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Reading Promise: My Father and the Books We Shared (11 Edition)
Reading Promise: My Father and the Books We Shared (11 Edition)
by Alice Ozma
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When Alice Ozma was in 4th grade, she and her father decided to see if he could read aloud to her for 100 consecutive nights. On the hundreth night, they shared pancakes to celebrate, but it soon became evident that neither wanted to let go of their... (read more)

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What We See When We Read (Vintage Original)
What We See When We Read (Vintage Original)
by Peter Mendelsund
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A gorgeously unique, fully illustrated exploration into the phenomenology of reading — how we visualize images from reading works of literature, from one of our very best book jacket designers, himself a passionate reader. What do we see when we... (read more)

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Everything's an Argument
Everything's an Argument
by Andrea A Lunsford
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This best-selling brief text shows students how to analyze all kinds of argument — not just essays and editorials, but clothes, cars, ads, and even website designs — and then how to use what they learn to write effective... (read more)

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The Writer's Presence: A Pool of Readings
The Writer's Presence: A Pool of Readings
by Donald Mcquade
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By scouring hundreds of essays in search of the best writing available, the editors of The Writers Presence have once again collected teachable readings by great writers, showcasing distinctive voices and clear points of view. The result is a blend of... (read more)

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Models for Writers: Short Essays for Composition
Models for Writers: Short Essays for Composition
by Alfred Rosa
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Its a simple, best-selling combination that has worked for thousands of students — short, accessible essays and helpful, thorough writing instruction. Models for Writers continues to offer thought-provoking selections organized to demonstrate... (read more)

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Reading the World (2ND 10 - Old Edition)
Reading the World (2ND 10 - Old Edition)
by Michael Austin
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'From Lao Tzu to Aristotle, Charles Darwin to Jomo Kenyatta, Reading the Worldis a collection of 79 texts by some of the world\'s great thinkers. And because ideas have long been expressed visually as well as verbally, the collection includes 15 drawings,... (read more)

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So Many Books!: Reading and Publishing in an Age of Abundance
So Many Books!: Reading and Publishing in an Age of Abundance
by Gabriel Zaid
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"Gabriel Zaid's defense of books is genuinely exhilarating. It is not pious, it is wise; and its wisdom is delivered with extraordinary lucidity and charm. This is how Montaigne would have written about the dizzy and increasingly dolorous age of the... (read more)

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Everything's an Argument : With Readings (6TH 13 Edition)
Everything's an Argument : With Readings (6TH 13 Edition)
by Andrea A. Lunsford
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This best-selling combination argument text and thematically organized reader shows students how to analyze all kinds of arguments — not just essays and editorials, but clothes, smartphone apps, ads, and Web site designs — and then... (read more)

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In Short: A Collection of Brief Creative Nonfiction
In Short: A Collection of Brief Creative Nonfiction
by Judith Kitchen
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Something is going on out there. Almost simultaneously, many of our finest writers are experimenting with a new nonfiction form: brief pieces that are literary and personal rather than informational, complete in themselves, and short--very short... (read more)

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Contemporary Creative Nonfiction : the Art of Truth (01 Edition)
Contemporary Creative Nonfiction : the Art of Truth (01 Edition)
by Bill Roorbach
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The most inclusive collection of creative nonfiction available, Contemporary Creative Nonfiction: The Art of Truth is the only anthology that brings together examples of all three of the main forms in the genre: the literary memoir, the personal essay... (read more)

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13 Ways of Looking at the Novel
13 Ways of Looking at the Novel
by Jane Smiley
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Over an extraordinary twenty-year career, Jane Smiley has written all kinds of novels: mystery, comedy, historical fiction, epic. "Is there anything Jane Smiley cannot do?" raves Time magazine. But in the wake of 9/11, Smiley faltered in her hitherto... (read more)

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Focus on Vocabulary 2: Mastering the Academic Word List
Focus on Vocabulary 2: Mastering the Academic Word List
by Diane Schmitt
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  Focus on Vocabulary 2: Mastering the Academic Word List is a research-based vocabulary textbook that gives high-intermediate to advanced students the advantage they need to succeed in academic environments. Through excerpts from college texts and... (read more)

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Book Smart: How to Develop and Support Successful, Motivated Readers
Book Smart: How to Develop and Support Successful, Motivated Readers
by Anne E. Cunningham
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Authored by two passionate psychologists and educators, Book Smart: How to Develop and Support Successful, Motivated Readers is a how-to guide rich with stories, lessons, activities, and ideas aimed at supporting reading development and addressing the... (read more)

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The Reading Promise: My Father and the Books We Shared
The Reading Promise: My Father and the Books We Shared
by Alice Ozma
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When Alice Ozma was in 4th grade, she and her father decided to see if he could read aloud to her for 100 consecutive nights. On the hundredth night, they shared pancakes to celebrate, but it soon became evident that neither wanted to let go of their... (read more)

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Norton Reader (Complete) (13TH 12 Edition)
Norton Reader (Complete) (13TH 12 Edition)
by Linda H. Peterson
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has introduced millions of writing students to the essay as a genre. First published in 1965, it is still the best-selling thematic reader--and the only thematic reader that also supports a genre-based approach. The Thirteenth Edition introduces a new... (read more)

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Rereading America (9TH 13 Edition)
Rereading America (9TH 13 Edition)
by Gary Colombo
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Rereading America remains the most widely adopted book of its kind because of its unique approach to the issue of cultural diversity. Unlike other multicultural composition readers that settle for representing the plurality of American voices and... (read more)

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75 Readings : Anthology (12TH 13 Edition)
75 Readings : Anthology (12TH 13 Edition)
by Santi Buscemi
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75 Readings introduces students to a range of classic and contemporary essays. The text also exposes them to a variety of rhetorical strategies, writing styles, themes, and topics. At the same time, it retains maximum flexibility for the instructor... (read more)

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How to Read Literature Like a Professor: A Lively and Entertaining Guide to Reading between the Lines
How to Read Literature Like a Professor: A Lively and Entertaining Guide to Reading between the Lines
by Thomas C. Foster
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What does it mean when a fictional hero takes a journey? Shares a meal? Gets drenched in a sudden rain shower? Often, there is much more going on in a novel or poem than is readily visible on the surface — a symbol, maybe, that remains elusive, or... (read more)

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How to Be a Heroine: Or, What I've Learned from Reading Too Much (Vintage Originals)
How to Be a Heroine: Or, What I've Learned from Reading Too Much (Vintage Originals)
by Samantha Ellis
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The Know-It-All: One Man's Humble Quest to Become the Smartest Person in the World
The Know-It-All: One Man's Humble Quest to Become the Smartest Person in the World
by A. J. Jacobs
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33,000 PAGES 44 MILLION WORDS 10 BILLION YEARS OF HISTORY 1 OBSESSED MAN Part memoir and part education (or lack thereof), The Know-It-All chronicles NPR contributor A.J. Jacobs's hilarious, enlightening, and seemingly impossible quest to read the... (read more)

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