Reading Power, Third Edition, by Beatrice S. Mikulecky and Linda Jeffries, is a student-centered reading skills textbook with a process approach to reading improvement. Its innovative design allows intermediate-level students to use four key sections concurrently to become better readers in school, college, or business. Reading for Pleasure encourages students to master new reading strategies and broaden their vocabulary. Comprehension Skills emphasizes strategic reading skills, such as skimming, scanning, and recognizing topics and main ideas. Thinking Skills provides targeted practice in inference and analytical skills. Reading Faster features high-interest, nonfiction selections that help students build speed and flexibility in their reading.New to the Third Edition: A two-color design and user-friendly format Updated content, additional readings, and an expanded list of suggested books for pleasure reading Expanded Teacher's Guide with sample syllabus Separate Answer KeyTest booklets contain reproducible black line masters to be used as additional practice or to test reading skills presented in the student books.Jeffries, Linda is the author of 'Reading Power Reading For Pleasure, Comprehension Skills, Thinking Skills, Reading Faster', published 2005 under ISBN 9780131305489 and ISBN 0131305484.