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Letter Writing


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by Alison Inches
In this tale of the much-loved bear Corduroy, Lisa notices that her favorite cookies have fewer sprinkles, so her mother suggests that Lisa write a letter to the bakery. Lisa is too afraid to write a letter, but Corduroy isn't. He writes the letter for her. But will the baker listen to advice from a bear? Corduroy shows Lisa that writing letters to express your opinion can make a difference.

by Joceline Sanschagrin
Mommy is often disappointed by the mail she receives, but Caillou decides to surprise her and, with Daddy's help, he puts his best drawing in an envelope and addresses it to Mommy. The next day, Mommy gets the nicest mail she has ever received, and Caillou discovers the satisfaction that comes from doing something kind for someone else. Part of the Abracadabra series.

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by Celia Warren
Everyone loves writing e-mail to friends, but do you get confused writing official letters? If you want your thank-you letters to sound more sincere or just want to know how to start and finish your messages properly, How To Write Letters and E-mail can help. Find out all you need to know about writing letters and e-mail, from writing in the right tone of voice to making your postcards funnier or using the correct layout. Part of the How to Write series.

by Marc Tyler Nobleman
This book provides good, practical ideas for students who are having difficulty understanding how to begin a writing assignment. Extras within the book include Brain Jam (activities to try), Project Jump Start, Tip File (suggestions and hints), Resources, and Ordinary/Extraordinary (examples to show how to improve a writing sample). Peppered throughout are humorous cartoon illustrations featuring a cow wearing a letter sweater from F.W. Prep. (School Library Journal) Part of the F.W. Prep series.

by Hillary Rodham Clinton
In Dear Socks, Dear Buddy, Mrs. Clinton shares more than fifty letters children sent the nation's former First Pets, from a simple request for a "paw-tograph" to more exacting notes of good wishes and generous advice. Illustrated with more than 80 photographs of Socks and Buddy on the job and at play in the White House, this book will inspire children to share their ideas and wishes through writing.

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