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Speech and Language Challenges: The Ultimate Teen Guide

www.rowman.com/ISBN/9780810887916 in Hard Cover and eBook           preteens, teens and young adults

This book addresses the hopes and fears or anyone who speaks in public.  It discusses various speech issues that affect all people, but specifically focuses on the concerns of teens, many who talk about their experiences in the book. Content covers not just the causes of each challenge, but how to cope with them. Chapters in this book offer insights into:

  • Stuttering and Other Fluency Challenges
  • Speech Sound Disorders
  • Voice Disorders
  • Language Disorders
  • Brain Injury and Communication
  • English as a New or Different Language
  • Communicating better with friends, family, and in school and at work
  • Tips for speaking in public--before audiences, in front of class, or in a job interview

                                                                                                     

Margaret Knight: Girl Inventor

www.amazon.com/Margaret-Knight-Marlene-Targ-Brill        K-3       paperback

Margaret's back in print! Check out this special edition of a story that was a CBC/NCSS Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People. The book is about a young girl who worked in a nineteenth-century textile mill and invented a safety device that saved lives. A great STEM choice!

"The book is a fascinating story in picture-book format. . . .Brill's engaging text presents Knight's life as a story that focuses on the inventor's individuality and determination. An introduction and afterword provide details about child labor and Knight's career."

Connie Fletcher
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Johnstown Flood

www.amazon.com/johnstown-flood       Gr. 3-6

In May 1889, disaster struck the town of Johnstown, Pennsylvania. A dam burst following heavy rains, and Johnstown lay in the path of a gushing wall of water. Flood water swept over the town, drowning homes, businesses, and worst of all, its people. Could anyone survive such a devastating disaster?
 



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