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  • Readers Writingby Elizabeth Hale

    Stenhouse Publishers 2014; US$ 19.80

    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...

  • Concise Guide to Information Literacyby Scott Lanning

    ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 35.00

    At a time when students are bombarded with a seemingly infinite variety of information sources, this invaluable guide helps them build the skills they need to distinguish good sources from those that are less reliable. 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?' 1001 Brilliant Writing Ideas offers teachers endless ideas and inventive suggestions, opening up new opportunities for creative writing lessons. With over 1000 different ?story-starters? across a vast range of genres and narrative styles, this versatile book provides food for thought... 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...

  • The Bewitching Braidby David Brookshaw

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2004; US$ 27.00

    The novel is a fascinating look into the inner world of the Eurasian inhabitants of the city, and their relationship with their Chinese and Portuguese legacies. more...

  • All the King's Womenby Mimi Chan

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2000; US$ 20.00

    This book is a work of historical fiction and gives an insider view of life within that household. more...

  • Brushing History Against the Grainby Qingxin Lin

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2005; US$ 40.00

    This book explores some essential features of the Chinese new historical fiction (NHF) and its socio-cultural implications. It argues that the NHF constitutes an oppositional discourse that rejects, both the grand narrative of linear (revolutionary) history, which dominates Chinese official historiography, and na´ve confidence in 'Chinese modernity.' more...

  • Developing Language and Literacyby Julia M. Carroll; Claudine Bowyer-Crane; Fiona J. Duff; Charles Hulme; Margaret J. Snowling

    Wiley 2011; US$ 55.00

    Developing Language and Literacy: Effective Intervention in the Early Years describes successful intervention programmes to improve the phonological skills, vocabulary, and grammar of young children at risk of reading difficulties. Presents two structured intervention programmes to provide support for young children with language and literacy difficulties... more...

  • The Great Literacy Debateby Andrew Goodwyn; Carol Fuller

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    This book is the first definitive, and objective, attempt to examine the actual impact of The National Literacy Strategy, and its secondary version, The Framework for English. more...