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Thirteen Unpredictable Tales

Author : Paul Jennings
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Spooky and hilarious stories with the most surprising endings. All with great, novelty double covers.

Thirteen

Author : Wendy Cooling (comp)
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This is a collection of 13 of Paul Jennings' best stories. They take us from a world stuck on fast-forward to a boy who is truly stuck on a girl. Not to mention 11 other weird yarns. Grades 5-8.

Puffin Good Reading Guide for Children

Author : Ruskin Bond
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A comprehensive guide to fiction in English for readers aged four to sixteen, The Puffin Good Reading Guide for Children is divided into three sections to suit every age group. It has entries listing over 1000 books, and is divided into categories with cross-references so that children can read more in genres they like. It includes both classics and the best of contemporary works and books from all over the world. With an introduction by Ruskin Bond, India's best-known children's writer in English, The Puffin Good Reading Guide is an invaluable resource for children who love books, as well as for parents and friends looking for the right book for the young people in their lives.

Aussie Authors

Author : Sally Murphy
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Teachers have always been aware of the need to build a love of books and reading in children, but in recent years the focus on literacy has grown to achieve even greater emphasis. An integral part of the challenge of developing reading skills is the need to select quality books for class reading, private reading and school libraries. In Australia, an additional challenge has long been to provide students with material by Australian authors and with content relevant to Australian children. Aussie Authors provides teachers with a resource for introducing more Australian content into classrooms, and for exploring these works.

Study Skills and Dyslexia in the Secondary School

Author : Marion Griffiths
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This book is aimed at those who encounter secondary school students with dyslexia on a daily basis. It takes a practical approach by breaking down the whole process of assessing the issues involved and then suggesting ways for teaching staff and students to implement a suitable program of study skills. It is well structured, clear, useful and written with the needs of busy teachers and students very much in mind. Included are assessment approaches, checklists, photocopiable activities, and suggestions for useful resources. Results from qualitative research are included to provide an additional practical insight into study skills and dyslexia in the secondary school. Theoretical knowledge has been used to underpin and inform practice. Teachers of students with dyslexia who are not specialists should find this a useful guide. It will also be of great use to SENCOs and Teaching Assistants.

Growing and Knowing A Selection Guide for Children s Literature

Author : Mary Trim
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The primary function of this book is to serve as a guide to the selection of books for children, recognizing the vast range of books published and the individual rates of reading and social development of different children.

Understanding Reading Comprehension

Author : Wayne Tennent
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Can baboons read? That is the thought-provoking question that opens this wonderfully accessible book for trainee and practising primary school teachers to fully understand the process of reading comprehension. Comprehension is an essential component of learning to read and a successful teacher of reading will have a portfolio of different strategies and approaches that take in to account that children learn to read in different ways. This book supports the development of student and practising teachers’ subject knowledge by providing detailed guidance in to the reading comprehension process, along with practical strategies and lesson ideas for use in the classroom. Drawing from educational and psychological research, coverage includes: School-based activities in every chapter An in-depth focus on the inference making process The role of vocabulary and syntax in comprehension Cognitive and meta-cognitive processes including the use of memory Advice on developing effective classroom talk with different groups of children Using different text genres and selecting texts Why not preview the first chapter? Read Chapter 1: Locating Reading It's a great starting point for discussion and debate on 'what is reading'.

Australian Children s Books 1989 2000

Author : Marcie Muir
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This third volume brings the series up to the year 2000 and includes a consolidated index to all the volumes, which enables readers to identify and locate books published in a particular year.

The British National Bibliography

Author : Arthur James Wells
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Something about the Author

Author : Lisa Kumar
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Covers individuals ranging from established award winners to authors and illustrators who are just beginning their careers. Entries cover: personal life, career, writings and works in progress, adaptations, additional sources, and photographs.