Clara Parkes Books

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    Knitlandia (English, Hardback) Clara Parkes

    With her usual mix of eloquence and humor, Parkes weaves a masterful narrative that is both personal and universal, touching on the heart of what it means to be a knitte

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    The Knitter's Book of Socks (English, Hardback) Clara Parkes

    Suitable for knitters who want to understand the ins and outs of sock knitting 'from the yarn up' and create a perfect pair of socks every time, this title shows knitters how to create the perfect pair of socks, with a collection of 20 patterns.

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    The Yarn Whisperer (English, Hardback) Clara Parkes

    In Yarn Whisperer: My Unexpected Life in Knitting, Clara Parkes shares 22 captivating, poignant, and laugh-out-loud funny stories about the role yarn and knitting play in her life. In the process, she hits upon the universal truths that drive knitters as well as the ways in which knitting can be looked at as a metaphor for so many other things.

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    The Knitter's Book of Yarn (English, Hardback) Clara Parkes

    Provides insight into a vast selection of yarns, giving you the inside stories behind some of the most common fibre types, preparations, spins and ply combinations used by large-scale manufacturers and importers, medium-sized companies, boutique dye shops, community spinneries and old-fashioned sheep farms.

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    Exiting Nirvana (English, Paperback) Clara Claiborne Park

    Exiting Nirvana" is a strong and affecting profile of an artist with autism, beautifully written by her mother. . . . Skillfully weaving in theories of autism with the experience of raising an autistic child, Park goes beyond individual history to address the wider question of what it means to be human".--from the National Magazine Awards presentation.

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    A Stash of One's Own (English, Hardback) Clara Parkes

    A new, addictive-to-read collection of essays and stories celebrating yarn—specifically, the knitter’s reputation for acquiring it in large quantities and storing it away in what’s lovingly referred to as a “stash.” The pieces in this collection span from comical to earnest, lighthearted to deeply philosophical, in a celebration of the how, why, when, and what stash each knitter has...

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    Knitlandia (English, Paperback) Clara Parkes $16.71
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    New Perspectives on Asian American Parents, Students, and Teacher Recruitment (English, Paperback) Clara C. Park

    Examines the patterns of Asian parents' involvement in the education of their children, as well as the direct and indirect effects on children's academic achievement. This book also covers Asian American children's literacy development and learning strategies, and Asian American teachers' motivation to enter teaching profession.

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    New Perspectives on Asian American Parents, Students, and Teacher Recruitment (English, Hardback) Clara C. Park

    Examines the patterns of Asian parents' involvement in the education of their children, as well as the direct and indirect effects on children's academic achievement. This book also covers Asian American children's literacy development and learning strategies, and Asian American teachers' motivation to enter teaching profession.

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    The Siege (English, Paperback) Clara Claiborne Park

    An account of a mother's successful attempt to penetrate her autistic daughter's world of isolation at a time when autism was considered virtually untreatable by doctors. Clara Claiborne Park is the co-author of "You Are Not Alone".

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  • Rejoining
    Rejoining the Common Reader (English, Hardback) Clara Claiborne Park

    Rejoining the Common Reader is suffused with the impulse that motivates Clara Claiborne Park's distinguished writing and teaching: the desire to related literature to the experience of its readers. This humane, balanced, and entertaining book will appeal to anyone who longs to recapture the pleasure of reading for personal enrichment and to teachers of literature who have grown to resent the...

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    Rejoining the Common Reader (English, Paperback) Clara Claiborne Park

    Rejoining the Common Reader is suffused with the impulse that motivates Clara Claiborne Park's distinguished writing and teaching: the desire to related literature to the experience of its readers. This humane, balanced, and entertaining book will appeal to anyone who longs to recapture the pleasure of reading for personal enrichment and to teachers of literature who have grown to resent the...

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    Asian American Identities, Families and Schooling (English, Paperback) Clara C. Park

    This work looks at Asian American identities, families and schooling. It covers topics such as: growing up Asian in America, Asian Indian families in the United States, the formation of a political identity in Korean students and more.

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    Asian American Identities, Families and Schooling (English, Hardback) Clara C. Park

    This work looks at Asian American identities, families and schooling. It covers topics such as: growing up Asian in America, Asian Indian families in the United States, the formation of a political identity in Korean students and more.

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    Asian American Education (English, Paperback) Clara C. Park

    Part of a series that explores and explains the lived experiences of Asian and Americans as they acculturate to American schools, develop literacy, and claim their place in US society and examines important issues in Asian American education and socialization. This book is useful for scholars and educational practitioners.

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    Asian American Education (English, Hardback) Clara C. Park

    Part of a series that explores and explains the lived experiences of Asian and Americans as they acculturate to American schools, develop literacy, and claim their place in US society and examines important issues in Asian American education and socialization. This book is useful for scholars and educational practitioners.

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  • Research
    Research on the Education of Asian Pacific Americans: v. 1 (English, Paperback) Clara C. Park

    This book is divided into two parts: elementary and secondary educational issues - achievement, parenting and instructional strategies; and higher educational issues and experiences - acceptance, ethnic and racial identity and socialization.

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    Research on the Education of Asian Pacific Americans: v. 1 (English, Hardback) Clara C. Park

    This book is divided into two parts: elementary and secondary educational issues - achievement, parenting and instructional strategies; and higher educational issues and experiences - acceptance, ethnic and racial identity and socialization.

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  • Asian-American
    Asian-American Education (English, Hardback) Marilyn Mei-Ying Chi, Clara Claiborne Park

    This comprehensive survey of seven major Asian-American ethnic groups discusses the sociocultural and linguistic backgrounds of each. Written for educators of all grades, it provides information on the educational needs of the seven groups in American state-run schools.

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    Asian-American Education (English, Paperback) Marilyn Mei-Ying Chi, Clara Claiborne Park

    This comprehensive survey of seven major Asian-American ethnic groups discusses the sociocultural and linguistic backgrounds of each. Written for educators of all grades, it provides information on the educational needs of the seven groups in American state-run schools.

    $42.59
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