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Summary: "Elementary students will engage in games, puzzles and activities starring animals from pigs to monkeys to learn more about math, reading, science, geography, and more. Practice addition, subtraction, multiplication and division ; Discover animal science ; Practice reading skills ; Learn about the United States and Canada."--

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Youth Desk, Call number: J LAUNCHPAD ANI

Summary: SAT and PSAT Coursebook for Reading, Writing & Language, and Essay All content based on official College Board materials for accurate assessment and true familiarity with the test Modular lessons to allow for easy customization and greater focus on each topic Helpful tips and explanations sourced from dozens of highly experienced tutors and teachers More than 4 tests worth of SAT-like math...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Summit Educational Group 2015

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Fry, Ronald W.

Summary: A comprehensive course for students of all ages which shares the keys to academic success, explaining how to write papers, improve one's memory, manage time, ace tests, enhance reading skills, develop good study habits, and take effective notes.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HighBridge 1996

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 371.3 FRY

Tharp, Jason

Summary: Big and Bunny are friends. Bunny will not smile. Big even tried carrots! Can you help?"--Page 2 of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2018

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Ziefert, Harriet.

Summary: "Clever word groupings list three alike things and one that it is different. For example, there are living rooms, bedrooms, and bathrooms--but a mushroom is not a room! Picture clues will help kids figure out which "of these things is not like the other" and will begin to grasp the more fine-tuned nuances of word parts, roots, and meanings"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Blue Apple Books 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 428.1 ZIE

Cleaver, Samantha

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Raising an Active Reader explains research on reading aloud with children who are in early elementary school (grades K-3). Upon completion, adults will know how read aloud works for children who are learning to read, and how the ABCs of Active Reading (Ask questions, Build vocabulary, and make Connections) build important reading skills"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 372.4 CLE

Harvey, Stephanie.

Summary: Teaches techniques designed to improve reading skills, covering how children can learn by making connections, asking questions, visualization, inferring answers, extracting ideas, and synthesizing information.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stenhouse Publishers 2000

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1 available in Juvenile Parent-Teacher Collection, Call number: JPT 372 HAR

Wolf, Maryanne.

Summary: A developmental psychologist evaluates the ways in which reading and writing have transformed the human brain, in an anecdotal study that reveals the significant changes in evolutionary brain physiology throughout history.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 612.82 WOLF

Clark, Roy Peter

Summary: Where do writers learn their best moves? They use a technique that Roy Peter Clark calls X-ray reading, a form of reading that lets you penetrate beyond the surface of a text to see how meaning is actually being made. In THE ART OF X-RAY READING, Clark invites you to don your X-ray reading glasses and join him on a guided tour through some of the most exquisite and masterful literary works of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 808 CLA

Bremer, Paula.

Summary: Combines fun, informative stories with high-interest, teacher-created comprehension activities.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Instructional Fair 1984

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 372.4 BRE Level 1
Call number: 372.4 BRE Level 6
1 available in EZ, Call number: EZ 372.4 BRE Level 3

Summary: Student books contain reading material plus exercises to build skills in reading and writing.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Readers Press 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 302.22 VOY Bk.4

Wolf, Maryanne

Summary: Wolf considers the future of the reading brain and our capacity for critical thinking, empathy and reflection as we become increasingly dependent upon digital technologies. A decade ago, Wolf's Proust and the Squid revealed what we know about how the brain learns to read and how reading changes the way we think and feel. Now that we are completely immersed in the internet and digital devices,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 418 WOL

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 418 WOL

Mikics, David

Summary: Slow Reading in a Hurried Age is a practical guide for anyone who yearns for a more meaningful and satisfying reading experience, and who wants to sharpen reading skills and improve concentration.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 372.47 MIK

Summary: Tests of adult basic education (TABE).

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Achieve 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 374.0124 TAB

Miller, Debbie

Summary: In the second edition of Reading with Meaning, Debbie Miller shares her new thinking about comprehension strategy instruction, the gradual release of responsibility instructional model, and planning for student engagement and independence.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stenhouse Publishers 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Parent-Teacher Collection, Call number: JPT 372 MIL

Lockman, Diane B.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Outskirts Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 371 LOC

Richards, Olly

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: An unmissable collection of eight unconventional and captivating short stories for young and adult learners. "I love Olly's work - and you will too!" - Barbara Oakley, PhD, Author of New York Times bestseller A Mind for Numbers. Short Stories in Spanish for Beginners has been written especially for students from beginner to intermediate level, designed to give a sense of achievement, and most...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hodder & Stoughton, an Hachette UK Company 2018

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Smith, Nila Banton.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Globe Fearon Educational Publishers 1997

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Summary: Reading rate and comprehension can mean the difference between success and failure to students. Three strategies for improving both are presented in this program. The first suggests reading during the day, for short periods in a quiet place, for maximum efficiency. One method demonstrates how to divide words into groups on a page as an effective way of improving reading rate. The SQ3R Strategy...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: To enlist in any branch of the armed forces, a prospective recruit must earn a qualifying score on the AFQT portion of the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB). With in-depth review chapters and hundreds of practice questions, this revised and updated fourth edition of ASVAB Success uses clear, concise language and proven practice techniques to teach everything a potential...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: LearningExpress 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 355 ASV

Milgrim, David

Summary: Illustrations and simple text introduce Zip, an unlucky alien magician, and his friend Bip. Includes note to parents, introduction to the books vocabulary, and reading comprehension questions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Spotlight 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Beginning Readers - Pre-Reader (Orange), Call number: JBR Orange MIL

Casanova, Mary.

Summary: Seattle fourth-grader McKenna Brooks, who lives for gymnastics, struggles with school work until Josie, a tutor confined to a wheelchair, helps her with reading comprehension and much more.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl 2012

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Series Casanova 2012

Cunningham, Patricia Marr

Summary: Practical help for providing balanced, comprehensive literacy instruction for all students, particularly those from culturally diverse backgrounds and those who are struggling with reading and writing. This popular resource provides comprehensive, balanced, practical literacy instruction for all students in today s increasingly diverse classrooms, especially students from culturally diverse...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pearson 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Parent-Teacher Collection, Call number: JPT 372 CUN

Treleaven, Lou

Summary: A fast fox and a slow snail go for a walk in the woods-what happens next? This charming, illustrated story includes a reading comprehension activity perfect for beginning readers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications 2019

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