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Reading Science and the Crisis in Literacy
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 29,490. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
The predominant method of teaching reading simply does not work for too many children, especially boys, English as a Second Language students, and those with learning disabilities. Parents are concerned about their children and frustrated by the lack of progress, They are seeking out solutions. Phonics-first is a proven, effective method, and research on the brain confirms that conclusion.
Los anteojos del fabulista. Reflexiones sobre el arte de leer y escribir
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 80,760. Language: Spanish. Published: September 3, 2018 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
El autor narra sus vivencias y ofrece una guía para poder leer y escribir y despertar la pasión que él mismo siente, y nos dice: “Las páginas de este libro no pretenden instruir a nadie de nada, pues tal vez sea esa una empresa imposible, pero sí, al menos, sostener el aliento de aquellos que empiezan a leer y a escribir o de aquellos otros que, ya entrados en el oficio, no quieren desalentarse"
Hello, Plot. Are You Out There?
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,850. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Hate to plot? Think you can't plot? With the no-plot plotting method in Hello, Plot. Are You Out There? you'll have plotted your book and not even realize it. Hello, Plot. Are You Out There? takes you from character, using the Enneagram, to plot in one easy to follow roadmap. Get Hello, Plot. Are You Out There? today and get plotting.
Sense of Wonder
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 217,210. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2018 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Gardner Dozois' collected reviews from Locus Magazine, amazing insights for any writer of SF fan.
Being Gardner Dozois
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,420. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2018 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Insights into the mind of the author/editor who holds the record for most Hugo awards for editing.
Grammar Without Tears - Second Edition
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,150. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 21, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Historical and fictional characters explain common grammatical errors in a funny-as-hell book that will forever change the way you see grammar.
Writing for Adventure Authors
Price: Free! Words: 25,250. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Have you dreamed of being an Adventure Author? This book will teach you exactly what you need to know to bring your book to life. Together we will turn your dusty old journal into an incredible first draft, the first step on your Adventure Author journey.
Audio-Based Translation: Communicating Biblical Scriptures to Non-Literate People
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,470. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: February 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
In communicating biblical scriptures to non-literate people, creative approaches are needed since print media are beyond their reach. Employing a multi-disciplinary approach, including the contemporary media scene, communication theory, linguistic studies, translation issues, and theological perspectives, this study examines the audio-media for communicating the Bible to people who cannot read.
Audio-Based Translation: Communicating Biblical Scriptures to Non-Literate People
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,470. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: February 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
In communicating biblical scriptures to non-literate people, creative approaches are needed since print media are beyond their reach. Employing a multi-disciplinary approach, including the contemporary media scene, communication theory, linguistic studies, translation issues, and theological perspectives, this study examines the audio-media for communicating the Bible to people who cannot read.
Single-stroke English (long edition)
Price: Free! Words: 40,580. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
In conservative youth, this reformer attempted fruitlessly to make English spelling regular. In middle age, I tried to invent radical new alphabets, also to no avail. In old-age, radicalism and conservatism combined, to produce, after a good few years trial and error, Single-stroke English (SE). I found out the hard way, that only a short-hand based on ones native alphabet, was memorable.
Fifty Shades of Grammar
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,770. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Everyone, it’s said, has one book inside him, but getting it out can be problematical. Perhaps you can’t English very well, or you work long hours and just don’t have time, or you started writing and then got stuck? Fear not, for help is at hand. Packed with friendly, no-nonsense advice, Fifty Shades of Grammar will answer all those questions you were too afraid to ask.
Change Your Accent: English Pronunciation for Success
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 49,630. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
“Change Your Accent: English Pronunciation for Success” was developed by registered Speech Therapists. This comprehensive book, provides a step-by-step approach to accent reduction and empowers the reader with essential accent modifications tools to communicate effectively and confidently.
Raymond Towers Research Library
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 538,890. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
This is a multi-faceted volume that is designed to make you think. It contains articles on how I became a writer, plus detailed outlines and scenarios for aspiring writers. For the Red Pilled, Truth researcher, I have also included essays and articles from my personal worldview, in addition to the many media reviews that have helped to shape my perspective. 2nd Edition. Rating: HIGH controversy.
Don't Call Me Stupid
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 87,420. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Counseling
More than an Autobiography, ‘Don’t Call Me Stupid’ transports the reader into the emotional and psychological challenges of a young man’s journey from a functionally Illiterate individual and alcoholic to reaching a masters level of university with as an ‘A’ average student.
The Writer's Habit: Combining Knowledge, Skill, and Desire to Write the Best Novel You Can
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,110. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2017 by MissouriBreaksPress. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
This writing craft book from bestselling novelist Elisa Lorello takes a rhetorical approach to developing artful fiction.
The Original Fantasy: A Practical Guide to Writing Genre
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 41,600. Language: Australian English. Published: May 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
So you’ve finished your genre novel and it is Frankenstein’s monster. Don’t Panic! Whether you write fantasy, science-fiction, crime, thriller, YA or chick-lit, this humorous and helpful guide will hone your skills and lead you through the quagmire of writing original fiction. Emily Craven details the lessons she learnt during her twelve-month mentorship with award-winning author Isobelle Carmody
Creating Short Fiction
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,670. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2017 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
The classic guide to writing short fiction - Revised & Expanded 3rd ed.
SPaG BOOK: A Teacher's Guide to Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 30,360. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2016 by Autus Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching methods & materials / reading & phonics
SPaG BOOK is the perfect companion for teachers of spelling, punctuation, and grammar...and now the National Curriculum and Ofsted consider EVERY teacher to be a teacher of literacy, that means you! Whether you're a grammar novice who doesn't know his adverbs from his elbow, or an expert English teacher who never splits his infinitives, this book has something for you.
Of Worlds Beyond
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,110. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2016 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Seven famous SF authors—Heinlein, Campbell, "Doc" Smith, Williamson, de Camp, van Vogt, & Taine—offer some of the best explanations ever on how to write SF.
In Search of Wonder
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 151,460. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2016 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
The premier book of SF insight for all SF readers and writers.