"Teaching is a work of heart..."

Inspirational Quotations:

Personal Growth:

* Words Their Way (Invernizzi and Bear) - word study; phonics
* Guiding Readers and Writers: Teaching Comprehension, Genre and Content Literacy (Irene C. Fountas and Gay Su Pinnell)
* Strategies That Work (Stephanie Harvey and Anne Goudvis) - comprehension instruction
* When Kids Can't Read: What Teachers Can Do. (Kylene Bears) - great checklist at back
* I Read it But I Don't Get It: Comprehension Strategies for Adolescent Readers (Cris Tovani) - summaries; graphic organizers
* Words Their Way (Invernizzi and Bear) - phonics
* Philadelphia: A 300 Year History (Russell Weigley)
* Reshaping Ethnic and Racial Relationships in Philadelphia: Immigrants in a Divided City (Judith Goode)
* Camden: Images of America (Cheryl L. Baisden)
* Prayer for the City (Buzz Bissinger)
* Puritan Boston and Quaker Philadelphia ( E. Digby Baltzell)
* The Private City (Sam Bass Warner)
* Up South: Civil Rights and Black Power in Philadelphia (Matthew J. Countryman)
* Metropolitan Philadelphia (Steve Conn)
Camden After the Fall (Howard Gillette, Jr.)
Urban Education
* I Choose to Stay (Salome Thomas El)
* Code of the Street (Elijah Anderson)