Rhyming text and illustrations introduce a variety of collective nouns such as a "drift of swans" and a "clutch of eggs.
"Brief and inspiring, the Gettysburg Address is one of the best-known and most revered speeches in American history. Given on the battlefield at Gettysburg by US President Abraham Lincoln, the speech reaffirms the cause of liberty at a crucial turning...
The essential dictionary for the beginning language student, now in its seventh edition, revised with new words and phrases.
With over 800 photos chosen to attract young children and 3,000 age-appropriate vocabulary words, this dictionary/thesaurus sets a new standard in linguistic reference for students. Full color.
See how using (or not using) a comma can change the meaning of a sentence.
The antidote to "Eats, Shoots and Leaves" is an uproarious and very American word book for those who are tired of getting pulled over by the grammar police.
"James Baldwin was an author, social critic, and activist known for his deep understanding of race and class in the United States. This book introduces readers to his speech from a 1965 debate at Cambridge University in which he argues for racial...
This introduction to opinion writing serves as a mentor text to students learning to express their own opinions in persuasive essays and other opinion-based writing assignments using topics relevant to students as examples. Both sides of the debate are...
Meet a girl and her younger sister Kit, who never seems to quit, while learning words in the it word family.
In this delightful book, readers will learn how to write poems in a five-line poetic form called a cinquain. Examples help show budding poets how to write their own cinquains with tips about using concrete language and imagery.
This fun book shows young readers how to create concrete poems in which the text creates a shape that mimics its subject. Tips help readers choose workable topics, arrange words on the page, and make the most of white space.
In this informative book, readers will focus on figurative language and using all the senses to create vivid details. Students will also use brainstorming techniques to choose exciting topics and write their own free verse poems.