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    • Teach Like Your Hair's On Fire

    • By: Rafe Esquith
    • Narrated by: James Yaegashi
    • Length: 7 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 156
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 98
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 99

    Best-selling author Rafe Esquith, the only teacher to receive the National Medal of Arts, has garnered the American Teacher Award and numerous other honors. Still teaching fifth graders in a small, leaky classroom in downtown Los Angeles, Esquith fosters a wholesome climate where character, humility, and diligence matter and support is unconditional. For his mostly poor and Hispanic students, Esquith models two maxims: Be nice and work hard, and There are no shortcuts. And his students thrive!

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Inspiring even if not what it claims to be

    • By Thomas Keeler on 11-14-10

    Regular price: $29.37

    • Lighting Their Fires

    • How Parents and Teachers Can Raise Extraordinary Kids
    • By: Rafe Esquith
    • Narrated by: James Yaegashi
    • Length: 5 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 20

    An award-winning educator and the New York Times best-selling author of Teach Like Your Hair's on Fire, Rafe Esquith knows a thing or two about connecting with today's young people. Here he offers parents sound, proven advice on raising children ready to thrive in the 21st century.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great insights

    • By Paloma McLardy on 03-29-15

    Regular price: $20.99