Tag Archives: Grammar

Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Verb Tenses

Rating: (145 reviews) Author: Dorothy Richmond Publisher: McGraw-Hill Product Description This convenient worktext gives students a unique approach to learning, remembering, and reviewing how to use Spanish verbs correctly. The book provides a systematic presentation and review of Spanish verb forms and explains when and why a certain verb tense should be used. Practice Makes […]

Super Silly Mad Libs Junior

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Roger Price Publisher: Price Stern Sloan Product Description Nobody knows silly better than we do. And with Super Silly Mad Libs Junior, younger readers are introduced to the crazy world of Mad Libs.

How Much Can a Bare Bear Bear?: What Are Homonyms and Homophones? (Words Are Categorical)

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Brian P. Cleary Publisher: First Avenue Editions Book Description This accessible, lighthearted look at language introduces homonyms and homophones. Playful rhymes and comical cartoons make both concepts memorable. Each corresponding pair of homonyms and homophones is printed in color for easy identification. At the end, readers are challenged to apply what […]

I Like Bugs (Step-Into-Reading, Step 1)

Rating: (11 reviews) Author: Margaret Wise Brown Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Book Description Black Bugs. Green Bugs. Fat Bugs. Buggy Bugs., I like Bugs!, , A rhyming ode to insects, penned by none other then Margaret Wise Brown. This poem was originally published in The Friendly Book., , Mile 1 books entice […]

Baby’s First Words in Chinese (Baby’s First Words)

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: Living Language Publisher: Living Language Book Description Before they focus in on their native language, babies have an amazing ability to hear and absorb sounds that adults unconsciously block out, like the subtleties of a foreign language. Baby’s First Words in Chinese is an introduction to the sounds of Chinese and […]

Painless Grammar (Painless Series)

Rating: (16 reviews) Author: Rebecca Elliott Ph.D. Publisher: Barron’s Educational Series Book Description This very approachable text combines instruction in parts of speech and sentence structure with down-to-earth examples, funny illustrations, and examination of some of the more amusing and peculiar words in the English language. A chapter on clear e-mail communication and etiquette is […]

Checking Your Grammar: Scholastic Guides

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: Marvin Terban Publisher: Scholastic Reference Book Description This easy-to-use reference book helps you edit your writing before someone else reads it.Parts of speech * Irregular nouns and verbsThe 100 Most Commonly Confused and Misused WordsWhat Makes a Good SentenceCapitalization * Contractions * Compound Words * Idioms Abbreviations * Punctuation * Spelling […]

Eats, Shoots & Leaves: Why, Commas Really Do Make a Difference!

Rating: (37 reviews) Author: Lynne Truss Publisher: Putnam Juvenile Book Description Young and young-at-heart sticklers, unite! Lynne Truss and illustrator Bonnie Timmons provide hilarious proof that punctuation really does matter. Illuminating the comical confusion the lowly comma can cause, this new edition of Eats, Shoots & Leaves uses lively, subversive illustrations to show how misplacing […]

The Girl’s Like Spaghetti: Why, You Can’t Manage without Apostrophes!

Rating: (7 reviews) Author: Lynne Truss Publisher: Putnam Juvenile Book Description Just as the use of commas was hilariously demystified in Eats, Shoots & Leaves: Why, Commas Really Do Make a Difference!, now Lynne Truss and Bonnie Timmons put their talents together to do the same for apostrophes. Everyone needs to know where to put […]