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TitleGrit
AuthorDuckworth, Angela
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category 1Psychology
ISBN-139781501111105
US Price$28.99
CDN Price
Pages352
Title StatusAS
In this instant New York Times bestseller, pioneering psychologist Angela Duckworth shows anyone striving to succeed—be it parents, students, educators, athletes, or business people—that the secret to outstanding achievement is not talent but a special blend of passion and persistence she calls “grit.”
TitleThe Motivation Breakthrough
AuthorLavoie, Richard
Sub-ImprintAtria Books
FormatPaperback
Category 1Education
ISBN-139780743289610
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$24.99
Pages416
Title StatusAS
The Motivation Breakthrough explores proven techniques and strategies—based on six possible motivational styles—that will revolutionize the way teachers and parents inspire kids with learning disabilities to succeed and achieve.
TitleThe Promise of a Pencil
AuthorBraun, Adam
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category 1Business & Economics
ISBN-139781476730639
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages288
Title StatusAS
The riveting New York Times bestseller about a young man who built more than 250 schools around the world—and the steps anyone can take to lead a successful and significant life.
TitleThe Smartest Kids in the World
AuthorRipley, Amanda
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category 1Education
ISBN-139781451654431
US Price$16.99
CDN Price$22.99
Pages320
Title StatusAS
How do other countries create “smarter” kids? What is it like to be a child in the world’s new education superpowers? The Smartest Kids in the World “gets well beneath the glossy surfaces of these foreign cultures and manages to make our own culture look newly strange....The question is whether the startling perspective provided by this masterly book can also generate the will to make changes” (The New York Times Book Review).
TitleThe Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace
AuthorHobbs, Jeff
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category 1Biography & Autobiography
ISBN-139781476731919
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages432
Title StatusAS
An instant New York Times bestseller, named a best book of the year by The New York Times Book Review, Amazon, and Entertainment Weekly, among others, this celebrated account of a young African-American man who escaped Newark, NJ, to attend Yale, but still faced the dangers of the streets when he returned is, “nuanced and shattering” (People) and “mesmeric” (The New York Times Book Review).