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Title:
The Trouble With Maths.
Author:
Chinn, Steve.
ID:
1311
Publisher:
Routledge Falmer
Categories:
Maths
Year:
2004
Users:
Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: A guide for those teaching pupils with numeracy difficulties.

It indicates the forms difficulties can take and suggests ways of dealing with them.
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Title:
Sharks
Author:
Mugford Simon
ID:
1312
Publisher:
Top That
Categories:
Pleasure Reads
Year:
2004
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: I Quest

Six books of factual material on topics as indicated by the titles.

No restricted reading level. Appropriate technical language.

Clearly laid out with ample definitions/glossary. Lavish illustrations
Comment: Series 1312 -> 1317



Title:
Dinosaurs
Author:
I Quest
ID:
1313
Publisher:
Top That
Categories:
Pleasure Reads
Year:
2004
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: I Quest

Six books of factual material on topics as indicated by the titles.

No restricted reading level. Appropriate technical language.

Clearly laid out with ample definitions/glossary. Lavish illustrations
Comment: Series 1312 -> 1317



Title:
Essential BMX
Author:
Mugford, Simon
ID:
1314
Publisher:
top That
Categories:
Pleasure Reads
Year:
2004
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: I Quest

Six books of factual material on topics as indicated by the titles.

No restricted reading level. Appropriate technical language.

Clearly laid out with ample definitions/glossary. Lavish illustrations
Comment: Series 1312 -> 1317



Title:
Extreme Sports
Author:
Spurdens, David
ID:
1315
Publisher:
Top That
Categories:
Pleasure Reads
Year:
2004
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: I Quest

Six books of factual material on topics as indicated by the titles.

No restricted reading level. Appropriate technical language.

Clearly laid out with ample definitions/glossary. Lavish illustrations
Comment: Series 1312 -> 1317



Title:
Card Tricks
Author:
I Quest
ID:
1316
Publisher:
Top That
Categories:
Pleasure Reads
Year:
2004
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: I Quest

Six books of factual material on topics as indicated by the titles.

No restricted reading level. Appropriate technical language.

Clearly laid out with ample definitions/glossary. Lavish illustrations
Comment: Series 1312 -> 1317



Title:
Soccer Skills
Author:
I Quest
ID:
1317
Publisher:
Top That
Categories:
Pleasure Reads
Year:
2004
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: I Quest

Six books of factual material on topics as indicated by the titles.

No restricted reading level. Appropriate technical language.

Clearly laid out with ample definitions/glossary. Lavish illustrations
Comment: Series 1312 -> 1317



Title:
Literacy Puzzle Books Book 1
Author:
Cripps, Charles
ID:
1318
Publisher:
L.D.A.
Categories:
Spelling
Year:
2001
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Two Books, each of 48 crosswords, word games etc. to practise spelling, from simple short vowels to more complex patterns. Based on phonics but emphasising the variety of visual forms.
Comment: See 1319



Title:
Literacy Puzzle Books Book 2.
Author:
Cripps, Charles
ID:
1319
Publisher:
L.D.A.
Categories:
Spelling
Year:
2001
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Two Books, each of 48 crosswords, word games etc. to practise spelling, from simple short vowels to more complex patterns. Based on phonics but emphasising the variety of visual forms.
Comment: See 1318



Title:
Reading Comprehension Book 1.
Author:
Wroe, Jo B; Lambert, David.
ID:
1320
Publisher:
L.D.A.
Categories:
Reading Skills,Study Skills
Year:
2003
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Passages of varied material with multiple choice questions to practise getting the main idea, using context clues, making inferences and noting details. Also open ended activity questions
Comment: Series of 4 books 1320, 1321, 1334 and 1335



Title:
Reading Comprehension Book 2.
Author:
Wroe, Jo B; Lambert, David.
ID:
1321
Publisher:
L.D.A.
Categories:
Reading Skills,Study Skills
Year:
2003
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Passages of varied material with multiple choice questions to practise getting the main idea, using context clues, making inferences and noting details. Also open ended activity questions
Comment: Series of 4 books 1320, 1321, 1334 and 1335



Title:
Find The Rhyme
Author:
L.D.A.
ID:
1322
Publisher:
L.D.A.
Categories:
Games,Reading Skills,Spelling
Year:
2001
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Game
Information: Jigsaw style game to match similar sounds, not always the same spelling.

Picture clues on the pieces.

Individual or group activity
Comment: Second copy 1208



Title:
Rhyme Dominoes
Author:
L.D.A.
ID:
1323
Publisher:
L.D.A.
Categories:
Games,Reading Skills,Spelling
Year:
2003
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Game
Information: A dominoes game where matching is by sound.

