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  • 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...

  • Beyond Initial Readingby John Potts

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    This book sets out a clear and logical framework for the teaching of reading throughout different age groups, whereby systematic progression can be developed within a structured framework. A detailed set of recommendations are offered and are both illustrated and justified, for the teacher to examine and use. Much has been written about the importance... more...

  • Authors on authors by Robert Kusek

    Jagiellonian University Press 2012; US$ 40.00

    Among many types of life-writing genres that recently have not only become central to contemporary academic discourse, but also attracted wide readership, the biographical novel deserves special attention. Authors on Authors examines biographical-novel-about-a-writer – a sub-genre of biographical novel which takes a real writer and his/her life... more...

  • Negotiating Critical Literacies with Teachersby Vivian Maria Vasquez; Stacie L. Tate; Jerome C. Harste

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95

    How can teacher educators engage pre-service and in-service teachers in learning about and framing their teaching from a critical literacy perspective? What does this mean? Why is it important? To address these questions, this book offers a theoretical framework and detailed examples, pedagogical resources, and insights into ways to build critical... more...

  • Fluency Instruction, Second Editionby Timothy Rasinski; Camille Blachowicz; Kristin Lems

    Guilford Publications 2012; US$ 35.00

    This accessible guide brings together well-known authorities to examine what reading fluency is and how it can best be taught. Teachers get a clear, practical roadmap for navigating the often confusing terrain of this crucial aspect of balanced literacy instruction. Innovative approaches to instruction and assessment are described and illustrated... more...

  • Best Practices of Literacy Leadersby Rita M. Bean; Allison Swan Dagen

    Guilford Publications 2011; US$ 37.00

    Bringing together leading experts, this book presents the principles of effective literacy leadership and describes proven methods for improving instruction, assessment, and schoolwide professional development. The book shows how all school staff--including reading specialists and coaches, administrators, teachers, and special educators--can play... more...

  • Teaching Strategic Processes in Reading, Second Editionby Janice F. Almasi; Susan King Fullerton

    Guilford Publications 2012; US$ 36.00

    This accessible teacher resource and course text shows how to incorporate strategy instruction into the K 8 classroom every day. Cutting-edge theory and research are integrated with practical guidance and reflections from experienced teachers of novice and struggling readers. The book describes the nuts and bolts of creating classroom contexts that... more...

  • Principal's Guide to Literacy Instructionby Carol S. Beers; James W. Beers

    Guilford Publications 2009; US$ 27.00

    This succinct, engaging book explains how busy elementary school principals can support effective literacy instruction in their schools. Chapters outline the fundamental components of a successful literacy program and describe specific practices that can instill a culture of literacy in a school. Strategies are provided for initiating a professional... more...