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  • Item #: 000319
    ISBN: 9781929683321
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    Units: novel, poetry, essay (including a poetry interpretation essay), book review. Greg Strayer & Timothy Nichols, authors.

    Common Sense Press has published this collection specifically for use with the LLATL Gold British Literature course.

  • Item #: 021972
    ISBN: 9781929683345
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    Units cover Early Literature, Epic Poetry, Medieval – Renaissance, Enlightenment – Romanticism, and 20th Century. The focus of the course is on literature and literary analysis but it includes some creative writing as well as response to literature writing.

  • Item #: 000336
    ISBN: 9781929683338
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    Units: short story, novels, essay (expository, descriptive, & narrative), poetry. Greg Strayer, author.

  • Item #: LLAGWB
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  • Item #: 055142
    ISBN: 9781929683307
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    This collection of British poetry was specifically compiled for use with the LLATL Gold British Literature book. The contents include poems from Wordsworth, Coleridge, Shelley, Keats, Lord Tennyson, Browning, Arnold, Hopkins, Hardy, Owen, and Graves.

  • Item #: 022002
    ISBN: 9781929683314
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    Providing a collection of literature used in LLATL Gold World Literature, this volume saves you the trouble of finding the selections on your own. With the exception of the books noted, this one volume provides the literature needed for assignments in the four units (Early Literature, Epic Poetry, Medieval Renaissance, and Enlightenment Romanticism) as well as two sets of short stories. Translations used are those available in the public domain and while useable will not include newer translations that might be easier to read. 290 pgs, pb. ~ Janice

  • Item #: 027702
    ISBN: 9780743262170
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    Stephen Kumalo is the reverend of Ndotsheni, which is a small town in South Africa. At the start of the story, he receives a very important letter from Theophilus Msimangu, who is a reverend in Johannesburg and has met Gertrude, who is Kumalo's sister and also very sick. He requests that Kumalo come to the Mission House in Sophiatown. Kumalo also decides it is time to seek out his own son, Absalom, who moved there years ago and has not so much as written since he has been away. Upon his arrival in Johannesburg, Stephen sees many things which trouble him. Though his town is distraught in poverty and famine, the troubles are different in the big city. Between apartheid and discrimination, crime, shanty-town living, and children born out of wedlock, Kumalo is most disturbed when he finds that these things have started to get the best of his very own relatives. When he finds Gertrude, she has nothing but the dirty clothes on her back and her young son. He decides to take her and her son in and finds them a more appropriate place to stay until they will return to Ndotsheni. Then he embarks on a seemingly endless search for his son. Finally, they find the house of his girlfriend, who is pregnant with Absalom's son. The truth about Absalom's life and the things he has done shows Kumalo more pain and disappointment than he has ever known. However, there are lessons learned here, and there is apparent good that outweighs the bad. Though Stephen Kumalo sees tragedy and hopelessness, he learns his beliefs in his religion and the faith he has in people can be enough to rebuild his leaky church, spread milk to dying children in his village, bring plenty to the parched lands, and to heal lives. Alan Paton's raw epic novel has even become a selection from Oprah's Book Club.

  • Item #: 048571
    ISBN: 9780553212730
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  • Item #: 003492
    ISBN: 9780451627919
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    This 536-page collection features collections of poetry from twenty classic American poets including: Edward Taylor, Wallace Stevens, Ralph Waldo Emerson, William Carlos Williams, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Ezra Pound, Walt Whitman, Marianne Moore, Edgar Allan Poe, John Crowe Ransom, Emily Dickinson, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Edwin Arlington Robinson, Archibald MacLeish, Stephen Crane, e.e. cummings, Robert Frost, Hart Crane, Vachel Lindsay, and W.H. Auden. A good mix of both well-known and lesser-known works are represented - 370 poems in all. Biographical notes on each poet and a complete index are included.

