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  • Technology, Literacy, and the Evolution of Societyby David R. Olson; Michael Cole

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Inspired by the seminal work of Jack Goody, a historical anthropologist specializing in the study of social structure and change, Technology, Literacy, and the Evolution of Society gathers diverse perspectives of 20 distinguished historians, anthropologists, psychologists, and educators to address the role of technologies in social stability and... more...

  • Language, Culture, and Community in Teacher Educationby Maria Estela Brisk

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95

    Published by Routledge for the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education This volume addresses the pressing reality in teacher education that all teachers need to be prepared to work effectively with linguistically and culturally diverse student populations. Every classroom in the country is already, or will soon be, deeply affected... 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...

  • 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...

  • Language and Subjectivityby Tim McNamara

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 98.00

    Given the renewed interest in ?identity? within applied linguistics and sociolinguistics, and the difficulty and relative unfamiliarity of current theories of subjectivity for students in these fields, this book meets a clear need: an accessible introduction to theories of subjectivity and the contexts in which they arise for students of language.... more...

  • Born Readingby Betsy Bird; Jason Boog

    Touchstone 2014; US$ 15.99

    A program for parents and professionals on how to raise kids who love to read, featuring interviews with childhood development experts, advice from librarians, tips from authors and children?s book publishers, and reading recommendations for kids from birth up to age five. Every parent wants to give his or her child a competitive advantage. In Born... more...

  • 1001 Brilliant Writing Ideasby Ron Shaw

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 38.95

    How often do you hear your pupils cry 'what can I write about?' With over 1000 different ?story-starters? across a vast range of genres this versatile book provides food for thought for pupils of a wide range of ages and abilities. more...

  • Extraordinary Women from U.S. Historyby Chari R. Greenberg Smith

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 39.00

    Bring the women who shaped American history to life in the_ classroom! Each script embraces an event or portion of these famous womens lives, and illustrates the contribution that the women made in shaping history in politics, art, sports and medicine. Readers Theatre format empowers students to focus on learning about historical events of the womens... more...

  • The Secular Visionariesby Joel Gwynne

    Editions Rodopi 2010; US$ 81.00

    This retrospective study examines short fiction in the context of stylistic tradition in New Zealand’s literary history. By exploring the extent to which the major exponents of twentieth-century short fiction extend the traditions of realism and impressionism as initiated by Katherine Mansfield and Frank Sargeson, this study embraces the stylistic... more...

  • Baptism by Yang Jiangby Judith M. Amory; Yaohua Shi; Jiang Yang

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2007; US$ 40.00

    The characters in this vivid, witty, and engrossing novel, set in a Beijing literary institute right after the revolution, are a group of intellectuals from the old society adjusting to a new reality. There is a love story, intrigue, back-biting, and deception, familiar circumstances of academic life. more...