Joining the Conversation An Anthology for Developing Readers

ISBN-10: 0130402591
ISBN-13: 9780130402592
Edition: 2004
List price: $116.20
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Description: For courses in developmental reading or writing or composition I. Organized by the different purposes of reading, this multicultural, contemporary anthology is a collection of nonfiction, short stories and poems, to help students engage in the  More...

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Book details

List price: $116.20
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 7/30/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.254
Language: English

For courses in developmental reading or writing or composition I. Organized by the different purposes of reading, this multicultural, contemporary anthology is a collection of nonfiction, short stories and poems, to help students engage in the processes of reading and writing. The pedagogy offered with each reading helps students develop the vocabulary and critical reading skills necessary for success in their college courses.

Introduction to Students
Looking Back: Memoirs and Personal Stories. From Lost in Translation
NY: E.P. Dutton, 1989, pp. 3-5. From All Over But the Shoutin''
NY: Pantheon Books, 1997, pp. 105-107. From The Color of Water: A Black Man''s Tribute to His White Mother, NY: Riverhead Books, 1996, pp. 1-10
From The Heart of a Woman
NY: Bantam Books, 1981, pp. pp. 24-31. ldquo;The Horned Toad,rdquo;
From California Childhood: Recollections and Stories of the Golden State, ed.
CA: Creative Arts Book Company, 1988. From Angela''s Ashes
NY: Scribner, 1996, pp. 96-102. Memories in Poetry: A Selection. ldquo;Storm Windows,rdquo;
From Homecoming: New and Collected Poems, NY: Penguin Books, 1996. ldquo;Things My Father Taught Me,rdquo;
From Ohio Zen: Poems
OH: Bottom Dog Press. ldquo;Those Winter Sundays,rdquo;
From Robert Hayden: Collected Poems, ed.
NY: Liveright Publishing Corp., 1985
Truth and Fiction: The Narrative Art of Telling Stories. ldquo;The First Day,rdquo; from Lost in the City
NY: Wm. Morrow & Co., 1992. ldquo;Splinter,rdquo; from A Scrap of Time and Other Stories
NY: Pantheon Books, 1987. ldquo;What My Mother Knows,rdquo; from Useful Gifts
GA: University of Georgia Press, 1988. ldquo;A Family Gathering,rdquo; from Dark Blue Suit
Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1997. ldquo;Raymond''s Run,rdquo; from Gorilla, My Love
NY: Random House, 1972. ldquo;The Man I Killed,rdquo; from The Things They Carried
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1990. Poetry That Tells Stories. ldquo;Impedimenta,rdquo;
From After Shock: Poems and Prose from the Vietnam War, El Paso, TX: Cinco Puntos Press, 1991
ldquo;Latin Night at the Pawnshop,rdquo; by Martin Espada. from Walk on the Wild Side: Urban American Poetry Since 1975, ed.
NY: Charles Scribner''s Sons, 1994. ldquo;The Red Wheelbarrow,rdquo;
From The Collected Poems of William Carlos Williams, Volume I, 1909-1939, ed.
NY: New Directions Books, 1986
Getting the Facts-and the Stories Behind the Facts: Reading Nonfiction. ldquo;The Tryout,rdquo; from He Was a Midwestern Boy on His Own
NY: Atheneum, 1991, pp. 126-131
From Rosa Parks
NY: Penguin, 2000, pp. 98-110
From A Woman of Egypt
NY: Simon and Schuster, 1987, pp. 181-190. ldquo;Panic in Brooklyn,rdquo; from The Bridge
NY: Harper & Row, 1964, pp. 16-27. ldquo;The Trouble with Fries,rdquo;
The New Yorker, Mar. 5, 2001, pp. 52-57
Poetry as Nonfiction. ldquo;Monongah,rdquo; from Hill Daughter
Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1991. ldquo;Refugee Blues,rdquo;
From Selected Poems: New Edition, NY: Vintage Books, 1979. ldquo;A Poem for Magic,rdquo; from Weather Reports: New and Selected Poems
NY: Harlem River Press, 1991
Finding Lessons: The Art of the Personal Essay. ldquo;Black Men and Public Space,rdquo;
ldquo; The American Muslim,rdquo; from American Muslims: The New Generation
NY: Continuum, 2000, pp. 27-34. ldquo;Mother Tongue,rdquo;
From The Norton Book of Personal Essays, ed.
NY: W.W. Norton Co., 1997. ldquo;From The Way to Rainy Mountain
NM: University of New Mexico Press, 1969, pp. 5-12
ldquo;The Myth of the Latin Woman: I Just Met a Girl Named Maria,rdquo;
From The Latin Deli: Prose and Poetry, Athens, GA: The University of Georgia Press, 1993
ldquo;One Virginian Who''s Ready to Do His Part,rdquo;
The New York Times, Jan. 20, 1999, OpEd page. Essays as Poetry. ldquo;Digging,rdquo;
From Poems: 1965-1975, NY: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1966. ldquo;Harlem ,rdquo;
From The Collected Poems of Langston Hughes, ed.
NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1994. ldquo;We Wear the Mask,rdquo;
From The Complete Poems of
NY: Dodd, Mead, & Co., 1967. ldquo;Sympathy,rdquo;
From The Complete Poems of Paul Laurence Dunbar, NY: Dodd, Mead, & Co., 1967
Taking a Deeper Look: Readings for the Spiritual Life
Readings from Sacred Sources. ldquo;The Story of Creation,rdquo; from Genesis: 1.1-2.3 The Holy Bible, New Revised Standard Version, Nashville: Thomas Nelson Publishers, 1990
ldquo;The Creation,rdquo; from God''s Trombones: Seven Negro Sermons in Verse
NY: Penguin Books, 1927
ldquo;The Parable of the Prodigal Son and His Brother,rdquo; from Luke: 15.11-32, The Holy Bible, New Revised Standard Version, Nashville: Thomas Nelson Publishers, 1990
ldquo;The Prodigal Son,rdquo; from God''s Trombones: Seven Negro Sermons in Verse
NY: Penguin Books, 1927. ldquo;Nightrdquo; 92:1-92:22 and ldquo;Daylightrdquo; 93:1 - 93-11, from The Koran, trans.
NY: Penguin Books, 1999
Spiritual Themes in Poetry. ldquo;Travel,rdquo;
NY: Penguin Books, 1998. ldquo;October,rdquo; ldquo;Fire and Ice,rdquo; and ldquo;Nothing Gold Can Stay,rdquo;
From Complete Poems of Robert Frost, NY: Henry Holt & Co., 1949. Poems: #1544, #947, #1732, #1052, #431, #79 and #127
From The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson, ed.
Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1957
Spiritual Themes in Contemporary Nonfiction. ldquo;Sitting by Fire,rdquo; from Wherever You Go
There You Are: Mindfulness Meditation in Everyday Life,
NY: Hyperion, 1994. ldquo;Hope Lives in a Sea of Death,rdquo;
The Boston Globe, Sept. 29, 1999, editorial page. From Ordinary Resurrections: Children in the Years of Hope

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