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  • A Comedy & A Tragedyby Travis Hugh Culley

    Random House Publishing Group 2015; US$ 26.00 US$ 19.50

    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...

  • Literacy Teacher Educationby Deborah G. Litt; Susan D. Martin; Nancy A. Place; Victoria J. Risko

    Guilford Publications 2014; US$ 30.00

    Few resources exist to give literacy teacher educators a comprehensive view of effective, innovative practices in their field, making this uniquely practical volume an important addition to the literature. Each chapter describes research findings and pedagogical methods, with an emphasis on what teachers really need to know to succeed. Woven into... more...

  • Educating for Language and Literacy Diversityby Mastin Prinsloo; Christopher Stroud

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    Educators and researchers in variety of locations increasingly encounter linguistically and socio-culturally diverse groups of students in their classrooms and lecture halls. This book examines everyday forms of talk and writing in relation to standardised forms and schooling expectations to suggest ways forward in educational discourse. more...

  • Readers Writingby Elizabeth Hale

    Stenhouse Publishers 2014; US$ 18.99

    When faced with a blank page in their readers’ notebooks, students often fall back on what is familiar: summarizing. Despite our best efforts to model through comprehension strategies what good readers do, many students struggle to transfer this knowledge and make it their own when writing independently about books. In Readers Writing, Elizabeth... 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...

  • Reading With Patrickby Michelle Kuo

    Pan Macmillan 2016; US$ 14.08

    Finely written in the very best tradition of American long-form narrative, Reading With Patrick is a story of hope, redemption and the power of books to transform - and even to save - a life. As a young English teacher keen to make a difference in the world, Michelle Kuo took a job at a tough school in the Mississippi Delta, bringing the wonders... more...

  • Excellence and Equity in Literacy Educationby William E. Tunmer; James W. Chapman

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    Despite several efforts by the New Zealand government in the 1990s this book suggests that their national literacy strategy has failed to reduce the literacy achievement gap. The major contributing factors are examined and alternative effective strategies are suggested to achieve excellence and equity in New Zealand's literacy education. more...

  • Literacy and Educationby Uta Papen

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 39.95

    Literacy is a perennial ?hot topic? in Britain and other English-speaking countries. Concerns about falling standards and a ?literacy crisis? are frequently raised. In response, governments initiate new policies and teaching guidelines. This book addresses the current policies, practices and media debates in England, the US, Scotland and Australia.... more...

  • Figures et contexte(s)by Geneviève Salvan

    Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 18.99

    Retrouvez dans cet ouvrage les chapitres suivants : - Contextualisation et hyperpertinence figurale - La métaphore injurieuse comme construction contextuelle - Le rôle du contexte dans l?interprétation de figures discursives fondées sur des oppositions de sens - Les contextes de l?hyperbate - La réduplication et son contexte - Métaphore et cohérence... more...

  • Los que no lleganby Mutz Warnaars

    Mutz Warnaars 2015; US$ 7.00

    La historia se desarrolla en un fin de semana de fiestas, peleas, recuerdos, discusiones, sufrimiento, filosofías y burros; un ambiente con personajes famosos que puede parecer una pesadilla o un cuento de hadas. En ese contexto, una pareja verá cómo fallan la confianza y la comunicación, y tratará de resolverlo. A la vez, están los amigos del protagonista,... more...