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Steps To Writing Well With Additional Readings 11th Edition

Combining detailed coverage of the writing process with a wealth of professional readings, Wyrick's STEPS TO WRITING WELL WITH ADDITIONAL READINGS has helped thousands of students learn to write effective academic essays. Extremely student-friendly, it presents rhetorical strategies for composing essays in an easy-to-follow progression of useful lessons and activities. With over 70 student and professional readings and a variety of hands-on activities, it gives you the models and practice you need to write well-constructed essays with confidence. The 11th edition features useful visual learning aids, student writing samples on timely topics, assignments that promote using sources and multiple rhetorical strategies, and updated discussions of multimodal texts and online databases. It also reflects guidelines from the APA's 2020 Publication Manual. Now available: MindTap digital learning solution. Read More

Jean Wyrick

©2022

Writing: Ten Core Concepts 3rd Edition

Master the fundamentals critical to becoming an effective writer with Yagelski's WRITING: TEN CORE CONCEPTS, 3E. Carefully designed guides, thoroughly integrated with the core concepts, set this book apart as you study key rhetorical moves within analytical, persuasive and narrative writing. Applied assignments challenge you to complete causal analysis, academic arguments and literacy narratives. This edition presents writing as an interaction between writer and reader, teaching you how to use writing skills to participate in important conversations shaping today's lives. This edition features 26 new readings and 11 new sample student essays as well as new chapters on literacy narratives, summary-response essays, annotated bibliographies and presentations. Updates guide you in working with digital resources, expand your critical reading strategies and highlight the latest APA and MLA guidelines. In addition, MindTap digital resources offer new interactive samples and activities. Read More

Robert P. Yagelski

©2022

The College Writer 7th Edition

No matter where you are in the writing process or how confident you are in your writing, THE COLLEGE WRITER: A GUIDE TO THINKING, WRITING, AND RESEARCHING, 7E offers valuable guidance and support. This fully updated four-in-one resource provides a rhetoric, reader, research guide, and complete handbook for writers of any skill level. Updated professional and student writing samples highlight important features of academic writing -- from organization to documentation -- while modeling strategies and timely topics to use in your own papers. A reader-friendly organization leads you through the process of composing academic and research-based essays. Revisions emphasize how to craft strong paragraphs and thesis statements, analyze and respond to readings, and compose multimodal texts. With MindTap, you can even choose an online, multimedia learning experience with an eBook, audio and video files, weblinks, practice exercises, and bonus content on test-taking, workplace writing, and oral presentations. Read More

John Van Rys| Verne Meyer| Randall VanderMey| Patrick Sebranek

©2022

The New Harbrace Guide: Genres For Composing 4th Edition

Discover the rhetorically based writing guide designed for you, the digital native, with THE NEW HARBRACE GUIDE: GENRES FOR COMPOSING, 4E. This reader-friendly presentation, written by award-winning author Cheryl Glenn, is known for its trademark emphasis on writing in multiple media. This edition combines coverage of genres and persuasion with a thematic reader, research manual, and a new, rhetorically-oriented handbook section that offers step-by-step guidance in editing. Thirty-six new readings jumpstart your writing with interesting topics ranging from veganism and apolitical food to how young people are changing today's climate conversation. Updated content guides you in analyzing rhetorical choices, creating effective thesis statements, and applying the latest MLA or APA styles. With this edition and MindTap online tools, you can sharpen your digital, print, and multimodal composing skills as well as strengthen critical thinking that is invaluable in future courses and your career. Read More

Cheryl Glenn

©2022

The Essentials Of Writing 3rd Edition

Master the fundamentals that are critical to becoming an effective writer with Yagelski's THE ESSENTIALS OF WRITING: TEN CORE CONCEPTS, 3E. This short, flexible writing guide presents the core concepts behind becoming a more sophisticated writer and gives you opportunity to practice these concepts in action in Chapters 2 through 4. Full chapters devoted to analytic and argumentative writing provide practical insights with new annotated professional readings on current, interesting subjects. You strengthen your academic writing style as you learn how to synthesize ideas, design professional documents, conduct research and work with today's digital sources. Updates reflect the latest MLA guidelines and guide you in developing powerful critical reading skills as you learn to evaluate both academic and popular texts. MindTap digital resources provide new interactive samples and activities to further strengthen your writing abilities. Read More

