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My Book of Simple Sentences: Learning about Nouns and Verbs (Kumon Workbooks)
Shinobu Akaishi

Kumon Publishing North America, 2005

From the Publisher Kumon workbooks are based on the "Kumon Method", an educational philosophy that aims at unlocking the full learning potential of each individual child. The Kumon Method introduces learning concepts in an incremental, step-by-step approach, allowing children to master new skills easily and without anxiety or frustration. As a result, children gain confidence in their abilities and are motivated to learn on their own. Over 3.5 ...


It Was the Best of Sentences, It Was the Worst of Sentences: A Writer's Guide to Crafting Killer Sentences
June Casagrande

Ten Speed Press, 2010

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 some sentences great—and other sentences suck.   With chapters on “Conjunctions ...


How to Write a Sentence: And How to Read One
Stanley Fish

Harper Paperbacks, 2012

“Like a long periodic sentence, this book rumbles along, gathers steam, shifts gears, and packs a wallop.”  —Roy Blount Jr.   “Language lovers will flock to this homage to great writing.” — Booklist Outspoken New York Times columnist Stanley Fish offers an entertaining, erudite analysis of language and rhetoric in this delightful celebration of the written word. Drawing on a wide range of  great writers, from Philip Roth to ...


Cut & Paste Sight Words Sentences
Rozanne Lanczak Williams, Barbara Maio

Creative Teaching Press, 2012

Over 100 Sight Words Featured Help beginning readers master over 100 sight words using the unique, hands-on approach in this resource. Step-by-step directions tell how to use the sight words on each reproducible to teach an entire lesson reinforcing sight word recognition, sentence structure, vocabulary development, and higher level comprehension skills.


Sentence of Marriage (Promises to Keep Book 1)

Shayne Parkinson via Smashwords, 2011

“I won’t have her forced,” Jack said. “Let her decide for herself.” Amy knew her father meant it. She could say no if she wanted. But this marriage would make everything all right. They could put all the trouble she had caused behind them. Everyone would be happy again. Everyone except her. “Sentence of Marriage” is the first book in the three-volume “Promises to Keep”. In nineteenth century New Zealand, there are ...


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 ...


Building Great Sentences: How to Write the Kinds of Sentences You Love to Read (Great Courses)
Brooks Landon

Plume, 2013

Based on the bestselling series from The Great Courses, Building Great Sentences celebrates the sheer joy of language—and will forever change the way you read and write. Great writing begins with the sentence. Whether it’s two words (“Jesus wept.”) or William Faulkner’s 1,287-word sentence in Absalom! Absalom! , sentences have the power to captivate, entertain, motivate, educate, and, most importantly, delight. Yet, the ...


DK Games: Silly Sentences
DK Publishing

DK Preschool, 2000

With full-color photos and bold graphics these specially created games keep children coming back for more.


Suspended Sentences: Three Novellas (The Margellos World Republic of Letters)
Patrick Modiano

Yale University Press, 2014

In this essential trilogy of novellas by the winner of the 2014 Nobel Prize in Literature, French author Patrick Modiano reaches back in time, opening the corridors of memory and exploring the mysteries to be encountered there. Each novella in the volume-- Afterimage , Suspended Sentences , and Flowers of Ruin —represents a sterling example of the author’s originality and appeal, while Mark Polizzotti’s superb English-language ...


My Book of Sentences
Kumon Publishing

Kumon Publishing, 2006

This sequel to My Book of Simple Sentences aims to help children understand slightly more complex sentences. Adjectives are slowly introduced in pairs, allowing children to create complete sentences such as ""the happy cat eats."" Ages 6-8


The Glass Sentence (The Mapmakers Trilogy)
S. E. Grove

Viking Juvenile, 2014

A New York Times Best Seller An Indiebound Best Seller A Kids' Next Top Ten Book A Summer/Fall 2014 Indies Introduce New Voices Selection A Junior Library Guild Selection One of Publishers Weekly ’s Best Summer Reads “Not since Philip Pullman's The Golden Compass have I seen such an original and compelling world built inside a book.”—Megan Whalen Turner, New York Times best-selling author of A Conspiracy of Kings ...


