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The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation: An Easy-to-Use Guide with Clear Rules, Real-World Examples, and Reproducible Quizzes
     

The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation: An Easy-to-Use Guide with Clear Rules, Real-World Examples, and Reproducible Quizzes

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by Jane Straus, Lester Kaufman, Tom Stern
 

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A revised and updated new edition of the bestselling workbook and grammar guide

The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation is a concise, entertaining workbook and guide to English grammar, punctuation, and usage. This user-friendly resource includes simple explanations of grammar, punctuation, and usage; scores of helpful examples; dozens of

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A revised and updated new edition of the bestselling workbook and grammar guide

The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation is a concise, entertaining workbook and guide to English grammar, punctuation, and usage. This user-friendly resource includes simple explanations of grammar, punctuation, and usage; scores of helpful examples; dozens of reproducible worksheets; and pre- and post-tests to help teach grammar to students of all ages. Appropriate for virtually any age range, this authoritative guide makes learning English grammar and usage simple and fun. This updated Eleventh Edition reflects the latest updates to English usage and grammar and features a fully revised two-color design and lay-flat binding for easy photocopying.

  • Clear and concise, easy-to-follow, offering "just the facts"
  • Fully updated to reflect the latest rules in grammar and usage along with new quizzes
  • Ideal for students from seventh grade through adulthood in the US and abroad

For anyone who wants to understand the major rules and subtle guidelines of English grammar and usage, The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation offers comprehensive, straightforward instruction.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118790328
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/22/2014
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
175,381
File size:
2 MB

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Meet the Author

JANE STRAUS (1954–2011) was an educator and best-selling author with extensive experience teaching English to adult learners. She created The Blue Book because she found no resources that explained English rules “in plain English.” Straus also created the popular website GrammarBook.com. LESTER KAUFMAN is publisher of GrammarBook.com. He married Jane Straus in 1987, eventually retiring from his career in government to help with her website. TOM STERN is a veteran reporter and columnist. In 2012, his bimonthly newspaper column on English grammar and usage won a first-place award in the California Newspaper Publishers Association’s Better Newspapers Contest.

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The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation: An Easy-to-Use Guide with Clear Rules, Real-World Examples, and Reproducible Quizzes 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 23 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I have written professionally under deadline for several decades, and certainly could have used 'The Blue Book on Grammar and Punctuation' years ago (when presumably it was first offered). If only I had only known! I find this manual to be a first-rate, well-structured, intuitive guide for all types of writing assignments that now serves as a quick and handy reference for me (perhaps on more occasions than I'd like to admit) -- as well as providing an apt shelf companion for my older, dog-eared Associated Press style book. Physically publishing the Blue Book a bit larger than a lot of other, smaller manuals was a welcomed touch (literally), since the bigger format provides for easier, faster thumb- thru access also, its less-condensed, more appealing layout works well, and speedily -- especially when stress- inducing deadlines loom only minutes ahead. I'm not sure what the first edition of this worthy book was like, but this 10th edition is a keeper. It was clearly created by, and for, writers of the 21st century and for all us lovers of our ever-evolving English language.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I recommend this book to all immigrants and teachers. It lives to its title - very easy to use by clarifying grammar rules and providing examples - and the quizzes are great.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Excellent support for parents, grandparents and even older siblings who are trying to learn and help younger children learn those overwhelming RULES. Great refresher course and confidence builder for anyone that has felt like they were 'left behind'. Also, helps remove the frustration of trying to understand what the teacher is actually trying to communicate.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I found this book useful. I am a non-native English speaker, it just felt natural the way things are explained in the book. It corrects common mistakes and helps to write in proper English.
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Bunchy More than 1 year ago
I have purchased this book for my granddaughter who is graduating from 8th grade in June. I felt this book would be of great help to her in her high school years. I have not read the book, but in skimming it, I feel Lindsay will find it very useful in high school
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This has a recent copyright date. It is well organized and an excellent review!!