The Day the Lifting Bridge Stuck

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Bradbury Press, 1992 - Bridges - 32 pages
Readers get a chance to explore the vehicles, drivers, passengers, boats, captains, and cargoes clustered around a drawbridge as Old Joe tries to fix it. Junior Lib Guild.

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Sooner or later, there had to be a contemporary children's book about gridlock, and here it is: brief bios of a representative sample of those caught in the jam; the bridge- keeper's struggles to get ... Read full review


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Robert P. Yagelski is Associate Vice Provost and Director of the Program in Writing & Critical Inquiry at the State University of New York (SUNY) at Albany, where he also teaches courses in writing, composition theory and pedagogy, critical pedagogy, and qualitative research methods and helps prepare secondary school teachers. Considered a leading voice in composition theory, Professor Yagelski is widely published in the major journals in the field. He is also director of the Capital District Writing Project, a site of the National Writing Project, and former director of the SUNY-Albany Writing Center. He earned his Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition from The Ohio State University.

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