Glencoe Literature: The Reader's Choice, Course 1, Student Edition: The Reader's Choice, Course 1…

Hardcover | June 1, 2001

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"The two most engaging powers of an author are to make new things familiar, and familiar things new." - Samuel Johnson, 1709-1784

Glencoe Literature for 2002 also "makes new things familiar, and familiar things new." Designed to meet the needs of today's classroom, Glencoe Literature has been developed with careful attention to Instructor Planning, Strategic Reading Support, and Universal Access.

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"The two most engaging powers of an author are to make new things familiar, and familiar things new." - Samuel Johnson, 1709-1784Glencoe Literature for 2002 also "makes new things familiar, and familiar things new." Designed to meet the needs of today's classroom, Glencoe Literature has been developed with careful attention to Instruct...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:10.3 × 8.4 × 1.54 inPublished:June 1, 2001Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0078251052

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Glencoe Literature: The Reader's Choice Course 1, Grade 6

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THEME ONE: Where I Belong

The Circuit - Francisco Jiménez (Short story

from Little by Little - Jean Little (Autobiography)

To Young Readers - Gwendolyn Brooks (Poem)

Arithmetic - Carl Sandburg (Poem)

The All-American Slurp - Lensey Namioka (Short story)

The Land of Red Apples - Zitkala-Sa (Autobiography)

Primary Lessons - Judith Ortiz Cofer (Autobiography)

from The Lost Garden - Laurence Yep (Autobiography)

from Homesick - Jean Fritz (Autobiography)

THEME TWO:Through Other Eyes

from Brother Wolf - Jim Brandenburg (Nonfiction)

Why Dogs Are Tame - Julius Lester (Folktale)

Mowgli's Brothers - Rudyard Kipling (Short story)

The Boy Who Lived with the Bears - Joseph Bruchac (Folktale)

Koko: Smart Signing Gorilla - Jean Craighead George (Nonfiction)

Zlateh the Goat - Isaac Bashevis Singer (Short story)

The Naming of Cats - T. S. Eliot (Poem)

Ankylosaurus - Jack Prelutsky (Poem)

The Shark - John Ciardi (Poem)

Dinner Together - Diana Rivera (Poem)

How soft a Caterpillar steps- - Emily Dickinson (Poem)

The Bat - Theodore Roethke (Poem)

A Minor Bird - Robert Frost (Poem)

THEME THREE: Growing Times

La Bamba - Gary Soto (Short story)

Shoes for Hector - Nicholasa Mohr (Short story)

Eleven - Sandra Cisneros (Short story)

The Sidewalk Racer or On the Skateboard - Lillian Morrison (Poem)

Daydreamers - Eloise Greenfield (Poem)

Concha - Mary Helen Ponce (Short story)

The Southpaw - Judith Viorst (Short story)

Alexander the Great King - Olivia Coolidge (Biography)

A Backwoods Boy - Russell Freedman (Biography)

THEME FOUR: What's Most Important

The Stone - Lloyd Alexander (Short story)

April Rain Song - Langston Hughes (Poem)

in Just- - E. E. Cummings (Poem)

Wings - Jane Yolen (Myth)

The Flying Machine - Ray Bradbury (Short story)

The White Umbrella - Gish Jen (Short story)

Becky and the Wheels-and-Brake Boys - James Berry (Short story)

President Cleveland, Where Are You? - Robert Cormier (Short story)

THEME FIVE: The Will to Win

Satchel Paige - Bill Littlefield (Biography)

The King of Mazy May - Jack London (Short story)

Priscilla and the Wimps - Richard Peck (Short story)

Pecos Bill - Mary Pope Osborne (Folktale)

Baker's Bluejay Yarn - Mark Twain (Short story)

Doc Rabbit, Bruh Fox, and Tar Baby - Virginia Hamilton (Folktale)

The Toad and the Donkey - Toni Cade Bambara (Folktale)

THEME SIX: Getting Through Hard Times

Whatif - Shel Silverstein (Poem)

Life Doesn't Frighten Me - Maya Angelou (Poem)

Abd al-Rahman Ibrahima - Walter Dean Myers (Biography)

The Gold Cadillac - Mildred D. Taylor (Short story)

The Horse Snake - Huynh Quang Nhuong (Autobiography)

from Woodsong - Gary Paulsen (Autobiography)

The Dog of Pompeii - Louis Untermeyer (Short story)

from Volcano - Patricia Lauber (Nonfiction)

from When Plague Strikes - James Cross Giblin (Nonfiction)

THEME SEVEN: Old Tales, New Twists

Creation - Shonto Begay (Poem)

Leyenda - Pat Mora (Poem)

All Stories Are Anansi's - Harold Courlander (Folktale)

The End of the World - Jenny Leading Cloud (Myth)

Porcupine and the Sky Mirrors - Katherine Davison (Folktale)

The Fly - Mai Vo-Dinh (Folktale)

Dragon, Dragon - John Gardner (Modern fairy tale)

The Enchanted Raisin - Jacqueline Balcells (Modern fairy tale)

Damon and Pythias - Fan Kissen (Drama)

THEME EIGHT: To Strange Places

The Pied Piper of Hamelin - Robert Browning (Narrative poem)

The Walrus and the Carpenter - Lewis Carroll (Narrative poem)

Aunt Millicent - Mary Steele (Short story)

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - Roald Dahl and Richard George (Drama)

Future Tense - Robert Lipsyte (Short story)

The Sand Castle - Alma Luz Villanueva (Short story)