ASI Reading List

Welcome to Ambleside Schools International Reading List.
Here you will find resources in books, articles, videos, CD's and DVD's in many different genres and for all age groups.

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Title Author Description
Ask Mr. Bear
Marjorie Flack

Trying to find the perfect birthday present for his mother isn't easy for Danny. The hen offers eggs, the goose feathers and the sheep wool. But mother already has those...

Boundaries With Kids
Dr. Henry Cloud, Dr. John Townsend

When to say Yes, when to say No; to help your children gain control of their lives. Boundaries with Kids by Dr. Henry Cloud and Dr. John Townsend, addresses the...

The Shelter of Each Other
Mary Pipher

Even more resonant today than at its original publication twelve years ago, The Shelter of Each Other traces the effects of our society’s “anti-family” way of life, where parents are...

The Schools Our Children Deserve: Moving Beyond Traditional Classrooms and "Tougher Standards"
Alfie Kohn

In this “lively, provocative and well-researched book” (Theodore Sizer), AlTe Kohn builds a powerful argument against the “back to basics” philosophy of teaching and simplistic demands to “raise the bar.”...

Punished by Rewards
Alfie Kohn

The basic strategy we use for raising children, teaching students, and managing workers can be summarized in six words: Do this and you'll get that. We dangle goodies (from candy...

No Contest: The Case Against Competition
Alfie Kohn

No Contest stands as the definitive critique of competition. Contrary to accepted wisdom, competition is not basic to human nature; it poisons our relationships and holds us back from doing...