  • Item #: 003707
    ISBN: 9780440330608
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    Don't be fooled by its size - this compact volume houses 26 classic American short stories, each story selected both for its popularity and excellence in the short story genre. Included are "Rip Van Winkle" by Washington Irving, "Young Goodman Brown" by Nathaniel Hawthorne, "Bartleby the Scrivener" by Hermann Melville, "The Catbird Seat" by James Thurber, as well as great stories from Edgar Allen Poe, Mark Twain, Bret Harte, Ambrose Bierce, Henry James, Mary Wilkins Freeman, Hamlin Garland, O. Henry, Edith Wharton, Stephen Crane, Sherwood Anderson, Wilbur Daniel Steele, Conrad Aiken, Katherine Anne Porter, William March, William Faulkner, John Steinbeck, Paul Horgan, John O'Hara, Walter Van Tilburg Clark, Eudora Welty, and Hortense Calisher. 512 pgs, pb.

  • Item #: 008950
    ISBN: 9780140177374
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    Kino is a poor pearl diver like his father and his grandfather before him, but he lives in a quiet contentment with his wife Juana and their baby son. When his son is stung by a scorpion, the doctor refuses to see him because Kino has no money to pay him. That afternoon when Kino dives, his wife prays that he will find a great pearl so they can pay for a doctor. Kino does indeed find a large pearl as "perfect as the moon," and it seems that the baby is healed almost simultaneously. Kino begins to think of all that he can do with the money he will get from the pearl, but when he goes to sell it the buyers will not offer him the money he knows it is worth. When people try and steal the pearl, Kino reacts with a vengeance, and his wife begs him to get rid of the pearl and its evil. But the longer it is in Kino's possession, the harder it is for him to give the pearl up. - Melissa

  • Item #: 057507
    ISBN: 9781586638450
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  • Item #: 035246
    ISBN: 9781593080099
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    This edition has been edited with an introduction and notes by Robert Squillace and translated by George Herbert Palmer. 339 softcover pages. – Laura

  • Item #: 006127
    ISBN: 9780486284729
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    The Time Machine: Thrift Edition
  • Item #: 017696
    ISBN: 9780141439600
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    Includes an introduction and notes by Richard Maxwell, along with the original illustrations by H.K. Browne, and is 488 pgs, pb.

  • Item #: 000952
    ISBN: 9780812505047
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    The Time Machine
  • Item #: 000915
    ISBN: 9781853260230
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    Includes an introduction by Dr. Siv Jansson and simple notes throughout the text that explain several obscure or outdated references, 176 pgs, pb.

  • Item #: 005933
    ISBN: 9780486282114
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    A no-frills edition that includes the full text, 166 pgs, pb.

  • Item #: 019905
    ISBN: 9780553210118
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  • Item #: 003493
    ISBN: 9780684801223
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    A classic story of an old Cuban fisherman who demonstrates great personal strength, loyalty and endurance. When he hooks a giant marlin - his first "catch" in weeks, it takes him far out to sea, testing his courage, skill and stamina. By Ernest Hemingway.

  • Item #: 031633
    ISBN: 9780156012195
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    This is a classic tale of equal appeal to children and adults. On one level, it is the story of an airman's discovery of the Little Prince, a small boy from another planet who has stories of intergalactic travel. On the other hand, it is a thought-provoking allegory of the human condition. First published in 1943, the year before the author's death in action, this new translation contains Saint-Exupery's delightful illustrations.

  • Item #: 016003
    ISBN: 9780451526342
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    This classic political satire by George Orwell attaches the idea of totalitarian government using farm animals as characters. The animals try to run the farm on their own and create a paradise of progress and equality, but certain animals (namely the pigs) begin to take control and take away freedoms. With great parallels to many governments, this book is a must-read. A few complete and unabridged editions are available. The Signet Classic Edition has a preface by Russell Baker and is 144 pgs, pb. ~ Rachel

  • Item #: LLCPGA
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     Includes Gold Book: American Literature and required literature.

  • Item #: LLCPGW
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     Includes Gold Book: World Literature and required literature.

  • Item #: LLCPGB
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     Includes Gold Book: British Literature and required literature.

  • Item #: 000341
    ISBN: 9781880892848
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  • Item #: 000343
    ISBN: 9781880892855
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  • Item #: 000339
    ISBN: 9781880892879
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    Because the original version of Star of Light is now out of print, the Green Teacher book now includes suggested lesson changes to use with the revised edition.