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Frank, Julie Ferber

Summary: "With candor, humor, and tons of tips, [this book] leads you step by step through the entire process of crafting a killer college application essay. See how to brainstorm ideas, use easy-to-understand examples as a model, and read inspiring real-life admissions success stories"--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Publishing Co. 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 378 FRA

Lynette, Rachel.

Summary: "After school, two friends Ben and Bailey, learn about writing book reports"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Norwood House Press 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 808 LYN

Lynette, Rachel.

Summary: "Two friends learn to write letters to a classmate who has moved away"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Norwood House Press 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 808.6 LYN

Manushkin, Fran

Summary: Katie and her friends explore writing different kinds of poetry about themselves and their surroundings.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books 2014

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE MAN

Levine, Gail Carson.

Summary: Have you ever wanted to captivate readers with a great opening, create spectacular and fantastical creatures, make up an entire country, realize a dastardly villain, write an epic love story, or make your characters leap off the page? In this companion to Writing Magic, Gail Carson Levine offers a behind-the-scenes take on writing and teaches you how to become a world-class author. Drawing from...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 808 LEV

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: J808.02 LEV

Miner, Jeremy T.

Summary: "This book is an essential weapon for anyone looking for funding in the extremely competitive grantseeking world. It explains how and why to approach both public and private sponsors with not just information, but persuasion, for the best chance for success"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwood 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658 MIN

VanderMeer, Jeff.

Summary: "This all-new definitive guide to writing imaginative fiction takes a completely novel approach and fully exploits the visual nature of fantasy through original drawings, maps, renderings, and exercises to create a spectacularly beautiful and inspiring object. Employing an accessible, example-rich approach, Wonderbook energizes and motivates while also providing practical, nuts-and-bolts...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Image 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 808.3 VAN

Atwood, Megan

Summary: Pen pals Molly and Olive consider themselves best friends even though they have never actually met because Molly lives in New York City and Olive lives on a farm in Iowa--but when Olive finds a diamond bracelet in the grass the two girls start to wonder if they can finally get the money for one of them to visit the other.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Young Readers 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC ATW

Der Manuelian, Peter.

Summary: An ABC book showing the relationships between the English alphabet and Egyptian hieroglyphs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 1991

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 493.1 DER

Grimes, Nikki

Summary: "Growing up with a mother suffering from paranoid schizophrenia and a mostly absent father, Nikki Grimes found herself terrorized by babysitters, shunted from foster family to foster family, and preyed upon by those she trusted. At the age of six, she poured her pain onto a piece of paper late one night - and discovered the magic and impact of writing. For many years, Nikki's notebooks were her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: WordSong, an imprint of Highlights 2019

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 921 Grimes 2019

Conroy, Gina

Summary: You have a novel inside of you - a dream to tell your story - but you don't know where to start. Maybe you don't even know what to write. Perfect! This book will release the novel in you! From idea to first draft, you will learn what every story needs to be successful. You'll find your story and create three-dimensional characters people will want to read. You'll learn to hook your reader and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Create Space Independent Publishing Platform 0000

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y 808 Con

Summary: Including contributions from Dave Eggers, Pico Iyer, Richard Ford and Jane Smiley, more than 20 well-known writers share the travel experiences that shaped their personalities and changed their lives.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lonely Planet Publications 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 910 INN

Contents: Using your writer's handbook -- Steps in the writing process: Prewriting -- Drafting -- Revising -- Editing and proofreading -- Publishing -- Section 1: Prewriting: Getting started -- Be a list keeper -- Choose a topic -- Start thinking -- Organize your ideas -- Section 2: Drafting: What is a first draft? -- Sample first draft -- Time to write fiction: What is fiction? -- Story pieces -- Time...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Time for Kids Books 2006

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 808.02 Time 2006

Anderson, Rick

Summary: Scholarly Communication: What Everyone Needs to Know(R) offers an accessible overview of the current landscape, examining the state of affairs in the worlds of journal and book publishing, copyright law, emerging access models, digital archiving, university presses, metadata, and much more. Anderson discusses many of the problems that arise due to conflicts between the various values and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 070 AND

Battles, Matthew.

Summary: "Why does writing exist? What does it mean to those who write? Born from the interplay of natural and cultural history, the seemingly magical act of writing has continually expanded our consciousness. Portrayed in mythology as either a gift from heroes or a curse from the gods, it has been used as both an instrument of power and a channel of the divine; a means of social bonding and of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 410 BAT

Edmundson, Mark

Summary: Why write when it sometimes feels that so few people really read--read as if their lives might be changed by what they're reading? Why write, when the world wants to be informed, not enlightened; to be entertained, not inspired? Writing is backbreaking, mindbreaking, lonely work. So why? Because writing, as celebrated professor Mark Edmundson explains, is one of the greatest human goods. Real...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury USA 2016

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Hagy, Alyson Carol

Summary: "A haunting, evocative tale about the power of storytelling. A brutal civil war has ravaged the country, and contagious fevers have decimated the population. Abandoned farmhouses litter the isolated mountain valleys and shady hollows. The economy has been reduced to barter and trade. In this craggy, unwelcoming world, the central character of Scribe ekes out a lonely living on the family...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graywolf Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAG

Harness, Johanna

Summary: A Spillworthy is an idea so good, it has to be shared and ten-year-old Ulysses Finch doesn't let being homeless get in his way. He scrawls his best thoughts on pizza boxes, releases them into the wild, and relishes every response. After moving to Idaho, Ulysses finds Gem Rost's journal and dives into reading it. She must be a kindred spirit! Or is she?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Harness 2014

Holub, Joan.

Summary: Once upon a time, in pencil school, a brave little red pencil sets out to write an exciting story with nouns and adverbs and everything--but first she has to face the ravenous pencil sharpener, the Wolf 3000.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE HOL

Katan, Norma Jean.

Summary: Explains the origins of hieroglyphs and what they mean, tells how this ancient form of writing was decoded, and describes the training and importance of scribes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum 1981

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 493.1 KAT

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 493.1 KAT

Kilpack, Josi S.

Summary: Cassie, pretending to be her older sister Leonora, begins exchanging letters with a gentleman she hopes will be a match for Leonora, but instead falls in love with him herself.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2018

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC KIL

MacLachlan, Patricia.

Summary: A visiting author teaches five friends about the power of words and writing.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books 2010

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC MAC

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction MacLachlan 2010

Rumford, James.

Summary: A biography of the French scholar whose decipherment of the Egyptian hieroglyphic language made the study of ancient Egypt possible.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2003

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Rustad, Martha E. H. (Martha Elizabeth Hillman)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 808.02 RUS