Each volume of Short Stories For Students
contains easily accessible and content-rich discussions of the literary and historical background of 13-15 works from various cultures and time periods. Each story covered in this new resource was specially chosen by an advisory panel of teachers and librarians -- experts who have helped us define the information needs of students and ensure the age-appropriateness of this reference's content.
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Features & Benefits
- Reader friendly: For patrons interested in more info on the classics or bestsellers they're reading.
- Curriculum Connection: Supports standards on study of literature by genre or in historical context and provides readalikes for common core activities.
- Assignment based: For Students designed to match real English projects and the format facilitates compare and contrast, inquiry based activities. Title lists correlate well with textbooks, anthologies.
- Here are some of the short stories featured in this volume: "Contents of the Dead Man\'s Pockets" by Jack Finney, "Ha\'Penny" by Alan Paton, "The Pit and the Pendulum" by Edgar Allan Poe, "Suzy and Leah" by Jane Yolen, and "Where Have you Gone, Charming Billy?" by Tim O\'Brien.
Student friendly: Homework help format, w/ criticism at H.S. students' interest and reading levels.