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Everyone loves the smile on a dolphin’s face. Though smart enough to become theme park tricksters, dolphins are first and foremost wild mammals. Melissa Stewart’s lively text outlines our responsibility to conserve their natural environment. This high-interest book also offers an interactive experience to boost awareness of these adorable creatures. National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources. Visit www .natgeoed .org /commoncore for more information.
Anne Fadiman is--by her own admission--the sort of person who learned about sex from her father's copy of Fanny Hill , whose husband buys her 19 pounds of dusty books for her birthday, and who once found herself poring over her roommate's 1974 Toyota Corolla manual because it was the only written material in the apartment that she had not read at least twice. This witty collection of essays recounts a lifelong love affair with books and language. For Fadiman, as for many passionate readers, the books she
A book that brings the habits of reading to life Great readers are not made by genetics or destiny but by the habits they build--habits that are intentionally built by their teachers. The early formal years of education are the key to reversing the reading gap and setting up children for success. But K-4 education seems to widen the gap between stronger and weaker readers, not close it. Today, the Common Core further increases the pressure to reach high levels of rigor. What can be done? This book includes
Here, in twenty-six essays, Woolf writes of English literature in its various forms, including the poetry of Donne; the novels of Defoe, Sterne, Meredith, and Hardy; Lord Chesterfield’s letters and De Quincey’s autobiography. She writes, too, about the life and art of women. Edited and with an Introduction by Andrew McNeillie; Index. </div>
Used, Average Condition. May Ship From Overseas, Free Upgrade to Priority Shipping. Woolfa s first and most popular volume of essays. This collection has more than twenty-five selections, including such important statements as a Modern Fictiona and a The Modern Essay.a ...
An analytical insight on the Biennale exhibition's main themes. The critical companion to the Biennale catalog, this book presents a general overview of the exhibition's contents, helping one understand the Common Ground event. The list of authors features many great luminaries of architectural and cultural writing as well as daily reporters and journalists. By elucidating some of the underlying concerns of the exhibition, the book seeks to strenghten the ties to the Biennale by adding short, often visually
" The Word On the Street invites humanities scholars to move beyond the classroom and the monograph to share the pleasures of art in ways that engage the intelligence of the common reader, cultivating the critical imagination so vital to American cultural democracy. Lively and thought-provoking, Teres lays out contemporary debates and wades into them with gusto." ---Nancy Cantor, Syracuse University "At a moment when questions about the literary, 'bookishness,' and the future of print are being urgently
This exciting reader follows the story of the longest and the most demanding elephant migration on the planet. Living at the furthest corners of the hot and dry Sahara Desert, the very margins of where elephants can survive, hundreds of these great creatures make a dangerous but necessary journey as their main source of food and water dries up and they must go in search of more. Battling 120-degree heat, sandstorms, and fierce thunderstorms, these amazing animals travel 35 miles a day in a race against time
The whole world loves panda bears. Everyone loves to watch them play, climb, cuddle, and chew. But careful, they can scratch too—just look at that tree! Pandas live in wild places very faraway, and they are the STAR ATTRACTIONS of every zoo that keeps them safe and well, all over the world. National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources. Visit www .natgeoed .org /commoncore for more information.