Robert P. Yagelski

©2022

An Introduction To Language 10th Edition

An Introduction to Language introduces you to the fascinating study of human language from an Australian perspective. Chapters explore the nature of human language, the grammatical aspects and psychology of language, as well as language and its relation to society. Popular features include learning objectives and margin definitions in each chapter, along with summary tables inside the covers, which assist you to learn core concepts and terminology. Read More

Victoria Fromkin| Robert Rodman| Nina Hyams| Mengistu Amberber| Felicity Cox| Rosalind Thornton

©2022

The College Writer 7th Edition

No matter where you are in the writing process or how confident you are in your writing, THE COLLEGE WRITER: A GUIDE TO THINKING, WRITING, AND RESEARCHING, 7E offers valuable guidance and support. This fully updated four-in-one resource provides a rhetoric, reader, research guide, and complete handbook for writers of any skill level. Updated professional and student writing samples highlight important features of academic writing -- from organization to documentation -- while modeling strategies and timely topics to use in your own papers. A reader-friendly organization leads you through the process of composing academic and research-based essays. Revisions emphasize how to craft strong paragraphs and thesis statements, analyze and respond to readings, and compose multimodal texts. With MindTap, you can even choose an online, multimedia learning experience with an eBook, audio and video files, weblinks, practice exercises, and bonus content on test-taking, workplace writing, and oral presentations. Read More

John Van Rys| Verne Meyer| Randall VanderMey| Patrick Sebranek

©2022

The New Harbrace Guide: Genres For Composing (With 2021 MLA Update Card) 4th Edition

Discover the rhetorically based writing guide designed for you, the digital native, with THE NEW HARBRACE GUIDE: GENRES FOR COMPOSING, 4E. This reader-friendly presentation, written by award-winning author Cheryl Glenn, is known for its trademark emphasis on writing in multiple media. This edition combines coverage of genres and persuasion with a thematic reader, research manual, and a new, rhetorically-oriented handbook section that offers step-by-step guidance in editing. Thirty-six new readings jumpstart your writing with interesting topics ranging from veganism and apolitical food to how young people are changing today's climate conversation. Updated content guides you in analyzing rhetorical choices, creating effective thesis statements, and applying the latest MLA or APA styles. With this edition and MindTap online tools, you can sharpen your digital, print, and multimodal composing skills as well as strengthen critical thinking that is invaluable in future courses and your career. Read More

Cheryl Glenn

©2022

Writing: Ten Core Concepts With (MLA 2021 Update Card) 3rd Edition

Master the fundamentals critical to becoming an effective writer with Yagelski's WRITING: TEN CORE CONCEPTS, 3E. Carefully designed guides, thoroughly integrated with the core concepts, set this book apart as you study key rhetorical moves within analytical, persuasive and narrative writing. Applied assignments challenge you to complete causal analysis, academic arguments and literacy narratives. This edition presents writing as an interaction between writer and reader, teaching you how to use writing skills to participate in important conversations shaping today's lives. This edition features 26 new readings and 11 new sample student essays as well as new chapters on literacy narratives, summary-response essays, annotated bibliographies and presentations. Updates guide you in working with digital resources, expand your critical reading strategies and highlight the latest APA and MLA guidelines. In addition, MindTap digital resources offer new interactive samples and activities. Read More

Robert P. Yagelski

©2022

The Essentials Of Writing 3rd Edition

Master the fundamentals that are critical to becoming an effective writer with Yagelski's THE ESSENTIALS OF WRITING: TEN CORE CONCEPTS, 3E. This short, flexible writing guide presents the core concepts behind becoming a more sophisticated writer and gives you opportunity to practice these concepts in action in Chapters 2 through 4. Full chapters devoted to analytic and argumentative writing provide practical insights with new annotated professional readings on current, interesting subjects. You strengthen your academic writing style as you learn how to synthesize ideas, design professional documents, conduct research and work with today's digital sources. Updates reflect the latest MLA guidelines and guide you in developing powerful critical reading skills as you learn to evaluate both academic and popular texts. MindTap digital resources provide new interactive samples and activities to further strengthen your writing abilities. Read More

