Be a Better Writer: For School, For Fun, For Anyone Ages 10-15 The Be a Better Writer Series

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Teaching That Makes Sense #ad - You have things to say that will change the way people think and feel, and that will shape the way they look at life after seeing it through your eyes. Produce rich description with the Tell-Show strategy. You have stories to tell, real and imagined, that readers can’t wait to read. Render your ideas in well-chosen words and smooth-sounding sentences.

Don’t keep your readers waiting; give them things to read. Don’t wait for someone to discover you; discover yourself. Get your work done faster, develop more confidence, bring home better report cards, and score higher on state tests. For Fun. Improve your creative writing by using The Five Facts of Fiction to dream up compelling characters and powerful plot lines that keep your readers reading from beginning to end.

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Johnny Tremain 75th Anniversary Edition

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HMH Books for Young Readers #ad - This striking 75th anniversary edition of this Newbery Medal-winning historical fiction classic is updated with new jacket art and an illustrated foreword from author-illustrator Nathan Hale. Johnny tremain is one of the finest historical novels ever written for children. Soon johnny is involved in pivotal events from the Boston Tea Party to the shots fired at Lexington.

Johnny Tremain 75th Anniversary Edition #ad - For this anniversary edition,  Nathan Hale brings his distinct graphic-novel storytelling to a new foreword. Fourteen-year-old johnny tremain, an apprentice silversmith with a bright future, injures his hand in an accident, forcing him to look for other work. Joseph Warren. In his new job as a horse boy, Samuel Adams, he encounters John Hancock, and Dr.

To read this riveting novel is to live through the defining events leading up to the American Revolutionary War.

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Muckrakers: How Ida Tarbell, Upton Sinclair, and Lincoln Steffens Helped Expose Scandal, Inspire Reform, and Invent Investigative Journalism

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National Geographic Children's Books #ad - National Geographic Society. Hold the presses! here's the sensational story of the birth of investigative journalism in America. Ann bausum's storytelling savvy will engage and inspire young people to cherish age-old values such as truth and public accountability. Ann bausum's dramatic narrative follows a generation of dedicated journalists who force responsible changes in industry and politics as America thrives.

. Muckrakers is the scoop on American journalism. National geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources. Visit www. Natgeoed. Org/commoncore for more information. Many of these stories become instant bestsellers in book format: books like The Jungle, Upton Sinclair's classic account of corruption in the meat-packing industry.

Muckrakers: How Ida Tarbell, Upton Sinclair, and Lincoln Steffens Helped Expose Scandal, Inspire Reform, and Invent Investigative Journalism #ad - At the turn of the 20th century, serialized exposés of corporate, labor, news reporters and monthly magazines collaborate to create a new kind of journalism—in-depth, and political corruption. Muckrakers is the inside story of public-spirited journalism right through its evolution, with profiles of latter-day practitioners like Woodward and Bernstein and today's Internet bloggers.

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La perezosa impaciente Spanish Edition

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Mira Canion #ad - But not all for the right reasons. An easy spanish reader containing just 70 new vocabulary words and English-Spanish cognates. Language learner Literature National Geographic Society. Can sloths do anything fast? mía, is about to find out slowly, the impatient sloth, why sloths should stay high up in their trees.

La perezosa impaciente Spanish Edition #ad - As mía explores colombia's coffee region, several animals quickly take an interest in her.

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Spilling Ink: A Young Writer's Handbook

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Square Fish #ad - Used book in Good Condition. The authors mix inspirational anecdotes with practical guidance on how to find a voice, develop characters and plot, make revisions, and overcome writer's block. National Geographic Society. Fun writing prompts will help young writers jump-start their own projects, and encouragement throughout will keep them at work.

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El escape cubano Spanish Edition

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Mira Canion #ad - An easy spanish reader containing just 140 new vocabulary words and English-Spanish cognates. Inspired by a true storyin a matter of minutes, Miguel's happiness changes to gripping fear when he overhears his parents fighting about escaping from Cuba on a raft. That is why miguel is determined to stay in Cuba, but time is not on his side.

