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S is for Story: A Writer's Alphabet

Esther Hershenhorn (author), Zachary Pullen (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781585365982

What is a first draft? What is a narrative? In S is for Story: A Writer's Alphabet, author and writing coach Esther Hershenhorn uses the alphabet to help explain, explore, and examine the tools, techniques, and strategies for those hoping to live the literary life. Writing terms and topics are explained using a two-tier format. C is for the Character, every story's star, the one for whom we cheer, we care, with whom we travel far. Specific genres, story elements (setting and plot), and the mechanics of how to write (including editing and revision) are covered, while quotes from famous authors provide examples of the writer's thought process. Budding writers of all ages will be inspired to put pen to paper (or fingers on keyboards)!

How to Write an E-mail

Kate Roth Cecilia Minden (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610800297

E-mail is a popular form of communication. People use it to chat with friends and conduct business. The activities in this book will teach readers what it takes to write e-mail for any situation.

You Let the Cat Out of the Bag! (And Other Crazy Animal Sayings)

Cynthia Klingel (author)Mernie Gallagher-Cole (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609541293

Thanks to whimsical illustrations and everyday examples, kids can finally learn the true meanings behind such peculiar idioms as 'Great! You let the cat out of the bag!'

You're Clean as a Whistle! (And Other Silly Sayings)

Cynthia Klingel (author) Mernie Gallagher-Cole (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609541309

Thanks to whimsical illustrations and everyday examples, kids can finally discover the true meanings behind such weird idioms as 'You're clean as a whistle!'

Super Parentheses Saves the Day!

Rachel Lynette (author), Mernie Gallagher-Cole (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733195

Explains the basics of how parentheses are used in text, their purpose, and the rules for their use.

Super Quotation Marks Saves the Day!

Nadia Higgins (author), Mernie Gallagher-Cole (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733188

Explains the basics of how quotation marks are used in text, their purpose, and the rules for their use.

Super Period Saves the Day!

Nadia Higgins (author), Mernie Gallagher-Cole (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733164

Explains the basics of how the period is used in text, its purpose, and the rules for its use.

Super Question Mark Saves the Day!

Nadia Higgins (author), Mernie Gallagher-Cole (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733171

Explains the basics of how the question mark is used in text, its purpose, and the rules for its use.

Super Apostrophe Saves the Day!

Nadia Higgins (author), Mernie Gallagher-Cole (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733126

Explains the basics of how the apostrophe is used in text, its purpose, and the rules for its use.

Super Colon Saves the Day!

Rachel Lynette (author), Mernie Gallagher-Cole (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733133

Explains the basics of how the colon is used in text, its purpose, and the rules for its use.

Super Exclamation Point Saves the Day!

Nadia Higgins (author), Mernie Gallagher-Cole (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733157

Explains the basics of how the exclamation point is used in text, its purpose, and the rules for its use.

Super Comma Saves the Day!

Nadia Higgins (author), Mernie Gallagher-Cole (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733140

Explains the basics of how the comma is used in text, its purpose, and the rules for its use.

Step-by-Step Experiments with Matter

Gina Hagler (author), Bob Ostrom (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614731641

Explains what matter is and its different states; describes the scientific method; and includes experiments testing different matter concepts.

Step-by-Step Experiments with Simple Machines

Gina Hagler (author), Bob Ostrom (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614731603

Explains what simple machines are and what they do; describes the scientific method; and includes experiments testing different simple machine concepts.

Step-by-Step Experiments with Plants

Shirley Duke (author), Bob Ostrom (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614731658

Explains what plants are and how they grow; describes the scientific method; and includes experiments testing different plant concepts.

Step-by-Step Experiments with Soils

Gina Hagler (author), Bob Ostrom (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614731665

Explains what soil is made from and what it contains; describes the scientific method; and includes experiments testing different soil concepts.

Step-by-Step Experiments with Sound

Gina Hagler (author), Bob Ostrom (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614731672

Explains what sound is, how it travels, and how we hear sound; describes the scientific method; and includes experiments testing different sound concepts.

Step-by-Step Experiments with the Water Cycle

Shirley Duke (author), Bob Ostrom (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614731696

Explains what the water cycle is; describes the scientific method; and includes experiments testing different water cycle concepts.

Step-by-Step Experiments with Life Cycles

Katie Marsico (author), Bob Ostrom (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614731610

Explains what life cycles are and how plants and animals grow; describes the scientific method; and includes experiments testing different life cycle concepts.

Step-by-Step Experiments with Insects

Katie Marsico (author), Bob Ostrom (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614731597

Explains what insects are and how they live and grow; describes the scientific method; and includes experiments testing different insect concepts.

Similes and Metaphors

Ann Heinrichs (author), David Moore (illustrator), Dan McGeehan (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609730383

The key to making literacy more exciting is finding ways to liven up the written word. Students will be amazed to see how certain figures of speech can add creativity to the simplest of sentences. Discover how similes and metaphors can paint vivid pictures that are sure to make both reading and writing more pleasurable.

Sara at the Store: The Sound of S

Cecilia Minden (author), Bob Ostrom (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609549985

Learn about the sound of the letter S, as Sara and her mother go to the store to buy sandals, but end up buying surprises for the entire family.

Roy on the Ranch: The Sound of R

Cecilia Minden (author), Bob Ostrom (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609549978

Learn about the sound of the letter R, as Roy and his horse Big Red and dog Rascal have adventures on their ranch.

Punctuation

Ann Heinrichs (author), David Moore (illustrator), Dan McGeehan (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609730376

Exclamation points, periods, question marks, and commas--all these are common forms of punctuation, and each has the potential to prove confusing to kids learning grammar. Discover the proper use of punctuation and find out why it's such an important concept to master.

Prepositions

Ann Heinrichs (author), David Moore (illustrator), Dan McGeehan (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609730147

Where can you find prepositions? Are they under a rock? Around the corner? Over a hill? The easiest place to find them is right here in this book! Young readers will learn all about prepositions and how to use them.