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Early Schooling in Asia [*SIGNED* by co-author], Bettelheim, Ruth, and Ruby Takanishi
1 Bettelheim, Ruth, and Ruby Takanishi Early Schooling in Asia [*SIGNED* by co-author]
New York Mcgraw-Hill Book Company (c.1976) 0-07-005127-5 / 9780070051270 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dj 
(price-clipped) [nice copy with just minor wear at extremities; jacket faintly rubbed, shallow chip at base of spine, one unobtrusive closed tear at top of front panel]. ( | I | D | E | A | Reports on Schooling: Early Schooling Series) Series INSCRIBED ("To _____, Who really got this book started. With thanks") and SIGNED by co-author Ruby Takanishi on the ffep. The book "is the first overview available in English of early schooling in Asia and joins a growing literature placing early schooling in international perspective. It describes the authors' visits, during the late sixties and early seventies, to representative preschools in seven Asian countries -- Japan, the Republic of Korea, Thailand, Hong Kong, Malaysia, the Philippines, and India -- as well as accounts of conversations with leading preschool educators, both at a national and local level, in each of these countries." Co-author Ruth Bettelheim was the daughter of the eminent child psychologist Bruno Bettelheim. Published under the auspices of the Charles F. Kettering Foundation.) 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Educating Esmé: Diary of a Teacher's First Year [*SIGNED*], Codell, Esmé Raji
2 Codell, Esmé Raji Educating Esmé: Diary of a Teacher's First Year [*SIGNED*]
Chapel Hill NC Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill (c.1999) 1-56512-225-9 / 9781565122253 2nd printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dj Illustrated by (design) Anne Winslow Signed by Author
[nice clean copy, tiny bump to one top corner, a trace of shelfwear at base of spine, NO remainder or other marks; jacket has a tiny tear at top corner (will be invisible inside new jacket protector, supplied), tiny scrape mark near lower right-hand corner of front panel]. INSCRIBED generically ("From one teacher to another -- Happy reading!") and signed ("Madame Esmé") on the title page. The "uncensored diary" of a teacher's first year in the Chicago public school system -- documenting 5th grade teacher in a Chicago public school -- documenting above all her determination to not "let incompetent administrators, abusive parents, gang members, weary teachers, angry children, dim-witted principals, or her own insecurities get in the way of delivery the education her fifth-grade students deserve." The generic (non-personalized) inscription makes this appropriate as a gift. Signed by Author 
Price: 15.00 USD
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