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200 Tricky Spellings in Cartoons

Lidia Stanton - Jessica Kingsley Publishers; Illustrated edition
Format: Paperback

The new revised edition of Lidia Stanton's bestselling book of cartoons demystifying over 200 of the most difficult spellings, fully adapted for a US readership. The book is structured around confusing pairs of words, such as homophones or words that 'go together', tricky everyday...
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Mandarin Chinese Picture Dictionary: Learn 1,200 Key Chinese Words and Phrases

YI REN - Tuttle Publishing
Format: Hardcover

This Mandarin picture dictionary covers the 1,200 most useful Mandarin Chinese words and sentences.Each word and sentence is given in Chinese characters with Hanyu Pinyin pronunciation and English definition. The words are grouped into 37 themes or topics. Each theme has 25 to 35 words...
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Creating A Learning Commons

Lampert - RL
Format: Paperback

Creating a Learning Commons: A Practical Guide for Librarians provides experienced and detailed research-based guidance for academic librarians and other professionals charged with creating a learning commons. Readers can follow the entire process of developing a library learning commons...
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Wordslut: A Feminist Guide to Taking Back the English Language

Amanda Montell - Harper Wave
Format: Hardcover

A brash, enlightening, and wildly entertaining feminist look at gendered language and the way it shapes us, written with humor and playfulness that challenges words and phrases and how we use them."I get so jazzed about the future of feminism knowing that Amanda Montell's brilliance...
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Nine Nasty Words: English in the Gutter: Then, Now, and Forever

John McWhorter - Avery
Format: Hardcover

Profanity has always been a deliciously vibrant part of our lexicon, an integral part of being human. In fact, our ability to curse comes from a different part of the brain than other parts of speech--the urgency with which we say "f&*k!" is instead related to the instinct...
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Creativity: A Short and Cheerful Guide

John Cleese - Crown
Format: Hardcover

"Many people have written about creativity, but although they were very, very clever, they weren't actually creative. I like to think I'm writing about it from the inside." --John CleeseCreativity is usually regarded as a mysterious, rare gift that only a few possess....
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The Queens' English: The LGBTQIA Dictionary of Lingo and Colloquial Phrases

Chloe O. Davis
Format: Hardcover

Do you know where "yaaaas queen!" comes from? Do you know the difference between a bear and a wolf? Do you know what all the letters in LGBTQIA stand for?The Queens' English is a comprehensive guide to modern gay slang, queer theory terms, and playful colloquialisms that...
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My Toddler's First Words: A Step-By-Step Guide to Jump-Start, Track, and Expand Your Toddler's Language

Kimberly Scanlon - CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Format: Paperback

Is your toddler struggling to say his or her first words? Do you encourage your toddler to talk but are met with silence? Are you interested in helping your toddler express him or herself but are unsure how to do it or where to begin? Practicing speech language pathologist and bestselling...
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A Death in the Rainforest: How a Language and a Way of Life Came to an End in Papua New Guinea

Don Kulick - Algonquin Books
Format: Hardcover

"A Death in the Rainforest is magical and powerful, a journey deep inside a village of 100 souls in one of the remotest places on Earth whose language is spoken by no one else, a place of love and jealousy and desire undergoing profound change. Kulick is funny, lyrical, sad,...
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