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Title:
Dyspraxia A Guide for Teachers and Parents
Author:
Ripley, K; Daniels, B; Barrett, J
ID:
1102
Publisher:
David Fulton
Categories:
Information
Year:
1997
Users:
Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: A straightforward introduction to dyspraxia - what it is, how to assess it, how to help with those areas affected.
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Title:
Dyslexia - A Practitioner's Handbook
Author:
Reid, Gavin
ID:
1103
Publisher:
John Wiley
Categories:
Information
Year:
1998
Users:
Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: A heavily revised version of SpLD (Dyslexia) - 1994 - Murray House.

Included is current research, assessment, practical activities for teachers, including higher education.
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Title:
Football Stories
Author:
Riordan, James
ID:
1104
Publisher:
O.U.P.
Categories:
Pleasure Reads
Year:
1998
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Collection of stories and poems focused on football to tempt the reluctant (male?) reader.

Foreword by Glen Hoddle.
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Title:
Fuzzbuzz - Teacher's book
Author:
Harris, Colin.
ID:
1106
Publisher:
O.U.P.
Categories:
Reading Skills
Year:
1986
Users:
Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Handbook for the reading scheme - useful for its ideas on pre- reading, phonics, word-lists, etc and the principles behind the Fuzzbuzz Scheme.
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Title:
Brain Waves. (Lower Junior)
Author:
Harrison, Patricia and Steve
ID:
1107
Publisher:
Scholarstown Ed.Pub.
Categories:
Language Skills
Year:
1989
Users:
Children,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: 1 of 2 Books with ideas for creative writing based on pictures, opening lines, etc.

Photocopiable
Comment: See also 1108 for Upper Junior



Title:
Brain Waves. (Upper Junior)
Author:
Harrison, Patricia and Steve
ID:
1108
Publisher:
Scholarstown Ed.Pub.
Categories:
Language Skills
Year:
1989
Users:
Children,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: 1 of 2 Books with ideas for creative writing based on pictures, opening lines, etc.

Photocopiable
Comment: See also 1107 for Lower Junior.



Title:
Tools for Learning
Author:
Markless, S and Lincoln, P. eds.
ID:
1109
Publisher:
LEAP
Categories:
Study Skills
Year:
1986
Users:
Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Handbook containing results of research team, with ideas on use of information sources and development of information skills in secondary age pupils.

Ideas and practical suggestions.
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Title:
Improve Your Memory Skills
Author:
Reid, Struan
ID:
1110
Publisher:
Usborne
Categories:
Study Skills
Year:
1988
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Lively, colourfully illustrated, with tips on ways of learning and remembering, with some self-testing.
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Title:
Virtual Friend
Author:
Hoffman, Mary
ID:
1111
Publisher:
Barrington Stoke
Categories:
Pleasure Reads
Year:
1998
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: A lonely boy designs a 'virtual reality' best friend but is surprised by the results.

Book designed to appeal to the reluctant reader..
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Title:
Screw Loose
Author:
Prince, Alison
ID:
1112
Publisher:
Barrington Stoke
Categories:
Pleasure Reads
Year:
1998
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: School is no fun until Roddy finds a screwdriver and starts taking the school apart. The results are surprising.

Book designed to appeal to the reluctant reader.
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Title:
Kick Back
Author:
French, Vivian
ID:
1113
Publisher:
Barrington Stoke
Categories:
Pleasure Reads
Year:
1998
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Josh is out of the crowd until he gets a drumset but proves himself in the end.

Book designed to appeal to the reluctant reader.
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Title:
The Gingerbread House
Author:
Geras, Adèle
ID:
1114
Publisher:
Barrington Stoke
Categories:
Pleasure Reads
Year:
1998
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: A hot summer is whiled away by fanciful imaginings about the neighbours - until there is a tragedy.

Book designed to appeal to the reluctant reader.
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Title:
Billy the Squid
Author:
Dowland, Colin
ID:
1115
Publisher:
Barrington Stokes
Categories:
Pleasure Reads
Year:
1998
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: An undersea 'version' of a cowboy story with 'awful' plays on words.

Book designed to appeal to the reluctant reader.

Highly enjoyable if you can stand the 'jokes'.
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Title:
Wartman
Author:
Morpurgo, Michael
ID:
1116
Publisher:
Barrington Stokes
Categories:
Pleasure Reads
Year:
1998
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Dilly is embarassed by his wart until his teacher takes a hand.

