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2018
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The Giver is about a world without memory. This public radio story talks with author Lois Lowry and how she came up with the idea to write the book...
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Updated: 
2018
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  • English Language Arts
  • MS, HS
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In F. Scott Fitzgerald’s 1925 novel The Great Gatsby James “Jimmy” Gatz becomes Jay Gatsby. Gatz creates a false identity for himself to enter the...
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  • English Language Arts
  • MS, HS
A Wrinkle in Time is the hit novel that author Madeleine L’Engle is best known for, but the first dozen people who read it hated it. No publisher...
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Two famous authors, CS Lewis and JRR Tolkein, had a deep friendship. CS Lewis helped JRR Tolkien get published, but Tolkien admitted he didn’t even...
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From Shiloh to Lassie and Old Yeller, young adult literature is full of stories about friendship between people and man’s best friend - dogs. People...
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The terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 not only changed many Americans sense of security, but it also changed the organization of the security...
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Sandra Cisneros writes about working class Latino life in America and has won many awards for her writing. She is best known for her book, “The House...