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A Horn Book Sampler On Children S Books And Reading

Author : Horn Book Magazine
ISBN : UCAL:B3921576
Genre : Artists
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What We Talk About When We Talk About Books

Author : Leah Price
ISBN : 0465042686
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Reports of the death of reading are greatly exaggerated Do books have a future? Does reading? And what's the difference? Digital-age Jeremiahs lament that readers have lost patience for anything longer than a tweet. As our appetite for books dwindles, so too do the virtues in which printed, bound objects once trained us: the willpower to focus on a sustained argument, the curiosity to look beyond the day's news, even the willingness to be alone. However, by examining objects on the shelves of the world's great libraries, book historian Leah Price has discovered that no golden age of reading ever existed. From the dawn of mass literacy to the invention of the paperback, most readers skimmed and multitasked. Print-era doctors warned against the very same silent absorption now recommended as a cure for electronic addictions. A revealing examination of how readers have interacted with books over the centuries, What We Talk About When We Talk About Books holds lessons for bibliophiles and literature lovers alike.

Effective Reading Teacher S Book

Author : Simon Greenall
ISBN : 0521317606
Genre : Foreign Language Study
File Size : 77. 38 MB
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Reading skills for advanced students.

Reading Comics

Author : Douglas Wolk
ISBN : 0306816164
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 78. 38 MB
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Suddenly, comics are everywhere: a newly matured art form, filling bookshelves with brilliant, innovative work and shaping the ideas and images of the rest of contemporary culture. In Reading Comics, critic Douglas Wolk shows us why and how. Wolk illuminates the most dazzling creators of modern comics-from Alan Moore to Alison Bechdel to Chris Ware-and explains their roots, influences, and where they fit into the pantheon of art. As accessible to the hardcore fan as to the curious newcomer, Reading Comics is the first book for people who want to know not just which comics are worth reading, but ways to think and talk and argue about them.


Author : James Joyce
ISBN : UVA:X000981491
Genre :
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More Book Lust

Author : Nancy Pearl
ISBN : 9781570614354
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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The Seattle librarian who created the popular program "If All of Seattle Read the Same Book" organizes readers' interests into 150 sometimes unusual categories, recommending great books in each. Original. 30,000 first printing. $20,000 ad/promo.


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LIFE Magazine is the treasured photographic magazine that chronicled the 20th Century. It now lives on at, the largest, most amazing collection of professional photography on the internet. Users can browse, search and view photos of today’s people and events. They have free access to share, print and post images for personal use.

Why Reading Books Still Matters

Author : Martha C. Pennington
ISBN : 9781351809061
Genre : Education
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Bringing together strands of public discourse about valuing personal achievement at the expense of social values and the impacts of global capitalism, mass media, and digital culture on the lives of children, this book challenges the potential of science and business to solve the world’s problems without a complementary emphasis on social values. The selection of literary works discussed illustrates the power of literature and human arts to instill such values and foster change. The book offers a valuable foundation for the field of literacy education by providing knowledge about the importance of language and literature that educators can use in their own teaching and advocacy work.

Reading Freedom

Author : Hunter A. Calder
ISBN : 1740200756
Genre : English language
File Size : 52. 23 MB
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BOOKS IN SERIES: 7 BOOKS IN READING F REEDOM 2000 PROGRAM: 24 ISBN: 978174020 0752 AUTHOR: Hunter Calder RRP: $17.95 PAGES: 112 pp. The Reading Freedom series is written specifically for students with reading proble ms (suggested age 8 - Adult). The series is carefully structured t o enable students to become independent readers. Reading Freedom Book 4 brings students to the level of independent reading skills. Stude nts learn how to approach longer words using syllabification and structu ral analysis techniques. Students also develop their skills in working w ith compound words and contractions. Through a variety of motivational e xercises and activities they gradually develop their skills so they can read longer or more complex words with accuracy and fluency. Upon comple tion of this book, students will be able to read independently. T he Reading Freedom 2000 Diagnostic Handbook should be used to place stud ents at the correct level in the program. In order to work successfully with the Reading Freedom Activity Books, teachers should refer to the Re ading Freedom Teacher Resource Book. Student progress can be monitored u sing the Reading Freedom Achievement Tests Book.

Reading Images

Author : Julia Thomas
ISBN : STANFORD:36105025046140
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Is seeing a matter of nature? Does perspective show things as they really are? Can we read an image in the same way as a text? Reading Images draws together essays that attempt to answer these questions but in a variety of ways and from the different theoretical positions offered by psychoanalysis, semiotics, poststructuralism and postmodernism. The anthology opens up a dialogue between seeing and the seen, text and image, theory and practice. By discussing a range of visual material, from advertising and architecture to painting and photography, it crosses generic and disciplinary boundaries and suggests ways in which vision and visuality are related to questions of textuality, subjectivity, race and gender.

