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  • A Comedy & A Tragedyby Travis Hugh Culley

    Random House Publishing Group 2015; US$ 26.00

    In this powerful memoir, former bicycle messenger and acclaimed author of The Immortal Class recounts his difficult journey to literacy.   A Comedy & A Tragedy is the story of one young man?s effort to teach himself to read. Complex and many-leveled, this book is also a manifesto about the acquisition of intellectual independence. It is a plea... more...

  • Community Colleges and First-Generation Studentsby Jan Osborn

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    Community Colleges and First-Generation Students examines a community college writing classroom through ten students from diverse linguistic, ethnic, socio-economic, and national backgrounds. Students are introduced to a version of academic discourse that challenges their identities and visions of the future. more...

  • Concise Guide to Information Literacyby Scott Lanning

    ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 35.00

    The American Library Association defines "information literacy" as "a set of abilities requiring individuals to recognize when information is needed and have the ability to locate, evaluate, and use effectively the needed information." The Concise Guide to Information Literacy gives students the tools they need to develop those abilities, including... more...

  • A Creative Approach to Teaching Writingby Steve Bowkett

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 16.99

    Why should children learn to write fluently? What difference will it make to them and the opportunities available to them later on in life? The ability to communicate clearly, accurately and persuasively is a vital life skill. Deficiencies in motivation and thinking skills pervade the challenge of improving children's literacy levels. Get Them... more...

  • Critical Literaciesby Bogum Yoon

    Springer Singapore 2015; US$ 69.99

    This book offers comprehensive coverage of critical literacies by pursuing a balanced approach to theory, research, and practice. By clarifying the gaps among the frameworks of critical literacies, the author discusses new ways of approaching them from global and multicultural perspectives and provides an instructional model of critical global literacies... more...

  • Critical Literacy Practiceby Bogum Yoon; Rukhsar Sharif

    Springer Singapore 2015; US$ 89.99

    This edited book shows how critical literacy can be applied in and outside the classroom setting. It shows educators how critical theory is applied in practice using studies in diverse K-16 settings, kindergarten through university contexts. By providing specific examples of critical literacy practice in the classroom and beyond, the book aims to help... more...

  • Cultivating Racial and Linguistic Diversity in Literacy Teacher Educationby Marcelle M. Haddix

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    Cultivating Racial and Linguistic Diversity in Literacy Teacher Education examines how English and literacy teacher education?a space dominated by White, English-monolingual, middle class perspectives?shapes the experiences of preservice teachers of color and their construction of a teacher identity. Significant and timely, this book focuses attention... more...

  • Developing People's Information Capabilitiesby Mark Hepworth; Geoff Walton; Amanda Spink

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 114.95

    Developing People's Information Capabilities: Fostering Information Literacy in Educational, Workplace and Community Contexts is Vol 8 of the well regarded Library and Information Science Series. This book hones in on accessible issues across different work and educational contexts and is of value to both academic and practitioner. more...

  • Discovering Media Literacyby Renee Hobbs; David Cooper Moore

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 36.95

    Give digital kids a voice! Today?s kids are digital natives, but what?s the best way to help them become empowered and responsible communicators across different media? Discover insights and strategies specific to reaching children ages 5-12 in this guide from a nationally-acclaimed media literacy program. Readers will find: Thought-provoking... more...

  • Don't Even Think Itby Helen Orme

    Ransom Publishing 2013; US$ 9.99

    Abigail comes from a normal family...Or does she? Are the footsteps outside her door at night a ghost or something far worse? Abigail's diary holds the key to a secret too awful to contemplate.<br><br>Don't Even Think It is a title in the highly contemporary Cutting Edge fiction series for young adults. The series features fast-paced quick... more...