(Hyperion, 2011, 2012)
These two books consist of one-page stories and mini-essays that bring history to life for the general history lover. The History Channel has promoted both titles.
(SUNY Press, 2007)
Using first-hand accounts by rank-and-file teachers and leaders such as Al Shanker, I document how teachers, once underpaid and hopelessly divided, finally organized in New York, lifting themselves from the underclass to the middle class to become a formidable grassroots progressive force able to elect U.S. senators.