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"Designed to answer the most pressing grammar, punctuation, capitalization, and usage questions . . . In this revised and updated tenth edition of her best-selling book, Jane Straus adds a new section on Confusing Words and Homonyms with hundreds of the trickiest words defined and explained. Hailed as 'a masterpiece of clarity and usefulness.'"
—From the Foreword by Mignon Fogarty, creator of the Grammar Girl podcast
The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation is filled with easy-to-understand rules,real-world examples, dozens of reproducible exercises, and pre- and post-tests.
This handy workbook is ideal for teachers, students in middle school through college, ESL students, homeschoolers, and professionals. Valuable for anyone who takes tests or writes reports, letters, Web pages, e-mails, or blogs, The Blue Book offers instant answers to everyday English usage questions.
Praise for Jane Straus and The Blue Book
"Clearly presented so that you can easily find the informationyou're looking for. This is great for students or for anyone who has troubleremembering the rules of grammar and punctuation."
—Kate Russell, BBC World/ClickOnline
"Never has there been such a well-arranged, easily navigatedguidebook as this. It is perfect for the homeschool family. One of the mostpractical, useable, beneficial resources, it doubles both as a quick referenceguide and student workbook (with answers in the back)!"
—The Old Schoolhouse Magazine
"Grammarians and citizens, I invite you to raise a glass to Jane Straus. The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation is one-stop shopping for comprehensive grammar and style rules and is as charming as it is useful. I can't imagine one person whose writing wouldn't benefit enormously from reading this book."
—Kate McCulley, The Grammar Vandal, www.thegrammarvandal.com
This book is a great resource: very useful and easy to understand!
I write for a living and soon after buying this book, I condensed my half-a-dozen writers' reference books into one source, The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation.
This book should be made available to all freshman students in high school.
Another good resource that I have used many times since I bought the book.Published 5 days ago by mauela
A nice reference for your library. You can sabotage yourself easily with poor grammar - and not even know it!Published 21 days ago by Joan
For someone who can't spell and who's grammar is crap, this will help. Very easy to use.Published 1 month ago by I'm Leah
Highly recommend if you are looking to improve your skills in the grammar of the English language.Published 2 months ago by Jamie
Absolutely enjoy the way she wrote--clear, concise, easy to understand. She will be missed by educators like me.Published 4 months ago by Elizabeth FM Monahan