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Border Texts: Writing Fiction From Northern Mexico By Núria Vilanova
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The first critical study in English of Northern Mexican border fiction from a Mexican point of view. Border Texts studies the relationship between the Mexico-U.S. border and some of the fiction... More > produced in the area. Latin Americanist Núria Vilanova has devoted much of her research to the Mexico-U.S. border from a cultural and literary perspective. She completing her Ph.D. at Liverpool University (1993).. "Vilanova’s Border Texts is a rich and multifaceted study that blends literary and cultural studies, economics, history, and the sociology of immigration studies. This complex and highly readable study opens a terrain to understand how Mexican based border writers, theorists, and cultural producers articulate the ever growing discourse of those on the Otro Lado (the other side) of the U.S line of empire and provides a rich and compelling side of border cultures from South to El Norte, rather than its reverse." Arturo Aldama, Ethnic Studies | The University of Colorado< Less
Topline, Bottom Line: A Simple, Brief, Comprehensive, and Irreverent Writing Guide for Professionals By Robert Levine
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Topline, Bottom Line opens by stressing the importance of good writing to business in the Information Age. Part One devotes a chapter each to grammar, spelling, punctuation, accuracy of word choice,... More > the impact of word choice on writing’s tone or style, structuring sentences and paragraphs, organizing documents, and the composition process. Part Two presents strategies for the most common types of business writing: resumés and cover letters, other correspondence, company newsletter articles, descriptive writing like instructions and job descriptions, expository writing such as project reports and employee reviews, and persuasive writing like proposals. The conclusion asserts that words convey information as definitively as numbers, requiring an equal level of precision in their use; it also counsels that writing is an art, not a science, because only the unique circumstances of each writing situation determine what works best for that situation.< Less
WomanSpeak, A Journal of Writing and Art by Caribbean Women, Volume 8, 2016 By Lynn Sweeting
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WomanSpeak, A Journal of Writing and Art by Caribbean Women, is devoted to nurturing the creativity of contemporary Caribbean women writers and artists, to providing a forum that amplifies their... More > voices, and preserves their work for future audiences. This new issue, Volume 8/2016, is especially themed, "Letters to the Granddaughtes: Conjuring the Caribbean Women Writers of the Future." New work by 27 writers and artists are collected in this new issue, including internationally recognized authors and painters, and some new voices as well. Their works are about love, pain, survival, migration, loss, justice, hope, resistance, transformation, truth-telling, and the importance of remembering and recording the stories of our lives so that the granddaughters, i.e., the coming generations of Caribbean women writers and artists, can take us with them into the future.< Less
The "People Power" Education Superbook: Book 3. Reading, Writing, Speaking By Tony Kelbrat
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Reading, writing and speaking used to be the purpose of all college education, to create someone who can express themselves clearly and simply. They called him a liberally-educated man, someone who... More > could say what they thought without babbling. Despite all the technical-babble that has swept the world, it is still about your ability to communicate simply and clearly. The late Dr. Jeanne Chall developed the theory that learning about literacy occurs in stages: 1.) Pre-reading; six months to six years: The pre-reading child has some phonological awareness or sensitivity to speech sounds, rhyming and alliteration; recognizes some letters and may link some to the sounds they make; some understanding of books and print. 2.) Initial reading or decoding; first and second grade: The child who is just beginning to read can sound out words one at a time and decode them slowly, carefully and accurately. Most of his attention is devoted to decoding with few mental resources left over for deeper comprehension.< Less
Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral: By an African American Slave Woman, Writing in the 18th Century (Hardcover) By Phillis Wheatley
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This moving collection of poems by Phillis Wheatley is intended to inspire Christians and tribute various believers who had recently been deceased. Published in 1773, this collection brings together... More > many of Wheatley's finest writings addressed to figures of the day. She writes evocative verse to academic establishments, military officers and even the King of England, with other verses discussing various subjects in verse form, offering condolences and verse commemorating recent events, or the death of a recent loved one. Recognized as one of the first black poets to be widely appreciated in the Western world, Phillis Wheatley was a devoted Christian whose talent with the English language impressed and awed her peers. Wheatley took plenty of influence from past works of poetry, such as Ovid's Metamorphosis. Several of the poems in this collection mention or allude to such masterpieces, the voracious absorption of which helped Phillis Wheatley to learn and hone her creative abilities.< Less
Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral: By an African American Slave Woman, Writing in the 18th Century By Phillis Wheatley
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This moving collection of poems by Phillis Wheatley is intended to inspire Christians and tribute various believers who had recently been deceased. Published in 1773, this collection brings together... More > many of Wheatley's finest writings addressed to figures of the day. She writes evocative verse to academic establishments, military officers and even the King of England, with other verses discussing various subjects in verse form, offering condolences and verse commemorating recent events, or the death of a recent loved one. Recognized as one of the first black poets to be widely appreciated in the Western world, Phillis Wheatley was a devoted Christian whose talent with the English language impressed and awed her peers. Wheatley took plenty of influence from past works of poetry, such as Ovid's Metamorphosis. Several of the poems in this collection mention or allude to such masterpieces, the voracious absorption of which helped Phillis Wheatley to learn and hone her creative abilities.< Less
The Story of a Soul L'Histoire D'une Âme: The Autobiography of St. Thérèse of Lisieux: With Additional Writings and Sayings of St. Thérès By Saint Thérèse de Lisieux
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The autobiography, letters, songs and prayers of St. Therese of Lisieux are all present in this complete edition of The Story of a Soul. Saint Therese was born in Alençon, Orne in 1873. Her... More > youth was fraught with peril - the disease enteritis, having claimed the lives of her four siblings, was a grave early challenge which she surmounted. Her family was religious, practising fasts and festivals in accordance with the Christian calendar, and practised tenets of the Christian faith such as giving charity to the unfortunate. A religious young prodigy, Therese felt a calling to the Christian faith during her teenage years, journeying to Lisieux in Normandy to begin her life as a cloistered nun. She entered into the convent at the age of fifteen, and soon impressed her peers with her purity of devotion and a deep understanding of many matters of faith. She was well-read, having found and absorbed many of the Christian documents of the past such as the Imitation of Christ. (Cover image by Nheyob.)< Less
The Story of a Soul L'Histoire D'une Âme: The Autobiography of St. Thérèse of Lisieux: With Additional Writings and Sayings of St. Thérès (Hardcover) By Saint Thérèse de Lisieux
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The autobiography, letters, songs and prayers of St. Therese of Lisieux are all present in this complete hardcover edition of The Story of a Soul. Saint Therese was born in Alençon, Orne in... More > 1873. Her youth was fraught with peril - the disease enteritis, having claimed the lives of her four siblings, was a grave challenge which she surmounted. Her family was religious, practising fasts and festivals in accordance with the Christian calendar, and practised tenets of the Christian faith such as giving charity to the unfortunate. A religious young prodigy, Therese felt a calling to the Christian faith during her teenage years, journeying to Lisieux in Normandy to begin her life as a cloistered nun. She entered into the convent at the age of fifteen, and soon impressed her peers with her purity of devotion and a deep understanding of many matters of faith. She was well-read, having found and absorbed many of the Christian documents of the past such as the Imitation of Christ. (Cover image by Nheyob.)< Less
Pointed Toward God By Minnehaha Academy
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A collection of devotional writings from the 2019 8th grade class of Minnehaha Academy.
On Pelican Wings By Rick Hoover
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An anthology of meditations and reflections from Rick Hoover's blogging and other writings. Rick is an Episcopal deacon in Central Florida.

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