Building Communities Of Engaged Readers

Author : Teresa Cremin
ISBN : 9781317678861
Genre : Education
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Reading for pleasure urgently requires a higher profile to raise attainment and increase children’s engagement as self-motivated and socially interactive readers. Building Communities of Engaged Readers highlights the concept of ‘Reading Teachers’ who are not only knowledgeable about texts for children, but are aware of their own reading identities and prepared to share their enthusiasm and understanding of what being a reader means. Sharing the processes of reading with young readers is an innovative approach to developing new generations of readers. Examining the interplay between the ‘will and the skill’ to read, the book distinctively details a reading for pleasure pedagogy and demonstrates that reader engagement is strongly influenced by relationships between children, teachers, families and communities. Importantly it provides compelling evidence that reciprocal reading communities in school encompass: a shared concept of what it means to be a reader in the 21st century; considerable teacher and child knowledge of children’s literature and other texts; pedagogic practices which acknowledge and develop diverse reader identities; spontaneous ‘inside-text talk’ on the part of all members; a shift in the focus of control and new social spaces that encourage choice and children’s rights as readers. Written by experts in the literacy field and illustrated throughout with examples from the project schools, it is essential reading for all those concerned with improving young people’s enjoyment of and attainment in reading.

World Of Reading Frozen Boxed Set

Author : Disney Book Group
ISBN : 1484737717
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Young readers will love this collection of six Frozen World of Reading Level 1 titles featuring Anna, Elsa, and the rest of their favorite Frozen characters.

Biscuit S My First I Can Read Book Collection

Author : Alyssa Satin Capucilli
ISBN : 0060589337
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Read along with Biscuit! Let Biscuit introduce your child to the joys of independent reading. The little puppy's gentle nature and playful ways have made I Can Read® Biscuit books favorites with over a million emergent readers. With three great titles in one handy package, this collection is perfect for the newest reader in your family!

World Of Reading Frozen Anna In Charge

Author : Disney Books
ISBN : 9781484786895
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Read along with Disney! Join the fun as Anna takes charge!

Reading Journal

Author : Rogue Plus Publishing
ISBN : 1717512828
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Here's a no fuss Reading Journal for all book lovers. Organized and user-friendly, there's a page at the beginning for the owner's name, 4 pages for a table of contents, and then over 100 pages with templates for the books you record. The perfect journal for keeping a history of the books you have read and want to read all in one place. On each book you can record the title, author, publisher, genre, number of pages and dates read. A large section to write your reviews and thought plus a section to rate the book on a five star scale. You'll find additional pages for the following; Books I Want to Read Books Borrowed Books Loaned Here are more features and benefits you will enjoy from this journal: USEFUL & CONVENIENT -You can't beat a book like this. It doesn't need batteries and does not require time for you to log in. Plus, it's easy to carry around, you can even bring it on your travels with books to complete reading along the way. A NOTEBOOK BUILT TO LAST- The sturdy cover is made of tough paperback with strong, secure professional trade binding so the pages won't fall out after a few months of use. WELL-CRAFTED INTERIOR- With 100 + extra pages, we used only thick, white paper to avoid ink bleed-through. PERFECT SIZE- With its 20.3 x 25.4 cm (8" x 10") dimensions, almost the same width as A4 but shorter in height, there's more space to record your book review. COOL COVERS!- To top it all, we have an array of stylish cover designs for you to choose from. Get inspired by our collection of truly creative book covers. We stand for quality and aim to provide the best writing experience with our notebooks. This Book Journal is a great way to keep a memory of your books and how you felt about them. An excellent book for keeping track of the books you're reading, you've read, or you want to read. Grab a copy today!

Animals And Reading

Author : Andria Huang
ISBN : 9781951152376
Genre : Education
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Read words and sentences in a story. Write words and sentences by tracing. Have fun while learning!

A History Of Reading

Author : Alberto Manguel
ISBN : 9780698178977
Genre : History
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At one magical instant in your early childhood, the page of a book—that string of confused, alien ciphers—shivered into meaning, and at that moment, whole universes opened. You became, irrevocably, a reader. Noted essayist and editor Alberto Manguel moves from this essential moment to explore the six-thousand-year-old conversation between words and that hero without whom the book would be a lifeless object: the reader. Manguel brilliantly covers reading as seduction, as rebellion, and as obsession and goes on to trace the quirky and fascinating history of the reader’s progress from clay tablet to scroll, codex to CD-ROM.

Subject Headings Manual

Author : Library of Congress. Cataloging Policy and Support Office
ISBN : 0844412244
Genre : Subject cataloging
File Size : 78. 28 MB
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A List Of Books For A College Student S Reading

Author : Trinity College (Hartford, Conn.)
ISBN : UOM:39015033641351
Genre : Best books
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Author : Ladybird Ladybird
ISBN : 0723273251
Genre : Children's stories
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Based on the classic story by Johanna Spyri. Heidi loves living in the mountains with her grandfather and her friend Peter, and is homesick when she moves to Frankfurt. Will she make it back to her beloved mountains? Read it yourself with Ladybird is one of Ladybird's best-selling series. For over thirty-five years it has helped young children who are learning to read develop and improve their reading skills. Each Read it yourself book is very carefully written to include many key, high-frequency words that are vital for learning to read, as well as a limited number of story words that are introduced and practised throughout. Simple sentences and frequently repeated words help to build the confidence of beginner readers and the four different levels of books support children all the way from very first reading practice through to independent, fluent reading. Each book has been carefully checked by educational consultants and can be read independently at home or used in a guided reading session at school. Further content includes comprehension puzzles, helpful notes for parents, carers and teachers, and book band information for use in schools. Heidi is a Level 4Read it yourself title, ideal for children who are ready to read longer stories with a wider vocabulary and are keen to read independently.

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