Carroll School's Best Books on Dyslexia and Learning

A Listmania! list by Stephen Wilkins (Lincoln, MA, USA)
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Reading in the Brain: The New Science of How We Read
1.  Reading in the Brain: The New Science of How We Read by Stanislas Dehaene
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  "A brilliant, if complex, analysis of what neural mechanisms are essential in developing an efficient reading brain"
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Overcoming Dyslexia: A New and Complete Science-Based Program for Reading Problems at Any Level
2.  Overcoming Dyslexia: A New and Complete Science-Based Program for Reading Problems at Any Level by Sally E. Shaywitz
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  "Start your reading list with this book."
$13.67   Used & New from: $1.99
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Proust and the Squid: The Story and Science of the Reading Brain
3.  Proust and the Squid: The Story and Science of the Reading Brain by Maryanne Wolf
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  "A wonderful historical perspective on how it came to be the humans can read and why some human brains struggle with reading"
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The Number Sense: How the Mind Creates Mathematics, Revised and Updated Edition
4.  The Number Sense: How the Mind Creates Mathematics, Revised and Updated Edition by Stanislas Dehaene
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  "This edition is the 2011 update of Dehaene's original 1996 book on math learning and the human brain"
$24.95   Used & New from: $19.73
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Mindset: The New Psychology of Success
5.  Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol S. Dweck
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  "Working with bright children who learn differently requires a unique mindset"
$9.50   Used & New from: $5.42
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Number Sense and Number Nonsense: Understanding the Challenges of Learning Math
6.  Number Sense and Number Nonsense: Understanding the Challenges of Learning Math by Nancy Krasa
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  "This book provides the research basis for establishing an effective math education program for children with language based learning difficulties"
$30.18   Used & New from: $17.15
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Thinking Goes to School: Piaget's Theory in Practice
7.  Thinking Goes to School: Piaget's Theory in Practice by Hans G. Furth
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  "Cognitive development refers to the ability of the human brain to improve underlying weaknesses in the way one functions; this book is the basis for some of the cognitive work we are doing at Carroll"
$17.56   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

The Dyslexic Advantage: Unlocking the Hidden Potential of the Dyslexic Brain
8.  The Dyslexic Advantage: Unlocking the Hidden Potential of the Dyslexic Brain by Brock Eide
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  "The Eides present evidence for a variety of advantages to the dyslexic profile."
$9.28   Used & New from: $5.28
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (133 customer reviews)

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