Mignon Fogarty, the creator of Grammar Girl and the founder of the Quick and Dirty Tips Network, is also the author of the bestselling GRAMMAR GIRL'S QUICK AND DIRTY TIPS FOR BETTER WRITING and THE GRAMMAR DEVOTIONAL. She lives in Reno, Nevada. grammar.quickanddirtytips.com
Gr 7 Up-Straightforward guidance presented in an informal, engaging style covers parts of speech, sentence structure, and punctuation and comes from a podcast prodigy who says, "Embrace your inner grammar guru." Chapter four offers 50 pages of "Quick and Dirty Tips," chock-full of practical hints for avoiding common word-choice errors. (c) Copyright 2011. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.
"Budding writers will find it invaluable." --School Library Journal"This guide is accessible to all, whether writing is limited to texting and e-mailing or creating the next great novel...Fogarty has succeeded in furnishing students with a witty guide to an often-challenging part of daily life." --VOYA"As a guide to dip into and peruse, it will be a solid and enjoyable resource for writers everywhere." --Kirkus Reviews"The Ultimate Writing Guide for Students [goes] beyond vocabulary into grammar and the structure of writing. But it's not a dry, boring reference ... this guide is both informative and user-friendly...The main message [is]: You can write; here are the tools." --Lisa McLendon, The News & Observer (Raleigh)