More Nitty Gritty Grammar

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More Nitty Gritty Grammar

By Edith Hope Fine; Judith Pinkerton Josephson; Hope Edith Fine

Ten Speed Press, Paperback, 9781580082280, 228pp.

Publication Date: September 12, 2001

Description
Who or whom? Lay or lie? Conjunction, pronoun, predicate, or gerund? If such questions and terms leave you scratching your head, you need the hip and fun follow-up to NITTY-GRITTY GRAMMAR. With a new, easy-to-use alphabetical format and the same winning formula of wacky cartoons, off-the-wall examples, and catchy reminders, MORE NITTY-GRITTY GRAMMAR will help you sidestep common bloopers, untangle your malapropisms, secure those dangling modifiers, and teach you to speak and write with clarity and confidence.


About the Author
As The Grammar Patrol, EDITH H. FINE and JUDITH P. JOSEPHSON have fielded grammar questions on radio shows nationwide. They are the authors of"Nitty-Gritty Grammar" and "More Nitty-Gritty Grammar." Besides writing how-to books for adults, the authors have written award-winning biographies, science books, and picture books for children. They teach grammar and writing through San Diego State University s extension program, and live in Encinitas, California, with their families.

Judith Pinkerton Josephson is also the author of many books for children, including "Mother Jones: Fierce Fighter for Workers Rights, Allan Pinkerton: The Original Private Eye, "and" Growing up in Pioneer America." She is the co-author of "Armando and the Blue Tarp School.""