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Professional Reading List

(blue hyperlinks are to Wednesday Book Blog entries.  If you see a completed book without a link, contact Dr. Uhl to see if it hasn’t been published yet.)

Professional Reading—Catholic Schools (link to blogs)

  • Architects of Catholic Culture by Timothy Cook
  • At the Heart of the Church: Selected Documents of Catholic Education Ed. by Ronald J. Nuzzi & Thomas C Hunt
  • Behold the Heritage: Foundations of Education in the Dominican Tradition (2006) by Sister Matthew Marie Cummings, O.P. & Sister Elizabeth Anne Allen, O.P.
  • Catholic Schools and the Common Good by Anthony Bryk, Valerie Lee & Peter Holland
  • Charism & Culture: Cultivating Catholic Identity in Catholic Schools by Dr. Timothy Cook
  • The Council: Vatican II in Plain English (1996) by Bill Huebsch
  • The Decrees and Declarations: Vatican II in Plain English (1997) by Bill Huebsch
  • Finding Your Posts: Grounded Living in Times of Change by Kent Hickey
  • No One Way to School: Pluralism and American Public Education by Ashley Rogers Berner
  • Virtue-Based Restorative Discipline by Lynne Lang
  • Weathering the Storm: Moving Catholic Schools Forward by DeFiore, Convey, & Schuttloffel
  • What Happened at Vatican II by John W. O’Malley

Professional Reading—Leadership (link to blogs)

Professional Reading—Instructional Leadership (link to blogs)

Professional Reading—Time Management & Productivity (link to blogs)

  • Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less by Greg McKeon
  • Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity by David Allen
  • The Laws of Simplicity by John Maeda
  • Scrum: The Art of Doing Twice the Work in Half the Time by Jeff Sutherland (2014)

Professional Reading—Miscellanous (link to blogs)

  • Glass House: The 1% Economy and the Shattering of an American Town by Brian Alexander
  • Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance
  • How Not to Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking by Jordan Ellenberg
  • Learned Optimism by Martin Seligman
  • Missoula by Jon Krakauer
  • Moonwalking with Einstein by Joshua Foer
  • Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis by Robert Putnam
  • Superforecasting: The Art & Science of Prediction by Philip E. Tetlock & Dan Gardner (2015)
  • Teacher Man by Frank McCourt (2005)
  • Thank You For Being Late: An Optimist’s Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations by Thomas L. Friedman
  • Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
  • The Undoing Project by Michael Lewis
  • Where You Go Is Not Who You’ll Be by Frank Bruni

Recreational Reading

  • Back Blast by Mark Greaney
  • The Book of Joy by the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond TutuThe Circle by Dave Eggers
  • Born to Run by Bruce Springsteen
  • Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitaniaby Erik Larson
  • The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace by Jess Hobbs (2014)
  • The Song of the Dodo by David Quammen
  • Spillover by David Quammen
  • Tom Clancy: Commander in Chief by Mark Greaney

Reading with the Kids:

  • The Cursed Child by J.K. Rowling
  • The Chronicles of Narniaby C.S. Lewis (7 books)
  • The Harry Potter seriesby J.K. Rowling. (7 books)