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Watching My Language:
Watching My Language:
Written by William Safire
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307799760
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Watching My Language:
Adventures in the Word Trade
Written by William Safire


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: August 3, 2011
Price: $11.99

America's most entertaining language maven is back with more words to live by in his latest exploration of hot catchphrases, syntactical controversies, and other matters of national linguistic importance.

Before you scratch that seven-year-itch, you might want to know where it came from. And before someone blurts, "You just don't get it,"  perhaps... Read more >
First Grade Word Puzzles (Sylvan Fun on the Run Series)
First Grade Word Puzzles (Sylvan Fun on the Run Series)
Written by Sylvan Learning
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307479433
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First Grade Word Puzzles (Sylvan Fun on the Run Series)

Written by Sylvan Learning


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: July 26, 2011
Price: $3.99

Have fun while learning new words with Sylvan’s proven techniques for success!
 
First Grade Word Puzzles helps children improve vocabulary through engaging games and activities. Kids can learn and practice words while they:
 
¨       Navigate a MAZE by following a path of words that belong to a group 
¨       Create art by COLORING in... Read more >
Second Grade Word Puzzles (Sylvan Fun on the Run Series)
Second Grade Word Puzzles (Sylvan Fun on the Run Series)
Written by Sylvan Learning
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307479457
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Second Grade Word Puzzles (Sylvan Fun on the Run Series)

Written by Sylvan Learning


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: July 26, 2011
Price: $3.99

Have fun while learning new words with Sylvan’s proven techniques for success!
 
Second Grade Word Puzzles helps children improve vocabulary through engaging games and activities. Kids can learn and practice words while they:
 
¨       Navigate a MAZE by following a path of words that belong to a group 
¨       Create art by COLORING in... Read more >
Kindergarten Alphabet Action (Sylvan Fun on the Run Series)
Kindergarten Alphabet Action (Sylvan Fun on the Run Series)
Written by Sylvan Learning
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307479440
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Kindergarten Alphabet Action (Sylvan Fun on the Run Series)

Written by Sylvan Learning


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: July 26, 2011
Price: $3.99

Have fun while building alphabet skills with Sylvan’s proven techniques for success!
 
Kindergarten Alphabet Action helps children get familiar with each letter of the alphabet through engaging games and activities. Kids can learn and practice letters while they:
 
¨       Navigate a MAZE by following a path of letters 
¨       Create alphabet art by COLORING... Read more >
The Alphabet That Changed the World
The Alphabet That Changed the World
Written by Stan Tenen, Edited by Charles Stein
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781556437236
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The Alphabet That Changed the World
How Genesis Preserves a Science of Consciousness in Geometry and Gesture
Written by Stan Tenen
Edited by Charles Stein


Format: Trade Paperback, 392 pages
On Sale: July 5, 2011
Price: $44.00

Rabbinic tradition asserts that every letter of every word of the Torah is a word in itself. Author Stan Tenen demonstrates that each letter is also a hand gesture, and it is at this level that Hebrew forms a natural universal language. All people, including children before they speak and people... Read more >
The Right Word!
The Right Word!
Written by Jan Venolia
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307784193
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The Right Word!
How to Say What You Really Mean
Written by Jan Venolia


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: June 22, 2011
Price: $9.99

Every writer needs help with words: choosing them, using them, spelling them correctly. When is optimal or optimum the better choice? Why use germane when relevant is, well, more relevant? Created for just such tortuous (torturous?) situations, this handy guide provides an A-to-Z listing of troublesome, confusing words, accompanied by clear... Read more >
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The Lonely Voice
The Lonely Voice
Written by Frank O'Connor
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781935554424
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The Lonely Voice
A Study of the Short Story
Written by Frank O'Connor


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: June 7, 2011
Price: $17.95

Introduction by Russell Banks.

The legendary book about writing by the legendary writer is back!

Frank O’Connor was one of the twentieth century’s greatest short story writers, and one of Ireland’s greatest authors ever. Now, O’Connor’s influential and sought-after book on the short story is back.

The Lonely Voice offers a master class with...

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The Lonely Voice

Written by Frank O'Connor


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 6, 2011
Price: $16.95

Introduction by Russell Banks.

The legendary book about writing by the legendary writer is back!

