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Books published by publisher Allyn and Bacon

  • Teaching Reading in the 21st Century Book Alone

    Michael F. Graves, Connie Juel, Bonnie B. Graves

    Hardcover (Allyn & Bacon, )
  • Creative Interviewing: The Writer's Guide to Gathering Information by Asking Questions

    Ken Metzler

    Paperback (Allyn and Bacon, Sept. 20, 1996)
    This comprehensive book covers everything an aspiring interviewer needs to know from developing listening and observation skills to conducting interviews by electronic mail and surfing the Internet for story ideas. Creative Interviewing aids readers by using examples and anecdotal accounts of actual professional experiences. Readers are provided with step-by-step instructions on how to prepare for and conduct a strong interview, how to obtain dramatic anecdotes from sources, how to build conversational rapport, how to conduct interviews for broadcast, and how to cope with the dynamics of a series of interviews on a certain topic. For any professional who wishes to improve their interviewing skills.
  • Social Studies in Elementary Education

    Walter C parker

    Paperback (Allyn & Bacon, )
  • A Concise Public Speaking Handbook

    Steven A. Beebe, Susan J. Beebe

    Spiral-bound (Allyn & Bacon, Dec. 31, 2005)
    The comprehensive coverage of key public speaking topics and skills makes The Concise Public Speaking Handbook an ideal option for anyone looking to improve their public speaking skills and delivery. Ethics and free speech, listening, audience analysis, developing a speech, gathering and supporting speech materials, organizing a speech, introducing and concluding a speech, outlining a speech, delivering a speech, using presentation aids, informative speaking, persuasive speaking, special occasion speaking, and speaking in small groups. Introductory public speaking.
  • The Elements of Style

    William Strunk Jr., E.B. White

    Paperback (Allyn & Bacon, June 21, 1995)
    According to the St. Louis Dispatch, this "excellent book, which should go off to college with every freshman, is recognized as the best book of its kind we have." It should be the ". . . daily companion of anyone who writes for a living and, for that matter, anyone who writes at all" (Greensboro Daily New). "No book in shorter space, with fewer words, will help any writer more than this persistent little volume" (The Boston Globe).
  • Horace, the Friendly Octopus

    Richard E. Drdek

    Hardcover (Allyn and Bacon, Jan. 1, 1965)
    Children's book detailing the adventures of Horace the friendly Octopus and his friends.
  • Jenney's First Year Latin

    Charles Jenney

    Hardcover (Allyn & Bacon, May 24, 1983)
  • Conceptual Physical Science-Explorations

    Paul G. Hewitt, John Suchocki, Leslie A. Hewitt

    Hardcover (Allyn & Bacon, Jan. 1, 2002)
    Conceptual Physical Science: Explorations presents a clear and engaging introduction to physics, chemistry, astonomy, and earth sciences. The authors use analogies and everyday examples to clarify key concepts and help readers better understand the world around them. The book's consistent, high-quality coverage combines active learning with critical thinking exercises, hands-on experiments, review questions, and quantitative problems. Hands-On Explorations, found throughout the book, promote active learning by allowing readers to apply concepts they have learned. These easy-to-perform experiments, which use common household products, can be conducted at home. For college instructors and students, or anyone interested in chemistry, earth science, astronomy, and physics.
  • Juvenile Delinquency

    Clemens Bartollas

    Hardcover (Allyn & Bacon, Aug. 24, 1999)
    Examines juvenile delinquency from a sociological perspective, looking at explanations of delinquency, environmental influences on delinquent behavior, prevention efforts, the justice system and juveniles, recent legislation and court rulings on youthful offenders, and the rights of adolescents. Features boxes with first-person stories from real-life delinquents. Chronic offenders, gang delinquents, and females receive special attention. Includes chapter summaries, key terms and concepts, and discussion questions, plus b&w photos illustrating criminal juveniles. This fifth edition contains new chapters on social reaction theories and on female delinquency. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
  • Essentials of Children's Literature

    Carol Lynch-Brown, Carl M. Tomlinson

    Paperback (Allyn & Bacon, June 29, 2007)
    <>The sixth edition Essentials of Children's Literature offers a concise, straightforward presentation of children's literature that engages students and motivates them to share literature with children. Written with a comprehensive, “facts-only” approach, this lucid resource offers an abundance of examples to illustrate how to use children's literature in the classroom.
  • Psychology

    Philip G. Zimbardo;Robert L. Johnson;Ann L. Weber;Craig W. Gruber

    Hardcover (Allyn & Bacon, Aug. 16, 1826)
    Will be shipped from US. Used books may not include companion materials, may have some shelf wear, may contain highlighting/notes, may not include CDs or access codes. 100% money back guarantee.
  • Elementary and Middle School Mathematics: Teaching Developmentally

    John A. Van de Walle;Karen S. Karp;Jennifer M. Bay-Williams

    (Allyn & Bacon, Jan. 1, 1669)