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Literacy Teacher Education: Principles and Effective Practices

by Nancy A. Place, Deborah G. Litt, Susan D. Martin & Victoria J. Risko The Guilford Press (November 27, 2014)

Few resources exist to give literacy teacher educators a comprehensive view of effective, innovative practices in their field, making this uniquely practical volume an important addition to the literature. Each...


Unpacking Complexity in Informational Texts: Principles and Practices for Grades 2-8

by Sunday Cummins & Elfrieda H. Hiebert The Guilford Press (November 27, 2014)

To acquire content knowledge through reading, students must understand the complex components and diverse purposes of informational texts, as emphasized in the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). This practical...


Preparing Children for Reading Success: Hands-On Activities for Librarians, Educators, and Caregivers

by Julia Irwin & Dina Moore Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 16, 2014)

Preparing Children for Reading Success: Hands-On Activities for Librarians, Educators, and Caregivers will not only familiarize anyone who reads to young children with the essentials of promoting early and emerging...


Reading Instruction That Works, Fourth Edition: The Case for Balanced Teaching

by Michael Pressley & Richard L. Allington The Guilford Press (October 07, 2014)

This widely adopted text and K-8 practitioner resource demonstrates how successful literacy teachers combine explicit skills instruction with an emphasis on reading for meaning. Distinguished researcher Richard...


Born Reading

by Jason Boog & Betsy Bird Touchstone (July 15, 2014)

A program for parents and professionals on how to raise kids who love to read, featuring interviews with childhood development experts, advice from librarians, tips from authors and children’s book publishers,...


Be your Own Boss

by Alison Stokes Accent Press (February 14, 2014)

Inspirational  real-life stories on how to turn your ideas into cash


Best Practices in Adolescent Literacy Instruction, Second Edition

by Heather K. Sheridan-Thomas, Kathleen A. Hinchman & Donna E. Alvermann The Guilford Press (April 29, 2014)

An authoritative teacher resource and widely adopted text, this book provides a comprehensive overview of adolescent literacy instruction in the era of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). Leading educators...


Explaining Reading, Third Edition: A Resource for Explicit Teaching of the Common Core Standards

by Gerald G. Duffy The Guilford Press (April 22, 2014)

This trusted teacher resource and widely adopted text presents effective ways to demystify essential reading skills and strategies for K-8 students who are struggling. It has been fully revised to focus on the...


Handbook of Professional Development in Education: Successful Models and Practices, PreK-12

by Kathryn L. Bauserman, Linda E. Martin, Diana J. Quatroche & Sherry Kragler et al. The Guilford Press (April 16, 2014)

This comprehensive handbook synthesizes the best current knowledge on teacher professional development (PD) and addresses practical issues in implementation. Leading authorities describe innovative practices...


Headhunter

by Jade Jones Accent Press (February 14, 2014)

The hopes and dreams of Team GB's golden girl Jade Jones 


Cracking the Common Core: Choosing and Using Texts in Grades 6-12

by Michael C. McKenna, Sharon Walpole, William E. Lewis & Jacob Nagy et al. The Guilford Press (November 25, 2013)

This book guides teachers in grades 6-12 to strategically combine a variety of texts--including literature, informational texts, and digital sources--to meet their content-area goals and the demands of the Common...


Meeting the Challenge of Adolescent Literacy: Research We Have, Research We Need

by Mark W. Conley, Joseph R. Freidhoff, Michael B. Sherry & Steven Forbes Tuckey The Guilford Press (November 18, 2013)

In this concise, thought-provoking book, prominent researchers analyze existing knowledge on adolescent literacy, examine the implications for classroom instruction, and offer specific goals for future research....


Literacy Processes: Cognitive Flexibility in Learning and Teaching

by Kelly B. Cartwright & Gedeon O. Deak The Guilford Press (November 01, 2013)

Reading and writing instruction require individuals--both students and teachers--to flexibly process many kinds of information, from a variety of sources. This is the first book to provide an in-depth examination...


Learning to Write with Purpose: Effective Instruction in Grades 4-8

by Karen Kuelthau Allan, Mary C. McMackin, Erika Thulin Dawes & Stephanie A. Spadorcia The Guilford Press (November 07, 2013)

Communicating ideas and information is what makes writing meaningful—yet many upper elementary and middle school students write in a vacuum, without considering the aims of their writing or the needs of their...


Building Comprehension in Every Classroom: Instruction with Literature, Informational Texts, and Basal Programs

by Peter Dewitz, Rachel Brown & Nell K. Duke The Guilford Press (October 09, 2013)

This book presents a practical model and specific unit- and lesson-planning ideas for enhancing students' reading comprehension in any 2-8 classroom. The authors provide innovative suggestions that help teachers...


Handbook of Language and Literacy, Second Edition: Development and Disorders

by C. Addison Stone, Elaine R. Silliman, Barbara J. Ehren & Geraldine P. Wallach The Guilford Press (September 24, 2013)

An acclaimed reference that fills a significant gap in the literature, this volume examines the linkages between spoken and written language development, both typical and atypical. Leading authorities address...


