Summary: The first three titles in the Blackboard Books™ series are now available in an attractive box set! Test your knowledge on all subjects, from English Lit to Western Civ, from Grammar to Idioms, from Physics to Math and so much more. Inside you'll find:
i before e (except after c): old-school ways to remember stuff
In this clever—and often hilarious—collection, you'll find engaging mnemonics, arranged in easy to find categories that include geography, time and the calendar, numbers, and astronomy. Perfect for students of all ages!
My Grammar and I...Or Should That Be Me?: How to Speak and Write It Right
Avoid grammatical minefields with this entertaining refresher course for anyone who has ever been stumped by spelling confusion, dangling modifiers, split infinitives, or for those who have no idea what these things even are.
I Used to Know That: Stuff You Forgot from School
Take a trip down memory lane with this light-hearted and informative reminder of the many things we learned in school that have been forgotten over time, from Shakespeare and diphthongs to quotients, phalanges, and protons. After all, as Stantayana reminds us, "Those who cannot learn from history are doomed to repeat it." -- Readers Digest
The BLACKBOARD BOOKS BOXED SET, which includes I BEFORE E (EXCEPT AFTER C): OLD SCHOOL WAYS TO REMEMBER STUFF, MY GRAMMAR AND I...OR SHOULD THAT BE ME?: HOW TO SPEAK AND WRITE IT RIGHT, and I USED TO KNOW THAT: STUFF YOU FORGOT FROM SCHOOL just might be the ideal gift for that "hard-to-buy-for person" in your life. This hardcover three book set covers a wide range of topics that is guaranteed to bring back some of those lessons you learned (or maybe even missed) from your school days.
Thanks to the fine folks at FSB Associates, I have a set of the Blackboard Books to share with one lucky reader. To enter, just fill out the form below before December 12th at 11:59 p.m ET. I will randomly select and notify the winner the following day. Contest is open to those of you with US addresses only. Good luck!