Some spellings are sophisticated - poorer readers might need help.
Comment:



Title:
Homonyms
Author:
L.D.A.
ID:
1324
Publisher:
Smart Kids
Categories:
Games,Spelling
Year:
1997
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Game
Information: Jigsaw style game.

Pairs of homonyms have to be matched, with illustrations to help and complete the unit.
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Title:
Syllabification
Author:
L.D.A.
ID:
1325
Publisher:
Smart Kids
Categories:
Games,Spelling
Year:
1999
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Game
Information: Tiles for root 'words', prefixes and suffixes, to be built into words.

For up to 6 players.
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Title:
Chunks.
Author:
L.D.A.
ID:
1326
Publisher:
Smart Kids
Categories:
Games,Spelling
Year:
2003
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Game
Information: Tiles to build words from onset and rime units.

For groups but also useful for individuals.

(146 tiles in total)
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Title:
Prefixes and Suffixes
Author:
L.D.A.
ID:
1327
Publisher:
Smart Kids
Categories:
Games,Spelling
Year:
1999
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Game
Information: Magnetic tiles for building words from prefixes, roots and suffixes.

( 20 roots, 10 prefixes, 10 suffixes ) .
Comment:



Title:
Football Phonics Set 1
Author:
Rule, Anthony
ID:
1328
Publisher:
L.D.A.
Categories:
Games,Reading Skills,Spelling
Year:
2005
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Game
Information: Card game based on football theme to practise phonic patterns.

Set 1. Initial sounds, common CVC words. Set 2. Initial and final consonant clusters.

Set 3 Long vowel phonemes and other vowel phonemes
Comment: Series 1328 -> 1330



Title:
Football Phonics Set 2
Author:
Rule, Anthony
ID:
1329
Publisher:
L.D.A.
Categories:
Games,Reading Skills,Spelling
Year:
2005
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Game
Information: Card game based on football theme to practise phonic patterns.

Set 1. Initial sounds, common CVC words. Set 2. Initial and final consonant clusters.

Set 3 Long vowel phonemes and other vowel phonemes
Comment: Series 1328 -> 1330



Title:
Football Phonics Set 3
Author:
Rule, Anthony
ID:
1330
Publisher:
L.D.A.
Categories:
Games,Reading Skills,Spelling
Year:
2005
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Game
Information: Card game based on football theme to practise phonic patterns.

Set 1. Initial sounds, common CVC words. Set 2. Initial and final consonant clusters.

Set 3 Long vowel phonemes and other vowel phonemes
Comment: Series 1328 -> 1330



Title:
Dyslexia - Students in Need
Author:
Heaton, P; Mitchell, G.
ID:
1331
Publisher:
Whurr
Categories:
Information
Year:
2001
Users:
Adults,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Aimed primarily at dyslexic students at tertiary level, with enlarged typeface, uncluttered layout and clear structure.

Advice on a range of concerns, eg.- study skills, use of resources, financial help. Etc
Comment:



Title:
Dyslexia In Context
Author:
Reid, Gavin; Fawcett, Angela (eds)
ID:
1332
Publisher:
Whurr
Categories:
Information
Year:
2004
Users:
Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Papers by a variety of authors under three sections :-

A. Research - causes, etc, B. Policy - UK/US, school/work etc

C. Practice - classroom, assessment, use of ICT, numeracy, etc.
Comment:



Title:
The Adult Dyslexic
Author:
McLoughlin, D; Leather, C; Stringer, P.
ID:
1333
Publisher:
Whurr
Categories:
Information
Year:
2002
Users:
Adults,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Interventions and Outcomes

As title suggests, concerned with the adult dyslexic, especially in the workplace.

Definitions of dyslexic, suggestions for strategies, career guidance and counselling, advocacy, etc
Comment:



Title:
Reading Comprehension Book 3.
Author:
Wroe, Jo B; Lambert, David.
ID:
1334
Publisher:
L.D.A.
Categories:
Reading Skills,Study Skills
Year:
2003
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Passages of varied material with multiple choice questions to practise getting the main idea, using context clues, making inferences and noting details. Also open ended activity questions
Comment: Series of 4 books 1320 , 1321, 1334, 1335.



Title:
Reading Comprehension Book 4.
Author:
Wroe, Jo B; Lambert, David.
ID:
1335
Publisher:
L.D.A.
Categories:
Reading Skills,Study Skills
Year:
2003
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Passages of varied material with multiple choice questions to practise getting the main idea, using context clues, making inferences and noting details. Also open ended activity questions
Comment: Series of 4 books 1320 , 1321, 1334, 1335.



Title:
Standard Progressive Matrices
Author:
Raven, Raven, Court
ID:
1336
Publisher:
Oxford Psychological Press
Categories:
Tests
Year:
2000
Users:
Teachers
Medium:
Other
Information:
Comment: RESTRICTED TO QUALIFIED USERS ONLY.

