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Dreyer's English : good advice for good writing (adapted for young readers) / Benjamin Dreyer.

Dreyer, Benjamin, (author.). Dreyer, Benjamin. Adaptation of (expression): Dreyer's English. (Added Author).

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Sage Library System.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District. (Show)

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An informative and witty guide to writing and grammar, written especially for a younger audience.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library J 808.042 DRE (Text) 33892100730465 Children's New Books Book None 04/14/2021 Available -
Pendleton Public Library X 808.042 D825 (Text) 37801000679777 Juvenile Non-Fiction Book System_Only_3months 06/26/2021 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780593176801
  • ISBN: 0593176804
  • ISBN: 9780593176818
  • ISBN: 0593176812
  • Physical Description: 287 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Delacorte Press, [2021]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"This work is based on Dreyer's English: an utterly correct guide to clarity and style, copyright ©2019 by Benjamin Dreyer." -- verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction. By way of introduction -- The stuff in the front. The life-changing magic of tidying up (your prose) ; Assorted things to do (and not to do) with punctuation ; 1, 2, 3, go: the treatment of numbers ; A little grammar is a dangerous thing ; The realities of fiction -- The stuff in the back. Notes on, amid a list of, frequently and/or easily misspelled words ; Pet peeves ; The confusables ; Notes on proper nouns ; The trimmables ; The miscellany -- Outro: By way of conclusion -- Things I like.
Summary, etc.:
An informative and witty guide to writing and grammar, written especially for a younger audience.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 10 up Delacorte Press.
Subject: English language > Rhetoric > Juvenile literature.
Exposition (Rhetoric) > Juvenile literature.
English language > Grammar > Juvenile literature.
English language > Usage > Juvenile literature.
English language > Errors of usage > Juvenile literature.
English language > Rhetoric.
Exposition (Rhetoric)
English language > Grammar.
English language > Usage.
English language > Errors of usage.
Genre: Instructional and educational works.

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