Book designed to appeal to the reluctant reader.
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Title:
Reading Matters
Author:
Cutting, Brian
ID:
1117
Publisher:
Arnold Wheaton
Categories:
Reading Skills
Year:
1982
Users:
Parents
Medium:
Book
Information: Ideas and advice for parents on helping children's reading at home.

Especially pre-school preparation but also supporting school reading
Comment: See also 0392



Title:
Step Into Tables
Author:
Gudden, Elizabeth; Johnson, Jennifer.
ID:
1118
Publisher:
Prim. Ed.
Categories:
Maths
Year:
1995
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Photocopiable workbook aimed at primary level to give ideas and pracice in the manipulation of tables. - fact sheets, review sheets, extension activities etc.
Comment: See 1119



Title:
Step Into Tables 2
Author:
Gudden, Elizabeth; Johnson, Jennifer.
ID:
1119
Publisher:
Prim. Ed.
Categories:
Maths
Year:
1997
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Photocopiable workbook aimed at primary level to give ideas and pracice in the manipulation of tables. - fact sheets, review sheets, extension activities etc.
Comment: See 1118



Title:
Number, Maths Grid Game
Author:
Thomas, David
ID:
1120
Publisher:
Prim-Ed Publishers
Categories:
Games,Maths
Year:
1996
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Photocopiable book of maths games (dice and counters needed).

Based on Key Stages 1 and 2 requirements.

Clear instructions on each game sheet.
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Title:
Initial Sounds through Art and Craft
Author:
Hall, Helen.
ID:
1121
Publisher:
Prim-Ed Publishers
Categories:
Reading Skills,Spelling
Year:
1997
Users:
Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Photocopiable book of ideas for art and craft work to reinforce the learning of single sounds.

Good for parents at home as well as school activity.
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Title:
Listening Comprehension 1. Lower
Author:
Beals, Graeme
ID:
1122
Publisher:
Prim. Ed.
Categories:
Listening Skills,Study Skills
Year:
1995
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: A series of photocopiable books with activities of increasing difficulty to improve listening skills, vocabulary, memory span and concentration
Comment: Series 1122 -> 1124



Title:
Listening Comprehension 2. Middle
Author:
Beals, Graeme
ID:
1123
Publisher:
Prim. Ed.
Categories:
Listening Skills,Study Skills
Year:
1995
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: A series of photocopiable books with activities of increasing difficulty to improve listening skills, vocabulary, memory span and concentration
Comment: Series 1122 -> 1124



Title:
Listening Comprehension 3. Higher
Author:
Beals, Graeme
ID:
1124
Publisher:
Prim. Ed.
Categories:
Listening Skills,Study Skills
Year:
1995
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: A series of photocopiable books with activities of increasing difficulty to improve listening skills, vocabulary, memory span and concentration
Comment: Series 1122 -> 1124



Title:
Early Language Skills Checklist
Author:
Boyle, J.; McLellan, E
ID:
1125
Publisher:
Hodder and Stoughton
Categories:
Information,Language Skills,Tests
Year:
1998
Users:
Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: For use with children 3 - 5 whose language development is causing concern. Based on observation of the child, usually in group situations, to identify strengths/weakness in eg attention, expressive language, receptive language, communication skills, etc
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Title:
Living With Dyslexia
Author:
Riddick, Barbara
ID:
1126
Publisher:
Routledge
Categories:
Information
Year:
1996
Users:
Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: A survey of views on the social and emotional consequences of dyslexia, especially from the viewpoints of parents and children.
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Title:
Managing Special Needs in The Primary School.
Author:
Dean, Jean
ID:
1127
Publisher:
Routledge
Categories:
Information
Year:
1996
Users:
Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Self explanatory title.

Covers the Code of Practice, identification, provision, support services, school/home partnership. etc. etc.

For all kinds of special needs including the very able, dyslexics, physical disabilities, etc
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Title:
Sound Practice Phonological Awareness in the Classroom
Author:
Layton, Lyn; Deeny, Karen; Upton, Graham.
ID:
1128
Publisher:
David Fulton
Categories:
Reading Skills,Spelling
Year:
1998
Users:
Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Handbook explaining the importance of phonological training with ideas of how it can be provided for children of different ages, particularly for those with special needs.
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Title:
Maths for the Dyslexic.
Author:
Henderson, Anne.
ID:
1129
Publisher:
David Fulton
Categories:
Maths
Year:
1998
Users:
Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: A practical handbook by a leading expert and experienced teacher in the field of teaching maths to dyslexics.

