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This book showcases some fine fiction by young writers. More important, though, it offers a workshop-style format that can help other developing writers improve their own story-writing skills. Presents a selection of short fiction written by students in grades four through twelve followed by Bauer's comments on each, detailing what works well and making suggestions for improvements. Grades 7 and up.
Format: Paperback Vendor: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publication Date: 1996 Dimensions: 9 X 6 X .5 (inches)
ISBN: 0395815991 ISBN-13: 9780395815991 Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.
Presents a selection of short fiction written by students in grades four through twelve followed by Bauer's comments on each, detailing what works well and making suggestions for improvements.
MARION DANE BAUER has written more than 80 children's books, including picture books, easy readers, early chapter books, and novels. She won a Newbery Honor for On My Honor, a middle grade coming-of-age story. She lives in St. Paul, Minnesota. Visit her website at www.mariondanebauer.com .
James Cross Giblin is the author of more than 20 critically acclaimed books for young people. One of his recent books for Clarion, The Life and Death of Adolf Hitler, received the Robert F. Sibert Award for Informational Books. Mr. Giblin lives in New York City.
"Budding writers will find this of interest as will language-arts teachers, who may want to add copies to their classroom collections." Booklist, ALA