Missed Periods and Other Grammar Scares

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ISBN: 9781616083700
Release Date: 2012
Number of pages: 167
Author: Jenny Baranick
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.

Download and read online Missed Periods and Other Grammar Scares in PDF and EPUB Provides jargon-free coverage of today's most common and noticeable errors and usages, from the correct placements of apostrophes and proper capitalizations to the difference between an ellipsis and em dash.


Kiss My Asterisk

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ISBN: 9781629141183
Release Date: 2014-03-04
Number of pages: 176
Author: Jenny Baranick
Publisher: Open Road Media

Download and read online Kiss My Asterisk in PDF and EPUB Grammar has finally let its hair down! Unlike uptight grammar books that overwhelm us with every single grammar rule, Kiss My Asterisk is like a bikini: it’s fun, flirty, and covers only the most important bits. Its lessons, which are 100 percent free of complicated grammar jargon, have been carefully selected to include today’s most common, noticeable errors—the ones that confuse our readers or make them wonder if we are, in fact, smarter than a fifth grader. What is the proper use of an apostrophe? When should an ellipsis be used instead of an em dash? Why do we capitalize President Obama but not “the president”? And why is that question mark placed outside of the end quote? Author Jenny Baranick is an English professor whose students can’t believe she’s actually that into grammar. Upon experiencing the joys of grammar at an early age, raising grammar awareness became Jenny’s raison d’être. By spreading her remarkably user-friendly and hilarious approach to grammar, she hopes everyone will experience the satisfaction of a properly placed comma, a precisely used semicolon, and a correctly deployed en dash. Kiss My Asterisk shows grammar as it’s never been seen before: uncomplicated, laugh-out-loud funny, and, dare we say, a little risqué.


Kiss My Asterisk

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ISBN: 9781629141183
Release Date: 2014-03-04
Number of pages: 176
Author: Jenny Baranick
Publisher: Open Road Media

Download and read online Kiss My Asterisk in PDF and EPUB Grammar has finally let its hair down! Unlike uptight grammar books that overwhelm us with every single grammar rule, Kiss My Asterisk is like a bikini: it’s fun, flirty, and covers only the most important bits. Its lessons, which are 100 percent free of complicated grammar jargon, have been carefully selected to include today’s most common, noticeable errors—the ones that confuse our readers or make them wonder if we are, in fact, smarter than a fifth grader. What is the proper use of an apostrophe? When should an ellipsis be used instead of an em dash? Why do we capitalize President Obama but not “the president”? And why is that question mark placed outside of the end quote? Author Jenny Baranick is an English professor whose students can’t believe she’s actually that into grammar. Upon experiencing the joys of grammar at an early age, raising grammar awareness became Jenny’s raison d’être. By spreading her remarkably user-friendly and hilarious approach to grammar, she hopes everyone will experience the satisfaction of a properly placed comma, a precisely used semicolon, and a correctly deployed en dash. Kiss My Asterisk shows grammar as it’s never been seen before: uncomplicated, laugh-out-loud funny, and, dare we say, a little risqué.


What s Your Poo Telling You

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ISBN: 0811857824
Release Date: 2007-05-03
Number of pages: 96
Author: Josh Richman
Publisher: Chronicle Books

Download and read online What s Your Poo Telling You in PDF and EPUB With universal appeal (everyone poops, after all), this witty, illustrated description of over two dozen dookies (each with a medical explanation written by a doctor) details what one can learn about health and well-being by studying what's in the bowl. A floater? It's probably due to a buildup of gas. Now think back on last night's dinner, a burrito perhaps? . . .All the greatest hits are here: The Log Jam, The Glass Shard, The Deja Poo, The Hanging Chad . . . the list goes on. Sidebars, trivia, over 60 euphemisms for number 2, and unusual case histories all make this the ultimate bathroom reader. Who knew you could learn so much from your poo?


How Writing Works

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ISBN: 9781952535321
Release Date: 2016-07-27
Number of pages: 336
Author: Roslyn Petelin
Publisher: Allen & Unwin

Download and read online How Writing Works in PDF and EPUB This is Roslyn Petelin's promise: whether you already write reasonably well or not, this book will exponentially improve your writing. How Writing Works is a lively and practical introduction to the elements of grammar, sentence structure, and style that you need to write well. The book covers social media and writing for online publication, as well as the most common documents in the university and the writing-reliant workplace. How Writing Works should be on the desk of everyone who needs to write: students, professionals in all fields, and creative writers. 'A superb guide to great writing in the modern media era.' Phil Harding, journalist and broadcaster, London 'Whether you're a CEO or an intern, the ability to communicate clearly is your biggest asset. Petelin's expert advice in this book will accelerate your career'. Damian Kington, Global Head of Marketing, Liquidnet, New York


Vegan Pizza

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ISBN: 9781449441463
Release Date: 2013-09-03
Number of pages: 128
Author: Julie Hasson
Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing

