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How to Read Literature Like a Professor: For Kids

How to Read Literature Like a Professor: For Kids

How to Read Literature Like a Professor: For Kids

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In 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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Author: Thomas C. Foster
Languages: English Published, English Original Language, English Unknown
ASIN: 0062200852
Paperback
Book
Publication Date: 2013-04-23
Release Date: 2013-04-23
Studio: HarperCollins
Label: HarperCollins
Brand: HarperCollins
Publisher: HarperCollins
Manufacturer: HarperCollins
Edition: Reprint
Number Of Items: 1
ISBN: 0062200852
EAN: 9780062200853
Package Quantity: 1
Title: How to Read Literature Like a Professor: For Kids

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In 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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