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Charles Ellenbogen
 
  • Has been teaching for more than 10 years, including three years at the American School in London
  • Currently teaches 11th grade College Prep English and 12th grade International Baccalaureate English at Baltimore City College, in Baltimore, Maryland
Read about Baltimore City College High, Charles' school.

Professional books that have made a difference in Charles's teaching:

  • In the Middle: New Understanding About Writing, Reading, and Learning by Nancie Atwell (Boynton/Cook; 2nd edition; ISBN: 0867093749)
  • Sin and Syntax: How to Craft Wickedly Effective Prose by Constance Hale (Broadway Books, ISBN: 0767903099)
  • Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life by Anne LaMott (Anchor, ISBN: 0385480016)
  • Writing Down the Bones: Freeing the Writer Within by Natalie Goldberg (Shambhala, ISBN: 0877733759)
Charles's recommendations for books every young writer should have:
  • Elements of Style by William Strunk Jr., E. B. White, Roger Angell (Foreword) (Pearson Allyn & Bacon; 4th edition, ISBN: 020530902X) Read an online version of this classic text
  • Woe Is I: The Grammarphobe's Guide to Better English in Plain English (Expanded) by Patricia T. O'Connor (Riverhead Books, ISBN: 1573222526)
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