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Oxford Picture Dictionary English-Spanish: Bilingual Dictionary for Spanish speaking teenage and adult ...
Jayme Adelson-Goldstein, Norma Shapiro

Oxford University Press, 2008

Content is organized within 12 thematic units , including Everyday Language, People, Housing, Food and Recreation. Each unit starts with an Intro page (new to this edition) and ends with a story page, with single or double-page sub-topics introducing new words in a realistic visual context and easy-to-learn "chunks." The t arget new vocabulary is listed and simple practice activities help students put their new words into practice. ...


The True Story of the Three Little Pigs
Jon Scieszka

Allyn & Bacon, 2002



Word Up! How to Write Powerful Sentences and Paragraphs (And Everything You Build from Them)
Marcia Riefer Johnston

Northwest Brainstorms Publishing, 2013

Kindle Book Review  Award Foreword Reviews  IndieFab Award IndieReader Discovery Award Next Generation Indie Book Award Readers' Favorite Award Lots of books can strengthen your writing. Few also leave you smiling. You're looking at one. You may write blog posts, e-books, e-mails, executive summaries, e-zine articles, hospital-hallway signs, presentations, proposals, lab reports, letters to the editor, love letters, lunch-bag ...


The Naked Truth About Self-Publishing
Jana DeLeon, Tina Folsom, ...

The Indie Voice LLC, 2013

Everything you wanted to know about self-publishing. Ten New York Times Bestselling authors share their knowledge, their experiences, and their souls. Jana DeLeon- A former CFO discusses taxes, corporations, LLCs, employees, deductions and many other things to help form your own author co-op. Tina Folsom- An expert and bestseller in the foreign market. What to watch out for when dealing with translators, how to attract foreign readers, ...


The Essential Guide to Getting Your Book Published: How to Write It, Sell It, and Market It . . . ...
Arielle Eckstut, David Henry Sterry

Workman Publishing Company, 2010

The best, most comprehensive book for writers is now completely revised and updated to address ongoing changes in publishing. Published in 2005 as Putting Your Passion Into Print , this is the book that’s been praised by both industry professionals (“Refreshingly honest, knowledgeable and detailed. . . . An invaluable resource”—Jamie Raab, publisher, Grand Central Publishing) and bestselling authors (“A must-have for every aspiring ...


The Synonym Finder
J.I. Rodale

Grand Central Publishing, 1986

With a simple alphabetical arrangement this book has been expanded to include thousands of new words and expressions that have entered the language in recent years, and includes clearly labelled slang and informal words and expressions.


Aspire: Discovering Your Purpose Through the Power of Words
Kevin Hall

William Morrow, 2010

An expert recognized for his uncovering the hidden, and often secret meaning of words, Kevin Hall now shares his wisdom with us all. In Aspire! he teaches readers to understand what words mean in their purest sense and unlock their importance as they develop a thoughtful new vocabulary. As Stephen R. Covey so beautifully elucidates in his foreword, "this masterfully written book will help you understand that words have an inherent power, a ...


East of Tiffany's
Marciano Guerrero, Mary Duffy

BookSurge Publishing, 2009

The East of Tiffany's stories provide a rare insight into the lives of characters that populate the East Side of Manhattan.


Harcourt School Publishers Collections: Lvld Lib: Follow My Leader Gr5


FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. After he is accidentally blinded, Jimmy must make many adjustments including using a guide dog.


My One Word: Change Your Life With Just One Word
Mike Ashcraft, Rachel Olsen

Zondervan, 2012

The concept of My One Word is simple. Lose the long list of resolutions---all your sweeping promises to change---and do something about one thing this year instead of nothing about everything. Choose just one word that represents what you most hope God will do in you, and focus on it for an entire year. This single act will force clarity and concentrate your efforts. As you focus on your word over an extended period of time, you position ...


