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  • Morris Informal Reading Inventoryby Darrell Morris

    Guilford Publications 2014; US$ 45.00

    In one concise volume, Darrell Morris provides a complete tool for assessing students' reading ability. Unlike most informal reading inventories (IRIs), Morris's approach incorporates measures of automaticity (word recognition and fluency) together with oral reading accuracy and comprehension. This results in more efficient, accurate, and thorough... more...

  • Reading Instruction That Works, Fourth Editionby Michael Pressley; Richard L. Allington

    Guilford Publications 2014; US$ 45.00

    This widely adopted text and K-8 practitioner resource demonstrates how successful literacy teachers combine explicit skills instruction with an emphasis on reading for meaning. Distinguished researcher Richard L. Allington builds on the late Michael Pressley's work to explain the theories and findings that guide balanced teaching and illustrate what... more...

  • Youth, Critical Literacies, and Civic Engagementby Theresa Rogers; Kari-Lynn Winters; Mia Perry; Anne-Marie LaMonde

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    Through stories of youth using their many voices in and out of school to explore and express their ideas about the world, this book brings to the forefront the reality of lived literacy experiences of adolescents in today?s culture in which literacy practices reflect important cultural messages about the interplay of local and global civic engagement.... 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...

  • Complete English As A Foreign Language: Teach Yourselfby Sandra Stevens

    Hodder & Stoughton 2010; Not Available

    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...

  • Complete English As A Foreign Language: Teach Yourselfby Sandra Stevens

    Hodder & Stoughton 2010; US$ 31.43

    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...

  • Lucky the Firehouse Dogby Cathy Mackey Davis

    Shell Education 2005; US$ 6.99

    Firefighters play an important role in our community but their job is not easy. There are many things a firefighter must do to prepare for his/her job. Lucky the Firehouse Dog takes a cat, Pumpkin, on a tour of a firehouse. Pumpkin learns all about firefighters and how they prepare for an emergency. The social studies connection relates to firefighters... more...