Grammar Girl Presents the Ultimate Writing Guide for Students

By Mignon Fogarty; Erwin Haya (Illustrator)
(St. Martin's Griffin, Hardcover, 9780805089431, 304pp.)

Publication Date: July 5, 2011

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Named to the International Reading Association's 2012 Teachers' Choice book list

"Grammar Girl Presents the Ultimate Writing Guide for Students" is a complete and comprehensive guide to all things grammar from Grammar Girl, a.k.a. Mignon Fogarty, whose popular podcasts have been downloaded over twenty million times and whose first book, "Grammar Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing," was a "New York Times" bestseller.

For beginners to more advanced students, this guide covers it all: the parts of speech, sentences, and punctuation are all explained clearly and concisely with the warmth, wit, and accessibility Grammar Girl is known for. Pop quizzes are scattered throughout to reinforce the explanations, as well as Grammar Girl's trademark Quick and Dirty Tips--easy and fun memory tricks to help with those challenging rules.

Complete with a writing style chapter and a guide to the different kinds of writing--everything from school papers to letter writing to e-mails--this guide is sure to become the one-stop, essential book on every student's desk.

About the Author
Mignon Fogarty, the creator of Grammar Girl and the founder of the Quick and Dirty Tips network, is also the author of "The" "New York Times" bestselling GRAMMAR GIRL'S QUICK AND DIRTY TIPS FOR BETTER WRITING and THE GRAMMAR DEVOTIONAL. Her straightforward, bite-sized tips on grammar have led to features in the "New York Times", "USA Today", the "Los Angeles Times", and an appearance on Oprah. She lives in Reno, Nevada.

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