Teaching Bibles

I couldn't survive lesson planning without these:

Everyday Editing - Jeff Anderson
Mechanically Inclined - Jeff Anderson
When Kids Can't Read: What Teachers Can Do - Kylene Beers
Reading, Writing, and Rising Up - Linda Christensen
With Rigor for All - Carol Jago

I couldn't survive that "institutional press" without these:

See Me After Class - Roxanna Elden
Letters to a Young Teacher - Jonathan Kozol
An Unquiet Pedagogy - Eleanor Kutz and Hephzibah Roskelly

Favorite educational policy books:

Other People's Children - Lisa Delpit
The Making of Americans - E.D. Hirsch
The Death and Life of American Public Schools - Diane Ravitch