WRITING & CITING
Books for Teens
by Brantley, Cynthia
A systematic introduction to clear, effective writing. Includes a grammar review; a guide to putting together words, sentences, and paragraphs; and exercises.
by Frank, Steven
By a teacher, good rules to know, such as: Thou Shalt Honor Thy Reader ("Your first reader is often a teacher... we´re desperate to be entertained"); Thou Shalt Not Kill Thy Sentences (a sentence that is "unclear, undisciplined, or incomplete... will be DOA"), etc.
by Janeczko, Paul B
Provides strategies for writing successful research reports and essays, including social studies reports, book reports, persuasive essays, personal essays, and descriptive essays.
by Lamm, Kathryn
Great ideas for when you´re groping for a paper or a project!
by Meriwether, Nell.
How to get that paper done, including how to do the research, and knowing what information to use.
by Mirriam-Goldberg, Caryn
Provides advice and exercises to enable individuals to become more confident and more competent writers.
by Otfinoski, Steven
Provides examples, models, and advice for writing letters to friends, relatives, and businesses, or for preparing school reports.
by Riedling, Ann Marlow
Through explanations, exercises, and visits to Web sites, this book provides students with the basics of information literacy and research in print and electronic sources, moving through the various stages of finding a research topic, doing the research, and turning the information into a paper.
by Royal, Brandon
With "The Little Red Writing Book, writers will never need to fear the big, bad world of writing again.
by Stevens, Carla
Discusses diaries and journals and how to keep one, providing instructions, examples, and excerpts from journals both famous and obscure.
by Strunk, William
The all-time best guide to writing and style.
by Terban, Marvin
A practical guide to grammar and usage, covering parts of speech, non-verb agreement, punctuation, misused words, spelling, and idioms.
by Trueit, Trudi Strain
Journaling holds the key to your imagination. What do you secretly wish for? What have you always wanted to try? This book will guide beginners through the creative process.
by Wilber, Jessica
A collection of journaling ideas, writing tips, and self-help information by a young author.