National Geographic Society. Used book in Good Condition. He has heard the stories about the dangerous escape: swift currents, giant waves, sharks and the pitch black nights. And his dad plans to take him along.

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Rip the Page!: Adventures in Creative Writing

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Roost Books 9781590308127 #ad - M. B. Here are the ideas, lemony snicket, including lists of big, and inspiration to unfold your imagination and get your writing to flow off the page! This is the everything-you-need guide to spark new poems and unstick old stories, Naomi Shihab Nye, and favorite words; adventurous and zany prompts to leap from; dares and double dares to help you mash up truths and lies into outrageous paragraphs; and letters of encouragement written directly to you from famous authors, gross-out, including: Annie Barrows, small, experiments, C.

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Writing Magic: Creating Stories that Fly

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HarperCollins #ad - HarperCollins. Fairy-tale master gail carson, guides writers of all ages on how to develop their craft, the bestselling author of Ella Enchanted, with practical advice and heartfelt encouragement. Used book in Good Condition. National Geographic Society. Best of all, she offers writing exercises that will set your imagination on fire.

Writing Magic: Creating Stories that Fly #ad - With humor, and wisdom, gail Carson Levine shows you that you, honesty, too, can make magic with your writing. She shows how you can get terrific ideas for stories, develop memorable characters—and much, write sparkling dialogue, invent great beginnings and endings, much more. She advises you about what to do when you feel stuck—and how to use helpful criticism.

Trumpeter. In writing magic, newbery Honor author Gail Carson Levine shares her tricks of the trade.

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Poe: Stories and Poems: A Graphic Novel Adaptation by Gareth Hinds

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Candlewick #ad - Trumpeter. In a thrilling adaptation of edgar Allan Poe’s best-known works, acclaimed artist-adapter Gareth Hinds translates Poe's dark genius into graphic-novel format. It is true that I am nervous. Alongside these tales are visual interpretations of three poems — “The Raven, ” and Poe’s poignant elegy to lost love, ” “The Bells, “Annabel Lee.

The seven concise graphic narratives, keyed to thematic icons, amplify and honor the timeless legacy of a master of gothic horror. Used book in Good Condition. National Geographic Society. HarperCollins. But why will you say that i am mad?in “the Cask of Amontillado, ” a man exacts revenge on a disloyal friend at carnival, luring him into catacombs below the city.

Poe: Stories and Poems: A Graphic Novel Adaptation by Gareth Hinds #ad - . In “the masque of the red death, ” a prince shielding himself from plague hosts a doomed party inside his abbey stronghold. A prisoner of the spanish inquisition, ” and in “the tell-tale heart, can’t see his tormentors in “The Pit and the Pendulum, faced with a swinging blade and swarming rats, ” a milky eye and a deafening heartbeat reveal the effects of conscience and creeping madness.

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The Americans: Student Edition 2009

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MCDOUGAL LITTEL #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Text includes nine units and thirty-four chapters of study of United States history and the people that helped shape that history. National Geographic Society. HarperCollins. Trumpeter. The Americans.

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Banish Boring Words!: Dozens of Reproducible Word Lists for Helping Students Choose Just-Right Words to Strengthen Their Writing

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Scholastic Teaching Resources (Teaching #ad - Banish Boring Words!: Dozens of Reproducible Word Lists for Helping Students Choose Just-Right Words to Strengthen Their Writing #ad - The Americans. For use with Grades 4-8. This must-have collection of 40+ word lists is packed with synonym choices for the most commonly overused words, smooth transitions, as well as dozens of options for strong verbs, such as good and said, and sensory and emotion words. Used book in Good Condition. Trumpeter.

National Geographic Society. HarperCollins. A quick-reference guide for teachers and students to use during writing lessons and for independent work.

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