Sell Your Book Like Wildfire: The Writer's Guide to Marketing and Publicity
Rob Eagar

Writer's Digest Books, 2012

Promote and Sell Your Work! You've written a book, but if it doesn't sell, what's the point? In Sell Your Book Like Wildfire , marketing expert Rob Eagar explains how to use the best promotional methods available to get your book noticed and drive sales. You'll learn how to: Increase your book sales by driving readers to bookstores and online retailers Build a brand that makes your books stand out from the crowd Secure more media ...


Next of Kin: My Conversations with Chimpanzees
Roger Fouts, Stephen Tukel Mills

William Morrow Paperbacks, 1998

For 30 years Roger Fouts has pioneered communication with chimpanzees through sign language--beginning with a mischievous baby chimp named Washoe. This remarkable book describes Fout's odyssey from novice researcher to celebrity scientist to impassioned crusader for the rights of animals. Living and conversing with these sensitive creatures has given him a profound appreciation of what they can teach us about ourselves. It has also made Fouts an ...


The Secret of Ages
Robert Collier

Wildside Press, 2008

Robert Collier (1885-1950) was an author of self-help and metaphysical books. "The Secret of the Ages" sold over 300,000 copies during his life. He wrote about the practical psychology of abundance, desire, faith, visualization, confident action, and becoming your best.


Book Writing Mistakes: How To Avoid The Top 12 Mistakes New Business Book Authors Make
Jim Edwards

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2014

Here’s how to avoid the mistakes most new business book authors make that doom their results before they really even get started! In this breakthrough NEW book about writing your own business book, you’ll discover how to avoid the mistakes that keep you from selling more books, getting more subscribers, and building up your own audience of loyal readers. Here's just a sample of the book writing pitfalls and landmines we'll ...


Fire up Your Fiction: An Editor's Guide to Writing Compelling Stories
Jodie Renner

Cobalt Books, 2014

FIRE UP YOUR FICTION - AN EDITOR'S GUIDE TO WRITING COMPELLING STORIES (formerly titled "Style That Sizzles & Pacing for Power") has won a Silver Medal in the Florida Authors & Publishers President's Book Awards for 2013 and an Honorable Mention in the Writer's Digest Self-Published E-Book Awards for 2013. It is also a finalist in Foreword Reviews IndieFab Book Awards, Readers' Favorite Awards, and the National Indie Excellence Awards. "What ...


Practical English Usage
Michael Swan

Oxford University Press, 1980

Over 600 concise articles, arranged in alphabetical order, which explain and illustrate points of grammar, usage, vocabulary, idiom, style, and pronunciation. For this new edition, the whole book has been thoroughly revised and, in places, reorganized and rewritten.


The Negative Trait Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Flaws
Angela Ackerman, Becca Puglisi

JADD Publishing, 2013

Crafting likable, interesting characters is a balancing act, and finding that perfect mix of strengths and weaknesses can be difficult. But the task has become easier thanks to The Negative Trait Thesaurus. Through its flaw-centric exploration of character arc, motivation, emotional wounds, and basic needs, writers will learn which flaws make the most sense for their heroes, villains, and other members of the story's cast. Inside The ...


No Sweat Public Speaking!
Fred E. Miller

Fred Co., 2011

You've Been Asked to Give a Presentation Is It YES! or YIKES! Have you been asked, or would you like to: Make a Presentation * Give a Speech * Give a Toast Accept an Award * Give an Award * Deliver a Eulogy Facilitate a Meeting * or Speak to. . . ? PUBLIC SPEAKING is most people's greatest fear. Some fear it more than dying! This fear holds back many people's careers. Like all the skills you possess, this one can also be learned! ...


The Poetry Home Repair Manual: Practical Advice for Beginning Poets
Ted Kooser

Bison Books, 2007

Recently appointed as the new U. S. Poet Laureate, Ted Kooser has been writing and publishing poetry for more than forty years. In the pages of The Poetry Home Repair Manual , Kooser brings those decades of experience to bear. Here are tools and insights, the instructions (and warnings against instructions) that poets—aspiring or practicing—can use to hone their craft, perhaps into art. Using examples from his own rich literary oeuvre and ...



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