ASK LIBRARIAN FOR DETAILS



Title:
Advanced Progressive Matrices
Author:
Raven, Raven, Court
ID:
1337
Publisher:
Oxford Psychological Press
Categories:
Tests
Year:
1998
Users:
Teachers
Medium:
Other
Information:
Comment: RESTRICTED TO QUALIFIED USERS ONLY.

ASK LIBRARIAN FOR DETAILS



Title:
The Two Jacks
Author:
Bradman, Tony
ID:
1338
Publisher:
Barrington Stoke
Categories:
Pleasure Reads
Year:
2001
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Two very different boys called Jack are mistaken for each other by a new teacher, with interesting results.

Book designed to appeal to the reluctant reader.
Comment:



Title:
Friday Forever
Author:
Dalton, Annie
ID:
1339
Publisher:
Barrington Stoke
Categories:
Pleasure Reads
Year:
2001
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Lenny makes a wish by accident and finds himself in a nightmare instead of escaping from his problems.

Book designed to appeal to the reluctant reader.
Comment:



Title:
The Hat Trick
Author:
Deary, Terry
ID:
1340
Publisher:
Barrington Stoke
Categories:
Pleasure Reads
Year:
2000
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Jud has to step in at the last minute as Seaburn football team meet their rivals. It turns out to be a match to remember.

Book designed to appeal to the reluctant reader.
Comment:



Title:
War Games
Author:
Deary, Terry
ID:
1341
Publisher:
Barrington Stoke
Categories:
Pleasure Reads
Year:
2004
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Two stories with a cricket theme set during the Second World War, one in England, the other in Germany.

Book designed to appeal to the reluctant reader.
Comment:



Title:
Grow Up, Dad !
Author:
Dhami, Narinder
ID:
1342
Publisher:
Barrington Stoke
Categories:
Pleasure Reads
Year:
2004
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Robbie feels that his dad doesn't understand him, but one day he discovers the truth, with the help of a little magic.

Book designed to appeal to the reluctant reader.
Comment:



Title:
Billy The Squid Rides Again
Author:
Dowland, Colin
ID:
1343
Publisher:
Barrington Stoke
Categories:
Pleasure Reads
Year:
1998
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: A 'Western' based under the sea and full of puns eg the villain is Quickclaw McLaw - the fastest ugliest lobster in the West.

Book designed to appeal to the reluctant reader.
Comment:



Title:
Cinder Alf
Author:
Markham, Lynne
ID:
1344
Publisher:
Barrington Stoke
Categories:
Pleasure Reads
Year:
2002
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Sam's grandfather tells him about a secret from his childhood which changes Sam's outlook on his own life.

Book designed to appeal to the reluctant reader.
Comment:



Title:
Fox Friend
Author:
Morpurgo, Michael
ID:
1345
Publisher:
Barrington Stoke
Categories:
Pleasure Reads
Year:
2005
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Clare looks after an orphan fox cub even though her father thinks of it as vermin.

Book designed to appeal to the reluctant reader.
Comment:



Title:
Who's a Big Bully Then?
Author:
Morpurgo, Michael
ID:
1346
Publisher:
Barrington Stoke
Categories:
Pleasure Reads
Year:
2000
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Darren is a bully who doesn't like being beaten in a race but then found his challenge in revenge was too much for him.

Book designed to appeal to the reluctant reader.
Comment:



Title:
Looking for Billie
Author:
Rushton, Rosie
ID:
1347
Publisher:
Barrington Stoke
Categories:
Pleasure Reads
Year:
2004
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Billie loves her foster parents but would still like to find her real mother. One day she thinks she has

Book designed to appeal to the reluctant reader.
Comment:



Title:
Meet the Weirds
Author:
Umansky, Kaye
ID:
1348
Publisher:
Barrington Stokes
Categories:
Pleasure Reads
Year:
2003
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: The new neighbours are very different from Pinchton's family and there are many surprises in store when he meets them.

Book designed to appeal to the reluctant reader.
Comment:



Title:
The Well Balanced Child
Author:
Blythe, Sally Goddard.
ID:
1350
Publisher:
Hawthorn Press
Categories:
Information
Year:
2004
Users:
Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Tracing the development of the brain from conception and showing the role played by movement in particular but also nutrition, music, etc. through the early years.
Comment:



Title:
Advanced Study Skills
Author:
Ostler, Christine; Ward Frances
ID:
1351
Publisher:
S.E.N. Marketing
Categories:
Study Skills
Year:
2001
Users:
Adults,Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Helpful advice for making the transition from G.C.S.E. to further and tertiary education, covering organisation, note taking, revision, exam technique, etc. etc.
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