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  • Literacy and Educationby Kate Pahl; Jennifer Rowsell

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 42.00

    A guide to current theory on literacy with practical application for the classroom. more...

  • Close Reading of Informational Textsby Sunday Cummins; Camille Blachowicz

    Guilford Publications 2012; US$ 28.00

    This essential book provides a roadmap for instruction and assessment of close reading skills in grades 3-8. To engage deeply with informational texts--a key requirement of the Common Core standards--students need to determine what details are important, how they fit together to convey a central idea, and how to synthesize information from multiple... more...

  • Negotiating Critical Literacies with Young Childrenby Vivian Maria Vasquez

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    In this innovative and engaging text, Vivian Maria Vasquez draws on her own classroom experience to demonstrate how issues raised from everyday conversations with pre-kindergarten children can be used to create an integrated critical literacy curriculum over the course of one school year. The strategies presented are solidly grounded in relevant theory... more...

  • How to Read a Bookby Mortimer J. Adler; Charles Van Doren

    Touchstone 2011; US$ 16.99

    With half a million copies in print, How to Read a Book is the best and most successful guide to reading comprehension for the general reader, completely rewritten and updated with new material. Originally published in 1940, this book is a rare phenomenon, a living classic that introduces and elucidates the various levels of reading and how to... more...

  • The Fiend's Delightby Dod Grile

    ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 4.99

    Books for All Kinds of Readers. ReadHowYouWant offers the widest selection of on-demand, accessible format editions on the market today. Our 7 different sizes of EasyRead™ are optimized by increasing the font size and spacing between the words and the letters. We partner with leading publishers around the globe. Our goal is to have accessible... more...

  • The Multiliteracies Classroomby Kathy A. Mills

    Channel View Publications 2010; US$ 39.95

    The multiliteracies approach to literacy education has become established as an accessible and effective paradigm for classroom practice in the 21st century. The Multiliteracies Classroom enlivens this theory with its vivid description of events in a real classroom. Teachers will identify with the lively transcripts of classroom interactions, and be... more...

  • Social Literaciesby Brian V. Street

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95

    Social Literacies develops new and critical approaches to the understanding of literacy in an international perspective. It represents part of the current trend towards a broader consideration of literacy as social practices, and as its title suggests, it focuses on the social nature of reading and writing and the multiple character of literacy practices.... more...

  • Writing(s) at the Crossroadsby Georgeta Cislaru

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 143.00

    In this paper we briefly introduce keystroke logging as a research method in writing research, focusing more explicitly on the recently developed linguistic analysis technique. In a case study of two elderly people (healthy versus demented), we illustrate some aspects of this linguistic approach. This analysis aggregates event-based data from the character... more...

  • Reaching Reluctant Young Readersby Rob Reid

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 33.00

    Reaching Reluctant Young Readers features 150 middle-grade books. Each title has the potential to hook the reluctant reader and lure them to read the entire book. To specifically encourage reluctant children to read, there is first a pitch to get their attention followed by a short reading passage to “set the hook.” more...

  • Flying Carpetby Diana Yue

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2000; US$ 45.00

    From the pen of one of Hong Kong's leading writers, Xi Xi (1930 - ), flying Carpet mirrors the past and present of Fertillia, an island city situated on the south-eastern coast of the huge country of Dragonland. Fertillia is of course Hong Kong, and the novel is part history and part imagination, a rich tapestry of the local material culture and... more...