Robert P. Yagelski

©2022

Steps To Writing Well With Additional Readings With (MLA 2021 Update Card) 11th Edition

Combining detailed coverage of the writing process with a wealth of professional readings, Wyrick's STEPS TO WRITING WELL WITH ADDITIONAL READINGS has helped thousands of students learn to write effective academic essays. Extremely student-friendly, it presents rhetorical strategies for composing essays in an easy-to-follow progression of useful lessons and activities. With over 70 student and professional readings and a variety of hands-on activities, it gives you the models and practice you need to write well-constructed essays with confidence. The 11th edition features useful visual learning aids, student writing samples on timely topics, assignments that promote using sources and multiple rhetorical strategies, and updated discussions of multimodal texts and online databases. It also reflects guidelines from the APA's 2020 Publication Manual. Now available: MindTap digital learning solution. Read More

Jean Wyrick

©2022

A Community Of Readers 8th Edition

Taking your skills to the next level, Alexander/Jarrell's A COMMUNITY OF READERS: A THEMATIC APPROACH TO READING, Eighth Edition, helps you engage in all steps of the reading and learning process: reading, discussing and reflecting, writing and critical thinking. The unique PRO system -- Prepare to Read, Read Actively and Reflect, and Organize to Learn -- provides a concrete learning process that helps you examine fact and opinion, understand bias, identify main and supporting ideas, write effectively and much more. Each chapter also introduces a key reading skill, such as analyzing vocabulary or inferences, while focusing on a single theme to help you dig more deeply into the subject. Themes include college success, food, the environment and technology. An e-book version includes the MindTap digital learning solution, giving you a wealth of anywhere, anytime learning resources. Read More

Roberta Alexander| Jan Jarrell

©2021

The Purposeful Argument: A Practical Guide With APA Updates 3rd Edition

Written for today's diverse student body, THE PURPOSEFUL ARGUMENT: A PRACTICAL GUIDE, 3rd Edition, empowers you with essential negotiating skills for everyday life -- tools that will serve you well wherever your career takes you. Vivid explanations, detailed examples and practical exercises guide you step by step through the process of building an effective argument. The text equips you to argue in response to issues in a variety of environments: school, workplace, family, neighborhood, social-cultural, consumer and concerned citizen. It provides thorough treatments of Toulmin-based and Rogerian approaches and emphasizes the value of understanding the opposition, aiming for the middle ground and using a microhistory to forge an unconventional position. In addition, a rich anthology of arguments covers a wide range of current issues. Also available: MindTap digital learning solution. Read More

Harry Phillips| Patricia Bostian

©2021

The Purposeful Argument 3rd Edition

Written for today's diverse student body, THE PURPOSEFUL ARGUMENT: A PRACTICAL GUIDE, 3rd Edition, empowers you with essential negotiating skills for everyday life -- tools that will serve you well wherever your career takes you. Vivid explanations, detailed examples and practical exercises guide you step by step through the process of building an effective argument. The text equips you to argue in response to issues in a variety of environments: school, workplace, family, neighborhood, social-cultural, consumer and concerned citizen. It provides thorough treatments of Toulmin-based and Rogerian approaches and emphasizes the value of understanding the opposition, aiming for the middle ground and using a microhistory to forge an unconventional position. In addition, a rich anthology of arguments covers a wide range of current issues. Also available: MindTap digital learning solution. Read More

Harry Phillips| Patricia Bostian

©2021

A Community Of Readers 8th Edition

Taking your skills to the next level, Alexander/Jarrell's A COMMUNITY OF READERS: A THEMATIC APPROACH TO READING, Eighth Edition, helps you engage in all steps of the reading and learning process: reading, discussing and reflecting, writing and critical thinking. The unique PRO system -- Prepare to Read, Read Actively and Reflect, and Organize to Learn -- provides a concrete learning process that helps you examine fact and opinion, understand bias, identify main and supporting ideas, write effectively and much more. Each chapter also introduces a key reading skill, such as analyzing vocabulary or inferences, while focusing on a single theme to help you dig more deeply into the subject. Themes include college success, food, the environment and technology. An e-book version includes the MindTap digital learning solution, giving you a wealth of anywhere, anytime learning resources. Read More

