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Editors' Bible
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,480. Language: British English. Published: August 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
As the Editors’ Bible cover implies, this book is intended as a handbook for editors and authors throughout the English-speaking world. If in doubt, use it as a reliable guide. This book gives authors the tools and knowledge, with ample examples, to write and self-edit effectively, and is a practical guide for professionals to refer to.
Change Writer's Block to Writer's Stock You Can Take to the Bank: 10 Steps to Curing Writer’s Block Forever
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 2,720. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
You have a story to tell, a poem or memoir or essay to write, but you just can't get started. Every writer and would-be writer knows this scenario only too well. But poet Robert McDowell rides to the rescue with this readable and enjoyable Guide to banishing writer's block forever.
Sonnets: How To Write Them in Minutes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,470. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
The favored poetry form of Shakespeare comes to modern life for all writers in this splendid Guide. McDowell's examples and exercises effortlessly lead the reader/writer into the intricacies of the English, Italian and Spenserian sonnets to original compositions. This book is informative and fun.
Last Reader Standing: The Story of a Man Who Learned to Read at 54
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 34,720. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
The Last Reader Standing is the story of Archie’s amazing—and often painful—journey of becoming literate at middle age, struggling with the new found knowledge of his dyslexia.
I have a different story
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Price: Free! Words: 13,010. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Literate ordinary people are not easily bambazzled. This free ebook is part of the Talkback project that through animated videos, ebooks and a 130,000 book tells the history and science of the technology that fires up or kills talkback. Kickstarter is been used to obtain funds to create the video series. This short ebook is a sample of the big book (it is a reward) for potential pledgers.
Wommack's Vocabulary+ Buffet: Vocabulary, Word Usage & Pronunciation, Foreign Phrases, Quotations, Poems, Nursery Rhymes, Great Art/Artists, Architecture/Architects, Books/Authors, & Religions
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 143,720. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
WOMMACK'S VOCABULARY+ BUFFET puts you easily on the road to a deep and dynamic vocabulary. Extremely helpful to creative writers too.
Step By Step Stories - A New Approach to Writing
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 16,840. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
(5.00 from 1 review)
A totally new way to Teach & Learn story craft & creative writing. Exercises honed in the classroom by a well-published, professional author. For Teachers - Home Schoolers - Young Solo Writers. No pre-class prep. Open the book & read. Sample download will give you the intro, plus Exercise 1 to trial. Students love this approach. It makes them feel like real writers.
Grammar Without Tears
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,470. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
(4.57 from 7 reviews)
Learn while you laugh, laugh while you learn, with this short guide to the most egregious errors commonly made in English.
Writing Enrichment - The Basics of Good Creative Writing
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 19,980. Language: Australian English. Published: April 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
(5.00 from 1 review)
NOT another book about coming up with ideas for stories, but how to actually WRITE them! These exercises are crafted around the specific process whereby students learn to write. (See introduction.) Low stress for teachers & students alike. No pre-class prep. Open the booklet & read. Also suit homeschoolers. A radically new approach, originally developed for students with learning difficulties.
Story by Story PLUS: Basic Intermediate
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,460. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
Build reading ability quickly & easily. Intensive reading program for BASIC INTERMERDIATE ESL students & students learning to read. A great resource for both adults & children. 25 stories & 150 activities. FEATURES: Pictures, Pre-reading, Comprehension/discussion questions, Graphic organizers, Vocabulary, Grammar, & Writing. Answer Key. 290 pages.
The Cask of Amontillado Common Core Standards Reading Lesson Plan
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,800. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
A comprehensive lesson plan aligned with the Common Core Standards for Reading: Literature for grades 9-12 (10 classroom hours). CCS: RL: 9-10.1 – 10.10 CCS: RL: 11-12.1 – 12.10 Follows the Madeline Hunter format.
Reading is Fun At Home Activities for Beginning Readers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,520. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
The goal of this book is to help your kindergartener discover their love for reading. These activities will help your child realize their potential while enjoying the learning process. This book is set up in a weekly format with twelve weeks of activities. Each week builds on the last. Many of these activities can be done anywhere, the car, park, or on a walk. Learning is fun and so is reading.
Your Memoir: Getting Started, Keeping Going
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Series: The Memoir Writing Guides. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,100. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
(5.00 from 1 review)
Your Memoir: Get Started is full of proven ideas and approaches to successfully move you from wanting to write to producing the finished family stories or memoirs you know will be a treasured legacy for your children and grandchildren.
16 Thinking Hat Worksheets for The Gruffalo
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Price: Free! Words: 40. Language: British English. Published: February 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
The Gruffalo is one of the best selling children's books Amazon sells.My 16 Thinking Hat worksheets include 3 White Thinking Hat sheets (About Facts), 3 Red Thinking Hat Worksheets (About feelings), 3 Yellow Thinking Hat worksheets (positives), 3 Black Thinking Worksheets (Negatives), 3 Green Thinking Hat Worksheets (Creativity) and a Blue Thinking Hat Mind map to help put their learning together.
The Magic Train - Thinking Hat Guided Reading Worksheets
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Price: Free! Words: 40. Language: British English. Published: February 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Elementary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Teachers are frequently told that they should be using the Thinking Hats to teach reading. This is great - except whereever they look, there are no simple, ready made worksheets for them to use. This discourages them from trying a great new way of teaching. This teaching method focuses on 6 different areas of thinking in every book, which of course helps them learn more than simply reading it.
Story by Story PLUS: HIGH BEGINNER
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,920. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
Build reading ability fast, by up to two grade levels! Intensive reading program for HIGH BEGINNER ESL students & students learning to read. A great resource for both adults & children. 25 units & 150 activities. FEATURES: Pictures, Pre-reading, Comprehension/discussion questions, Graphic organizers, Vocabulary, Grammar, & Writing. Answer Key. 201 pages.
6-Letter Word Puzzles
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Series: Maintain Your Brain Puzzles, Book 17 · Word Puzzles, Book 6 · Puzzles, Book 17. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,970. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
Maintain your brain with these 320 fun ways to test your vocabulary knowledge and perhaps discover new words. You are given a word like CARPORT or a series of words like DONALD DUCK, and you make as many 6-letter words as you can from that word or series of words using each letter only once. Sound simple? Sometimes it is, sometimes it isn't. Great fun and a great way to maintain your brain.
The Independent Author's Handbook - Second Edition
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,450. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
This handbook will provide a focused and efficient path to quickly publish and market your work as an e-book, paperback and audiobook. You'll get: numerous tips, examples and ideas; all free or nearly so; backed up by statistics providing you a guide to what ideas work better than others; and the order to do them in so you don't have to lose time backtracking.
Story by Story PLUS: BEGINNER
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You set the price! Words: 12,440. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
Learn English quickly & easily with this book! Intensive reading program for ESL students and HIGH BEGINNING readers. A great resource for both adults & children. 25 units & 150 activities. FEATURES: Pictures, Pre-reading, Comprehension/discussion questions, Graphic organizers, Vocabulary, Grammar, & Writing. Answer Key. 201 pages.
Teen Writing Groups: Twenty Prompts To Get You Started
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Price: Free! Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This collection of writing prompts includes a variety of ways to get teens' creative juices flowing. It's a great resource for librarians and teachers!