Sentence Composing for Middle School: A Worktext on Sentence Variety and Maturity
Don Killgallon

Heinemann, 1997

With the first edition of his book, Don Killgallon changed the way thousands of high school English teachers and their students look at language, literature, and writing by focusing on the sentence. In this revised edition, Killgallon presents the same proven methodology but offers all-new writing exercises designed specifically for the middle school student. Unlike traditional grammar books that emphasize the parsing of sentences, this ...


A Sentence a Day: Short, Playful Proofreading Exercises to Help Students Avoid Tripping Up When They Write
Samantha Prust

Prufrock Press, 2007

Many teachers have adopted the daily proofreading exercises published by large companies as a way to help students practice finding and correcting errors. Sadly, many students have fallen asleep over these same exercises. But ordinary daily proofreading exercises try to do too much—they often force-feed facts and information as they also try to teach writing. A Sentence a Day takes a different approach. It focuses on short, playful, ...


Death Sentence: Escape from Furnace 3
Alexander Gordon Smith

Square Fish, 2012

Alex’s second attempt to break out of Furnace Penitentiary failed. This time, his punishment will be much worse than before. Because in the hidden, bloodstained laboratories beneath the prison, he will be made into a monster. As the warden pumps something evil into his veins—a sinisterly dark nectar—Alex becomes what he most fears . . . a superhuman minion of Furnace. How can he escape when the darkness is inside him? How can he lead the ...


Sentences and Paragraphs: Mastering the Two Most Important Units of Writing (The Writing Code Series Book 8), 2012

"Sentences and Paragraphs," by Charles Euchner, is the completely updated best-selling and most authoritative book available on the essential two units of writing. Get it and use it. You will write better than ever -- and spare yourself hundreds of hours of confusion and agony. Hemingway one remarked that the ultimate challenge of writing is to produce "one true sentence." If you can write one great sentence, you can write more. If you ...


The Happiness Project One-Sentence Journal: A Five-Year Record
Gretchen Rubin

Potter Style, 2011

365 days. 5 years. 1,825 moments captured. In her best-selling book The Happiness Project , Gretchen Rubin discovers the pleasure of writing just one sentence every day. The Happiness Project One-Sentence Journal helps you to make a fascinating and revealing time capsule of the next five years of your life. Simply turn to today’s date, reflect on the quote at the top of the page, and jot down just one sentence (perhaps about something good ...


Diagraming Sentences
Deborah White Broadwater

Mark Twain Media, 2004

Diagraming Sentences will help students of all ages learn how the parts of speech fit together to make clear and complete sentences. This 48-page book shows visual learners how to diagram sentences to help them understand why some sentences may not sound or look right. The book also includes fun practice activities, review activities, a glossary, and answer keys.


Sentence Correction GMAT Strategy Guide, 5th Edition (Manhattan GMAT Preparation Guide: Sentence Correction)
Manhattan GMAT

Manhattan Prep Publishing, 2012

Considered the gold-standard in GMAT test prep, Manhattan GMAT’s ten strategy guides are the first books on the market to be aligned with the GMAC Official Guide, 2015 and 13th Editions. Fully updated and revised to deal with recent changes to the GMAT, they were designed with a content-based approach. The industry-leading Sentence Correction Guide delves into every major principle and minor subtlety of grammar tested on the GMAT. From its ...


Carson Dellosa Word Strips Sentence Strips (4455)

Carson-Dellosa Publishing, 2013

These lined, multicolored sentence strips have 3 thin, white lines on the back and 1 on the front. They are a great addition to any classroom for use in pocket charts, on a bulletin board, or just as a writing exercise.


Life Sentence: Two Tales of the Living Dead

Traverse Press, 2014

A duo of zombie tales by best selling author Kelley Armstrong. LIFE SENTENCE As other Cabals look to vampires for the cure to mortality, Daniel Boyd sets his sights on the “other” undead: zombies. Of course, finding volunteers for his experiments proves a bit of a challenge, but when a man only has six months to live, he’s willing to break a few rules. LAST STAND In the aftermath of a zombie virus outbreak, a troop of soldiers ...



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