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How to Read Literature Like a Professor: for Kids

How to Read Literature Like a Professor: for Kids - 13 edition

How to Read Literature Like a Professor: for Kids - 13 edition

ISBN13: 9780062200860

ISBN10: 0062200860

How to Read Literature Like a Professor: for Kids by Thomas C. Foster - ISBN 9780062200860
Edition: 13
Copyright: 2013
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
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How to Read Literature Like a Professor: for Kids by Thomas C. Foster - ISBN 9780062200860

ISBN13: 9780062200860

ISBN10: 0062200860

Edition: 13

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Summary

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 from How 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.