Download and read online Vegan Pizza in PDF and EPUB “Vegans, rejoice—Julie Hasson has given pizza a plant-strong makeover. With a dazzling array of globally inspired toppings, pizza night will be healthier—and more fun—than ever before!” —Nava Atlas, author of Wild About Greens and Vegan Holiday Kitchen “Julie Hasson has brought her incredibly talented baking skills and vegan ethos over to the savory side with this compelling and thorough take on vegan artisan pizza. Classic pizzas such as garlic, sausage, and onion pizzas are reimagined and every bit as flavorful and toothsome as their traditional counterparts. i’m ready to make seasonal, vegetable-laden pizzas such as a corn, pesto, zucchini, and tomato pizza or even a sweet potato and kale pizza for my next pizza party. These are appealing, fun, and doable recipes for the vegan pizzaiolo at home.” —Diane Morgan, author of Roots: The Definitive Compendium “Julie Hasson has broken all the rules for pizza and taken it to uncharted territory. no longer is it about gooey cheese and tired toppings—it’s about combinations of flavors so fun and original that it boggles the mind. How about a Korean Bibimbap or Chili Mac pizza? or one that marries peanut butter with barbecue sauce for a peanut Barbecue pizza? if you want the classics, you’ll find those, too. after reading Julie’s recipes, who needs pepperoni?” —Miyoko Schinner, author of Artisan Vegan Cheese and cohost of Vegan Mashup Love a warm, crisp, chewy thin-crust pizza with creamy, melty cheese? Just because you’re vegan doesn’t mean that you can’t bake amazing pizzas right in your own oven. Julie Hasson offers 50 deliciously innovative recipes and simple techniques that will have you making artisan-style, thin-crust vegan pizzas right in your own kitchen. Vegan Pizza is filled with 50 modern recipes from easy-to-make pizza dough (including spelt, whole wheat, and gluten-free crusts), creamy dairy-free cheese sauces, vibrant-flavored pestos and spreads, and meatless and wheat-less burger crumbles. Also included are inventive toppings and pizzas that run the gamut from comfort food pizzas like Chili Mac Pizza, Barbeque Pizza and Eggplant Parmesan Pizza, to fresh vegetable-laden pizzas like Sweet Potato and Kale Pizza, Corn, Zucchini and Tomato Pizza and Asparagus, Tomato and Pesto Pizza. There is even a chapter dedicated to dessert pizzas too, from Babka Pizza, to Berry Pie Pizza and Coconut Caramel Dream Pizza. With helpful information and tips on equipment and techniques, Vegan Pizza shares the secrets to fabulous, easy-to-make, dairy-free, meat-free thin-crust artisan pizza that tastes like it came from your neighborhood pizzeria. Now home cooks everywhere can get baking and make fabulous vegan pizzas in their own kitchens.


Jay s Journal

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ISBN: 9780671735593
Release Date: 1990-11-15
Number of pages: 192
Author: Beatrice Sparks
Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Download and read online Jay s Journal in PDF and EPUB Jay's journal reveals his growing involvement with witchcraft before his suicide at age 16.


Sarah Palin s Expert Guide to Good Grammar

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ISBN: 9781510717237
Release Date: 2017-03-07
Number of pages: 128
Author: Jenny Baranick
Publisher: Regnery Publishing

Download and read online Sarah Palin s Expert Guide to Good Grammar in PDF and EPUB A hilarious, informative guide to language and grammar inspired by America’s favorite maverick. It would seem to go without saying that a strong understanding of how to use language properly and effectively is a requisite for success in the 21st century. And yet, increasingly even some of America’s most prominent public figures and leaders seem to have only the most tenuous grasp of how to put together a coherent sentence or paragraph. No individual could be more representative of this unfortunate national tendency than Sarah Palin—the former Governor of Alaska, Fox News pundit, and now campaign surrogate for Donald Trump (another public figure with only a passing familiarity with how to use the English language). Time and again, Ms. Palin finds ways to bungle basic tenets of vocabulary, syntax, and grammar, often giving speeches or interviews that upon reexamination read more like the drunken ravings of someone unhinged. But it is for this very reason that Ms. Palin can be a great example for all Americans. Often it is only possible to learn from making mistakes, and Ms. Palin has made plenty. This book will be a guide that uses the colorful and chaotic language of Ms. Palin to illustrate key lessons of how (not) to write and speak well.


The Mac is Not a Typewriter

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ISBN: 0201782634
Release Date: 2003
Number of pages: 88
Author: Robin Williams
Publisher: Peachpit Press

Download and read online The Mac is Not a Typewriter in PDF and EPUB Covers punctuation, special characters, accent marks, fonts, tabs, indentations, widows and orphans, hyphenations, line breaks, linespacing, justified text, and typeface combinations.


The Play of Daniel Keyes Flowers for Algernon

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ISBN: 0435232932
Release Date: 1993
Number of pages: 128
Author: Bert Coules
Publisher: Heinemann

Download and read online The Play of Daniel Keyes Flowers for Algernon in PDF and EPUB The Heinemann Plays series offers contemporary drama and classic plays in durable classroom editions. Many have large casts and an equal mix of boy and girl parts. This play is a dramatization of Daniel Keyes's story about a retarded adult who desperately wants to be able to read and write.