Roberta Alexander| Jan Jarrell

©2021

Pocket Guide To APA Style With APA 7E Updates 7th Edition

Perrin's POCKET GUIDE TO APA STYLE, 7th Edition, is your essential tool for writing research papers in every course you take. Concise yet thorough, the POCKET GUIDE presents straightforward explanations, annotated examples and margin notes that help you write properly documented papers in the latest APA style. Student-friendly organization, quick-reference indexing and a convenient spiral design make it easier to use than the APA Manual. Expansive, up-to-date coverage of electronic sources prepares you to evaluate and use internet references correctly in your research, while new guidelines help you appropriately incorporate footnotes. An appendix on annotated bibliographies provides guidance plus plenty of examples. Also available: MindTap English. Read More

Robert Perrin

©2021

MLA 2021 Update Card 1st Edition

This quick reference card outlines the essential changes to the Modern Language Association’s documentation style as described in the 2021 MLA HANDBOOK, Ninth Edition. Read More

Cengage

©2021

Pocket Guide To APA Style With APA 7E Updates 7th Edition

Perrin's POCKET GUIDE TO APA STYLE, 7th Edition, is your essential tool for writing research papers in every course you take. Concise yet thorough, the POCKET GUIDE presents straightforward explanations, annotated examples and margin notes that help you write properly documented papers in the latest APA style. Student-friendly organization, quick-reference indexing and a convenient spiral design make it easier to use than the APA Manual. Expansive, up-to-date coverage of electronic sources prepares you to evaluate and use internet references correctly in your research, while new guidelines help you appropriately incorporate footnotes. An appendix on annotated bibliographies provides guidance plus plenty of examples. Also available: MindTap English. Read More

Robert Perrin

©2021

The Purposeful Argument: A Practical Guide (With 2019 APA Updates And MLA 2021 Update Card) 3rd Edition

Written for today's diverse student body, THE PURPOSEFUL ARGUMENT: A PRACTICAL GUIDE, 3rd Edition, empowers you with essential negotiating skills for everyday life -- tools that will serve you well wherever your career takes you. Vivid explanations, detailed examples and practical exercises guide you step by step through the process of building an effective argument. The text equips you to argue in response to issues in a variety of environments: school, workplace, family, neighborhood, social-cultural, consumer and concerned citizen. It provides thorough treatments of Toulmin-based and Rogerian approaches and emphasizes the value of understanding the opposition, aiming for the middle ground and using a microhistory to forge an unconventional position. In addition, a rich anthology of arguments covers a wide range of current issues. Also available: MindTap digital learning solution. Read More

Harry Phillips| Patricia Bostian

©2021

Readings For Writers With APA 7E Updates 16th Edition

From helping you find your voice to guiding you on the latest MLA and APA documentation guidelines, READINGS FOR WRITERS is designed to help you become a more successful writer. Throughout the text, the authors offer helpful commentary, practical tips and suggestions, real student essays, and other writing tools that you can use for any assignment. But even more importantly, they present over 60 readings from a variety of genres and authors that will inspire and inform your writing as you learn what good writing is, and how to create it on your own. Read More

Jo Ray McCuen-Metherell| Anthony C. Winkler

©2020

Readings For Writers (With APA 2019 Update Card) 16th Edition

From helping you find your voice to guiding you on the latest MLA and APA documentation guidelines, READINGS FOR WRITERS is designed to help you become a more successful writer. Throughout the text, the authors offer helpful commentary, practical tips and suggestions, real student essays, and other writing tools that you can use for any assignment. But even more importantly, they present over 60 readings from a variety of genres and authors that will inspire and inform your writing as you learn what good writing is, and how to create it on your own. Read More

