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“Smith and Imbrenda care about deep and meaningful learning. In this book, they show how argument can be taught in ways that develop tremendous engagement and deep understanding through a process that is in service of critical literacy and social imagination and responsibility.  There are a lot of books about argument out there. I’d argue that this one is the best and most transformative I’ve ever read.  The ‘so what’ lessons on reasoning/warranting alone will transform your teaching of argument and of much else.--Jeffrey D. Wilhelm, Distinguished Professor of English Education, Boise State University