A must for students in the upper grades, and for those going on to college. In this tiny volume, the authors sum up many of those rules of writing that are often forgotten and demonstrate the "elements" needed for writing in a clear and lucid manner.
E. B. White, author of classics Charlotte's Web, Stuart Little and Trumpet of the Swan, was first introduced to this book in 1919 by his English professor at Cornell, William Strunk. Almost forty years later, Macmillan commissioned White to revise it for the general market.
Our suggestion? Buy it for your student entering high school, and have him read it once every grade until graduation.