Side by Side: A Multicultural Reader / Edition 2

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Side by Side is a multicultural reader that emphasizes reading and writing through 51 readings which represent a broad range of both voices and subject matter. Writing instruction guides students through the development of short, responsive essays, while fostering critical thinking and collaborative learning skills. The "Handbook for Writers" addresses students' questions about grammar, mechanics, and style.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780395719251
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 8/24/1995
  • Edition description: 2ND
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 576
  • Product dimensions: 6.50 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

I. Reading Selections Writing and Reading The Writing-Reading Connection Critical Thinking Through Writing Pre-writing Limiting and Developing Your Topic Selecting Rhetorical Strategies Drafting 1. Childhood: Born in the U.S.A "America's New Wave of Runaways," Michelle Ingrasia "Salvation," Langston Hughes "A New Dawn," Sam Moses "The Struggle to Be an All-American Girl," Elizabeth Wong "Boys Only: Separate but Equal," Janny Scott "An American Dream," Rosemarie Santini "The Jacket," Gary Soto "Growing Up in Black and White," Jack E. White"Moon on a Silver Spoon," Eudora Welty 2. Selves: True Colors "Letting in Light," Patricia Raybon "Model Minority," Felecia R. Lee "Those Loud Black Girls," Joan Morgan "The Fight," Maya Angelou "The Man to Send Rain Clouds," Leslie Marmon Silko "Kiss of Death," Armando Rendon "I Am an Affirmative Action Baby," Stephen Carter "Family Ghosts," Maxine Hong Kingston "Minority Student," Richard Rodriguez 3. Language: Our Words, Our Voices "Spanglish," Janice Castro with Dan Cook and Cristina Garcia "What's in a Name? Character, Identity, Ethnicity," Deborah P. Work "See Spot Run," Ellen Tashie Frisina "Classrooms of Babel," Connie Leslie with Daniel Glick and Jeanne Gordon "Minority, Racial, and Ethnic Groups," Richard T. Schaefer "Women's Language," Robin Lakoff "If Black English Isn't a Language...What Is?," James Baldwin "On Being a Cripple," Nancy Mairs "Of Mice and Men—and Morality," David Gelman 4. Jobs: Dollars and Dreams "Looking for Work," Gary Soto "Blind Computer," Douglas Martin "Reaching for the Dream," William O'Hare "Green Frog Skin," John Lame Deer "Like Mother, Like Daughter," Lloyd Gite "A Cafe Reopens: Lunch Returns to the Prairie," William E. Schmidt "Making Things Whole," Joseph Varilla "Easy Job, Good Wages," Jesus Colon "Era Passes from the Landscape," Jesus Sanchez 5. Prejudices: Tears in the Rainbow Fabric "Against the Great Divide," Brian Jarvis "Wilshire Bus," Hisaye Yamamoto "A Hanging," George Orwell "Bias Outside Appalachia," Judy Pasternak "The Great Divide," Ellen Goodman "Crossing a Boundary,"Athlone G. Clarke "Confronting Campus Racism," Marcus Mabry "Zoot Suit Riots," Albert Camarillo 6. Side by Side: The Sum of the Parts "Five New Words at a Time," Yu-Lan (Mary) Ying "Across Third Avenue: Freedom," Humberto Cintron "The Business of Selling Mail-Order Brides," Venny Villapando "In My Father's House," David Masello "Scholars and Descendants," Kathleen Teltsch "Roots," Alex Haley "The Return of the Melting Pot," Alan Wolfe "Teaching Young Fathers the Ropes," Sophfronia Scott Gregory II. Writing Skills Handbook Unit One: The Sentence 1. Sentence Form 2. Verbs 3. Pronouns 4. Adjectives and Adverbs 5. Prepositions and Prepositional Phrases 6. Style and Usage Unit Two: Mechanics 7. Punctuation 8. Quotation Marks 9. Documenting Sources 10. Capitals 11. Numbers 12. Abbreviations 13. Italics 14. Spelling

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