a major contribution to the field of higher education.
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You Are Not What We Expected

Readers familiar with Toronto will appreciate the insider’s portrayal and even recognize specific buildings and blocks, but all readers can enjoy Ludwig’s (Holding My Breath) writing. She shows great empathy for her characters, even when they behave badly.
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