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Title:
Papers and Materials, ADHD 98 Cambridge Conference
Author:
Lyon, R: Paine, C: Whelan, L.
ID:
1144
Publisher:
International Psychology Service
Categories:
Information
Year:
1998
Users:
Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Outlines of papers presented at this conference by educational psychologists, teachers, occupational therapists, etc. on causes, treatment, diagnosis, etc. of ADHD
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Title:
In The Mind's Eye
Author:
West, Thomas G
ID:
1145
Publisher:
Prometheus Books
Categories:
Information
Year:
1997
Users:
Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: A thought-provoking exploration of the different kinds of intelligence, and the role of visual/spatial thinkers in a computerized world.
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Title:
Thrilling Comprehension (Support for 5 and 10 minute thrillers)
Author:
Coleman, Michael
ID:
1146
Publisher:
N.T.C. Publishing (USA)
Categories:
Reading Skills,Study Skills
Year:
1996
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Comprehension questions and further activities based on the 5 and 10 minute thriller books (see Readers section).

The books have teenage interest but low reading age
Comment: Series 0510 -> 0525 + 0935 -> 0944



Title:
Beat Dyslexia Book 6
Author:
Stone, C; Franks, E; Nicholson, M
ID:
1147
Publisher:
L.D.A.
Categories:
Reading Skills,Spelling
Year:
1998
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Book 6 (plus tape) in this series of photocopiable activity packs with structured approach to literacy.

Introduces long vowel patterns, soft c and g patterns and wh and other exercises, as well as more advanced vowel combinations and suffixes.
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Title:
Active Literacy Kit
Author:
Bramley, Walter
ID:
1148
Publisher:
Dyslexia Institute
Categories:
Reading Skills,Spelling
Year:
1998
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Other
Information: A kit to teach the basic literacy skills of reading and writing.

Consists of Teachers' Handbook and assorted booklets, cards, discs, etc, for carrying out the various exercises.
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Title:
Why Flamingoes Have Red Legs
Author:
New Way Series
ID:
1149
Publisher:
MacMillan
Categories:
Pleasure Reads
Year:
1989
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: 'Parallel' book of violet level (7/8 levels) of this structured reading scheme.

3 stories. For extended practice at this level.
Comment: See 0414 + 0415 for other books at this level



Title:
What's Going on Gus?
Author:
Atkins, Jill
ID:
1150
Publisher:
Barrington Stoke
Categories:
Pleasure Reads
Year:
1999
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Mrs Pick regrets agreeing to babysit for Gus, Boomer and Yeti, who can create total mess and muddle between them.

Book designed to appeal to the reluctant reader
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Title:
Lift Off
Author:
Townson, Hazel
ID:
1151
Publisher:
Barrington Stoke
Categories:
Pleasure Reads
Year:
1999
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Ronnie wants to miss school sports day but has a nasty experience when he decides to have the day at home.

Book designed to appeal to a reluctant reader.
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Title:
Hostage
Author:
Blackman, Malorie
ID:
1152
Publisher:
Barrington Stoke
Categories:
Pleasure Reads
Year:
1999
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Angela is kidnapped and held to ransom, but is saved by her own skill and bravery.

Book designed to appeal to the reluctant reader
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Title:
Extra Time
Author:
Oldfield, Jenny
ID:
1153
Publisher:
Barrington Stoke
Categories:
Pleasure Reads
Year:

Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Danny is keen to go out with Ellie, but she thinks Danny is only interested in football.

Book designed to appeal to the reluctant reader.
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Title:
Ghost for Sale
Author:
Deary, Terry
ID:
1154
Publisher:
Barrington Stoke
Categories:
Pleasure Reads
Year:
1999
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Mr and Mrs Rundle buy a haunted wardrobe as an attraction for their inn, with unexpected results.

Book designed to appeal to the reluctant reader.
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Title:
Tod in Biker City
Author:
Masters, Anthony
ID:
1155
Publisher:
Barrington Stoke
Categories:
Pleasure Reads
Year:
1999
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Survivors (in a world become a desert) fight over sources of water. Tod saves his family.

Book designed to appeal to the reluctant reader.
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Title:
Dirt Rider (Double Fast Backs - Sport)
Author:
Greene, J.
ID:
1156
Publisher:
L.D.A.
Categories:
Pleasure Reads
Year:
1992
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: One of a set of 16 books in four sets

(Horror, Mystery, Romance and Sport).

