Smart Kids, Bad SchoolsSmart Kids, Bad Schools
Brian Crosby
In Smart Kids, Bad Schools, award-winning author and educator Brian Crosby draws on his twenty years as a high school English teacher to offer a candid appraisal of why our schools are failing and what we must do to save them. Crosby’s no-holds-barred critique of the broken education system leaves no stone unturned: he is unapologetic and uncompr ...
Number of pages: 320 | Publication Date: 2008-07-22 | ISBN-13: 9780312372583

Making Connections with BloggingMaking Connections with Blogging
by Lisa Parisi, Brian Crosby
Some students find writing to be a chore. Others write to get an assignment done but don't put in any extra effort. There's nothing like blogging to change those attitudes! Students will experience a whole new level of engagement when they are writing for an audience, writing about topics they are interested in, and responding to their classmates' ...
Number of pages: 100 | Publication Date: 2012-05-15 | ISBN-13: 9781564843128

MarvelMarvel
by Jon Burlingame, Chris Claremont, Cheo Hodari Coker, Brian Crosby, Kelly Sue DeConnick, Randy Duncan, Jay Edidin, Danny Fingeroth, Clark Gregg, Travis Langley, Jeph Loeb, David Mandel, James Marsters, Evan Narcisse, Ann Nocenti, Brooks Peck, Jo Quesada, Patrick Reed
Marvel Comics and Marvel Studio Films are not only the enduring voices of the Super Heroes themselves, but also the diverse visions of Marvel‘s writers, artists, actors and filmmakers. Accompanying an exhibition at Seattle's Museum of Pop Culture, this book features legendary comic creators, up-and-coming talent, editors, executives, artists, act ...
Number of pages: 248 | Publication Date: 2019-05-21 | ISBN-13: 9783903269323

Jaded FaithJaded Faith
Brian Crosby
Michael Michener was born with the ability to see, feel, and sense things that others could not. Passed down to one child of each new generation, his ancient lineage had chosen him to carry on this special gift. But, it came with a price. The powers of evil were always on the look out to destroy him and others of his kind.Not understanding the sour ...
Number of pages: 228 | Publication Date: 2008-10-22 | ISBN-13: 9780595440023

The $100,000 TeacherThe $100,000 Teacher
Brian Crosby
For parents, educators, and policymakers--an explosive new look at public education in America that focuses on treating good teachers like the experienced professionals they are and eliminating the incompetents. Good teachers deserve a $100,000 annual salary and more if public education is to serve students well in the twenty-first century. The $10 ...
Number of pages: 288 | Publication Date: 2002-03-18 | ISBN-13: 9781892123558

Sidney Crosby (Biggest Names in Sports)Sidney Crosby (Biggest Names in Sports)
Brian Hall
Introduces readers to the life and career of baseball star Mike Trout. Colorful spreads, fun facts, interesting sidebars, and a map of important places in his life make this a thrilling read for young sports fans. ...
Number of pages: 32 | Publication Date: 2018-01-01 | ISBN-13: 9781635175585

The $100,000 TeacherThe $100,000 Teacher
Brian Crosby
In this provocative look at America’s failing public school system, veteran teacher Brian Crosby convincingly argues that the key to better schools and better students is better teachers. He examines the miserable salaries and working conditions of the nation’s public school teachers, and offers a detailed but very manageable plan for how we ca ...
Number of pages: 302 | Publication Date: 2003-08-13 | ISBN-13: 9781931868488

Sontag and the Camp AestheticSontag and the Camp Aesthetic
Sontag and the Camp Aesthetic: Advancing New Perspectives marks 50 years of writing and cultural production on the phenomenon of camp since Susan Sontag’s 1964 cornerstone essay “Notes on ‘Camp’.” It provides cutting-edge theory and understanding on ways to read and interpret camp through a collection of essays from historical, theoretica ...
Number of pages: 268 | Publication Date: 2017-02-15 | ISBN-13: 9781498537766

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