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We Rode the Orphan Trains

By Andrea Warren

This is NEA member Andrea Warren's second book about the parentless children who, between 1854 and 1929, boarded westbound trains in search of a home. Warren, a former high school teacher, authored Orphan Train Rider, which won the 1996 Horn Book Award for nonfiction as well as many state awards. $18. Order from Houghton Mifflin at 617/351-5000 or go to


Kyoto Connection

By Deborah Kemp

NEA member Deborah Kemp spent many years visiting Kyoto and other areas of Japan. In writing Kyoto Connection, she combined her years of learning about Japan with her personal experiences in that country. The book is a work of fiction about romance, intrigue, murder, and revenge. It is intended for a mature audience and isn't suitable for children. $10.95 plus s&h from


The Way it Was

By Alana Myles

The Way it Was is a story based on the real-life events of a young African-American girl facing prejudice in the South during the 1950s. It offers fresh insight into matters of race and America, while serving as a valuable new account of an era that should never be forgotten. $9.95 plus s&h from or call toll free 877/289-2665.


Tools for Building

By Jerome Leavitt

Looking for a unique way to channel a child's creative impulses? Tools for Building is more than just a guide to tools and how to use them safely. You and your child will begin a journey of creativity and accomplishment that will last a lifetime. Under adult supervision, tools can encourage children to turn off the TV, step out of their shell, and enter a new world of personal achievement. $8.95 plus s&h from or call toll free 877/289-2665.


Team Building Through Physical Challenges

By Donald R. Glover and Daniel W. M/dura

Students will develop self-confidence and new skills as they explore the activities presented in Team Building Through Physical Challenges. They will be required to work together to achieve a common goal. They'll learn to value teamwork, practice leadership skills, improve listening skills, and appreciate individual differences. To order this book, call 763/553-1374 or E-mail dan.midura@fh.


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Date:Feb 1, 2002
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