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  • Through the Magic Doorby Arthur Conan Doyle

    The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99

    As the creator of one of the most beloved fictional characters of all time, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle had a fair amount of credibility when it came to literary matters. In this volume, Conan Doyle presents his views of literature and the pleasures of reading, and even offers some suggestions and recommendations from among his own favorites. 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...

  • Teaching Beginning Writersby David L. Coker; Kristen D. Ritchey

    Guilford Publications 2015; US$ 26.00

    "An invaluable guide for preservice, novice, and experienced teachers who need a thorough background in the complexities of teaching writing to young children. The authors maintain an eminently readable style throughout their reviews of relevant research and in their practical suggestions for instruction and assessment. Careful attention is given... more...

  • The Freedom Writers Diary Teacher's Guideby Erin Gruwell; The Freedom Writers

    Crown/Archetype 2008; US$ 21.95

    Designed for educators by the teacher who nurtured and created the Freedom Writers, this standards-based teachers? guide includes innovative teaching techniques that will engage, empower, and enlighten. In response to thousands of letters and e-mails from teachers across the country who learned about Erin Gruwell and her amazing students in The Freedom... more...

  • A Better Pencilby Dennis Baron

    Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 11.99

    Computers, now the writer's tool of choice, are still blamed by skeptics for a variety of ills, from speeding writing up to the point of recklessness, to complicating or trivializing the writing process, to destroying the English language itself. A Better Pencil puts our complex, still-evolving hate-love relationship with computers and the internet... more...

  • Transforming Literacy: Changing Lives Through Reading and Writingby

    BRILL 2011; US$ 40.00

    Focuses on enlarging teachers' understanding of how reading and writing can change lives and how the language arts can contribute significantly to and change educational processes in the twenty-first century. more...

  • European Vernacular Literacyby Joshua A. Fishman

    Channel View Publications 2010; US$ 19.95

    In this major new text, Joshua Fishman charts the rise of vernacular literacy in Europe, and the major social, economic, religious, political, demographic, educational and philosophical changes that attended it. Following the story up until the present day, the book examines the people who became leaders of the growth of vernacular literacy in Europe,... more...

  • Reading Academic Hebrewby Nitza Krohn

    BRILL 2011; US$ 70.00

    Through straightforward exposition of rules, numerous examples from scholarly texts, and models demonstrating how to use linguistic information in the text as clues to meaning, the book articulates the grammatical and semantic knowledge that native Hebrew readers bring to the task of reading complex academic prose. It is aimed at students and researchers... more...