Literacy, Information, and Development in Morocco during the 1990s

by Samia Touati UPA (June 15, 2012)

This book offers readers a two-level investigation of the culture of literacy in Morocco. A handful of researchers approach literacy either through theory or through practice in general; however, this is the...


Teaching Academic Vocabulary K-8: Effective Practices across the Curriculum

by Camille Blachowicz, Peter Fisher, Donna Ogle & Susan Watts Taffe The Guilford Press (April 15, 2013)

This book showcases effective ways to build the vocabulary knowledge K-8 learners need to engage meaningfully in reading, writing, and discussion on academic subjects. The distinguished authors draw on decades...


Handbook of Effective Literacy Instruction: Research-Based Practice K-8

by Barbara M. Taylor & Nell K. Duke The Guilford Press (March 26, 2013)

This highly readable handbook synthesizes the best research on K-8 literacy instruction and distills key implications for classroom practice. Noted contributors provide clear recommendations for creating effective,...


We Won The Lottery: Real Life Winner Stories

by Danny Buckland Accent Press (March 04, 2010)

"We Won The Lottery" also goes behind the scenes at the National Lottery to reveal funny facts, the luckiest numbers, the unusual purchases and exactly what happens when you win. Part of the Quick Reads series. ...


Bringing Words to Life, Second Edition: Robust Vocabulary Instruction

by Isabel L. Beck, Margaret G. McKeown & Linda Kucan The Guilford Press (January 31, 2013)

Hundreds of thousands of teachers have used this highly practical guide to help K-12 students enlarge their vocabulary and get involved in noticing, understanding, and using new words. Grounded in research,...


Grand Slam Man

by Dan Lydiate Accent Press (December 20, 2012)

The autobiographyof the rising star of Welsh rugby


Literacy Practices in Transition: Perspectives from the Nordic Countries

by Anne Pitkänen-Huhta & Lars Holm Multilingual Matters (November 13, 2012)

Literacy Practices in Transition explores the connections between local, situated literacy practices and global processes of mobility in the geographical space of the Nordic countries, an example of contemporary...


Reading Assessment in an RTI Framework

by Katherine A. Dougherty Stahl & Michael C. McKenna The Guilford Press (October 09, 2012)

From leading experts, this indispensable resource presents a practical model for conducting reading assessments for screening, diagnosis, and progress monitoring in each of the three tiers of response to intervention...


The Essential Library For Irish-Americans

by Morgan Llywelyn Tom Doherty Associates (April 01, 2010)

Ireland is in the news and a center of international attention in this decade. This book is an instructive, opinionated, annotated list of books that anyone in America who is Irish or interested in the Irish...


The Dynamics of Genre: Journalism and the Practice of Literature in Mid-Victorian Britain

by Dallas Liddle University of Virginia Press (January 29, 2009)

Newspapers, magazines, and other periodicals reached a peak of cultural influence and financial success in Britain in the 1850s and 1860s, out-publishing and out-selling books as much as one hundred to one....


Essays in the Art of Writing

by Robert Louis Stevenson Editions Le Mono (August 08, 2019)

There is nothing more disenchanting to man than to be shown the springs and mechanism of any art...

The art of literature stands apart from among its sisters, because the material in which the literary artist...


Language and Literacy Development, Second Edition

by James P. Byrnes & Barbara A. Wasik The Guilford Press (July 09, 2019)

This established text--now revised and updated--reveals how spoken language skills are acquired and how they affect children’s later reading and writing achievement. With a unique focus on the needs of educators,...


Reading and Writing in the Global Workplace: Gender, Literacy, and Outsourcing in Ghana

by Beatrice Quarshie Smith Lexington Books (June 14, 2012)

Reading and Writing in the Global Workplace: Gender, Literacy, and Outsourcing in Ghana by Beatrice Quarshie Smith explores the conditions that underlie the outsourcing of US data-processing work in Ghana. Quarshie...


The Early Education Leader's Guide

by Nonie K. Lesaux, Stephanie M. Jones, Annie Connors & Robin Kane The Guilford Press (October 16, 2018)

Grounded in current research and theory, this practical guide gives program leaders and staff developers a roadmap for designing and implementing engaging professional development and coaching approaches. It...


Rural Voices

by Christine Mallinson, Elizabeth Seale, Rania Habib & Kirk Hazen et al. Lexington Books (September 15, 2018)

In this interdisciplinary volume, sociolinguists and sociologists explore the intersections of language, culture, and identity for rural populations around the world. Challenging stereotypical views of rural...


Best Practices in Literacy Instruction, Sixth Edition

by Linda B. Gambrell, Lesley Mandel Morrow & Heather Kenyon Casey The Guilford Press (October 08, 2018)

Many tens of thousands of preservice and inservice teachers have relied on this highly regarded text from leading experts, now in a revised and updated sixth edition. The latest knowledge about literacy teaching...


The Cell Phone Lot

by Greta Gorsuch Gemma Open Door (September 15, 2018)

Jessica Vasquez had worked hard to get where she was. Though some in her family had despaired of her future, she put herself through cosmetology school and landed her dream job: overseeing the beauty department...


