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- Stenhouse Publishers 2009; US$ 21.99
In their first book, Mentor Texts , Lynne Dorfman and Rose Cappelli demonstrated how teachers can use children?s literature to guide and inspire student writers of narrative fiction and poetry. Now, they have turned their focus to nonfiction, identifying a wide range of mentor texts and showing how these models illustrate the key features of good writing.... more...
- Stenhouse Publishers 2007; US$ 21.99
In Mentor Texts, Lynne Dorfman and Rose Cappelli show teachers how to help students become confident, accomplished writers, using literature as their foundation. The book is organized around the characteristics of good writing: focus, content, organization, style, and conventions. Rose and Lynne write in a friendly and conversational style, employing... more...
Réapprendre à voir le monde: Merleau-Ponty face au miroir lacanien (Phaenomenologica) (French Edition)Springer 2007; US$ 149.00
This book develops a notion of philosophy as perceptual learning, by re-interpreting "Merleau-Ponty?s Phenomenology of Perception". The empirical subject and her natural attitude are summoned to retrieve the pre-objective layer which founds the objective world, and the living body which founds the constituted, alienated body. But empirical life seems... more...
- Random House Children's Books 2009; US$ 8.99
Freaky Friday for the 21st century . . Joaquin Dorfman is back with another smart novel that pushes the envelope of literary fiction, examining identity, high school roles, and even the high-blown concept of destiny through a cool science-fiction lens. What if, in a Freaky Friday moment, a wise and humble 40-year-old man woke one morning to find... more...
- Random House Children's Books 2009; US$ 7.99
?I always know what I?m doing.? So says 18-year-old Sebastian Montero, who is famous around town as a problem solver of the subtlest kind. Want a date with the girl of your dreams? Bastian can make it happen. Have a friend threatening suicide? Baz can talk him off the ledge. But as popular as Sebastian is, no one really knows him. Thanks to... more...
- Hamilton Books 2009; US$ 31.99
This book, the second of three volumes, is the story of Harvey Dorfman, who rose from a childhood sickbed to experience a numerous successes in the world of sports. Dorfman has been a teacher, coach, counselor, and a consultant in sport psychology. more...
- Hamilton Books 2010; US$ 32.99
This book is the story of Harvey Dorfman, who rose from a childhood sickbed to experience numerous successes in the world of sports. Dorfman has been a teacher, coach, counselor, and a consultant in sport psychology. This third and last volume of a trilogy closes in 2010. more...
- National Geographic Society 2011; US$ 21.00
The Norte Grande of Chile, the world's driest desert, had ''engendered contemporary Chile, everything that was good about it, everything that was dreadful,'' writes Ariel Dorfman in his brilliant exploration of one of the least known and most exotic corners of the globe. For 10,000 years the desert had been mined for silver, iron, and copper, but it... more...
- Seven Stories Press 2011; US$ 14.95
La muerte y la doncella, la obra latinoamericana mas representada en la historia del mundo, ha llegado a constituirse en un clasico sobre la justicia y el perdon, la memoria y el olvido. Dorfman se ha propuesto a explorar preguntas pocas veces hechas en voz alta: "¿Como pueden los represores y los oprimidos cohabitar una misma tierra, compartir una... more...
- Seven Stories Press 2011; US$ 14.95
Conceived the night of Che Guevara’s burial in 1967, Gabriel McKenzie is inextricably bound up in the history and politics of his native Chile. Twenty-four years on, and still a virgin, Gabriel returns from Manhattan exile to confront his legacy: a Don Juan father and a country preparing for the five-hundredth anniversary of America’s "discovery."... more...