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The elements of style, grammar, and good writing are front and center in this useful, practical book that can help anyone write a better essay. Give your favorite student, child or adult, a copy of “How to Write a 5th Grade (or Any Other Grade) Essay” by Kathy Powers ‘71 and Anne Trombetta G’76, a dynamic duo of siblings who combine their talents for writing and illustration, and collaborate on two blogs, and

Besides posting weekly blogs, Kathy tutors writing in suburban Atlanta. Anne leads “2 Hour Artist” workshops at which inexperienced participants transform into proud painters. Anne’s distinctive oil paintings of bright rich colors are online at Her paintings, sculptures, weavings, and mixed media art can also be found in galleries in the Wilmington, NC, area.