For reluctant older readers with low reading age.
Comment: Second copy 0980

Series 0965 -> 0980



Title:
The Night it Rained Chips
Author:
Hunt, Roderick
ID:
1157
Publisher:
O.U.P.
Categories:
Pleasure Reads
Year:
1998
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Wolf Hill readers level 1

A lorry load of chips is delivered to Wolf Hill school on April Fool's Day. It isn't a joke.
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Title:
Reading Activities Resource Book (Blue print series)
Author:
Cort, Carol
ID:
1158
Publisher:
Stanley Thornes
Categories:
Reading Skills
Year:
1994
Users:
Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: A photocopiable book of games and activities to be used to support the common reading schemes.

To develop sight-reading skills, memory and confidence
Comment: Second copy 0894



Title:
Before Alpha
Author:
Hornsby, B.
ID:
1159
Publisher:
Souvenir Press
Categories:
Reading Skills,Spelling
Year:
1996
Users:
Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: A programme of activities for children under five.

For use with parents and teachers, developing skills such as visual and aural perception, awareness of rhyme/rhythm etc. in preparation for literacy and primary school education.
Comment: Second copy 1274



Title:
Sam the Detective
Author:
Dicks, Terrance
ID:
1160
Publisher:
Barrington Stoke
Categories:
Pleasure Reads
Year:
1999
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Sam finds school boring but he is no dunce, and when his new computer is stolen he puts his wits to work.

Book designed to appeal to the reluctant reader.
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Title:
The Genie
Author:
Hooper, Mary
ID:
1161
Publisher:
Barrington Stoke
Categories:
Pleasure Reads
Year:
1999
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: It ought to be an advantage to have a genie to carry out your commands but Fudge finds it too complicated when he misunderstands her.

Book designed to appeal to the reluctant reader.
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Title:
Life Line
Author:
Rushton, Rosie
ID:
1162
Publisher:
Barrington Stoke
Categories:
Pleasure Reads
Year:
1999
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Life is not easy for Skid and he tells too many fibs, but Cassie helps him out.

Book designed to appeal to the reluctant reader.
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Title:
Problems with a Python
Author:
Strong, Jenny
ID:
1163
Publisher:
Barrington Stoke
Categories:
Pleasure Reads
Year:
1999
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Adam looks after Gary's python while he is on holiday but life gets complicated when he takes it to school.

Book designed to appeal to the reluctant reader.
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Title:
Bungee Hero
Author:
Bertagna, Julie
ID:
1164
Publisher:
Barrington Stoke
Categories:
Pleasure Reads
Year:
1999
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Adam is afraid of heights but he does a charity bungee jump to help a brave old man.

Book designed to appeal to the reluctant reader.
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Title:
Starship Rescue
Author:
Breslin, Theresa
ID:
1165
Publisher:
Barrington Stoke
Categories:
Pleasure Reads
Year:
1999
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: A space colony has been taken over by the Keepers, and Marc needs to send a message for help from Planet Earth. Who can he trust to help him?

Book designed to appeal to the reluctant reader.
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Title:
Dyslexia in Higher Education - Policy, Provision and Practice
Author:
National Working Party
ID:
1166
Publisher:
c/o University of Hull
Categories:
Information
Year:
1999
Users:
Adults,Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Report of the Working Party looking at the effects of dyslexia on college/university students, provision currently made and suggestions for ideal provision to meet their needs.
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Title:
Dyslexia in the primary classroom
Author:
BBC Educational Services
ID:
1167
Publisher:
BBC advised by B.D.A.
Categories:
Information
Year:
1997
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Video
Information: Video on identifying the dyslexic in the classroom and strategies to help
Comment: Accompanying book 1168



Title:
Dyslexia in the primary classroom
Author:
BBC Educational Services
ID:
1168
Publisher:
BBC advised by B.D.A.
Categories:
Information
Year:
1997
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Accompanying booklet to the video, on identifying the dyslexic in the classroom and strategies to help
Comment: Accompanying video 1167



Title:
Spelling Made Easy - A Guide for Parents and Teachers
Author:
Dykes, Barbara; Thomas, Constance.
ID:
1169
Publisher:
Hale and Ironmonger (Aust)
Categories:
Spelling
Year:
1989
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: "A step by step guide to spelling" as a straight forward aid.

NB. NOT well structured, inconsistent and prone to error

Some interesting and useful information if handled with care.
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Title:
The Psychological Assessment of Dyslexia
Author:
Turner, Martin
ID:
1170
Publisher:
Whurr
Categories:
Information
Year:
1997
Users:
Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Guide to the issues of assessment and the various tests currently in use.

