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Bryson's Dictionary of Troublesome Words
Bryson's Dictionary of Troublesome Words
Written by Bill Bryson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780767910477
Our Price: $11.99
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Bryson's Dictionary of Troublesome Words

Written by Bill Bryson


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2002
Price: $11.99

One of the English language’s most skilled and beloved writers guides us all toward precise, mistake-free usage.

As usual Bill Bryson says it best: “English is a dazzlingly idiosyncratic tongue, full of quirks and irregularities that often seem willfully at odds with logic and common sense. This is a language where ‘cleave’... Read more >
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It Was the Best of Sentences, It Was the Worst of Sentences
It Was the Best of Sentences, It Was the Worst of Sentences
Written by June Casagrande
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781580087407
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It Was the Best of Sentences, It Was the Worst of Sentences
A Writer's Guide to Crafting Killer Sentences
Written by June Casagrande


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: July 27, 2010
Price: $14.00

Great writing isn’t born, it’s built—sentence by sentence. But too many writers—and writing guides—overlook this most important unit. The result? Manuscripts that will never be published and writing careers that will never begin.
 
In this wickedly humorous manual, language columnist June Casagrande uses grammar and syntax to show exactly what makes... Read more >
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Kindergarten Language Arts Success (Sylvan Super Workbooks)
Kindergarten Language Arts Success (Sylvan Super Workbooks)
Written by Sylvan Learning
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375430299
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Kindergarten Language Arts Success (Sylvan Super Workbooks)

Written by Sylvan Learning


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: July 21, 2009
Price: $18.99

Each Super Workbook is a $39 value for just $18.99! Includes a $10 discount coupon off your child’s Skills Assessment at a Sylvan Learning Center.

Kindergarten Language Arts Success is filled with exercises and activities that will introduce your child to letters, words and reading in a lively and effective manner. The... Read more >
Writing from the Senses
Writing from the Senses
Written by Laura Deutsch
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781611800449
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Writing from the Senses
59 Exercises to Ignite Creativity and Revitalize Your Writing
Written by Laura Deutsch


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $14.95

Break through writer's block using your five senses!
The sensory details that infuse our everyday experience—the smell of a favorite dish cooking, the texture of a well-worn coat, hearing a song that reminds you of a person or a time in your life—can be used to add richness and spark to what... Read more >
The Spell of the Sensuous
The Spell of the Sensuous
Written by David Abram
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780679776390
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The Spell of the Sensuous
Perception and Language in a More-Than-Human World
Written by David Abram


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: February 25, 1997
Price: $16.00

David Abram draws on sources as diverse as the philosophy of Merleau-Ponty, Balinese shamanism, Apache storytelling, and his own experience as an accomplished sleight-of-hand magician to reveal the subtle dependence of human cognition on the natural environment. He explores the character of perception and excavates the sensual foundations of language, which--even... Read more >
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First Grade Spelling Games & Activities (Sylvan Workbooks)
First Grade Spelling Games & Activities (Sylvan Workbooks)
Written by Sylvan Learning
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375430251
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First Grade Spelling Games & Activities (Sylvan Workbooks)

Written by Sylvan Learning


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: July 21, 2009
Price: $12.99

Includes a $10 discount coupon off your child’s Skills Assessment at a Sylvan Learning Center!

First Grade Spelling Games & Activities helps children learn and practice the basic skills needed to become a great reader. It is packed with curriculum-based activities that strengthen the ability to read and spell various grade-appropriate words... Read more >
Third Grade Vocabulary Success (Sylvan Workbooks)
Third Grade Vocabulary Success (Sylvan Workbooks)
Written by Sylvan Learning
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375430022
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Third Grade Vocabulary Success (Sylvan Workbooks)

Written by Sylvan Learning


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2009
Price: $12.99

Solid vocabulary knowledge not only prepares third-graders for academic success–it makes them stronger readers. The teacher-reviewed, curriculum-based activities and exercises in this workbook will help your children catch up, keep up, and get ahead.

Best of all, they’ll have lots of fun doing it! Some of the great features you’ll find inside... Read more >
Wired for Story
Wired for Story
Written by Lisa Cron
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781607742463
Our Price: $11.99
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Wired for Story
The Writer's Guide to Using Brain Science to Hook Readers from the Very First Sentence
Written by Lisa Cron


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: July 10, 2012
Price: $11.99

This guide reveals how writers can utilize cognitive storytelling strategies to craft stories that ignite readers’ brains and captivate them through each plot element.

  Imagine knowing what the brain craves from every tale it encounters, what fuels the success of any great story, and what keeps readers transfixed. Wired for Story reveals these... Read more >
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Thank You for Arguing
Thank You for Arguing
Written by Jay Heinrichs
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307450562
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Thank You for Arguing
What Aristotle, Lincoln, and Homer Simpson Can Teach Us About the Art of Persuasion
Written by Jay Heinrichs


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 12, 2008
Price: $11.99

Thank You for Arguing is your master class in the art of persuasion, taught by professors ranging from Bart Simpson to Winston Churchill. The time-tested secrets the book discloses include Cicero’s three-step strategy for moving an audience to actionÑas well as Honest Abe’s Shameless Trick of lowering an audience’s expectations by... Read more >
Good Prose
Good Prose
Written by Tracy Kidder and Richard Todd
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812982152
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Good Prose
The Art of Nonfiction
Written by Tracy Kidder and Richard Todd


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: August 27, 2013
Price: $16.00

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY KIRKUS REVIEWS

Good Prose is an inspiring book about writing—about the creation of good prose—and the record of a warm and productive literary friendship. The story begins in 1973, in the offices of The Atlantic Monthly, in Boston, where a young freelance... Read more >
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