Rebecca Langston-George is a grade school language arts teacher who also trains teachers in writing instruction. Her articles, poetry and puzzles have appeared in many children’s magazines.
When she’s not at the keyboard Rebecca is the Assistant Regional Advisor for the Central-Coastal California region of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI). She is also a past president of the Kern Reading Association. The author lives in Bakersfield, California. Follow her at www.rebeccalangston-george.com
She grew up in a world where women were supposed to be quiet. But Malala Yousafzai refused to be silent. She defied the Taliban's rules, spoke out for education for every girl, and was almost killed for her beliefs. This powerful true story of how one brave girl named Malala changed the world proves that one person really can make a difference.
In the 1930s huge dust storms swept through the Great Plains. Farmers lost their crops. Businesses closed. Hundreds of people moved West for the chance of a fresh start. Hear the words they spoke. Read the words they read. And see the differing points of view about the Dust Bowl through the eyes of the people who lived it.
Inform and engage young writers with this contemporary, creative breakdown of short-story essentials. Clear, concise text introduces and defines key skills while aligning closely to Common Core State Standards. Fun and inspiring writing prompts launch new skills into practice, while author bios and mentor texts provide creative blueprints for budding writers.
This edition includes the majority of Rebecca's "All Dolled Up" combined with the other three books in the series (which were written by different authors).
Take a crash course in middle school language arts, and see how grammar, punctuation, and writing skills can be powerful tools in today's world. Grasp grammar by creating a new dance. Make writing as easy as baking a cake. You'll soon discover that language arts are the real deal for real life.
Rebecca's "All Dolled Up" is available as a stand-alone book exclusively in a library-bound hardback.