Jo Ray McCuen-Metherell| Anthony C. Winkler

©2020

Readings For Writers With (APA Updates And MLA 2021 Update Card) 16th Edition

From helping you find your voice to guiding you on the latest MLA and APA documentation guidelines, READINGS FOR WRITERS is designed to help you become a more successful writer. Throughout the text, the authors offer helpful commentary, practical tips and suggestions, real student essays, and other writing tools that you can use for any assignment. But even more importantly, they present over 60 readings from a variety of genres and authors that will inspire and inform your writing as you learn what good writing is, and how to create it on your own. Read More

Jo Ray McCuen-Metherell| Anthony C. Winkler

©2020

Sentence-Combining Workbook 5th Edition

You've heard that "practice makes perfect," yes? Practice definitely leads to improvement and builds confidence--and that's why this workbook is useful. SENTENCE-COMBINING WORKBOOK uses sentence-combining techniques to help you develop confidence in your writing. Each unit focuses on a sentence-level element followed by exercises involving a factual topic or story. You'll get the practice you need to communicate your ideas in clear and interesting sentences. You'll also develop the strength of your writing overall--and that's a good thing. Read More

Pam Altman| Mari Caro| Lisa Metge-Egan| Leslie Roberts| Paige Wilson

©2019

AE An Introduction To Language 11th Edition

AN INTRODUCTION TO LANGUAGE, 11th Edition, offers an entirely up-to-date look at language studies and linguistics in today's world. Written from the ground up as if it were a first edition, the book is fresh, modern, and reflective of the current state of the field. At the same time, it maintains the acclaimed light, friendly, readable style and the breadth of coverage that have made it a perennial best seller. The authors examine grammatical subjects (e.g., morphology, syntax, semantics, phonetics, phonology), childhood language development and adult secondary language acquisition, and the tremendous leap in knowledge achieved in neurolinguistics. Read More

Victoria Fromkin| Robert Rodman| Nina Hyams

©2019

A Guide To MLA Documentation 10th Edition

Briefer, more affordable, and easier to use than the MLA's own handbook, this popular guide features the current MLA standards and principles, new annotated examples, and an expanded guide to citing online resources. You'll appreciate the Guide's numerous examples, a sample research paper, and helpful hints on such topics as evaluating resources and avoiding plagiarism. Read More

Joseph F. Trimmer

©2019

The Composition Of Everyday Life, Brief With APA 7E Updates 6th Edition

Encouraging you to be an inventive thinker and writer, THE COMPOSITION OF EVERYDAY LIFE, Brief, connects the act of writing to your daily life. It helps you to uncover meaning, rethink the world around you and invent ideas. With more than 50 reading selections by both professional and student writers, this book is designed to help you develop focused and distinctive academic essays. It gives you great preparation for the reading and writing activities you'll encounter throughout your college experience and beyond. Read More

John Mauk| John Metz

©2019

Harbrace Essentials With Resources For Writing In The Disciplines With APA Updates 3rd Edition

Grab it and go! HARBRACE ESSENTIALS WITH RESOURCES FOR WRITING IN THE DISCIPLINES, 3rd Edition answers all of your essential writing questions in one easy-to-navigate, easy-to-carry handbook. Inside, you'll find brief yet thorough explanations of important grammar, style, mechanics and punctuation topics. You'll also find model student papers in a variety of disciplines, extensive MLA citation examples and more. Read More

Cheryl Glenn| Loretta Gray

©2019

Harbrace Essentials With APA Updates 3rd Edition

Grab it and go! HARBRACE ESSENTIALS, 3rd Edition answers all of your essential writing questions in one easy-to-navigate, easy-to-carry handbook. Inside, you'll find brief yet thorough explanations of important grammar, style, mechanics and punctuation topics. You'll also find model student papers, extensive MLA and APA citation examples and more. Read More

Cheryl Glenn| Loretta Gray

©2019

The Composition Of Everyday Life, Concise With APA 7E Updates 6th Edition

Encouraging you to be an inventive thinker and writer, THE COMPOSITION OF EVERYDAY LIFE, Concise, connects the act of writing to your daily life. It helps you to uncover meaning, rethink the world around you and invent ideas. With 36 reading selections by both professional and student writers, this book is designed to help you develop focused and distinctive academic essays. It gives you great preparation for the reading and writing activities you'll encounter throughout your college experience and beyond. Read More

