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    Description"The New York Times" bestselling author of "Teach Like Your Hair's on Fire" shares his proven methods for creating compassionate children During twenty-five years of teaching at Hobart Elementary School in inner city Los Angeles, Rafe Esquith has helped thousands of children maxi-mize their potential--and became the only teacher in history to receive the president's National Medal of Arts. In "Lighting Their Fires," Esquith translates the inspiring methods from "Teach Like Your Hair's on Fire" for parents. Using lessons framed by a class trip to a Dodgers game, he moves inning by inning through concepts that explain how to teach children to be thoughtful and honorable people--as well as successful students--and to have fun in the process.


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    Title
    Lighting Their Fires
    Subtitle
    How Parents and Teachers Can Raise Extraordinary Kids in a Mixed-up, Muddled-up, Shook-up World
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Rafe Esquith
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 208
    Width: 128 mm
    Height: 196 mm
    Thickness: 16 mm
    Weight: 159 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780143117667
    ISBN 10: 0143117661
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27230
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC E4L: CHI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T9.3
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC subject category V2: VFXC
    Ingram Subject Code: CF
    Ingram Theme: TOPC/FAMILY
    Libri: I-CF
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 01
    DC22: 649.1
    BISAC V2.8: FAM034000
    B&T General Subject: 200
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 09
    DC22: 649/.1
    B&T Approval Code: A97242400
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: EDU022000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: FAM016000
    B&T Approval Code: A37220000
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: HQ778.63 .E87 2010
    Thema V1.0: VFXC
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Publisher
    Penguin Putnam Inc
    Imprint name
    Penguin Putnam Inc
    Publication date
    07 October 2010
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Rafe Esquith has taught at Hobart Elementary School for twenty-two years. He is the only teacher in history to receive the National Medal of Arts. He has also been made a Member of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth. His many other honors include the American Teacher Award, Parents magazine's As You Grow Award, Oprah Winfrey's Use Your Life Award, and the Compassion in Action Award from the Dalai Lama. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Barbara Tong. Read CBS's news story on Rafe Esquith.