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Busy Days (Adventures in Literacy: First Writing) by Ruth ThomsonFirst Writing
My Own Stories (Adventures in Literacy: First Writing) by Ruth ThomsonFirst Writing
Start Writing about Things I Do (Adventures in Literacy: Start Writing) by Ruth ThomsonStart Writing
Start Writing Adventure Stories (Adventures in Literacy) by Penny KingStart Writing
Start Writing Amazing Stories (Adventures in Literacy: Start Writing) by Penny KingStart Writing
Go Further With Grammar (Adventures in Literacy: Focus on Writing) by Ruth ThomsonFocus on Writing
Grammar Is Great! (Adventures in Literacy: Focus on Writing) by Ruth ThomsonFocus on Writing
Four Freckled Frogs: A Book about Consonants (Adventures in Literacy: Start Reading) by Ruth ThomsonStart Reading
Sixteen Fleecy Sheep (Adventures in Literacy: Start Reading) by Ruth ThomsonStart Reading
A First Thesaurus (Adventures in Literacy: Words for Writing) by Ruth ThomsonWords for Writing
Cats, Hats, and Hippos (Adventures in Literacy: Speaking and Listening) by Ruth ThomsonSpeaking and Listening
Chatting Cheetahs And Jumping Jellyfish (Adventures in Literacy: Speaking and Listening) by Ruth ThomsonSpeaking and Listening

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How do series work?

To create a series or add a work to it, go to a "work" page. The "Common Knowledge" section now includes a "Series" field. Enter the name of the series to add the book to it.

Works can belong to more than one series. In some cases, as with Chronicles of Narnia, disagreements about order necessitate the creation of more than one series.

Tip: If the series has an order, add a number or other descriptor in parenthesis after the series title (eg., "Chronicles of Prydain (book 1)"). By default, it sorts by the number, or alphabetically if there is no number. If you want to force a particular order, use the | character to divide the number and the descriptor. So, "(0|prequel)" sorts by 0 under the label "prequel."

What isn't a series?

Series was designed to cover groups of books generally understood as such (see Wikipedia: Book series). Like many concepts in the book world, "series" is a somewhat fluid and contested notion. A good rule of thumb is that series have a conventional name and are intentional creations, on the part of the author or publisher. For now, avoid forcing the issue with mere "lists" of works possessing an arbitrary shared characteristic, such as relating to a particular place. Avoid series that cross authors, unless the authors were or became aware of the series identification (eg., avoid lumping Jane Austen with her continuators).

Also avoid publisher series, unless the publisher has a true monopoly over the "works" in question. So, the Dummies guides are a series of works. But the Loeb Classical Library is a series of editions, not of works.

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