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The lowest-level text in the series, Becoming a Confident Reader focuses on such basic skills as active reading, using the dictionary, and finding the main idea. The text approaches reading as a process that students can discover and control by developing active reading and critical-thinking skills. Carefully crafted features ensure that students will be able to apply their reading skills in their other courses, their careers, and throughout their lives.
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Carol Kanar (Valencia Community College, Emerita) is the author of several Houghton Mifflin writing, reading, and student success texts: Reading and Writing with Confidence, The Reader's Corner, Becoming a Confident Reader, The Confident Reader, and The Confident Student. She also developed Houghton Mifflin's ReadingSpace, a web-based reading assessment program. Kanar is a graduate of the University of Florida, where she earned the Master of Arts in English, and of Rollins College where she earned the Master of Education in reading. She has 27 years of teaching experience, 20 of which she spent at Valencia Community College teaching reading, writing, and study skills. A frequent conference presenter and speaker, Kanar has served on the Executive Board of the Florida Development Education Association and is an active member of the National Association of Developmental Educators.
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Book Description Houghton Mifflin Company, 1999. Paperback. Condition: New. 1. Seller Inventory # DADAX0395718635
Book Description Houghton Mifflin Company, 1999. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0395718635