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  • Academic Language! Academic Literacy!by Eli R. Johnson

    SAGE Publications 2009; US$ 31.95

    This practical guide provides 36 hands-on strategies for helping ELLs learn the necessary skills to decipher academic language in reading, writing, listening, and speaking. 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...

  • Atrahasisby Stephanie Paris

    Shell Education 2010; US$ 6.99

    This myth from ancient Mesopotamia reveals a battle between good and evil, humans and gods. Who shall be victorious? Be prepared for destruction, heroism, survival, and so much more! 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...

  • Beyond Initial Reading (RLE Edu I)by 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...

  • 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...

  • A Case for Teaching Literature in the Secondary Schoolby Janet Alsup

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    Taking a close look at the forces that affect English education in schools?at the ways literature, cognitive science, the privileging of the STEM disciplines, and current educational policies are connected?this timely book counters with a strong argument for the importance of continuing to teach literature in middle and secondary classrooms. The case... more...

  • Collaborative Coaching for Disciplinary Literacyby Laurie Elish-Piper; Susan K. L'Allier; Michael Manderino; Paula Di Domenico

    Guilford Publications 2016; US$ 28.00

    Today's standards challenge middle and high school teachers to teach their content deeply and meaningfully. This book provides an innovative coaching model for helping science, social studies, and English language arts teachers promote the reading, writing, listening, speaking, and thinking skills needed for high-level work in each discipline. Seventeen... more...

  • The Common Core Coaching Bookby Laurie Elish-Piper; Susan K. L'Allier

    Guilford Publications 2014; US$ 28.00

    This book provides essential coaching tools to support teachers in planning and implementing instruction aligned with the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). The authors explain the key instructional shifts brought about by the CCSS in K-5 English language arts classrooms. Eighteen specific strategies for coaching large groups, small groups, and individual... more...