Advanced Reading Power,by Beatrice S. Mikulecky and Linda Jeffries, is a student-centered reading skills textbook based on a cognitive skills approach. Its four key sections, designed to be used concurrently, help advanced students master reading skills needed for academic success: Extensive Readinghelps students to build reading fluency, increase comprehension, and broaden vocabulary. Vocabulary Buildingincludes numerous strategies for learning vocabulary, including using context clues, analyzing word parts, and noticing collocations. Comprehension Skillsteaches reading skills, such as making inferences, recognizing patterns of organization, and reading critically. Reading Fasterfeatures high-interest, nonfiction selections that help students improve their reading rate and flexibility. Features: A variety ofauthentic reading selections, including excerpts from college textbooks, promotes purposeful reading. Focus on Vocabularysections provide practice with academic vocabulary from the unit. Comprehension exercisesencourage students to interact with the text and develop an awareness of their own reading and thinking processes. TheReading Powerseries also includes: Basic Reading Power 1 (Third Edition): Beginning Reading Power 2 (4th Edition): Intermediate More Reading Power 3: High-IntermediateBeatrice S. Mikulecky is the author of 'Advanced Reading Power: Extensive Reading, Vocabulary Building, Comprehension Skills, Reading Faster', published 2007 under ISBN 9780131990272 and ISBN 0131990276.