In How to Read Literature Like a Professor: For Kids, New York Times bestselling author and professor Thomas C. Foster gives tweens the tools they need to become thoughtful readers.
With funny insights and a conversational style, he explains the way writers use symbol, metaphor, characterization, setting, plot, and other key techniques to make a story come to life.
From that very first middle school book report to that first college course, kids need to be able to understand the layers of meaning in literature. Foster makes learning this important skill fun and exciting by using examples from How the Grinch Stole Christmas to The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, from short stories and poems to movie scripts.
This go-to guide unlocks all the hidden secrets to reading, making it entertaining and satisfying.
Early readers will enjoy this exciting account of the world's most famous disaster-at-sea and the discovery of it's remains many years later.
Step 4 books are perfect for independent readers who are confident with simple sentences and are just starting to tackle paragraphs.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
This fun picture book for children is a level 1 easy reader and has 100 + pages of bilingual text in Spanish and English.
Stories have been carefully formatted to introduce a new language to your child without friction or frustration.
Our winning format is the reason why Bilingual Readers™ Volume 1 is a favorite among many multilingual families.
This book also comes with a free audiobook (see inside for details) or download directly from this link https://gumroad.com/l/DAUC
Este libro contiene más de 100 páginas de texto bilingüe y fácil de leer para niños.
Cada historia se ha diseñado con mucho cuidado para presentar un nuevo idioma a su hijo sin fricción o frustración.
Descubra por qué Bilingual Readers ™ Volume 1 es un favorito entre las familias multilingües.
Incluye un audiolibro gratuito (vea detalles en el interior) o descarga directamente: https://gumroad.com/l/DAUC
This is what speed reading can do for, and by taking the time to read this report.
You will be able to learn everything that you need to know in order to start speed reading today.
In this report, you will learn the reasons behind traditional slow reading and the techniques that have been used by millions of people to effectively increase their reading speed.
You will learn about the five types of reading, and when to use each of these methods.
You will learn a variety of tips and techniques that you can put into practice everyday to continuously perfect your abilities.
In addition to the written text, you will also be given several different charts, graphs, and exercises that you can use to strengthen your eyes, and increase your reading speed.
Since this report not only offers you the ability to read about speed reading and how it works, but also the practical experience of putting your new skills to the test, this is truly the only speed reading material that you will ever need.
Since the major motivation behind the desire to learn speed reading is the ability to gain access to information in a short period of time, we have searched high and low for the most comprehensive information available and streamlined it into a short report so that you will be able to absorb this information quickly and start putting it to use right away.
If you do not have the time to read books, you'll always fall behind and underachieve your goals. That's because knowledge is power, and things change dramatically.
That's why if you do not constantly learn and expand what you do not know, you'll fail miserable in whatever you are trying to accomplish.
When you read this report, you'll gain an unfair advantage over everyone else, because knowledge is power, especially if you learn twice or three times as fast. You'll access and process knowledge at your advantage to achieve your goals quicker than you can imagine.
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Meet a group of brave knights as they embark on an epic adventure to stop a villainous jester and his band of monsters from taking over the kingdom. Learn about the exciting realm of Knighton and what it takes to graduate from Knights' Academy, go on thrilling quests, and engage in heroic battles against beastly, magical monsters.
Set at the "Starting to Read Alone" level, DK Reader L3: LEGO NEXO KNIGHTS: Monster Battles is a thrilling read for new readers.
LEGO, the LEGO logo, NEXO KNIGHTS, the Brick and Knob configuration and the Minifigure are trademarks of the LEGO Group. © 2016 The LEGO Group.
Produced by DK Publishing under license from the LEGO Group.
“What really ruins our character is the fact that none of us looks back over his life.”-Seneca, Letters from a StoicRead the stoic wisdom collected in one ebook.
These letters illustrate the ideals admired by the Stoics and reveal how far in advance of his time were many of Seneca's ideas. This book has been professionally formatted for e-readers and contains a bonus book club leadership guide and discussion questions. We hope you’ll share this book with your friends, neighbors and colleagues and can’t wait to hear what you have to say about it.
Have you ever wanted to captivate readers with a great opening, create spectacular and fantastical creatures, make up an entire country, realize a dastardly villain, write an epic love story, or make your characters leap off the page? If you answered yes to any of these questions, Gail Carson Levine can help you achieve your goals.
Newbery Honor author Gail Carson Levine offers a behind-the-scenes take on writing and teaches you how to become a world-class author. Drawing from her popular blog, Gail answers readers' fiction- and poetry-writing questions and dives into how to make a story come alive. If you're interested in writing prose and poetry or just want to be a better and more rounded writer, this book will help you on your creative journey.
With her trademark humor and vast writing knowledge, Gail Carson Levine reveals the tricks of her trade, writer to writer.
Supports the Common Core State Standards
LIVRE BILINGUE, FRANÇAIS ANGLAIS, POUR ENFANTS ÂGÉS DE 3 À 5 ANS.
>More than 100 pages of bilingual easy-reader text!
>Free audiobook (coming January 2015)
Bilingual Readers™ is the perfect set of starter books for children learning to read in more than one language.
Sentences translate word for word in most instances without being confusing. Your child can make proper associations between the words they know, and the words of their target language.
> Plus de 100 pages de texte bilingue!
> Livre audio gratuit (à venir Janvier 2015)
Bilingual Readers™ est l’ensemble parfait de livres pour débutants s’adressant aux enfants qui apprennent à lire dans plus d’une seule langue.
Les phrases sont construites pour une traduction mot à mot afin que les lecteurs puissent faire leurs propres associations entre les mots de leur langue maternelle et les mots de la langue qu’ils désirent apprendre.
Français / Anglais French / English
Caldecott Honor winner Sweet mixes White’s personal letters, photos, and family ephemera with her own exquisite artwork to tell the story of this American literary icon. Readers young and old will be fascinated and inspired by the journalist, New Yorker contributor, and children’s book author who loved words his whole life. This authorized tribute, a New York Times bestseller, includes an afterword by Martha White, his granddaughter.
As a curious child who was always asking questions, it's no wonder Thomas Edison grew up to become a famous, prolific inventor. This easy-to-read nonfiction story follows Edison from his time in school to his career as a full-time inventor. While it focuses on his groundbreaking creation of the lightbulb, this illuminating account also details other important innovations of his, like the phonograph and the microphone. Edison's discoveries will fascinate and inspire all curious young minds!
Based on the classic fairy tale. A prince wants to marry a real princess, so the queen devises a true test based on one pea and a lot of mattresses!
Read it yourself with Ladybird is one of Ladybird's best-selling series. For over thirty five years it has helped young children who are learning to read develop and improve their reading skills. Now, for the first time, each title is also available as an ebook with synched audio.
Each Read it yourself book is very carefully written to include many key, high-frequency words that are vital for learning to read, as well as a limited number of story words that are introduced and practised throughout. Simple sentences and frequently repeated words help to build the confidence of beginner readers and the four different levels of books support children all the way from very first reading practice through to independent, fluent reading.
Each book has been carefully checked by educational consultants and can be read independently at home or used in a guided reading session at school.
The Princess and the Pea is a Level 1 Read it yourself title, suitable for very early readers who have had some initial reading instruction and are ready to take their first steps in reading real stories. Each story is told very simply, using a small number of frequently repeated words.