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    DescriptionThe Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation is filled with easy-to-understand rules,real-world examples, dozens of reproducible exercises, and pre- and post-tests. This handy workbook is ideal for teachers, students in middle school through college, ESL students, homeschoolers, and professionals. Valuable for anyone who takes tests or writes reports, letters, Web pages, e-mails, or blogs, The Blue Book offers instant answers to everyday English usage questions.


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    Title
    The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation
    Subtitle
    An Easy-to-use Guide with Clear Rules, Real-world Examples, and Reproducible Quizzes
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jane Straus, Foreword by Mignon Fogarty
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 176
    Width: 218 mm
    Height: 279 mm
    Thickness: 11 mm
    Weight: 516 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780470222683
    ISBN 10: 0470222689
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: LAN
    BIC language qualifier (language as subject) V2: 2AB
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T2.1
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    DC22: 428.2
    BIC subject category V2: EL, CJBG
    B&T General Subject: 480
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 28600
    Ingram Subject Code: ED
    BISAC V2.8: LAN006000
    LC subject heading: ,
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 23
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    B&T Approval Code: A21300000
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    BISAC V2.8: EDU029020
    BIC subject category V2: 2AB
    BISAC V2.8: EDU044000
    LC classification: PE1112 .S773 2008
    BISAC V2.8: EDU029080
    Edition
    10, Revised
    Edition statement
    10th Revised edition
    Publisher
    John Wiley and Sons Ltd
    Imprint name
    Jossey Bass Wiley
    Publication date
    15 January 2008
    Publication City/Country
    Chichester
    Author Information
    Jane Straus created the popular Web site www.Grammarbook.com , which offers additional self-scoring, downloadable quizzes, video lessons, and a weekly online newsletter full of helpful tips. Jane was also a personal life coach and the author of Enough Is Enough ! from Jossey-Bass.
    Back cover copy
    The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation, Tenth Edition"Designed to answer the most pressing grammar, punctuation, capitalization, and usage questions . . . In this revised and updated tenth edition of her best-selling book, Jane Straus adds a new section on Confusing Words and Homonyms with hundreds of the trickiest words defined and explained. Hailed as 'a masterpiece of clarity and usefulness.'" --From the Foreword by Mignon Fogarty, creator of the Grammar Girl podcast"The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation" is filled with easy-to-understand rules, real-world examples, dozens of reproducible exercises, and pre- and post-tests.This handy workbook is ideal for teachers, students in middle school through college, ESL students, homeschoolers, and professionals. Valuable for anyone who takes tests or writes reports, letters, Web pages, e-mails, or blogs, "The Blue Book" offers instant answers to everyday English usage questions.Praise for Jane Straus and The Blue Book"Clearly presented so that you can easily find the informationyou're looking for. This is great for students or for anyone who has troubleremembering the rules of grammar and punctuation." --Kate Russell, BBC World/ClickOnline"Never has there been such a well-arranged, easily navigatedguidebook as this. It is perfect for the homeschool family. One of the mostpractical, useable, beneficial resources, it doubles both as a quick referenceguide and student workbook (with answers in the back)!" --"The Old Schoolhouse Magazine""Grammarians and citizens, I invite you to raise a glass to Jane Straus. "The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation" is one-stop shopping for comprehensive grammar and style rules and is as charming as it is useful. I can't imagine one person whose writing wouldn't benefit enormously from reading this book." --Kate McCulley, The Grammar Vandal, www.thegrammarvandal.com
    Table of contents
    Acknowledgments. About the Author. Foreword by Mignon Fogarty (Grammar Girl). Introduction. 1 Grammar. Finding Subjects and Verbs. Subject and Verb Agreement. Pronouns. Who vs. Whom. Whoever vs. Whomever. That vs. Which. Adjectives and Adverbs. Problems with Prepositions. EffectiveWriting. 2 Confusing Words and Homonyms. 3 Punctuation. Spacing with Punctuation. Periods. Ellipsis Marks. Commas. Semicolons. Colons. Question Marks. Exclamation Points. Quotation Marks. Parentheses. Apostrophes. Hyphens. Dashes. 4 Capitalization. 5 Writing Numbers. 6 Quizzes. Grammar Pretest. Grammar Mastery Test. Punctuation, Capitalization, and Writing Numbers Pretest. Punctuation, Capitalization, and Writing Numbers Mastery Test. 7 Answers to Quizzes. Grammar Pretest. Grammar Mastery Test. Punctuation, Capitalization, and Writing Numbers Pretest. Punctuation, Capitalization, and Writing Numbers Mastery Test.