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    DescriptionIn How to Read Literature Like a Professor: For Kids, New York Times bestselling author and professor Thomas C. Foster gives tweens the tools they need to become thoughtful readers. With funny insights and a conversational style, he explains the way writers use symbol, metaphor, characterization, setting, plot and other key techniques to make a story come to life. From that very first middle school book report to that first college course, kids need to be able to understand the layers of meaning in literature. Foster makes learning this important skill fun and exciting by using examples from How the Grinch Stole Christmas to The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, from short stories and poems to movie scripts. This go-to guide unlocks all the hidden secrets to reading, making it entertaining and satisfying.

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    How to Read Literature Like a Professor: For Kids
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    By (author) Thomas C Foster
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    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 168
    Width: 145 mm
    Height: 213 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 272 g
    ISBN 13: 9780062200860
    ISBN 10: 0062200860

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    Publication date
    07 May 2013
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    New York
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    Did you know the Grinch was on a quest? What does it mean when a hero takes a journey? Gets caught in the rain? Or eats green eggs and ham? And what are vampires really about?One thing is certain--there's always more to a story than you think!In this funny and practical young readers' version of Thomas C. Foster's New York Times bestselling book How to Read Literature Like a Professor, Foster offers a whole new perspective on reading, drawing from a wide range of classics and favorites to explore what stories mean to us and how we can understand them. Using all genres--novels, short stories, plays, poems, movies, and song lyrics--Foster gives kids the hidden tools for reading, making it fun and exciting!