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Exclamation points, periods, question marks, and commas--all these are common forms of punctuation, and each has the potential to prove confusing to kids learning grammar. Discover the proper use of punctuation and find out why it's such an important concept to master.
|Interest Level||Grade 1 - Grade 4|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|Publisher||The Child's World, Inc.|
|Number of Pages||24|
|Dimensions||9.5 x 8|
|Features||Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Phonetics, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Starred, Suggested websites, and Table of contents|
|Online Resources||Scholastic.com: Homework Hub
- What is Punctuation?
- Stop That Thought
- Ask Me Anything
- Yuck! Wow! yippee!
- Take a Break
- Making Lists
- Missing Letters
- The Monster's or the Birds'?
- "Were you speaking?"
- (And Here's Another Point)
- How to Learn More
Author: Ann Heinrichs
Ann Heinrichs grew up in Fort Smith, Arkansas. She began playing the piano at age three and thought she would grow up to be a pianist. Instead, she became a writer. She is the author of more than 200 books for children and young adults on Asian, African, and U.S. history and cultures, as well as grammar and natural history subjects. Ann has also written numerous newspaper, magazine, and encyclopedia articles. Ann has traveled to the Middle East, Asia, and Europe, and now lives in Chicago, IL.
Illustrator: Dan McGeehan
Dan McGeehan has been a freelance illustrator for fifteen years. During that time his art has appeared on many magazines, in many children's books, and under a lot of scrutiny all around the world. He currently lives in Oklahoma with his wife, their two daughters, and everybody's two cats.
Illustrator: David Moore
A noteworthy review of Language Rules! from Library Media Connection on March 1, 2011
This impressive series tackles the usually humdrum mechanics of grammar using fun examples, silly sentences, and cute little monster artwork. Each book asks the ‘What is it?’ question, and after a brief example and definition, develops the part of speech through examples and… View →