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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Acknowledgements xiii
  • Preface xv
  • 1: Introduction the Second [R] 1
  • 1: Notes' Signs' and Shopping Lists 12
  • 3: Experience and Creative Expression 33
  • 4: Pictures' Words' and Sentences 41
  • 5: The Senses at Play 60
  • 6: Correctness' Part 1 84
  • 7: Correctness' Part 2 117
  • 8: Snapshots of Special Places 150
  • 9: One Person in the Floodlights 164
  • 10: A Moment Reborn in Language 177
  • 11: Adventures in Make-Believe 200
  • 12: A Child's Message Through the Mails 218
  • 13: Words in Focus 236
  • 14: Language Singing 250
  • 15: A Report for School 276
  • 16: Adventures at the Keyboard 300
  • 17: An Afterword for Too-Busy Parents 318
  • Appendix A - Fifty Ideas for Writing at Home 324
  • Appendix B - A Parent's Primer on Correctness 327
  • Appendix C - Key Books for Young Writers and Their Parents 346
  • Index 355
  • About the Author 366
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