How to Read Literature Like a Professor: For Kids (Hardcover)

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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 fromHow 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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    ISBN 9780062200860
    Genre JUVENILE NONFICTION / Literary Criticism & Collections
    Format Hardcover
    Pages 168
    Publisher Date 2013-05-07 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Harpercollins Childrens Books
    Copyright Year 2013
    Height 9.0 in
    Wdth 6.0 in
    Thickness 0.5 in
    Unit weight 0.6 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle For Kids
    Edition Detail Reprint
    Audience Children/juvenile
    Authors Foster, Thomas C.
    Country of Origin United States

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