It explains where problems can arise and suggests ways of tackling them.
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Title:
Rescuing Spelling
Author:
Ramsden, Melvyn
ID:
1130
Publisher:
Southgate Publishers
Categories:
Spelling
Year:
1993
Users:
Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: A thorough coverage of spelling with the emphasis on meaning units and the history of the language, though covering spelling conventions and some phonics.

Teaching strategies included.

A good counterweight to pure phonics from an enthusiast for language.
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Title:
Unicorns Are Real
Author:
Vitale, B.M.
ID:
1131
Publisher:
Jalmar Press
Categories:
Information
Year:
1982
Users:
Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: A wide range of teaching strategies to help children who do not learn by conventional methods.

Also hints on screening for L/R dominance.
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Title:
Overcoming Dyslexia A Practical Handbook for the Classroom
Author:
Broomfield, Hilary : Combley, Margaret
ID:
1133
Publisher:
Whurr
Categories:
Reading Skills,Spelling
Year:
1997
Users:
Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Written by two practising teachers.

Outlines principles and then gives step by step programme of work with wordlists, ideas for activities etc.

Aimed at primary level but adaptable.
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Title:
Fair's Fair
Author:
Garfield, Leon
ID:
1134
Publisher:
Simon and Schuster
Categories:
Pleasure Reads
Year:
1990
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Jackson is a street urchin whose generous act leads to good fortune.

7 - 12 age, controlled vocabulary.

Traditional style story with lively illustrations.
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Title:
Basic Punctuation
Author:
Shiach, Don
ID:
1135
Publisher:
John Murray
Categories:
Language Skills
Year:
1995
Users:
Adults,Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Self-assessment questionnnaire, explanations and exercises covering the principles of punctuation, based on everyday usage.
Comment:



Title:
The Letter Sound Book
Author:
Smith, M; Smith, D; Smith, P
ID:
1136
Publisher:
Kickstart Publications
Categories:
Reading Skills,Spelling
Year:
1995
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: A photocopiable work book giving exercises to teach the sounds of letters.

N.B. Some of the examples include advanced patterns while teaching basic sounds but all are illustrated.
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Title:
The bdpq Reading and Writing Book
Author:
Smith, M; Smith, D; Smith, P
ID:
1137
Publisher:
Kickstart Publications
Categories:
Reading Skills,Spelling
Year:
1995
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: A book of photocopiable worksheets for practice with these commonly confused letters.
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Title:
SpLD Phonic Skills Book 1
Author:
Smith, M; Smith, D; Smith, P
ID:
1138
Publisher:
Kickstart Publications
Categories:
Reading Skills,Spelling
Year:
1995
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: A book of photocopiable worksheets for practice with common consonant blends, silent e and b/d.

N.B. The vocabulary level for reading e.g. in the cloze exercises is often much more advanced than the principle being taught.
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Title:
SpLD Homophones and Tricky Words (1)
Author:
Smith, M; Smith, D; Smith, P
ID:
1139
Publisher:
Kickstart Publications
Categories:
Reading Skills,Spelling
Year:
1988
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: A book of photocopiable worksheets for practice with common sets of "tricky" words.
Comment:



Title:
Teaching Reading and Spelling to Dyslexic Children
Author:
Walton, Margaret
ID:
1140
Publisher:
David Fulton
Categories:
Reading Skills,Spelling
Year:
1998
Users:
Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: To help teachers and parents teach dyslexic children, either as a teaching programme or a reference resource.

Emphasis on phonics with teaching material, ideas for games, etc.
Comment: 2nd copy 1415



Title:
Dyslexia or Illiteracy? Realizing the Right to Read
Author:
Young, Peter; Tyre, Colin
ID:
1141
Publisher:
Open University Press
Categories:
Reading Skills
Year:
1983
Users:
Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: A discussion of the difficulties of defining dyslexia as opposed to "reading disorder"; the research, assessment procedures and remedial techniques.
Comment: 2nd copy 1369



Title:
Dyslexia and Other Learning Difficulties
Author:
Selikowitz, M
ID:
1142
Publisher:
O.U.P.
Categories:
Information
Year:
1998
Users:
Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: A straightfoward guide, for parents but also teachers, to dyslexia - its causes according to the various theories, the forms it takes and the value of various treatments.

Sound and informative.
Comment:



Title:
Fun School Amstrad PC. IBM compatibles 3 and1/2 disc format.
Author:
'Database'
ID:
1143
Publisher:
Amstrad
Categories:
Games,Maths,Spelling
Year:
1989
Users:
Children,Parents
Medium:
Other
Information: A computer game of 8 programs for children up to 6.

Matching, counting, colour recognition, computer familiarity, letter matching, etc.
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