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Voices and Values : A Reader for Writers

Voices and Values : A Reader for Writers - 02 edition

ISBN13: 978-0944210093

Cover of Voices and Values : A Reader for Writers 02 (ISBN 978-0944210093)
ISBN13: 978-0944210093
ISBN10: 0944210090
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 02
Publisher: Townsend Press
Published: 2002
International: No

List price: $20.00

Voices and Values : A Reader for Writers - 02 edition

ISBN13: 978-0944210093

Janet M. Goldstein and Beth Johnson

ISBN13: 978-0944210093
ISBN10: 0944210090
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 02
Publisher: Townsend Press

Published: 2002
International: No
Summary

Voices and Values does more than just present a collection of inspiring readings. Its goal is to help students master the basic reading, thinking, and writing skills essential for college success. Among the book's distinctive features are 1) 40 lively, thought-provoking reading selections; 2) high-quality activities that offer practice in both reading and writing; and 3) numerous paragraph and essay writing assignments, along with detailed suggestions to help students succeed on the assignments.

Table of Contents

Unit One: Overcoming Obstacles

1. Bird Girl Clark DeLeon
2. The Scholarship Jacket Marta Salinas
3. Life Over Death Bill Broderick
4. A Small Victory Steve Lopez
5. Joe Davis: A Cool Man Beth Johnson
6. From Horror to Hope Phany Sarann
7. Migrant Child to College Woman Maria Cardenas
8. He Was First John Kellmayer

Unit Two: Understanding Ourselves

9. Night Watch Roy Popkin
10. Thank You Alex Haley
11. Winners, Losers, or Just Kids? Dan Wightman
12 Responsibility M. Scott Peck
13. Anxiety - Challenge by Another Name James Lincoln Collier
14. The Bystander Effect Dorothy Barkin
15. Don't Let Stereotypes Warp Your Judgments Robert L. Heilbroner
16. Dealing with Feelings Rudolph F. Verderber

Unit Three: Relating to Others

17. All the Good Things Sister Helen Mrosla
18. The Yellow Ribbon Pete Hamill
19. What Do Children Owe Their Parents? Ann Landers
20. Shame Dick Gregory
21. Rowing the Bus Paul Logan
22. Bullies in School Kathleen Berger
23. Seven Ways to Keep the Peace at Home Daniel Sugarman

Unit Four: Educating Ourselves

24. Dare to Think Big Dr. Ben Carson
25. A Change of Attitude Grant Berry
26. From Nonreading to Reading Stacy Kelly Abbott
27. Reading to Survive Paul Langan
28. Flour Children Lexine Alpert
29. In Praise of the F Word Mary Sherry
30. The Professor Is a Dropout Beth Johnson
31. Learning Survival Skills Jean Coleman

Unit Five: Examining Social Issues

32. Tickets to Nowhere Andy Rooney
33. An Electronic Fog Pete Hamill
34. The Quiet Hour Robert Mayer
35. Rudeness at the Movies Bill Wine
36. My Daughter Smokes Alice Walker
37. Here's to Your Health Joan Dunayer
38. A Drunken Ride, A Tragic Aftermath Theresa Conroy and Christine M. Johnson
39. Living the Madison Avenue Lie Joyce Garity
40. Staying Power Jennifer Lin