This book is about disobedience. Positive disobedience. Disobedience as a kind of professional behaviour. It shows how teachers can survive and even influence an education system that does staggering damage to potential. More impor... read more

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: 9781927322666
: Otago University Press
: Otago University Press
: 230mm X 155mm
: New Zealand
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: Welby Ings
: 206
: 370
: en
: Paperback
: books
Disobedient Teaching: Surviving and Creating Change in the Classroom
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"The Choice is a gift to humanity. One of those rare and eternal stories that you don't want to end and that leave you forever changed". (DESMOND TUTU, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate). In 1944, sixteen-year-old Edith Eger was sent to Auschwitz. There she endured unima... read more

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: 9781846045103
: Ebury Publishing
: Rider & Co
: 222mm X 138mm
: United Kingdom
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: Edith Eger
: 192
: 158.1
: en
: Hardback
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The Choice : Embrace the Possible
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Category:

 Psychology

Series:Wellcome

'It's a gift. Not a gift I want, but it is a gift' Days before the birth of his first son, writer and academic John M. Hull started to go blind. He would lose his sight entirely, plunged into darkness, unable to distinguish any sense of light or shad... read more

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: 9781781258590
: Profile Books Ltd
: Profile Books Ltd
: 19.80 cmmm X 12.90 cmmm
: United Kingdom
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: John Hull
: 192
: 362.41092
: en
: Main
: Paperback
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Notes on Blindness An Experience of Blindness
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An Oliver Sacks-style tour of the neuroscience of schizophrenia, autism, Alzheimer's, epilepsy, Cotard's syndrome and out of body experiences in which people lose some critical sense of themselves - with sometimes bizarre and often painful... read more

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: 9781101984321
: Penguin Putnam Inc
: Dutton / Signet
: 210mm X 140mm X 16mm
: United States
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: Anil Ananthaswamy
: 320
: 612.82
: Paperback
: books
The Man Who Wasn't There - Tales from the Edge of the Self
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 Senior Fiction

The great Norse myths are woven into the fabric of our storytelling - from Tolkien, Alan Garner and Rosemary Sutcliff to Game of Thrones and Marvel Comics. They are also an inspiration for Neil Gaiman's own award-bedecked, bestselling fiction. Now he reaches back through time to... read more

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: 9781408886809
: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
: 234mm X 153mm
: United Kingdom
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: Neil Gaiman
: 304
: en
: Export/Airside ed
: Paperback
: books
Norse Mythology
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Category:

 Psychology

The Case of the Missing Body is the true and unusual story of Lily, who has no sense of her body. She has struggled with the effects of this her whole life. Desperate to try anything to be normal, a nevertheless sceptical Lily agrees to begin work with her physiotherapi... read more

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: 9781877578311
: Otago University Press
: Otago University Press
: 230mm X 155mm
: New Zealand
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: Jenny Powell
: 100
: 362.4
: Paperback
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The Case of the Missing Body
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What separates your mind from the mind of an animal? Maybe you think it's your ability to design tools, your sense of self, or your grasp of past and future - all traits that have helped us define ourselves as the pre-eminent species on Earth. Bu... read more

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: 9781783783069
: Granta Books
: Granta Books
: 19.80 cmmm X 12.80 cmmm X 2.70 cmmm
: United Kingdom
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: Frans De Waal
: 340
: 591.513
: en
: Paperback
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Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are?
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Category:

 Psychology

Awards:Shortlisted for Wainwright Prize 2016.

WINNER OF THE 2016 WAINWRIGHT PRIZE SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2016 WELLCOME PRIZE At the age of thirty, Amy Liptrot finds herself washed up back home on Orkney. Standing unstable on the island, she tries to come to terms with the addiction that has swallowed the last decade of her life. As she... read more

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: 9781782115489
: Canongate Books Ltd
: Canongate Books Ltd
: 198mm X 129mm X 18mm
: United Kingdom
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: Amy Liptrot
: 304
: 362.292092
: Main
: Paperback
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The Outrun
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"If one keeps on walking, everything will be alright." So said Danish writer Soren Kierkegaard, and so thought philosophy buff Gary Hayden as he set off on Britain's most challenging trek: to walk from John O'Groats to Land's End. But i... read more

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: 9781780746562
: Oneworld Publications
: Oneworld Publications
: 198mm X 129mm X 20mm
: United Kingdom
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: Gary Hayden
: 224
: 100
: Hardback
: books
Walking with Plato: A Philosophical Hike Through the British Isles
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A guided journal based on Rachel Ignotofsky's New York Times bestselling book Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World. Full of writing, drawing, and creativity prompts, I Love Science inspires kids (and adults) of all ag... read more

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: 9781607749806
: Ten Speed Press
: Ten Speed Press
: 203mm X 152mm X 18mm
: United States
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: Rachel Ignotofsky
: 54 Illustrations
: 192
: 500
: English
: Paperback
: books
I Love Science: A Journal for Self-Discovery and Big Ideas
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Category:

 Psychology

Reading Level:General Adult

Increasing order in a system also creates a degree of disorder: this seemingly paradoxical idea has deep roots in early cultures throughout the world, but it has been largely lost in our modern lives as we push for in... read more

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: 9781623171162
: North Atlantic Books
: North Atlantic Books
: 22.90 cmmm X 15.20 cmmm
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: Nathan Schwartz-Salant
: 204
: 150.19/5
: en
: Paperback
: books
Order-Disorder ParadoxUnderstanding the Hidden Side of Change in Self and Society
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Category:

 Psychology

We have come a long way since the days when weather information could only be found in the back pages of newspapers. The Weather Obsession takes the temperature of modern weather media and investigates how it has fuelled our fascination with all things climatic. Weather inform... read more

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: 9780522868418
: Melbourne University Press
: Melbourne University Press
: 234mm X 153mm
: Australia
Special Fields
: Lawrie Zion
: 277
: 551.63
: en
: Paperback
: books
The Weather Obsession
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