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- DK Publishing 2007; US$ 14.95
Bring out the reader in every child. This one-of-a-kind guide helps parents raise their kids to be readers for life. Includes tips for moms and dads (even when English isn't their first language) along with the other adults in their lives, suggests great titles to be read aloud, apart, and together, from birth to high school, and much, much more. -The... more...
- Continuum International Publishing 2010; US$ 140.00
Technology-mediated communication cannot help but inform our literacies. This book is a reconceptualization of the role of language and pedagogy in what Kress (2003) has termed the new media age. At the heart of the volume is the notion of 'transformation' - a change in discourse practices, meaning making, technology and, as... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 55.00
The demand for Latino children's literature is exploding as our population diversifies and Latino communities flourish. Publishers have produced a plethora of choices to meet this expanding need, but there are vast differences among the titles being marketed as Latino children's literature. How can educators and librarians determine what's best for... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 40.00
With schoolwork out of the way and many of their extracurricular activities on hold, summer is the perfect time for kids to enjoy the fun of reading or listening to stories. It's also the perfect time for teachers and librarians to promote reading—and maybe even earn a few dollars—by organizing a summer reading camp. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 35.95
Now in its third edition, The Literate Classroom offers essential information and advice from leading experts about the teaching of primary English to students, NQTs and less confident teachers of literacy. Presenting a range of refreshing and challenging viewpoints from experienced classroom practitioners, this book describes how the theory behind... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 35.00
Social Readers: Promoting Reading in the 21st Century is about making reading meaningful to the Web 2.0 generation through active engagement and socially interactive projects. Organized into four broad categories--entertainment, active participation, control and choice, and technology—the book offers more than 50 specific project ideas for promoting... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 17.99
In recent years, cultural commentators have sounded the alarm about the dire state of reading in America. Americans are not reading enough, they say, or reading the right books, in the right way. In this book, Alan Jacobs argues that, contrary to the doomsayers, reading is alive and well in America. There are millions of devoted readers supporting... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 78.95
Research into reading development and reading disabilities has been dominated by phonologically guided theories for several decades. In this volume, the authors of 11 chapters report on a wide array of current research topics, examining the scope, limits and implications of a phonological theory. The chapters are organized in four sections. The... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 42.95
In its first edition, Social Linguistics and Literacies was a major contribution to the emerging interdisciplinary field of sociocultural approaches to language and literacy, and was one of the founding texts of the ?New Literacy Studies?. This book serves as a classic introduction to the study of language, learning and literacy in their social,... more...