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Title:
Opening The Door
Author:
Brereton, A; Cann, P. (eds.)
ID:
1434
Publisher:
B.D.A.
Categories:
Information
Year:

Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Six articles on different aspects of dyslexia for

'guidance on recognising and helping the dyslexic child.'
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Title:
A Remedial Approach to the Teaching of Reading, Spelling, and Writing.
Author:
Wight-Boycott, V.J.
ID:
1435
Publisher:
Cambridge Aids To Learning
Categories:
Reading Skills,Spelling
Year:
1976
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Although dated, a very useful reference covering all the spelling patterns, with numerous examples.
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Title:
Freaks, Geeks and Asperger Syndrome.
Author:
Jackson, Luke.
ID:
1436
Publisher:
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Categories:
Information
Year:

Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: A guide to Aspergers (and Autism) written by a 13yr. Old boy with Aspergers.

Informal style but informative.

Useful for other young people as well as parents and teachers
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Title:
Brain Gym.
Author:
Dennison, P; Dennison, G.
ID:
1437
Publisher:
Edu-Kinesthetics, Inc. (U.S.)
Categories:
Information,Study Skills
Year:

Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Descriptions of physical movements designed to relax, energize, etc. to promote whole brain learning
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Title:
Eye-Hand Coordination Boosters.
Author:
Lev, L. Jay.
ID:
1438
Publisher:
Academic Theory Publications (Ann Arbor)
Categories:
Handwriting
Year:

Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: A book of exercises for improving visual accuracy and fine motor control. Photcopiable.
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Title:
Visual Aural Discriminations. Bk. 2
Author:
Henzl, Elizabeth Mary.
ID:
1439
Publisher:
Ann Arbor
Categories:
Reading Skills,Spelling
Year:

Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Work book for identifying digraphs and 3 letter blends in lists of words. Timed to record progress.

c.f. 1447 Book 1 of series. 1448 Book 3 of series
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Title:
Smudge and Chewpen Letters.
Author:
Groves, P; Grimshaw, N.
ID:
1440
Publisher:
Edward Arnold
Categories:
Study Skills
Year:

Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Samples of letters for a variety of purposes.

Spot the errors of style, punctuation, etc. and advice given on appropriate forms.

C.f. 1443 and 1444
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Title:
York Assessment of Reading for Comprehension A - F
Author:
Snowlig, Margaret, et al.
ID:
1441
Publisher:
Centre for Reading and Language University of York
Categories:
Tests
Year:

Users:
Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: A. Passage Reading manual

B. Passage reading Booklet.

C. Early Reading manual.

D. Early Word Rcognition Booklet.

E. Letter Sound Knowledge Booklet.

F. Sound Deletion Booklet
Comment: RESTRICTED ACCESS TO QUALIFIED USERS ONLY



Title:
So You Think You've Got Problems ?
Author:
Birkett, Rosalind
ID:
1442
Publisher:
Egon Publishers
Categories:
Information
Year:

Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: A simple, and sympathetic, explanation of dyslexia aimed at children and their parents
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Title:
Smudge and Chewpen
Author:
Groves, P; Grimshaw, N.
ID:
1443
Publisher:
Edward Arnold
Categories:
Study Skills
Year:

Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Traditional book of exercises covering common errors in grammar, punctuation and spelling.

C.f. 1440 and 1444
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Title:
Smudge and Chewpen Tests
Author:
Groves, P; Grimshaw, N.
ID:
1444
Publisher:
Edward Arnold
Categories:
Spelling,Study Skills
Year:

Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Tests to re-inforce work covered in Smudge and Chewpen (1443) on spelling, punctuation and grammar errors commonly made.
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Title:
Number Cube Games
Author:
Egan, Lorraine Hopping.
ID:
1445
Publisher:
Scholastic
Categories:
Maths
Year:

Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Book of 25 easy-to-play games that build key maths skills.

Some basic equipment (eg. Dice, markers,etc) needed
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Title:
Sound Sense
Author:
Schaefer, Brenda
ID:
1446
Publisher:
Mac Millan (of Australia)
Categories:
Spelling,Study Skills
Year:

Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: A book of 35 units of activities and games practising more advanced spelling patterns, word building and punctuation.
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Title:
Visual Aural Discriminations Bk 1
Author:
Henzl, Elizabeth Mary.
ID:
1447
Publisher:
Ann Arbor
Categories:
Reading Skills,Spelling
Year:

Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Work Book for identifying initial 2 letter blends and word elements in lists of words.

