This book demystifies the process of reading, and writing about, a text. It shares the good moves that excellent writers (and A students) know. This low-stress approach values process in order to help students take ownership of their work in powerful ways!
FROM THE INTRODUCTION: "Writing an essay is not one large job but several smaller ones. The writing process is not a straight path from messy to neat. Instead, it calls on writers to engage in a variety of tasks, some of which benefit from organization and clarity while others are best served by a free-wheeling exploration of ideas."