Frank O’Connor was one of the twentieth century’s greatest short story writers, and one of Ireland’s greatest authors ever. Now, O’Connor’s influential and sought-after book on the short story is back.
The Lonely Voice offers a... Read more >
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Effective Magazine Writing
Effective Magazine Writing
Written by Roger Palms
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307781277
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Effective Magazine Writing
Let Your Words Reach the World
Written by Roger Palms


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: May 4, 2011
Price: $7.99

Let your words reach the World

If you are a writer who wants to have an impact with your words in the Christian magazine market, this book is for you. The former editor of Decision magazine, Palms helps you take stock of your gifts and use the to creatively minister to others... Read more >
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The Right Letter
The Right Letter
Written by Jan Venolia
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307784209
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The Right Letter
How to Communicate Effectively in a Busy World
Written by Jan Venolia


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: April 13, 2011
Price: $11.99

Replaces previous edition.In today'¬?s hectic world of cell phones, email, and instant messages, is it still worthwhile to know how to write a good letter? Absolutely! An attractive, well-written letter can grab the reader'¬?s attention and hold it long after someone else'¬?s email has been discarded. It can make a strong... Read more >
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Talk Talk Talk
Talk Talk Talk
Written by Jay Ingram
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307788115
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Talk Talk Talk
Decoding the Mysteries of Speech
Written by Jay Ingram


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: April 6, 2011
Price: $13.99

With a mixture of erudition and humor, Canadian radio personality Jay Ingram discusses the sociology of talking: the dynamics of conversation, men and women's different propensities for interrupting, and even the proper use of "you know." But he also delves into the mystery-riddled physiology of talking. While we now know that... Read more >
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The Sweetest Thing
The Sweetest Thing
Written by Mischa Merz
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583229286
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The Sweetest Thing
A Boxer's Memoir
Written by Mischa Merz


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: April 5, 2011
Price: $18.95

Journalist and amateur boxer Mischa Merz fulfills a long-held ambition to travel across the United States and compete in a series of amateur boxing tournaments. On this wild and fascinating journey she meets her idols, including Lucia Rijker of Million Dollar Baby fame, and some other truly extraordinary characters. Merz discovers... Read more >
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The Killing Game
The Killing Game
Written by Gary Webb, Afterword by Robert Parry, Edited by Eric Webb, Foreword by Tom Loftus
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583229323
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The Killing Game
Selected Writings by the author of Dark Alliance
Written by Gary Webb
Afterword by Robert Parry
Edited by Eric Webb
Foreword by Tom Loftus


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: April 3, 2011
Price: $19.95

Gary Webb had an inborn journalistic tendency to track down corruption and expose it. For over thirty-four years, he wrote stories about corruption from county, state, and federal levels. He had an almost magnetic effect to these kinds of stories, and it was almost as if the stories found him. It... Read more >
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Rewrite Right!
Rewrite Right!
Written by Jan Venolia, Illustrated by Ellen Sasaki
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307784179
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Rewrite Right!
Your Guide to Perfectly Polished Prose
Written by Jan Venolia
Illustrated by Ellen Sasaki


Format: eBook, 200 pages
On Sale: March 23, 2011
Price: $9.99

Everyone knows that writing can be improved by the simple process of reviewing, editing, and rewriting, but many struggle with how to go about critiquing their own work—be it a letter to a friend, an important business document, or an academic essay. Fortunately, help is at hand in REWRITE RIGHT!, the... Read more >
Beyond the Writers' Workshop
Beyond the Writers' Workshop
Written by Carol Bly
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307778208
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Beyond the Writers' Workshop
New Ways to Write Creative Nonfiction
Written by Carol Bly


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: March 9, 2011
Price: $11.99

An innovative new approach to teaching and writing creative nonfiction from veteran teacher and critically acclaimed author Carol Bly.

Teachers and writers everywhere are facing the limits imposed by the prevailing models of teaching: community or MFA “workshops” or, at the high-school level, “peer review.” In Beyond the Writers' Workshop Carol Bly... Read more >
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First Grade Success with Sight Words (Sylvan Workbooks)
First Grade Success with Sight Words (Sylvan Workbooks)
Written by Sylvan Learning
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307479327
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First Grade Success with Sight Words (Sylvan Workbooks)

Written by Sylvan Learning


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: March 8, 2011
Price: $12.99

A solid foundation of reading skills is essential for children to become successful readers. Learning basic sight words is a critical step in building that foundation. The activities in this workbook are designed to help your child catch up, keep up, and get ahead—and best of all, to have lots of... Read more >
Second Grade Success with Sight Words (Sylvan Workbooks)
Second Grade Success with Sight Words (Sylvan Workbooks)
Written by Sylvan Learning
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307479334
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Second Grade Success with Sight Words (Sylvan Workbooks)

Written by Sylvan Learning


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: March 8, 2011
Price: $12.99

