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My Portion Forever

Itís 1942, and Sana Toledo has run away from an arranged marriage to what she hopes is freedom: nursing school and independence. Joe Vesely, who wanted Sana more than anything else on earth, signed up with the U.S. Army to escape the disappointment of losing her. They meet again on a troopship in the Atlantic, poised at the edge of an epic fight that will either destroy their lives or fulfill their heartsí desires.

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Found on 16th Avenue

A silent teen with a violent past . . . a minister struggling to shepherd his church through the worst of times . . . and the healing resilience of a great generation almost lost in history.
ISBN # 13:978-0-934955-67-6; ISBN # 10:0-934955-67-0


The Teacher's Guide to Found on 16th Avenue

Provides high-quality  educational activities to help students improve reading, writing, and critical thinking skills. Using the novel for its text, the guide provides vocabulary and reading comprehension questions, discussion questions, and critical thinking exercises. Writing activities include paragraph, essay, and creative writing assignments, with sample central ideas and specific suggestions to provide support to writers.

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Writing Skills for College

This manual contains a sample syllabus and activities to develop high-school and college-level writing skills. It is designed to help students use the writing process and produce college-level written work. Flexible lesson plans and assignments allow the teacher to modify the course to different age and ability levels. Practical lessons for common grammar problems are included, along with more advanced topics such as active and passive voice, misplaced modifiers, and parallel structure.

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Reading Skills for College

This manual contains a sample syllabus and activities to develop high-school and college-level reading and critical thinking skills. It is designed to help students comprehend and remember academic reading material, and to develop critical thinking skills and the courage to voice their own opinions.  A variety of flexible lesson plans and assignments allow the teacher to modify the course to different texts and ability levels.

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