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Description - Children's Writer's Word Book by Alijandra Mogilner

In this revised and expanded 2nd edition, Children's Writer's Word Book helps you immediately determine if you're using the right vocabulary and language for your audience. With its intuitive organization, you'll easily find appropriate words for children of various ages, and discover substitute words that might work even better. This comprehensive resource keeps you in touch with reading levels for today's kids, and saves you valuable research time by putting all the information you need in one volume. You'll find: * Lists of specific words that are introduced at seven key reading levels (kindergarten through sixth grade) * A thesaurus of those words with synonyms, annotated with reading levels * Detailed guidelines for sentence length, word usage, and themes at each reading level * A thorough explanation of guidelines for national standards on reading This new edition also addresses important timely topics of the day, such as disability issues and sensitivity to race, religion, and culture. Other new additions relate to divorce, the concept of death, space exploration, the internet, fantasy and science fiction, ethnic and cultural pride, and much more. With Children's Writer's Word Book, 2nd edition, you can rest assured you'll be able to address your young audience with a vocabulary and style they'll understand and enjoy-and improve your chances with children's publishers.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781582974132
ISBN-10: 1582974136
Format: Paperback
(152mm x 229mm x 25mm)
Pages: 352
Imprint: Writer's Digest Books
Publisher: F&W Publications Inc
Publish Date: 29-Sep-2006
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Alijandra Mogilner

Alijandra Mogliner writes children's literature and teaches a class in writing for publication at the University of California at San Diego. She is the mother of three children and lives in San Diego, California.