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Woe is I jr. : the younger grammarphobe's guide to better English in plain English / Patricia T. O'Conner ; drawings by Tom Stiglich.

O'Conner, Patricia T. (Author). Stiglich, Tom, (illustrator.).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Newburgh Chandler PL - Chandler Branch Library J 428.2 OCO (Text) 39206020117550 J Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780545097864
  • ISBN: 054509786X
  • Physical Description: 152 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Scholastic, [2008]

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General Note:
Originally published: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2007.
"First Scholastic printing, September 2008"--T.p. verso.
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
"I" witness: when words need stand-ins -- Plurals before swine: sometimes there's more than one -- Yours truly: possessives and the possessed -- Action figures: words that do the work -- Working out: action figures in action -- Small miracles: incredible shrinking words -- Casting a spell: How to be letter perfect -- Capital crimes: when size matters -- Endangered list: the bruised, the abused, and the misused -- Connecting the dots: All about punctuation -- Tales from the crypt: clichés that just won't die -- Online skating: the rules of the road -- Grammar talk: some technical terms and what they mean.
Summary, etc.:
Uses simple language and fun examples to show how to speak English properly.
Subject: English language > Grammar > Juvenile literature.
English language > Usage > Juvenile literature.
English language > Grammar.
English language > Usage.

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