John Mauk| John Metz

©2019

Grassroots With Readings 12th Edition

Want to learn the skills that colleges value and employers want? You can, with GRASSROOTS, 12th Edition and its digital learning tools. Author Susan Fawcett has successfully guided over three million students to become better writers, helping them in turn earn better grades in their courses across the curriculum. This book's clear instruction, relevant examples, engaging practices, eye-catching visuals and samples of first-rate student writing will help you, too. You'll find tips to make you a better reader and intriguing professional readings as well as practices and visual images on subjects that students asked for, like robotics, career opportunities and traits of successful people. Read More

Susan Fawcett

©2019

An Introduction To Language 11th Edition

Whether you are studying education, languages, cognitive science, psychology, anthropology, English, or teaching English as a Second Language (TESL), AN INTRODUCTION TO LANGUAGE, 11th Edition, offers the information you need in a clear and descriptive manner that assumes no prior knowledge of linguistics. This edition retains the blend of humor and broad coverage that have made the text a perennial best seller, while adding up-to-date information and new research that render each topic fresh, engaging, and current. Read More

Victoria Fromkin| Robert Rodman| Nina Hyams

©2019

Fusion: Integrated Reading And Writing, Book 1 (With 2019 APA Updates) 3rd Edition

Building reading and writing skills doesn't have to be an intimidating experience. Let this book be your guide. FUSION: INTEGRATED READING AND WRITING, Book 1 connects the reading and writing processes so that they reinforce one another. By reading interesting professional and student writing models, you'll learn the vital reading skills to comprehend college-level content. You'll also learn how these skills can help you produce the kinds of thoughtful writing assignments expected of you in your future courses. Read More

Dave Kemper| Verne Meyer| John Van Rys| Patrick Sebranek

©2019

Fusion 3rd Edition

FUSION: INTEGRATED READING AND WRITING, Book 2 connects the reading and writing processes, showing how they reinforce one another. By reading high-interest professional and student writing models, you'll learn the vital reading skills to comprehend college-level content. The book will also show you how these skills will help you produce the kinds of thoughtful writing assignments expected of you in your future courses. Read More

Dave Kemper| Verne Meyer| John Van Rys| Patrick Sebranek

©2019

Thinking Critically 12th Edition

Become a more sophisticated thinker with THINKING CRITICALLY, which teaches you a surefire process for developing the thinking abilities you need for academic and career success. First, you'll build your confidence by learning and practicing basic skills related to your personal experiences. Next, you'll progress to the types of reasoning skills required for abstract contexts -- such as your academic courses. Activities and writing assignments invite your active participation and prompt you and your peers to critically examine each other's thinking. Thought-provoking and current readings from a wide variety of thinkers engage you in thinking about complex issues from different perspectives. Along the way, monitor your own progress as a critical thinker with self-assessment activities. Read More

John Chaffee

©2019

Writing Analytically With APA 7E Updates 8th Edition

Learning to write well requires learning to use writing as a tool to think well--and this book shows you how. WRITING ANALYTICALLY leads you through the process of analysis and synthesis and helps you to generate original, well-developed ideas. Whether you're already a confident writer or someone who feels stranded amidst your notes and sources--waiting for the light bulb of inspiration to rescue you--this book will help you improve your skills. It's built on a series of tools for thinking that proceed step-by-step. Applying the tools will enable you to see more and arrive at better ideas about whatever you're analyzing. You'll learn to determine which details are important in your subject, how to go about figuring out why they are important, and most important, how to talk and write about what they mean. Read More

David Rosenwasser| Jill Stephen

©2019

Becoming Rhetorical 1st Edition

In your courses and career, you will compose essays, reports, photos, graphics, web pages, and more. BECOMING RHETORICAL gives you the tools and the training you need to create successful communications in all of these formats and in different situations. First you will learn tools of analysis -- ways to investigate different aspects of a situation that will guide you to respond in the best possible way. Then you will learn how to draw on the specific capabilities of each medium of composition -- words, still images, sounds, video -- to create compositions that affect your audience in the ways you intend. As you learn to analyze and compose, you will read examples annotated by the author to show you exactly how it is done, and practice on projects large and small. Whether you have to design a brochure or make a video, BECOMING RHETORICAL gives you the foundations to make it work. Read More

