THE JOY OF SYNTAX
A Simple Guide to All the Grammar You Know You Should Know
By June Casagrande. Master an often inaccessible and difficult subject in an enjoyable, memorable way with this breezy guide to everything someone interested in grammar needs to know. Designed specifically for "word nerds" who want to review basic knowledge as well as delve into some of grammar’s finer points, simple and pithy explanations help to clarify topics ranging from parts of speech and sentence structure to usage, propriety, and pitfalls. Answers are provided to such questions as whether sentences can end in prepositions, where to properly place apostrophes, how to avoid dangling participles, and more. Grades 10 and up. Index. Glossary. Ten Speed Press. 264 pages. ©2018.