Monday, October 20, 2014

Books I’m Reading 11

Walk a Hound, Lose a Pound: How you can Lose Weight, Stay Fit, and Have Fun Together by Phil Zeltman, and Rebecca A. Johnson. Zeltman is a veterinarian and Johnson is a professor. They discuss the benefits of getting enough exercise with your more than willing pet as often as possible. They provide suggestions, tips, and charts backing it with research about health for both humans and their dogs.

Phonics Pathways: Clear Steps to Easy Reading and Perfect Spelling by Dolores G. Hiskes is a great book with strategies and step by step examples of how to teach phonics. Having used the format when I taught elementary students, I can say it works well for building a good foundation for reading. 

The Silence Now by May Sarton is a fantastic collection of poetry. There were many poems I read over again because the words touched me emotionally.

The Collected Poems of Audre Lorde has a collection of some great poetry by a woman whose writings expressed lesbian and feminist thoughts.

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