Toast

by Laurie Foos Gemma Open Door (November 15, 2018)

In many ways, the Hamilton children are like any other kids. Eleven-year-old Mia and ten-year-old Will love playing Minecraft, eating pizza, and playing in the yard. But Mia knows that because Will is on the...


Pivotal Research in Early Literacy

by Susan M. Dougherty, Christina M. Cassano, Joanne Knapp-Philo & M. M. Rose-McCully et al. The Guilford Press (June 14, 2018)

This reader-friendly text examines the key foundational studies in early literacy. It addresses such essential questions as how research informs current practices and where the field still needs to go to provide...


Children's Literature in the Reading Program, Fifth Edition

by Bernice E. Cullinan, Deborah A. Wooten, Lauren Aimonette Liang & Richard L. Allington The Guilford Press (May 15, 2018)

This indispensable teacher resource and course text, now revised and updated, addresses the "whats," "whys," and "how-tos" of incorporating outstanding children's literature into the K–8 reading program. A...


Breaking Through the Language Arts Block

by Lesley Mandel Morrow, Kenneth Kunz & Maureen Hall The Guilford Press (February 28, 2018)

This innovative book helps K–6 teachers infuse the entire school day with research-based literacy best practices. Classroom-tested strategies are presented for planning and implementing each component of the...


Cross-linguistic Influences in the Second Language Lexicon

by Prof. Janusz Arabski Multilingual Matters (February 28, 2006)

This volume contains a selection of papers analyzing language transfer, a phenomenon which results from language contact in bilingual and multilingual language acquisition and learning contexts. The main focus...


Early Trilingualism

by Dr. Julia D. Barnes Multilingual Matters (January 10, 2006)

The book describes how a trilingual child in the Basque Country, where Spanish and Basque are the languages of the community, is able to successfully acquire English at home through interaction with her mother....


Studies of Fossilization in Second Language Acquisition

by Dr. ZhaoHong Han & Dr. Terence Odlin Multilingual Matters (November 11, 2005)

This volume, as a sequel to Fossilization in Adult Second Language Acquisition by Han (2004), brings together a collection of most recent theoretical and empirical studies on fossilization, a classic problem...


Artificial Intelligence in Second Language Learning

by Prof. Marina Dodigovic Multilingual Matters (October 07, 2005)

This volume argues that adults can learn English as a second language if their typical errors are corrected systematically and in line with their preferred style of learning. The remedy designed for this purpose...


Focus on French as a Foreign Language

by Dr. Jean-Marc Dewaele Multilingual Matters (February 18, 2005)

This book offers sharp new insights into the acquisition and use of French as a foreign language.  The authors are specialists in their particular theoretical paradigms and focus on morphology, morpho-syntax,...


Age, Accent and Experience in Second Language Acquisition

by Dr. Alene Moyer Multilingual Matters (March 16, 2004)

This work critically addresses the age debate in second language acquisition studies, presenting an in-depth study of factors that predict foreign accent. Quantitative and qualitative analyses confirm that cognitive,...


Age and the Acquisition of English as a Foreign Language

by Dr. María del Pilar García Mayo & María Luisa García Lecumberri Multilingual Matters (May 21, 2003)

This book provides an overview of current research on the age factor in foreign language learning, addressing issues, which are critical for language planning. It presents new research on foreign language learning...


Fossilization in Adult Second Language Acquisition

by Dr. ZhaoHong Han Multilingual Matters (March 16, 2004)

This book is a systematic attempt to address the issue of fossilization in relation to a fundamental question in second language acquisition research, which is: why are learners, adults in particular, unable...


Building Literacy with English Language Learners, Second Edition: Insights from Linguistics

by Kristin Lems, Leah D. Miller & Tenena M. Soro The Guilford Press (July 05, 2017)

How can linguistics help teachers of English language learners (ELLs) improve their instruction? What specific competencies do ELLs need to build in order to speak, listen, read, and write in a new language?...


The Light of Knowledge

by Francis Cody Cornell University Press (October 04, 2013)

Since the early 1990s hundreds of thousands of Tamil villagers in southern India have participated in literacy lessons, science demonstrations, and other events designed to transform them into active citizens...


Literacy Work in the Reign of Human Capital

by Evan Watkins Fordham University Press (July 01, 2015)

Analyzes the role of literacy work as a significant contributor to the formation of human capital in the workplace and in everyday practices .


Fluency Instruction, Second Edition: Research-Based Best Practices

by Timothy Rasinski, Camille Blachowicz & Kristin Lems The Guilford Press (May 10, 2012)

This accessible guide brings together well-known authorities to examine what reading fluency is and how it can best be taught. Teachers get a clear, practical roadmap for navigating the often confusing terrain...


Vocabulary Instruction, Second Edition: Research to Practice

by Edward J. Kame'enui & James F. Baumann The Guilford Press (May 10, 2012)

This highly regarded work brings together prominent authorities on vocabulary teaching and learning to provide a comprehensive yet concise guide to effective instruction. The book showcases practical ways to...