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A SENSE OF PLACE:
Teaching Children About the Environment with Picture Books
By Daniel A. Kriesberg ’83
145 pp. Teacher Ideas Press. $23.50
Kriesberg, an elementary school teacher and environmental education consultant, introduces children to the wonders of nature by building connections between them and the land through simple activities and quality children’s literature. The book helps young learners gain a sense of place, understand the use of the five senses, and develop an appreciation for the environment.

YOUR PREMATURE BABY AND CHILD:
Helpful Answers and Advice for Parents
By Amy E. Wildblood Tracy ’85 et al.
334 pp. The Berkley Publishing Group. $14.95
While strides have been made in caring for premature babies in hospitals, many parents face a challenging time after they bring their fragile child home. Tracy addresses numerous questions, ranging from concerns about feeding to more complex worries about a child’s future health.

CHISELED IN SAND:
Perspectives on Change in Human Service Organizations
By Robert Cohen ’66, G’68 and Jessye Cohen
298 pp. Brooks/Cole Publishing. $31.95
This father-daughter team explores the evolution of human service organizations through the eyes of both a seasoned veteran and a new member of the field. Through real-life examples, the Cohens show readers how theories and practices have changed, and conduct interviews that present consumers’ and workers’ points of view.

WARREN KIMBLE
AMERICAN FOLK ARTIST:

His Life, His Art and Collections with Inspirations and Patterns for Creative American Folk Crafts
125 pp. Landauer Books. $29.95 Kimble ’57 shares an inside look at his world of art, antiques, and collectibles. His themes of animals, fruits and flowers, landscapes, and patriotism are reflected throughout the book, which includes numerous examples of his paintings and folk crafts, as well as an intimate portrait of his life in Vermont.

UNLEASHING INTELLECTUAL CAPITAL
By Charles Ehin ’66
224 pp. Butterworth-Heinemann. $19.95
This management guide gives valuable advice on understanding human nature and putting it to practical use to create "intellectual capital" and develop more humane organizations. Ehin shows managers how to attract the best and brightest and teaches them how to bring out their workers’ potential.

HOW YOU CAN HELP:
An Easy Guide to Doing Good Deeds in Your Everyday Life
By William D. Coplin
240 pp. Routledge. $15.95
Coplin’s goal is to help Americans find space in their lives for such good works as volunteering, donating money, being an active citizen, and working in a public service career. The SU public affairs professor shows readers how to incorporate works that benefit society into their daily lives.

RETHINKING BASIC WRITING:
Exploring Identity, Politics, and Community in Interaction
By Laura Gray-Rosendale ’90, G’93, G’97
191 pp. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. $19.95
Gray-Rosendale developed this guide to help educators understand how interaction and conversation affect students’ writing styles. She theorizes that writing administrators and teachers must consider how students view themselves and how that view is presented in their written work.

PHOENIX:
A Brother’s Life
By J.D. Dolan G’97
192 pp. Knopf. $22
Dolan, the youngest of five children, looked up to his oldest brother and sister. John was his hero, teaching him to fish and shoot, to ride a motorcycle, and about being a teenager, a soldier, and a man. Still, the family suffered silence, resentment, misdirection, and, years later, John’s tragic death. Dolan confronts and redeems the complications and failures of his family in this memoir.

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