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Reading Miscue Inventory:
From Evaluation to Instruction
Second Edition

by Yetta M. Goodman
      Dorothy J. Watson
      Carolyn L. Burke

A must-have for classroom teachers and adult educators who wish to know more about their students as readers as well as for graduate students studying reading behaviors. This revised edition of the Reading Miscue Inventory: Alternative Procedures includes a user-friendly reorganization of the procedures and offers an extensively updated and expanded research base and reference section.

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  Books for Young Learners (BYL)
 PK-3 Classrooms

Traditional Literature

Legends, Fables, Folktales, Fairytales

  Our Books for Young Learners (BYL)
  PK-3 collection includes 174 titles in soft covers,  82 of which are translated into Spanish. We have several theme collections like Diversity.

We want to give children something to think about.

In the Diversity Collection, our stories reflect differences in skin color, gender roles, life styles, customs, ethnic, family, and tribal practices.  In addition, we have included some fables and legends in the packages as insight to a range of cultures. We all have much to learn from each other.  The best time to start is when children are young
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Alphabetical Order with Book Notes/CP links

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Meet The Author
Is a Great Collection to Inform and Inspire Students to Become Readers and Writers


Meet the Author books are:

  • excellent resources to engage your students in the writing process

  • perfect for author studies

  • authentic models of good writing

  • inspiring to young writers

  • Hardcover

Available in Hard/Soft Covers
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Growth Mindset Lessons:
Every child a learner

Katherine Muncaster with Shirley Clarke

Practicing teacher and mindset expert Katherine Muncaster has worked with best-selling author Shirley Clarke to produce this essential handbook for anyone looking to embed a growth mindset across their primary school.

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Books For Young Learners
 in Spanish

A collection of 82 fiction and nonfiction titles leveled by DLL

DLL has chosen BYL Spanish books for use in their assessment package.    

Ideal for ESL, LEP, Bilingual  classes, FLES, Partial Immersion, and Dual Language programs in the Primary grades.

Authentic adaptations by professional translators who are native speakers of Spanish.

Help students make the transition to English, or learn Spanish.

Buy Spanish titles or Spanish/English companion sets.
 More about our books in Spanish

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Our latest full-line catalog features
new BYL theme packages

2018-2019 catalog is HERE!
It has it all! See the New BYL Packages!
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Our Mission Statement

Excellence in Literacy Education. 

Our publications include:

●High-quality classroom materials
  for grades PK-8

●Professional books for teachers
  and administrators.

The focus of Richard C. Owen Publishers, Inc. is literacy education with an emphasis on the teaching of reading and writing from a child-centered, meaning-centered perspective.

We believe that students become enthusiastic, independent,  life-long learners, and accomplished readers and writers, when supported and guided by skillful teachers. The books that we publish support these beliefs.

Richard C. Owen,


Books for Young Learners PK-3


Meet the Author 2-5


Author at Work 4-7


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