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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Oliver, Carmen

Summary: Adelaide and Bear team up to demonstrate to the entire class, including Mrs. Fitz-Pea, that bears make the best writing buddies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Editions 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE OLI

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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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Maddison, Savannah

Summary: "This guidebook tells the story of the creation of Savannah's Soldiers, a school-based letter-writing foundation, and provides real-world letter writing advice for young readers"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rodale Kids 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Turabian, Kate L.

Summary: When Kate Turabian first put her famous guidelines to paper, she could hardly have imagined the world in which today's students would be conducting research. Yet while the ways in which we research and compose papers may have changed, fundamentals remain the same: writers need to have a strong research question, construct an evidence-based argument, cite their sources, and structure their work...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The University of Chicago Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 808.06 TUR
1 available in Reference, Call number: R 808.06 TUR

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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Faruqi, Saadia

Summary: Yasmin struggles with Ms. Alex's assignment to write an essay about her hero until she realizes that her hero is someone very close to her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, a Capstone imprint 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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 JT Non-Fiction, Call number: JT 921 Grimes 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 GRI

Summary: Great writing begins--and ends--with the sentence. Whether two words ("Jesus wept.") or 1,287 words (a sentence in William Faulkner's Absalom! Absalom!), sentences have the power to captivate, entertain, motivate, educate, and, most importantly, delight. Understanding the variety of ways to construct sentences, from the smallest clause to the longest sentence, is important to enhancing your...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Teaching Company 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: DVD 808.042 LAN

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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Summary: The wedding bells are ringing, but will Castle and Beckett really tie the knot? On the biggest day of his life, Castle is nowhere to be found, and it's not because he has cold feet. Now, in a season of brilliant twists and turns, Castle and Beckett take on New York City's most fascinating cases while they try to solve the mystery of their own relationship.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD CAS

Summary: A famous crime and horror novelist, Rick Castle, helps Kate Beckette of the NYPD homicide department solve crimes. Castle's non-traditional approach to solving the crimes conflicts with Beckett's conservative approach, leading to much tension and a hint of romance.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV CASTLE

Summary: In a world of information overload, information literacy has become a survival skill. But what exactly does information literacy mean? With a focus on the Internet, this video explains how to conduct solid online research by collecting information in an organized, efficient, and ethical way. Professor Maurita Holland of the University of Michigan School of Information provides expert commentary...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: While their motives aren't always evil, people who bend the truth don't usually do so for the greater good, either. The online world is no exception-in fact, it's a paradise for purveyors of hype, pseudo-journalism, and intellectual snake oil. This video explores ways to identify bias and propaganda on the Internet and sift through the various influences, such as political or corporate...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2011

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Summary: In this course, you'll trace the remarkable saga of the invention and evolution of "visible speech," from its earliest origins to its future in the digital age. Professor Marc Zender--Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Tulane University and an accomplished epigrapher--whisks you around the globe on a thrilling journey to explore how an array of sophisticated writing systems...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 410 WRI
Call number: DVD 410 WRI

Atwood, Megan

Summary: Molly who lives in New York City, and Olive who lives on a farm in Iowa are email friends, and both think that the other would be in serious trouble if they exchanged places--so they make a bet, and while Olive is getting totally lost in Minneapolis, Molly is at a farm in upstate New York desperately trying to milk a goat.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC ATW

Beazley, Lisa

Summary: "Two sisters share the surprising highs and cringe-worthy lows of social media fame, when their most private thoughts become incredibly public on the Internet"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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