Grammar Girl Presents the Ultimate Writing Guide for Students

Grammar Girl Presents the Ultimate Writing Guide for Students

Paperback Quick & Dirty Tips

By (author) Mignon Fogarty, Illustrated by Erwin Haya

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  • Publisher: St Martin's Press
  • Format: Paperback | 304 pages
  • Dimensions: 150mm x 226mm x 20mm | 363g
  • Publication date: 5 July 2011
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 0805089446
  • ISBN 13: 9780805089448
  • Edition: 1
  • Edition statement: New ed.
  • Sales rank: 59,489

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Named to the International Reading Association's 2012 Teachers' Choice book list "Grammar Girl Presents the Ultimate Writing Guide for Students" is a complete and comprehensive guide to all things grammar from Grammar Girl, a.k.a. Mignon Fogarty, whose popular podcasts have been downloaded over twenty million times and whose first book, "Grammar Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing," was a "New York Times" bestseller. For beginners to more advanced students, this guide covers it all: the parts of speech, sentences, and punctuation are all explained clearly and concisely with the warmth, wit, and accessibility Grammar Girl is known for. Pop quizzes are scattered throughout to reinforce the explanations, as well as Grammar Girl's trademark Quick and Dirty Tips--easy and fun memory tricks to help with those challenging rules. Complete with a writing style chapter and a guide to the different kinds of writing--everything from school papers to letter writing to e-mails--this guide is sure to become the one-stop, essential book on every student's desk.

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Mignon Fogarty, the creator of Grammar Girl and the founder of the Quick and Dirty Tips Network, is also the author of the bestselling GRAMMAR GIRL'S QUICK AND DIRTY TIPS FOR BETTER WRITING and THE GRAMMAR DEVOTIONAL. She lives in Reno, Nevada. http: //grammar.quickanddirtytips.com

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"Budding writers will find it invaluable." --"School Library Journal""This guide is accessible to all, whether writing is limited to texting and e-mailing or creating the next great novel...Fogarty has succeeded in furnishing students with a witty guide to an often-challenging part of daily life." --"VOYA" "As a guide to dip into and peruse, it will be a solid and enjoyable resource for writers everywhere.""--Kirkus Reviews""" ""The Ultimate Writing Guide for Students" [goes] beyond vocabulary into grammar and the structure of writing. But it's not a dry, boring reference ... this guide is both informative and user-friendly...The main message [is]: You can write; here are the tools."--Lisa McLendon, "The News & Observer" (Raleigh)" "