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Book Review: Intellectual Freedom Stories From A Shifting Landscape

Intellectual Freedom Stories From A Shifting Landscape, edited by Valerie Nye One of the most useful ways of understanding this book is to realize that it is the product of the hypocritical contemporary left. To understand the truth behind the … Continue reading

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Book Review: More Reading Power

More Reading Power, by Beatrice S. Mikulecky and Linda Jeffries It is always interesting to look at the way that a follow-up book seeks to add on to the success of a previous volume. Some books fill in the gaps … Continue reading

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Book Review: Reading Power

Reading Power, by Beatrice S. Mikulecky & Linda Jeffries This book is one of several books that are a part of series that seek to teach English to speakers of other languages. Most of this book consists of very workmanlike … Continue reading

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Book Review: Reading People

Reading People: Ho Seeing The World Through The Lens Of Personality Changes Everything, by Anne Bogel I must admit that, if it is not obvious to others, that I greatly enjoy looking at other people (and myself) through the lens … Continue reading

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Book Review: Reading Like A Writer

Reading Like A Writer: A Guide For People Who Love Books And For Those Who Want to Write Them, by Francine Prose It is perhaps inevitable that someone named Francine Prose would not only love literature enough to write books … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Reading Lesson

The Reading Lesson: Teach Your Child To Read In 20 Easy Lessons, by Michael Levin and Charan Langton This book was, admittedly, a book that I was somewhat disappointed in and that had at least some elements of it that … Continue reading

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Book Review: My World (Now I’m Reading! Pre-Reader)

My World (Now I’m Reading! Pre-Reader), by Nora Gaydos, illustrated by BB Sams Some books aimed at pre-readers seek to provide the reader with a set of characters to identify with as one develops the skill of reading. Other books, … Continue reading

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Book Review: My First Books: Pre-Reading Skills

My First Books: Pre-Reading Skills, by Lynn Maslen Kertell, illustrated by John R. Maslen and Sue Hendra This particular set of books contains twelve books that are divided into four parts of three books each, and each of the books … Continue reading

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Acting On It

One of the more interesting genres of books are books that are labeled as self-help books, whose goal it is to improve your life in some fashion. What makes this sort of book different from most types of books is … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Art Of Mindful Reading

The Art Of Mindful Reading: Embracing The Wisdom Of Words, by Ella Berthoud This book is one that could have bothered me, given my general low opinion of works that support the spread of Buddhism. That said, the author, although … Continue reading

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