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Thirteen Unpredictable Tales

Author : Paul Jennings
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Thirteen

Author : Paul Jennings
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Thirteen

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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.

The Junior Bookshelf

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Something about the Author

Author : Thomson Gale
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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.

Children s Book Review Index

Author : Gary C. Tarbert
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Growing and Knowing

Author : Mary Trim
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This book is designed to meet the needs of professionals working with children and their books. Intented for use as a reference book for library assistants and librarians, in children's libraries, school libraries, resource centres, and general reference libraries, it should also to provide sound information for trainee librarians, teachers and parents. The primary function of this book is to serve as a guide to the selection of books for children, recognising the vast range of books published and the individual rates of reading and social development of different children.The first section focuses on 'The Child: Growing and Knowing through Books', applying reading development theories of the 20th and 21st century to the selection of specific books and covering the characteristics of the various genres of children's literature, including the classics and award winners.There is also coverage of books for special situations and dilemmas and for children who are reluctant to read, along with a section on electronic formats.The second section focuses on 'The Professional: Knowing and Growing', providing ideas for book promotion within the children's library or school library and classroom.This section includes a contribution from Tricia Kings and covers the selection of books for children from ethnic groups communities through out the world.There are also ideas for books for fathers and sons to enjoy reading together.

The Reading Bug and how You Can Help Your Child to Catch it

Author : Paul Jennings
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In a clear and humorous style this book explains how you can open the world through a love of books. The author has cut through the jargon and the controversies to reveal the simple truths which will enable every parent to infect their child with the reading bug. Originally published: Australia: Penguin, 2003.

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.

The British National Bibliography

Author : Arthur James Wells
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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'.

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.

Who s who in Australia 2008

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A biographic reference to notable people in Australia. Entrants are drawn from all areas of Australian life, including the arts, politics, education, medicine, defence, business, diplomatic service, and recipients of honours and awards.

Media Review Digest

Author : C. Edward Wall
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School Library Journal

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Die Kaapse bibliotekaris

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Issues for Nov. 1957- include section: Accessions. Aanwinste, Sept. 1957- (also published separately)

Joyce in the Belly of the Big Truck Workbook

Author : Joyce A. Cascio
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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.

Book Review Index

Author : Gale Group
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'Book Review Index' provides quick access to reviews of books, periodicals, books on tape and electronic media representing a wide range of popular, academic and professional interests. More than 600 publications are indexed, including journals and national general interest publications and newspapers. 'Book Review Index' is available in a three-issue subscription covering the current year or as an annual cumulation covering the past year.