Timed to record progress.

C.f 1439. Book2 of series. 1448. Book 3 of series
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Title:
Visual Aural Discriminations Bk 3.
Author:
Henzl, Elizabeth Mary.
ID:
1448
Publisher:
Ann Arbor
Categories:
Reading Skills,Spelling
Year:

Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Work Book for identifying end blends in lists of words.

Timed to record progress.

C.f 1447 Book 1. of series. 1439. Book 2 of series
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Title:
Teach and Manage Children with A.D.H.D.
Author:
O'Regan, Fintan J.
ID:
1449
Publisher:
L.D.A.
Categories:
Information
Year:

Users:
Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Discussing the various aspects of A.D.H.D., both social and educational.

Advice for teachers and parents.

Sources of Support
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Title:
Learning To Learn
Author:
Olivier, Carolyn; Bowler, Rosemary F.
ID:
1450
Publisher:
Simon and Schuster
Categories:
Information
Year:

Users:
Adults,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Approaching ' learning difficulties' from the view of learning differences.

How to use these differences to study effectively.

Positive and practical, includes adults. American based
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Title:
Learning Inventory Manual
Author:
Bullock. W. ; Vitale, B.M.
ID:
1451
Publisher:
Ann Abor
Categories:
Tests
Year:

Users:
Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Tests and remediation. To provide information on specific strengths and weaknesses in visual/auditory discrimination, sequential memory.etc. etc. and suggestions for remediation.

N.B. No student booklet.
Comment: RESTRICTED ACCESS



Title:
Games Book
Author:
Grimes, H.H.; Knack, J.W.
ID:
1452
Publisher:
Ann Arbor
Categories:
Reading Skills,Spelling
Year:

Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: A variety of exercises to practise initial blends.
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Title:
Tactile Small Script Sandpaper Letters.
Author:
'Philip and Tacey'
ID:
1453
Publisher:
Philograph Publications
Categories:
Reading Skills,Spelling
Year:

Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Other
Information: Cards with sandpaper letters to aid kinaesthetic learning of alphabet shapes and formation.
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Title:
Phonic Reference Cards
Author:
Cotterell, Gill.
ID:
1454
Publisher:
L.D.A.
Categories:
Spelling
Year:

Users:
Adults,Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Other
Information: Set of cards giving examples for spelling rules from easy to hard
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Title:
Directions 1. Reading Skills
Author:
Cooper, John.
ID:
1455
Publisher:
Oliver and Boyd
Categories:
Reading Skills,Study Skills
Year:

Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: To improve the skills of those who can read by giving exercises in skimming, scanning, reading for main ideas, for details, for instructions, etc.
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Title:
Handwriting - Theory, Research and Practice.
Author:
Alston, Jean ; Taylor, Jane (eds)
ID:
1456
Publisher:
Croom Helm
Categories:
Handwriting,Information
Year:

Users:
Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: A collection of articles on a range of aspects of handwriting.
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Title:
101 Ways To Get Your Child to Read.
Author:
Thomson, Patience.
ID:
1457
Publisher:
Barrington Stoke
Categories:
Information
Year:

Users:
Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Straightforward advice, simply written, for parents to help a child having trouble with reading.
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Title:
Crazy Creatures
Author:
Arbuthnot, Gill.
ID:
1458
Publisher:
Barrington Stoke
Categories:
Pleasure Reads
Year:

Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Weird and interesting facts about unusual creatures
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Title:
Dead Line
Author:
Townsend, John,
ID:
1459
Publisher:
Barrington Stoke
Categories:
Pleasure Reads
Year:

Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: An exciting story about a 13 yr old boy who is the only one who can save a plane from being blown up.
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Title:
Lettercase
Author:
Norrie, Edith.
ID:
1460
Publisher:
Contour School Supplies
Categories:
Spelling
Year:

Users:
Teachers
Medium:
Other
Information: A box of letter, and number, strips for word and sentence building, based on the principles of Edith Norrie
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Title:
Attack a Track
Author:
Lewis, Lyn
ID:
1461
Publisher:
Better Books (Bath)
Categories:
Reading Skills,Spelling
Year:

Users:
Children,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: A book of exercises for dividing words into the different kinds of syllable, also identifying diphthongs and digraphs. Useful for practising word attack.