With their beautiful white fur and powerful presence, polar bears rule the Arctic. These majestic giants swim from iceberg to iceberg in chilling waters, care for their adorable cubs, and are threatened by global warming. In this level 1 reader you'll learn all you ever wanted to know about polar bears and so much more. Complete with fascinating facts, beautiful images, NGR Polar Bears can't miss. National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources. Visit www .natgeoed .org
Jennifer S. Weizer, Joshua D. Stein, Foreword by Sharon Fekrat,Paperback, English-language edition,Pub by Reader's Digest Association, Incorporated, The
How cool is a supersonic jet that can zip, dip, and zoom through the air? Or a helicopter that hovers as still as a hummingbird? In this 32-page beginning reader, a real-life pilot introduces kids to the greatest planes that ever flew. Enticing photographs and fascinating facts ensure that a child’s natural curiosity is both inspired AND satisfied. Like each book in this successful series, Planes offers a high-excitement topic from a trusted content provider.National Geographic supports K-12 educators
How do money and politics dominate the various media and dictate social policy? The Common Courage Reader culls the very best writings that unravel myths of benevolence and corporate altruism. The reader collects politically progressive readings designed to spark lively debate from students and encourage them to think critically about the political and social scene. Includes: Howard Zinn, Noam Chomsky, Peter Breggin, Mike Males, Norman Solomon, John Stauber, Laura Flanders and William Blum. The Center for
This Max Lucado's Hermie & Friends(R) best-selling story now available in easy-to-read format Hermie and his friend Wormie have always felt common. They don't have stripes or dots, they aren't very strong, and they can't find anything special about themselves. But every time they pray, God tells them that He loves them all the time just as they are and that He isn't finished with them yet. When Hermie becomes a beautiful butterfly, he realizes just how special God's plan is for him This classic story has
With engaging and artfully presented text, including sidebars on media mavens throughout history, social gaffes, and archaic manners, this book is as entertaining as it is informative. Readers delve into cultural similarities and differences through lively passages, colorful photography, and sidebars on unique history. Topics include Courtesies and Greetings, Communication and Correspondence, Dining and Entertaining, Hierarchies and Protocol, Hospitality and Occasions, Amusements and Institutions,
This major collection demonstrates the extent to which Thomas Paine (1737-1809) was an inspiration to the Americans in their struggle for independence, a passionate supporter of the French Revolution and perhaps the outstanding English radical writer of his age. It contains all of Paine's major works including The Rights of Man, his groundbreaking defence of the revolutionary cause in France, Common Sense, which won thousands over to the side of the American rebels, and the first part of The Age of Reason
They waddled into stardom in National Geographic’s March of the Penguins film. These guys are now nature’s ROCK STARS! If you’re age 5, you’re probably as tall as an Emperor. But why do they throw up so much? March this way, and find out all! National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources. Visit www .natgeoed .org /commoncore for more information.
Journeys Common Core Reader's Notebook Grade 5 Workbook.
Textual Studies and the Common Reader: Essays on Editing Novels and Novelists
This 1979 edition of the Book of Common Prayer is handsome, yet economical edition ideal for daily usage. Formatted as a reader's edition, it has easy-to-read type that makes it perfect for public worship settings as well as for personal devotion - -especially for those with vision impairment. This version of the Book of Common Prayer is for use in the Episcopal Church , and conforms to the Standard Book of 1979. An example of the print size is located on an insert on the back cover. The cover is black with
Textual Studies and the Common Reader collects eleven original essays by editors of literary texts and theorists concerned about the implications of what such editors do. The volume's organizing theme is textual studies, the domain of which, in one contributor's words, is the "genesis, transmission, and editing of texts". The contributors seek to extend the discussion about textual studies beyond any narrow professional scope; thus, none of the essays assumes any training in textual studies. Also, the focus
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The Second Common Reader Woolf, Virginia Literary Criticism European E - Literary Criticism European English Irish Scottish Welsh - Literary Criticism
This item is printed on demand. This is a POD item (reproduction /reprint ) . Brand New, Perfect Condition. May Ship From Overseas, Free Upgrade to Priority Shipping. This is an EXACT reproduction of a book published before 1923. This IS NOT an OCR'd book with strange characters, introduced typographical errors, and jumbled words. This book may have occasional...
In the first comprehensive study of Virginia Woolf's Common Reader, Katerina Koutsantoni draws on theorists from the fields of sociology, sociolinguistics, philosophy, and literary criticism to investigate the thematic pattern underpinning these books with respect to the persona of the 'common reader'. As she explores and challenges the meaning of impersonality in Woolf's Common Reader, Koutsantoni shows how related issues, including authority, reader-response, intersubjectivity, and