Stella Writes Set

Author: Janiel M. Wagstaff
Publisher: Teaching Resources
ISBN: 9781338255195
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Meet Stella, a precocious second grader whose adventures in writing class are sure to inspire students and motivate them to write across genres-whether it's narrative, informative, opinion, or poetry. A joyful peer model whom children can relate to, Stella shares her experiences as she decides what to write about, researches and develops her topic, drafts and revises her piece, and publishes it. An excellent resource for teachers and students to refer to throughout their year of writing!

Stella Writes an Opinion

Author: Janiel Wagstaff
Publisher: Scholastic Teaching Resources
ISBN: 9781338264760
Format: PDF, ePub
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Guide students through writing about their opinion using Stella's experiences as she chooses a topic, states her opinion, and lists supporting reasons.

Stella by Starlight

Author: Sharon M. Draper
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1442494999
Format: PDF
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When the Ku Klux Klan’s unwelcome reappearance rattles Stella’s segregated southern town, bravery battles prejudice in this New York Times bestselling Depression-era “novel that soars” (The New York Times Book Review) that School Library Journal called “storytelling at its finest” in a starred review. Stella lives in the segregated South—in Bumblebee, North Carolina, to be exact about it. Some stores she can go into. Some stores she can’t. Some folks are right pleasant. Others are a lot less so. To Stella, it sort of evens out, and heck, the Klan hasn’t bothered them for years. But one late night, later than she should ever be up, much less wandering around outside, Stella and her little brother see something they’re never supposed to see, something that is the first flicker of change to come, unwelcome change by any stretch of the imagination. As Stella’s community—her world—is upended, she decides to fight fire with fire. And she learns that ashes don’t necessarily signify an end.

Where on Earth is Heaven

Author: Jonathan Stedall
Publisher: Hawthorn Press
ISBN: 1907359559
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An exploration of life's mysteries prompted by the author's young son asking: Where on earth is heaven? This led to the TV series, The Long Search, and to film making in the African Bush with Laurence van der Post, the hill temples of northern India, San Francisco, a Taiwanese funeral, by train to Arcadia and by bicycle through the lanes of Cornwall -and through his encounter with scientists, artists and philosophers. He believes that a new spirituality is emerging that goes beyond the dualism inherent in phrases like 'spirit and matter', life and death', heaven and earth'.


Author: Steve Toltz
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1473606047
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'A tour de force of sustained brilliance' Mail on Sunday Wildly funny and unceasingly surprising, Quicksand is both a satirical masterpiece and an unforgettable story of fate, family and friendship. Aldo Benjamin may be the unluckiest soul in human history, but that isn't going to stop his friend Liam writing about him. For what more could an aspiring novelist want from his muse than a thousand get-rich-quick schemes, a life-long love affair, an eloquently named brothel, the most sexually confusing evening imaginable and a brief conversation with God? 'What a joy to surrender oneself to a writer of such prodigious talent.' Peter Carey 'Tremendous' Sunday Times

The Work of Creation

Author: Luke Hankins
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
ISBN: 1625643608
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In The Work of Creation, poet, editor, and translator Luke Hankins explores literature, art, aesthetics, ethics, religion, and the life of the spirit in a number of genres, including literary criticism, meditations on art and aesthetics, personal essays, and interviews. Collected in this volume are pieces that have appeared in such places as Books & Culture, Contemporary Poetry Review, Image, The Writer's Chronicle, and the American Public Media national radio program "On Being."

Terror Tantchen

Author: David Walliams
Publisher: Rowohlt Verlag GmbH
ISBN: 3644560110
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Nach dem überraschenden Tod ihrer Eltern ist Stella Saxby plötzlich Erbin von Schloss Saxby Hall. Doch ihre grässliche Tante Alberta und deren riesiger Berg-Uhu Wagner schrecken vor nichts zurück, um sich die Erbschaft unter den Nagel zu reißen. Vor gar nichts! Wie gut, dass Stella Freunde hat – wenn auch etwas spezielle Freunde: den schwerhörigen und fast blinden alten Butler Gibbon, zum Beispiel. Oder den Schornsteinfeger Ruß, der ein echter Geist ist. Werden sie es schaffen, Stellas Terror-Tantchen aus Schloss Saxby Hall zu vertreiben?

Thematic Guide to British Poetry

Author: Ruth F. Glancy
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313313790
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Identifies twenty-nine themes as being representative of the major concerns of British poets over seven centuries.

George Mackay Brown

Author: Ron Ferguson
Publisher: Hymns Ancient and Modern Ltd
ISBN: 0715209620
Format: PDF
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George Mackay Brown is one of the 20th century's finest writers. This biography sweeps us along on an enriching literary and spiritual journey..Draws on unpublished letters, conversations with the enigmatic Bard's friends and well-known writers. Shortlisted for the Saltire Award Best Research Book of the Year.