Suggested they should be timed exercises.
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Title:
Literacy Learning Game Pack.
Author:
Cooper, Lyndy: Bostock, Lynne.
ID:
1462
Publisher:
The Learning Loft
Categories:
Reading Skills,Spelling
Year:

Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Game
Information: A pack of 7 game boards, 2 bird jigsaw patterns, 5 packs of cards, 2 dice, 19 counters

(10 red, 9 white) and instruction sheet, for 9 games to practise literacy.
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Title:
Explode The Code A - K
Author:
Hall, Nancy: Price, Rena.
ID:
1463
Publisher:
Educators Publishing Service.
Categories:
Reading Skills,Spelling
Year:

Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: A set of 11 books ( 1, 11/2, 2 21/2, 3, 31/2, 4. 5. 6. 7. 8). Forming a cumulative phonic programme. Much over-learning in the early stages. N.B. American culture and spelling, especially in more advanced work.

N.B. Book 6 has marked-in answers in the early pages.
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Title:
Dominoes - soft/hard c + ch.
Author:
'Edward Arnold'
ID:
1464
Publisher:
E.J. Arnold
Categories:
Spelling
Year:

Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Game
Information: A simple dominoes game (28 tiles) to practise the sounds of c and ch.

Some challenging words.
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Title:
Reading Form Scratch. A - F
Author:
Honert, Dorothy van Den.
ID:
1465
Publisher:
Educators Publishing Service
Categories:
Reading Skills,Spelling
Year:

Users:
Adults,Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: A programme (American) to teach by systematically covering the spelling patterns of English (viz, Toe by Toe) but emphasis is on use in context so Bk2. (1465E) covers grammar and sentence construction also.

A. Teachers Manual. Should be read before use of rest of the programme.

B. Rfs Phonics. Word lists, phrases, sentences to read.

C. Work Book 1.

D. Key to work Book 1 Exercises.

E. Work Book 2.

F. Key to Work Book 2 Exercises.

N.B. Rfs Spelling is part of the series but not available in our set.
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Title:
Logical Spelling
Author:
Allan, B.V.
ID:
1466
Publisher:
Collins
Categories:
Spelling
Year:

Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: A traditional book for spelling rules.

Useful word lists and exercises, lively illustrations.
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Title:
Helping Your Handwriting A and B.
Author:
Sassoon, Rosemary
ID:
1467
Publisher:
Arnold Wheaton
Categories:
Handwriting
Year:

Users:
Adults,Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: A. A book to enable the older student to identify, understand and correct problems with handwriting. Emphasis on legibility, speed and individual style.

B. The teacher's book to accompany A. Very useful
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Title:
Solving Language Difficulties
Author:
Steere,A; Peck,C; Khan,L.
ID:
1468
Publisher:
Educational Publishing Service
Categories:
Spelling
Year:

Users:
Children,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: A'traditional' spelling manual covering spelling rules, syllable division, prefixes/suffixes, etc. with many useful word lists.

N.B American based
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Title:
The Pictogram System Set 1.
Author:
Wendon, Lyn
ID:
1469
Publisher:
Pictogram Supplies
Categories:
Spelling
Year:

Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: The teacher's handbook for the Pictogram system Stage 1, which uses visual imagery and mnemonics to reinforce the learning of letter sounds and formation
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Title:
Sounds Travel Too Bk 2.
Author:
Machamick, Sonia
ID:
1470
Publisher:
Heinemann
Categories:
Spelling
Year:

Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Book 2 of a series of spelling books based on phonics. Word lists and sample passages.

Useful for reinforcement.

N.B. other books in series not available
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Title:
Key Stage 2 Differential Activity Book - Literacy
Author:
Fidge, Louis; Barker, Ray.
ID:
1471
Publisher:
Letts
Categories:
Spelling,Study Skills
Year:

Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: A book of exercises on spelling patterns, word formation and vocabulary usage.
Comment:



Title:
First Aid in Basic Mathematics
Author:
McDonald, Theodore, H.
ID:
1472
Publisher:
Hale and Iremonger (New South Wales)
Categories:
Maths
Year:

Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: A handbook, primarily for parents, covering the basic concepts of maths for pupils struggling with them. Also useful for teachers doing remedial work.
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Title:
York Assessment of Reading for Comprehension Passage Reading Booklet 2nd Edition
Author:
Snowling, Margaret et al.
ID:
1473
Publisher:
Centre for Reading and Language University of York
Categories:
Tests
Year:

Users:
Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Testing material for restricted usage. Part of the YARC set. Replaces 4441 A.
Comment: RESTRICTED TO QUALIFIED USERS ONLY. ASK LIBRARIAN FOR DETAILS.



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