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- Lerner Publishing Group 2015; US$ 30.65
How do you find the right information sources for your research project? Learn how to use search engines, library catalogs, and databases to locate sources, and find out how to question and evaluate sources for reliability and bias. more...
- Kingfisher 2017; US$ 7.64
From the bestselling illustrator whose friendly take on science has revolutionized our understanding of everything from the periodic table to the universe, comes a fresh take on creative writing as only Basher can do it. Meet Plot, one of the many 'Schemers and Dreamers' who keeps a story running and its events moving in the right order; Atmosphere,... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 5.24
Have you ever tried to write a poem about a pizza? How about a pig? How about a pigeon, penguin, potato, Ping-Pong, parrot, puppy, pelican, porcupine, pie, pachyderm, or your parents? Jack Prelutsky has written more than one thousand poems about all of these things?and many others. In this book he gives you the inside scoop on writing poetry and... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 2.99
The Secret of Writing Its misleading to think of writers as special creatures, word sorcerers who possess some sort of magic knowledge hidden from everyone else. Writers are ordinary people who like to write. They feel the urge to write, and scratch that itch every chance they have. Writers get their ideas down on paper using particular strategies... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 4.49
This book is based on the simple idea that every writer has a "tool box." Instead of awls and hammers, a writer's toolbox contains words, imagination, a love of books, a sense of story, and ideas for how to make the writing live and breathe. I wrote this book to give you some practical strategies to throw into your toolbox. I hope you'll try them,... more...
- Tundra 2012; US$ 10.95
More than a million words, weird spellings, words that are spelled the same but pronounced differently or vice versa. Where on Earth did the English language come from? The answer is that English isn?t just the speech of one nation. It?s the memory of thousands of years of history. It tracks the places people came from, the places they went, the adventures... more...
- Roaring Brook Press 2010; US$ 10.19
LEARN HOW TO WRITE LIKE THE EXPERTS, FROM THE EXPERTS. Practical advice in a perfect package for young aspiring writers. After receiving letters from fans asking for writing advice,accomplished authors Anne Mazer and Ellen Potter joined together to create this guidebook for young writers. The authors mix inspirational anecdotes with practical guidance... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) 2012; US$ 8.49
It's no secret that many guys dread writing assignments. But writing doesn't have to be "boring nerd-work." Writing is about power; it's about fun; it's about spoofs, humor, sports, blood, farts, superheroes, giant monsters tearing down the city, and serious subjects, too. Ralph Fletcher, a guy writer himself and the author of forty-one books, discusses... more...
- Aladdin/Beyond Words 2012; US$ 11.99
Make those writing dreams a reality with this comprehensive guide that explains how to go from staring at an empty page to becoming a published author. Designed to inspire creative expression and help aspiring young writers achieve their dreams, So, You Want to Be a Writer? takes readers through the fulfilling step-by-step process of becoming... more...
- Saddleback Educational Publishing 2005; US$ 33.95
Here's a great English-language arts program that is equally appropriate for younger students working at grade level and older students who have "forgotten" or never mastered the basics. The friendly look and tone of this series belies the comprehensive sweep of the instructional sequence. Every topic--from capitalization and punctuation to transitive/intransitive... more...