Lexile measure 390; Ages 5-10
Demillo "describes the evolving model for higher education, from European universities based on a medieval model to American land-grant colleges to Apple's iTunes U and MIT's OpenCourseWare. He offers ten rules to help colleges reinvent themselves (including 'Don't romanticize your weaknesses') and argues for a focus on teaching undergraduates."
"The first of its kind, Abina and the Important Men is a compelling and powerfully illustrated 'graphic history' based on a 1876 court transcript of a West African woman named Abina, who was wrongfully enslaved and took her case to court....it uses the power of illustration to convey important theme in world history and to reveal the processes by which history is made."
"About Teaching Mathematics, first published in 1992, quickly became an essential resource for K-8 teachers nationwide. Containing more than 240 classroom-tested activities, this comprehensive text helps teachers build students' understanding and skills; understand the math they are responsible for teaching; and understand how children best learn math."
Lexile measure 1110; Ages 8-14
Lexile measure 600; ages 13 and up; book level 4; comedy and humor; realistic fiction