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

by Julia Irwin & Dina Moore

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...

Be your Own Boss

by Alison Stokes

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


by Jade Jones

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

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

by Samia Touati

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...

We Won The Lottery: Real Life Winner Stories

by Danny Buckland

"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. ...

Grand Slam Man

by Dan Lydiate

The autobiographyof the rising star of Welsh rugby

Literacy Practices in Transition: Perspectives from the Nordic Countries

by Anne Pitkänen-Huhta & Lars Holm

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...

The Essential Library For Irish-Americans

by Morgan Llywelyn

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...

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

by Beatrice Quarshie Smith

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...

Rock & Roll Literacy

by Sigmund Brouwer

Bestselling author Sigmund Brouwer brings his unique sense of play to the serious business of learning to read and write. Armed with music, humor and heart, he connects the dots for people who work with kids...

Breaking the Word Barrier

by Marilyn Lerch & Angela Ranson,

In this compelling collection of first-person stories, adults who have made outstanding achievements in adult literacy were paired with writers to tell of their transition to reading. These are people who have...

The Light of Knowledge

by Francis Cody

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

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

A New Direction

by Anne Marie Meyer, Janet Mills & Harper Lee Park

Who says there is no heart in business? Aunt Lou's pawnshop had one been a place for the family to gather. After Aunt Lou's brother and sister-in-law died, she made a point to try and raise her niece and nephew...

Tackle Reading

by Kathryn Starke

Tackle Reading is a resource that will motivate children, support parents, and inspire teachers and fellow educators to love literacy. This book contains stories written by NFL players, celebrities, and authors...

New Insights into Language Anxiety

by Christina Gkonou, Mark Daubney & Dr. Jean-Marc Dewaele

This book provides an overview of current theory, research and practice in the field of language anxiety and brings together a range of perspectives on this psychological construct in a single volume. Chapters...

Reaching Reluctant Young Readers

by Rob Reid

Reaching Reluctant Young Readers features 150 middle-grade books. Each profiled title has the potential to hook the reluctant reader and lure them to read the entire book. To specifically encourage elementary...

Paulo Freire and the Cold War Politics of Literacy

by Andrew J. Kirkendall

In the twentieth century, illiteracy and its elimination were political issues important enough to figure in the fall of governments (as in Brazil in 1964), the building of nations (in newly independent African...

Learning to be Literate

by Prof. Viv Edwards

This textbook brings together research on literacy and multilingualism from a variety of settings: the learning of English in migrant destinations, immersion and bilingual education, and the maintenance of heritage...

Style, Identity and Literacy

by Christopher Stroud & Dr. Lionel Wee

Style, Identity and Literacy: English in Singapore is a qualitative study of the literacy practices of a group of Singaporean adolescents, relating their patterns of interaction – both inside and outside the...