Reference

The Book of Literary Terms

The Genres of Fiction, Drama, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism, and Scholarship
Second Edition
By Lewis Turco

Chapters covering fiction, drama, nonfiction, and literary criticism and scholarship offer readers a comprehensive guide to all forms of prose and their many sub-genres.

The Book of Dialogue

How to Write Effective Conversation in Fiction, Screenplays, Drama, and Poetry
By Lewis Turco

The Book of Dialogue is an invaluable resource for writers and students of narrative seeking to master the art of effective dialogue.

The Book of Forms

A Handbook of Poetics
Fifth Edition
By Lewis Turco

Filled with both common and rarely heard of forms and prosodies, Turco’s engaging style and apt examples invite writers to try their hands at exploring forms in ways that challenge and enrich their work.

The Writer's Portable Mentor

A Guide to Art, Craft, and the Writing Life
Second Edition
By Priscilla Long

Designed to mentor writers at all levels, from beginning to quite advanced, The Writer’s Portable Mentor offers a wealth of insight and crafting models from the author’s twenty-plus years of teaching and creative thought.

Lo que mi abuela me dijo / What My Grandmother Told Me

Practical Wisdom from Spanish Proverbs and Sayings
By Maria Paz Eleizegui Weir
Illustrations by Mahala Urra

Arranged by subjects, the dichos provide wisdom on topics such as childhood, work, strife, and love.

Encyclopedia of the American Indian in the Twentieth Century

By Alexander EwenJeffrey Wollock

The Encyclopedia of the American Indian in the Twentieth Century provides a comprehensive overview of this dramatic process through profiles of key individuals, organizations, government policies, and events that have defined Native history since 1900.

The Quotable Amelia Earhart

Edited by Michele Wehrwein Albion

This definitive resource provides a concise, documented collection of Earhart’s quotations so that her words, as well as her achievements, may inspire a new generation.

Miziker’s Complete Event Planner’s Handbook

Tips, Terminology, and Techniques for Success
By Ron Miziker

With decades of experience as a gala event planner, award-winning director and producer Ron Miziker presents the ultimate guide to planning and executing every special event in this one-of-a-kind guidebook.

Texas Ranger Biographies

Those Who Served 1910-1921
By Charles H. HarrisFrances HarrisLouis R. Sadler

The biographies of all 1,782 Texas Rangers who served during the era of the Mexican Revolution are collected in one volume for the first time.

Linking Architecture and Education

Sustainable Design for Learning Environments
By Anne Taylor

Taylor argues persuasively for "three dimensional textbooks"--innovative environments that maximize learning.

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