True Light

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ISBN: 9781450243551
Release Date: 2011-05-25
Number of pages: 72
Author: Lark Voorhies
Publisher: iUniverse

Download and read online True Light in PDF and EPUB THE IDEAL, ON, TRUE LIGHT. IMPRESSES UPON THE READER, THE, ALL, ATONED, IMPORTANCE, RESTING, UPON, THE, FORMATTED, NUANCE, APPLICABLE, OF, ORATIONS, IN, GENUINE.


To Kill a Mockingbird

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ISBN: 0871299208
Release Date: 1970
Number of pages: 80
Author: Harper Lee
Publisher: Dramatic Publishing

Download and read online To Kill a Mockingbird in PDF and EPUB Required reading in most high schools, this Pulitzer Prize winning novel was originally published in 1969 and was voted the best book of the century by Library Journal.


The Outsiders

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ISBN: 9781101642610
Release Date: 2012-05-15
Number of pages: 208
Author: S. E. Hinton
Publisher: Penguin

Download and read online The Outsiders in PDF and EPUB 50 years of an iconic classic! This international bestseller and inspiration for a beloved movie is a heroic story of friendship and belonging. No one ever said life was easy. But Ponyboy is pretty sure that he's got things figured out. He knows that he can count on his brothers, Darry and Sodapop. And he knows that he can count on his friends—true friends who would do anything for him, like Johnny and Two-Bit. But not on much else besides trouble with the Socs, a vicious gang of rich kids whose idea of a good time is beating up on “greasers” like Ponyboy. At least he knows what to expect—until the night someone takes things too far. The Outsiders is a dramatic and enduring work of fiction that laid the groundwork for the YA genre. S. E. Hinton's classic story of a boy who finds himself on the outskirts of regular society remains as powerful today as it was the day it was first published. "The Outsiders transformed young-adult fiction from a genre mostly about prom queens, football players and high school crushes to one that portrayed a darker, truer world." —The New York Times "Taut with tension, filled with drama." —The Chicago Tribune "[A] classic coming-of-age book." —Philadelphia Daily News A New York Herald Tribune Best Teenage Book A Chicago Tribune Book World Spring Book Festival Honor Book An ALA Best Book for Young Adults Winner of the Massachusetts Children's Book Award From the Trade Paperback edition.


Wired for Story

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ISBN: 9781607742463
Release Date: 2012-07-10
Number of pages: 272
Author: Lisa Cron
Publisher: Ten Speed Press

Download and read online Wired for Story in PDF and EPUB This guide reveals how writers can utilize cognitive storytelling strategies to craft stories that ignite readers’ brains and captivate them through each plot element. Imagine knowing what the brain craves from every tale it encounters, what fuels the success of any great story, and what keeps readers transfixed. Wired for Story reveals these cognitive secrets—and it’s a game-changer for anyone who has ever set pen to paper. The vast majority of writing advice focuses on “writing well” as if it were the same as telling a great story. This is exactly where many aspiring writers fail—they strive for beautiful metaphors, authentic dialogue, and interesting characters, losing sight of the one thing that every engaging story must do: ignite the brain’s hardwired desire to learn what happens next. When writers tap into the evolutionary purpose of story and electrify our curiosity, it triggers a delicious dopamine rush that tells us to pay attention. Without it, even the most perfect prose won’t hold anyone’s interest. Backed by recent breakthroughs in neuroscience as well as examples from novels, screenplays, and short stories, Wired for Story offers a revolutionary look at story as the brain experiences it. Each chapter zeroes in on an aspect of the brain, its corresponding revelation about story, and the way to apply it to your storytelling right now.


The War that Saved My Life

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ISBN: 9781101637807
Release Date: 2015-01-08
Number of pages: 320
Author: Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
Publisher: Penguin

Download and read online The War that Saved My Life in PDF and EPUB #1 New York Times Bestseller Newbery Honor Book Winner of the Schneider Family Book Award (Middle School) Wall Street Journal Best Children's Books of 2015 New York Public Library's 100 Books for Reading and Sharing An exceptionally moving story of triumph against all odds set during World War II, from the acclaimed author of Jefferson’s Sons and for fans of Number the Stars. Ten-year-old Ada has never left her one-room apartment. Her mother is too humiliated by Ada’s twisted foot to let her outside. So when her little brother Jamie is shipped out of London to escape the war, Ada doesn’t waste a minute—she sneaks out to join him. So begins a new adventure for Ada, and for Susan Smith, the woman who is forced to take the two kids in. As Ada teaches herself to ride a pony, learns to read, and watches for German spies, she begins to trust Susan—and Susan begins to love Ada and Jamie. But in the end, will their bond be enough to hold them together through wartime? Or will Ada and her brother fall back into the cruel hands of their mother? This masterful work of historical fiction is equal parts adventure and a moving tale of family and identity—a classic in the making.