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How to Read Literature Like a Professor: For Kids (Hardcover)

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Description


Did you know the Grinch was on a quest? What does it mean when a hero takes a journey? Gets caught in the rain? Or eats green eggs and ham? And what are vampires really about?

One thing is certain--there's always more to a story than you think

In this funny and practical young readers' version of Thomas C. Foster's New York Times bestselling book How to Read Literature Like a Professor, Foster offers a whole new perspective on reading, drawing from a wide range of classics and favorites to explore what stories mean to us and how we can understand them. Using all genres--novels, short stories, plays, poems, movies, and song lyrics--Foster gives kids the hidden tools for reading, making it fun and exciting

About the Author


Tom Foster is Professor of English at the University of Michigan, Flint, where he teaches classes in contemporary fiction, drama and poetry as well as creative writing and composition. He has written several books on twentieth-century British and Irish literature and poetry and lives in East Lansing, Michigan.

Product Details ISBN-10: 0062200860
ISBN-13: 9780062200860
Published: HarperCollins, 05/01/2013
Pages: 168
Language: English
Recommended Reading Level Minimum Age: 8
Maximum Age: 12
Minimum Grade Level: 3rd Grade
Maximum Grade Level: 7th Grade