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  • Literacy and Educationby Kate Pahl; Jennifer Rowsell

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 42.00

    A guide to current theory on literacy with practical application for the classroom. more...

  • How to Read a Bookby Mortimer J. Adler; Charles Van Doren

    Touchstone 2011; US$ 12.99

    With half a million copies in print, How to Read a Book is the best and most successful guide to reading comprehension for the general reader, completely rewritten and updated with new material. Originally published in 1940, this book is a rare phenomenon, a living classic that introduces and elucidates the various levels of reading and how to... more...

  • The Fiend's Delightby Dod Grile

    ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 4.99

    Books for All Kinds of Readers. ReadHowYouWant offers the widest selection of on-demand, accessible format editions on the market today. Our 7 different sizes of EasyRead™ are optimized by increasing the font size and spacing between the words and the letters. We partner with leading publishers around the globe. Our goal is to have accessible... more...

  • Social Literaciesby Brian V. Street

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.57

    Social Literacies develops new and critical approaches to the understanding of literacy in an international perspective. It represents part of the current trend towards a broader consideration of literacy as social practices, and as its title suggests, it focuses on the social nature of reading and writing and the multiple character of literacy practices.... more...

  • Writing(s) at the Crossroadsby Georgeta Cislaru

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 143.00

    In this paper we briefly introduce keystroke logging as a research method in writing research, focusing more explicitly on the recently developed linguistic analysis technique. In a case study of two elderly people (healthy versus demented), we illustrate some aspects of this linguistic approach. This analysis aggregates event-based data from the character... more...

  • Reaching Reluctant Young Readersby Rob Reid

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 33.00

    Reaching Reluctant Young Readers features 150 middle-grade books. Each title has the potential to hook the reluctant reader and lure them to read the entire book. To specifically encourage reluctant children to read, there is first a pitch to get their attention followed by a short reading passage to “set the hook.” more...

  • The Uses of Literacyby Richard Hoggart

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 48.34

    This pioneering work examines changes in the life and values of the English working class in response to mass media. First published in 1957, it mapped out a new methodology in cultural studies based around interdisciplinarity and a concern with how texts-in this case, mass publications-are stitched into the patterns of lived experience. Mixing personal... more...

  • Form-function Relations in Narrative Developmentby E. Birgitta Svensson

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2018; US$ 149.00

    This book provides insights into the development toward narrative competence, and illustrates multifaceted patterns in the developing capacity to create globally coherent narrative texts. The methodology draws from both a psycholinguistic approach to narrative development, systemic functional linguistics, and writing pedagogy theory. This book extends... more...

  • Keeping the Light in Your Eyes: A Guide to Helping Teachers Discover, Remember, Relive, and Rediscover the Joy of Teachingby Beth Hurst; Ginny Reding

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 22.20

    The authors of this inspirational new book were on a mission. While much has been written about teacher burnout and the day-to-day problems teachers face, little has been written about how teachers who deal with these problems overcome them, and continue to enter the classroom each morning with enthusiasm for their calling. To discover such teachers,... more...

  • 10 Books that Screwed Up the Worldby Benjamin Wiker

    Regnery Publishing 2008; US$ 14.99

    You've heard of the "Great Books"? These are their evil opposites. From Machiavelli's The Prince to Karl Marx's The Communist Manifesto to Alfred Kinsey's Sexual Behavior in the Human Male, these "influential" books have led to war, genocide, totalitarian oppression, family breakdown, and disastrous social experiments. And yet these authors' bad ideas... more...