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Author Dreyer, Benjamin, author.
Title Dreyer's English : good advice for good writing (adapted for young readers) / Benjamin Dreyer.
Pub Info New York : Delacorte Press, [2021]
©2021 [young reader's edition]
©2019 [original edition]
book jacket
 Bourne-Children's Room  J 808.042 Dre     AVAILABLE
 Falmouth-Children's Room  J 808.02 Dre     AVAILABLE
 Edgartown-Young Adult  YA 808 DRE     AVAILABLE
Edition First edition.
Descript 287 pages ; 22 cm
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Note "This work is based on Dreyer's English: an utterly correct guide to clarity and style, copyright ©2019 by Benjamin Dreyer." -- verso.
Contents Introduction. By way of introduction -- The stuff in the front. The life-changing magic of tidying up (your prose) ; 56 assorted things to do (and not to do) with punctuation ; 1, 2, 3, go: the treatment of numbers ; A little grammar is a dangerous thing ; The realities of fiction -- The stuff in the back. Notes on, amid a list of, frequently and/or easily misspelled words ; Pet peeves ; The confusables ; Notes on proper nouns ; The trimmables ; The miscellany -- Outro: By way of conclusion -- Things I like.
Summary "An informative and witty guide to writing and grammar, written especially for a younger audience"-- Provided by publisher.
Your ability to write well can become your secret weapon for success. But how can you best communicate ideas, feelings, facts, and opinions in a clear, concise, and engaging manner? Dreyer explains the mysteries of punctuation, spelling, word choice and syntax. He provides tips and advice for writers and students who seek clarity of expression without giving up personal style. -- adapted from jacket
Audience Ages 10 up Delacorte Press.
Subject English language -- Rhetoric -- Juvenile literature.
Exposition (Rhetoric) -- Juvenile literature.
English language -- Grammar -- Juvenile literature.
English language -- Usage -- Juvenile literature.
English language -- Errors of usage -- Juvenile literature.
English language -- Rhetoric.
Exposition (Rhetoric)
English language -- Grammar.
English language -- Usage.
English language -- Errors of usage.
Genre Young adult nonfiction.
Related To Online version: Dreyer, Benjamin, Dreyer's English First edition New York : Delacorte Press, [2021] 9780593176825 (DLC) 2020040478
ISBN 9780593176801
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