A solid foundation of reading skills is essential for children to become successful readers. Learning basic sight words is a critical step in building that foundation. The activities in this workbook are designed to help your child catch up, keep up, and get ahead—and best of all, to have lots of... Read more >
Success with Lowercase Letters: Grades K-1 (Sylvan Workbooks)
Success with Lowercase Letters: Grades K-1 (Sylvan Workbooks)
Written by Sylvan Learning
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307479358
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Success with Lowercase Letters: Grades K-1 (Sylvan Workbooks)

Written by Sylvan Learning


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: March 8, 2011
Price: $12.99

Neat handwriting enables others to read one's work. It can also help develop a student's visual memory, which is vital for effective reading. A successful writer is able to communicate with others in meaningful ways—and will better experience the world of reading as well. The activities in this workbook, which introduce... Read more >
Success with Uppercase Letters: Grades K-1 (Sylvan Workbooks)
Success with Uppercase Letters: Grades K-1 (Sylvan Workbooks)
Written by Sylvan Learning
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307479341
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Success with Uppercase Letters: Grades K-1 (Sylvan Workbooks)

Written by Sylvan Learning


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: March 8, 2011
Price: $12.99

Neat handwriting enables others to read one's work. It can also help develop a student’s visual memory, which is vital for effective reading. A successful writer is able to communicate with others in meaningful ways—and will better experience the world of reading as well. The activities in this workbook, which introduce... Read more >
Kindergarten Success with Sight Words (Sylvan Workbooks)
Kindergarten Success with Sight Words (Sylvan Workbooks)
Written by Sylvan Learning
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307479310
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Kindergarten Success with Sight Words (Sylvan Workbooks)

Written by Sylvan Learning


Format: Trade Paperback
On Sale: March 8, 2011
Price: $12.99

A solid foundation of reading skills is essential for kindergartners to become successful readers. Learning basic sight words is a critical step in building that foundation. The activities in this workbook are designed to help your child catch up, keep up, and get ahead—and best of all, to have lots of... Read more >
You Are What You Speak
You Are What You Speak
Written by Robert Lane Greene
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780553807875
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You Are What You Speak
Grammar Grouches, Language Laws, and the Politics of Identity
Written by Robert Lane Greene


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: March 8, 2011
Price: $25.00

"An insightful, accessible examination of the way in which day-to-day speech is tangled in a complicated web of history, politics, race, economics and power." - Kirkus


What is it about other people’s language that moves some of us to anxiety or even rage? For centuries, sticklers the world over have donned the... Read more >
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You Are What You Speak
You Are What You Speak
Written by Robert Lane Greene
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780440339762
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You Are What You Speak
Grammar Grouches, Language Laws, and the Politics of Identity
Written by Robert Lane Greene


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: March 8, 2011
Price: $13.99

"An insightful, accessible examination of the way in which day-to-day speech is tangled in a complicated web of history, politics, race, economics and power." - Kirkus


What is it about other people’s language that moves some of us to anxiety or even rage? For centuries, sticklers the world over have donned the... Read more >
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Finding the Words
Finding the Words
Written by Jared Bland
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771013690
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Finding the Words
Writers on Inspiration, Desire, War, Celebrity, Exile, and Breaking the Rules
Written by Jared Bland


Format: Trade Paperback, 328 pages
On Sale: February 15, 2011
Price: $24.99

Celebrated writers reveal surprising truths about the joys, challenges, and importance of finding the words, in this special fundraising anthology for PEN Canada.
 
In Finding the Words, thirty-one well-known writers share deeply personal discoveries and stories that will surprise, delight, and stir the mind and heart. By turns inspiring, provocative, witty, and...

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Finding the Words
Finding the Words
Written by Jared Bland
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780771013706
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Finding the Words
Writers on Inspiration, Desire, War, Celebrity, Exile, and Breaking the Rules
Written by Jared Bland


Format: eBook, 328 pages
On Sale: February 15, 2011
Price: $19.99

Celebrated writers reveal surprising truths about the joys, challenges, and importance of finding the words, in this special fundraising anthology for PEN Canada.
 
In Finding the Words, thirty-one well-known writers share deeply personal discoveries and stories that will surprise, delight, and stir the mind and heart. By turns inspiring, provocative, witty, and...

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Write Right!
Write Right!
Written by Jan Venolia
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307784186
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Write Right!
A Desktop Digest of Punctuation, Grammar, and Style
Written by Jan Venolia


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: February 9, 2011
Price: $9.99

In this age of electronic correspondence and self-produced documents, we need a useful and reliable writing guide more than ever. WRITE RIGHT! covers the essentials of good writing in a concise and easy-to-follow format. The new edition of this classic handbook takes you through the entire writing process, from understanding the... Read more >
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