Jodie Nicotra

©2019

Writing Analytically (With APA 2019 Update Card) 8th Edition

Learning to write well requires learning to use writing as a tool to think well--and this book shows you how. WRITING ANALYTICALLY leads you through the process of analysis and synthesis and helps you to generate original, well-developed ideas. Whether you're already a confident writer or someone who feels stranded amidst your notes and sources--waiting for the light bulb of inspiration to rescue you--this book will help you improve your skills. It's built on a series of tools for thinking that proceed step-by-step. Applying the tools will enable you to see more and arrive at better ideas about whatever you're analyzing. You'll learn to determine which details are important in your subject, how to go about figuring out why they are important, and most important, how to talk and write about what they mean. Read More

David Rosenwasser| Jill Stephen

©2019

Grassroots With Readings 12th Edition

Want to learn the skills that colleges value and employers want? You can, with GRASSROOTS, 12th Edition and its digital learning tools. Author Susan Fawcett has successfully guided over three million students to become better writers, helping them in turn earn better grades in their courses across the curriculum. This book's clear instruction, relevant examples, engaging practices, eye-catching visuals and samples of first-rate student writing will help you, too. You'll find tips to make you a better reader and intriguing professional readings as well as practices and visual images on subjects that students asked for, like robotics, career opportunities and traits of successful people. Read More

Susan Fawcett

©2019

Becoming Rhetorical 1st Edition

In your courses and career, you will compose essays, reports, photos, graphics, web pages, and more. BECOMING RHETORICAL gives you the tools and the training you need to create successful communications in all of these formats and in different situations. First you will learn tools of analysis -- ways to investigate different aspects of a situation that will guide you to respond in the best possible way. Then you will learn how to draw on the specific capabilities of each medium of composition -- words, still images, sounds, video -- to create compositions that affect your audience in the ways you intend. As you learn to analyze and compose, you will read examples annotated by the author to show you exactly how it is done, and practice on projects large and small. Whether you have to design a brochure or make a video, BECOMING RHETORICAL gives you the foundations to make it work. Read More

Jodie Nicotra

©2019

The Composition Of Everyday Life, Brief With APA 7E Updates 6th Edition

Encouraging you to be an inventive thinker and writer, THE COMPOSITION OF EVERYDAY LIFE, Brief, connects the act of writing to your daily life. It helps you to uncover meaning, rethink the world around you and invent ideas. With more than 50 reading selections by both professional and student writers, this book is designed to help you develop focused and distinctive academic essays. It gives you great preparation for the reading and writing activities you'll encounter throughout your college experience and beyond. Read More

John Mauk| John Metz

©2019

Harbrace Essentials With Resources For Writing In The Disciplines With APA 7E Updates 3rd Edition

Grab it and go! HARBRACE ESSENTIALS WITH RESOURCES FOR WRITING IN THE DISCIPLINES, 3rd Edition answers all of your essential writing questions in one easy-to-navigate, easy-to-carry handbook. Inside, you'll find brief yet thorough explanations of important grammar, style, mechanics and punctuation topics. You'll also find model student papers in a variety of disciplines, extensive MLA citation examples and more. Read More

Cheryl Glenn| Loretta Gray

©2019

Harbrace Essentials With APA 7E Updates 3rd Edition

Grab it and go! HARBRACE ESSENTIALS, 3rd Edition answers all of your essential writing questions in one easy-to-navigate, easy-to-carry handbook. Inside, you'll find brief yet thorough explanations of important grammar, style, mechanics and punctuation topics. You'll also find model student papers, extensive MLA and APA citation examples and more. Read More

Cheryl Glenn| Loretta Gray

©2019

Fusion 3rd Edition

FUSION: INTEGRATED READING AND WRITING, Book 2 connects the reading and writing processes, showing how they reinforce one another. By reading high-interest professional and student writing models, you'll learn the vital reading skills to comprehend college-level content. The book will also show you how these skills will help you produce the kinds of thoughtful writing assignments expected of you in your future courses. Read More