Primarily for assessment professionals but accessible to teachers and parents.
Comment: Second copy 1270



Title:
English Grammar and Teaching Strategies
Author:
Pollock, Joy; Walker, Elizabeth
ID:
1171
Publisher:
David Fulton
Categories:
Language Skills
Year:
1999
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: A clear guide to English grammar.

Aimed at junior level but useful for all because of its clarity.
Comment:



Title:
Demystifying Dyslexia.
Author:
Krupska, Marysia; Klein, Cynthia.
ID:
1172
Publisher:
London Language and Literacy Unit
Categories:
Information
Year:
1995
Users:
Adults,Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Aimed at tutors, teachers, advisors, working with older dyslexics at school/ college level - for staff development.

Some photocopiable resource and activity sheets.
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Title:
Basic Study Skills
Author:
Beard,Jenni
ID:
1173
Publisher:
Crossbow Publications
Categories:
Study Skills
Year:
1998
Users:
Adults,Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: As title indicates- brief, simple, clear advice on aspects of study skills. Aimed at older students i.e. senior school/college
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Title:
How To Improve Your Study Skills.
Author:
Coman, Marcia; Heavers, Kathy.
ID:
1174
Publisher:
N.T.C. Publishing (USA)
Categories:
Study Skills
Year:
1998
Users:
Children,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: A detailed guide to improving varied aspects of study skills with self testing built in.

N.B. Aimed at American high school students

Mostly useful, but some irrelevant to UK students
Comment:



Title:
A Resource Pack for Tutors of Students with SpLD
Author:
Walker, Marion
ID:
1175
Publisher:
Marion Walker
Categories:
Reading Skills,Spelling
Year:
1997
Users:
Adults,Teachers
Medium:
Other
Information: A folder of photocopiable sheets.

Devised for work with adult dyslexics.

A structured multisensory programme in ten sections.

Notes for each section and revision sheets for each.
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Title:
The Phonics Handbook
Author:
Lloyd, Sue
ID:
1177
Publisher:
(Philip and Tacey) Jolly Learning Ltd.
Categories:
Language Skills,Reading Skills,Spelling
Year:
1998
Users:
Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Comprehensive, photocopiable handbook covering 42 sounds of English speech and regular ways of writing them.

Worksheets, suggestions for writing work, advice on role of parents, etc. also included.
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Title:
Starting Over
Author:
Knight, Joan.
ID:
1178
Publisher:
Educators Publishing Service
Categories:
Language Skills,Reading Skills,Spelling
Year:
1997
Users:
Adults,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: A comprehensive literacy programme for adults which in a structured, multi sensory way covers the sounds and spelling patterns needed, enriching vocabulary and practising handwriting also.

DRAWBACK Aimed at American students. - spelling etc. accordingly.
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Title:
Dyslexia, Literacy and Psychological Assessment
Author:
British Psychological Society
ID:
1179
Publisher:
British Psychological Society
Categories:
Information
Year:
1999
Users:
Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Report of a working party on the relationship between the three items and the Implications for policy
Comment:



Title:
Keeping A Head In School.
Author:
Levine, Mel.
ID:
1180
Publisher:
Educators Publishing Service
Categories:
Information
Year:
1990
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: A straightforward and clearly explained handbook on learning disorders and ways of coping with them.

For pupils - secondary? - (and parents and teachers).

American but universally useful.
Comment:



Title:
Get Ahead - Mind Map Your Way To Success
Author:
North, Vanda; Buzan, Tony
ID:
1181
Publisher:
Buzan Centres Ltd.
Categories:
Study Skills
Year:
1996
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Handbook of mindmapping techniques (shorter version of Use Your Head etc).

Clear layout of principles.
Comment:



Title:
The Study Skills Handbook
Author:
Cottrell, Stella
ID:
1182
Publisher:
MacMillan
Categories:
Study Skills
Year:
1999
Users:
Adults,Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: A comprehensive guide to all aspects of study, aimed primarily at mature students undertaking university courses but also useful for upper secondary pupils.
Comment:



Title:
Lightning Learning (Book 4) (14 years+)
Author:
O'Brien, Jon
ID:
1183
Publisher:
Quantum Training
Categories:
Study Skills
Year:
1998
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Handbook, designed for student use, of tips for learning and organizing of work.

Lively layout, cartoons, etc. arranged in "7 leaps".
Comment:



Title:
Word Spelling Test Part 1
Author:
Brooks, P.L. : McLean, B.E.
ID:
1184
Publisher:
Helen Arkell Dyslexia Centre
Categories:
Spelling,Tests
Year:
1998
Users:
Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: A comprehensive spelling test, for use by teachers and educational psychologists.

Age 5 to adult

Part 2 will have further analysis and teaching suggestions
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