How to Read Literature Like a Professor: For Kids

3.66 avg rating
( 372 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780062200853: How to Read Literature Like a Professor: For Kids

The go-to bestselling guide to help young people navigate from a middle school book report to English Comp 101

In How to Read Literature Like a Professor: For Kids, New York Times bestselling author and professor Thomas C. Foster gives tweens the tools they need to become thoughtful readers.

With funny insights and a conversational style, he explains the way writers use symbol, metaphor, characterization, setting, plot, and other key techniques to make a story come to life.

From that very first middle school book report to that first college course, kids need to be able to understand the layers of meaning in literature. Foster makes learning this important skill fun and exciting by using examples from How the Grinch Stole Christmas to The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, from short stories and poems to movie scripts.

This go-to guide unlocks all the hidden secrets to reading, making it entertaining and satisfying.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

From the Back Cover:

Now there's a young readers' edition of the hit New York Times bestselling adult book that's sold more than 750,000 copies!

Did you know the Grinch was on a quest? What does it mean when a hero takes a journey? Or eats green eggs and ham? And what are vampires really about? There's always more to a story than you think!

This is the funny and accessible go-to guide that unlocks the secrets of reading!

About the Author:

Thomas C. Foster is a professor of English at the University of Michigan-Flint, where he teaches contemporary fiction, drama, and poetry as well as creative writing and composition. He is the author of Twenty-five Books That Shaped America and several books on twentieth-century British and Irish fiction and poetry. He lives in East Lansing, Michigan.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Thomas C. Foster
ISBN 10: 0062200852 ISBN 13: 9780062200853
New Quantity Available: 9
Seller:
BWB
(Valley Stream, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. Depending on your location, this item may ship from the US or UK. Bookseller Inventory # 97800622008530000000

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 5.87
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Foster, Thomas C.
Published by HarperCollins (2013)
ISBN 10: 0062200852 ISBN 13: 9780062200853
New Paperback Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description HarperCollins, 2013. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # 0062200852

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 4.38
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 1.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Thomas C Foster
Published by HarperCollins Publishers Inc, United States (2013)
ISBN 10: 0062200852 ISBN 13: 9780062200853
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
The Book Depository US
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Inc, United States, 2013. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Reprint. Language: English . Brand New Book. The go-to bestselling guide to help young people navigate from a middle school book report to English Comp 101 In How to Read Literature Like a Professor: For Kids, New York Times bestselling author and professor Thomas C. Foster gives tweens the tools they need to become thoughtful readers. With funny insights and a conversational style, he explains the way writers use symbol, metaphor, characterization, setting, plot, and other key techniques to make a story come to life. From that very first middle school book report to that first college course, kids need to be able to understand the layers of meaning in literature. Foster makes learning this important skill fun and exciting by using examples from How the Grinch Stole Christmas to The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, from short stories and poems to movie scripts. This go-to guide unlocks all the hidden secrets to reading, making it entertaining and satisfying. Bookseller Inventory # ABZ9780062200853

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 6.53
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Foster, Thomas C.
Published by HarperCollins (2013)
ISBN 10: 0062200852 ISBN 13: 9780062200853
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
Save With Sam
(North Miami, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description HarperCollins, 2013. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Brand New!. Bookseller Inventory # 0062200852

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 3.58
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.00
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Thomas C Foster
Published by HarperCollins Publishers Inc, United States (2013)
ISBN 10: 0062200852 ISBN 13: 9780062200853
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Inc, United States, 2013. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Reprint. Language: English . Brand New Book. The go-to bestselling guide to help young people navigate from a middle school book report to English Comp 101 In How to Read Literature Like a Professor: For Kids, New York Times bestselling author and professor Thomas C. Foster gives tweens the tools they need to become thoughtful readers. With funny insights and a conversational style, he explains the way writers use symbol, metaphor, characterization, setting, plot, and other key techniques to make a story come to life. From that very first middle school book report to that first college course, kids need to be able to understand the layers of meaning in literature. Foster makes learning this important skill fun and exciting by using examples from How the Grinch Stole Christmas to The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, from short stories and poems to movie scripts. This go-to guide unlocks all the hidden secrets to reading, making it entertaining and satisfying. Bookseller Inventory # ABZ9780062200853

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 6.78
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Foster, Thomas C.
ISBN 10: 0062200852 ISBN 13: 9780062200853
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
Paperbackshop-US
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description 2013. PAP. Book Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # VC-9780062200853

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 3.07
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Foster, Thomas C.
ISBN 10: 0062200852 ISBN 13: 9780062200853
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
Pbshop
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description 2013. PAP. Book Condition: New. New Book.Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # IB-9780062200853

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 3.31
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Foster, Thomas C.
Published by Harper Collins Publishers
ISBN 10: 0062200852 ISBN 13: 9780062200853
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
INDOO
(Avenel, NJ, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Harper Collins Publishers. Book Condition: New. Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 0062200852

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 4.06
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.50
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Foster, Thomas C.
Published by HarperCollins 4/23/2013 (2013)
ISBN 10: 0062200852 ISBN 13: 9780062200853
New Paperback or Softback Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
BargainBookStores
(Grand Rapids, MI, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description HarperCollins 4/23/2013, 2013. Paperback or Softback. Book Condition: New. How to Read Literature Like a Professor: For Kids. Book. Bookseller Inventory # BBS-9780062200853

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 7.66
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Foster, Thomas C.
ISBN 10: 0062200852 ISBN 13: 9780062200853
New Softcover Quantity Available: 3
Seller:
VNHM SHOP
(Pompano Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Softcover. Book Condition: New. In How to Read Literature Like a Professor: For Kids, New York Times bestselling author and professor Thomas C. Foster gives tweens the tools they need to become thoughtful readers. With funny insights and a conversational style, he explains the way writers use symbol, metaphor, characterization, setting, plot and other key techniques to make a story come to life.From that very first middle school book report to that first college course, kids need to be able to understand the layers of meaning in literature. Foster makes learning this important skill fun and exciting by using examples fromHow the Grinch Stole Christmas to The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, from short stories and poems to movie scripts. This go-to guide unlocks all the hidden secrets to reading, making it entertaining and satisfying. Bookseller Inventory # 5329342

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 8.92
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book