Dave Kemper| Verne Meyer| John Van Rys| Patrick Sebranek

©2019

Fusion 3rd Edition

Building reading and writing skills doesn't have to be an intimidating experience. Let this book be your guide. FUSION: INTEGRATED READING AND WRITING, Book 1 connects the reading and writing processes so that they reinforce one another. By reading interesting professional and student writing models, you'll learn the vital reading skills to comprehend college-level content. You'll also learn how these skills can help you produce the kinds of thoughtful writing assignments expected of you in your future courses. Read More

Dave Kemper| Verne Meyer| John Van Rys| Patrick Sebranek

©2019

The Composition Of Everyday Life, Concise (With APA 2019 Update Card) 6th Edition

Encouraging you to be an inventive thinker and writer, THE COMPOSITION OF EVERYDAY LIFE, Concise, connects the act of writing to your daily life. It helps you to uncover meaning, rethink the world around you and invent ideas. With 36 reading selections by both professional and student writers, this book is designed to help you develop focused and distinctive academic essays. It gives you great preparation for the reading and writing activities you'll encounter throughout your college experience and beyond. Read More

John Mauk| John Metz

©2019

Fusion 3rd Edition

FUSION: INTEGRATED READING AND WRITING, Book 2 connects the reading and writing processes, showing how they reinforce one another. By reading high-interest professional and student writing models, you'll learn the vital reading skills to comprehend college-level content. The book will also show you how these skills will help you produce the kinds of thoughtful writing assignments expected of you in your future courses. Read More

Dave Kemper| Verne Meyer| John Van Rys| Patrick Sebranek

©2019

Harbrace Essentials (With 2021 MLA Update Card) 3rd Edition

Grab it and go! HARBRACE ESSENTIALS, 3rd Edition answers all of your essential writing questions in one easy-to-navigate, easy-to-carry handbook. Inside, you'll find brief yet thorough explanations of important grammar, style, mechanics and punctuation topics. You'll also find model student papers, extensive MLA and APA citation examples and more. Read More

Cheryl Glenn| Loretta Gray

©2019

Becoming Rhetorical 1st Edition

In your courses and career, you will compose essays, reports, photos, graphics, web pages, and more. BECOMING RHETORICAL gives you the tools and the training you need to create successful communications in all of these formats and in different situations. First you will learn tools of analysis -- ways to investigate different aspects of a situation that will guide you to respond in the best possible way. Then you will learn how to draw on the specific capabilities of each medium of composition -- words, still images, sounds, video -- to create compositions that affect your audience in the ways you intend. As you learn to analyze and compose, you will read examples annotated by the author to show you exactly how it is done, and practice on projects large and small. Whether you have to design a brochure or make a video, BECOMING RHETORICAL gives you the foundations to make it work. Read More

Jodie Nicotra

©2019

Writing Analytically (With 2019 APA Updates And MLA 2021 Update Card) 8th Edition

Learning to write well requires learning to use writing as a tool to think well--and this book shows you how. WRITING ANALYTICALLY leads you through the process of analysis and synthesis and helps you to generate original, well-developed ideas. Whether you're already a confident writer or someone who feels stranded amidst your notes and sources--waiting for the light bulb of inspiration to rescue you--this book will help you improve your skills. It's built on a series of tools for thinking that proceed step-by-step. Applying the tools will enable you to see more and arrive at better ideas about whatever you're analyzing. You'll learn to determine which details are important in your subject, how to go about figuring out why they are important, and most important, how to talk and write about what they mean. Read More

David Rosenwasser| Jill Stephen

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An Introduction To Language (With 2021 MLA Update Card) 11th Edition

Whether you are studying education, languages, cognitive science, psychology, anthropology, English, or teaching English as a Second Language (TESL), AN INTRODUCTION TO LANGUAGE, 11th Edition, offers the information you need in a clear and descriptive manner that assumes no prior knowledge of linguistics. This edition retains the blend of humor and broad coverage that have made the text a perennial best seller, while adding up-to-date information and new research that render each topic fresh, engaging, and current. Read More

Victoria Fromkin| Robert Rodman| Nina Hyams

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