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 student
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. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:02 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Townsend Press Year Published: 2002 International: No
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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
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