For Developmental English Course and Freshman Composition. A reader for the beginning level writer, with well-written, motivational selections that have universal appeal. Developmental students will learn how to read to write, using the uplifting readings as guidelines. Section I deals with basic skills; Section II includes essays and excerpts that were selected for content, structure, and style, reinforcing the skills stressed in developmental writing courses. Over 50 high-interest, accessible readings are included from a wide diversity of periodicals.