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  • 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...

  • Planet Wordby J. P. Davidson; Stephen Fry

    Penguin Books Ltd 2011; US$ 35.24

    Unravel the mysteries of language with J.P. Davidson's remarkable Planet Word. 'The way you speak is who you are and the tones of your voice and the tricks of your emailing and tweeting and letter-writing, can be recognised unmistakably in the minds of those who know and love you.' Stephen Fry From feral children to fairy-tale princesses,... more...

  • Complete English as a Foreign Language Beginner to Intermediate Courseby Sandra Stevens

    Hodder & Stoughton 2010; US$ 31.99

    Are you looking for a complete course in English as a foreign language which takes you effortlessly from beginner to confident speaker? Whether you are starting from scratch, or are just out of practice, Complete English as a Foreign Language will guarantee success! Now fully updated to make your language learning experience fun and interactive.... more...

  • English Language Learners: Teaching Strategies that Workby Larry Ferlazzo

    ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 40.00

    Written by an award-winning practitioner, English Language Learners: Teaching Strategies that Work offers educators a five-step methodology for teaching this burgeoning population. Rather than viewing these students through the typical lens of "deficits" they might have, the process helps educators recognize and use the assets ELLs bring to the... more...

  • Johnny Appleseedby Lisa Greathouse

    Shell Education 2009; US$ 6.99

    A true nature lover, John Chapman, aka Johnny Appleseed, sets out to explore the western frontier with dreams of apple trees blossoming throughout the landscape. This colorful script captures his spirit and courage as he journeys the country planting seeds. more...

  • El ganso de los huevos de oro (The Goose That Laid the Golden Eggs)by Kathleen Bradley

    Shell Education 2008; US$ 6.99

    It is time to pay taxes to the king, but all that Joseph and his mother have to offer him is a goose. They were told that the goose is magical and lays golden eggs. But they never see a single golden egg—until they give the goose to the king. In the king’s luxury, the goose begins to lay the precious eggs. But the goose has many demands of... more...

  • El viento del norte y el sol (The North Wind and the Sun)by Dona Herweck Rice

    Shell Education 2008; US$ 6.99

    A traveler wrapped in a cloak walks down a lonely road. The north wind and the sun watch from above the traveler. They wonder which of them is more powerful than the other. The wind and sun make a bet to see who can get the traveler to remove the cloak. They both try their best. The wind blows with a truly powerful force. But what can the sun do? Can... more...

  • The Reveresby Christi Parker

    Shell Education 2006; US$ 6.99

    In The Reveres: A Family Forced Apart, Paul Revere, Jr. must defend his home while his mother and sisters flee Boston and join his father who is in exile after warning Hancock and Adams of the approaching British. The young Paul, and his friend, Thomas hunt squirrels and scare away intruders. They must be brave and resourceful, and when their families... more...

  • Cold Warby Harriet Isecke

    Shell Education 2009; US$ 7.99

    In Cold War: Communism on Trial, Jude Hill is called before the House Un-American Activities Committee to prove he is not an enemy of his country. He is willing to testify about his patriotic background as well as his membership in the Communist Party, but adamantly refuses to implicate anyone else in his testimony. Find out what happens when the hearing... more...