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Flowers for Algernon: Student Edition
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|May 31, 2004

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Oscar-winning film Charly starring Cliff Robertson and Claire Bloom-a mentally challenged man receives an operation that turns him into a genius? and introduces him to heartache.
Blindness
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|October 15, 1999

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A stunningly powerful novel of man's will to survive against all odds, by the winner of the 1998 Nobel Prize for Literature. This is a shattering work by a literary master."- The Boston Globe A New York Times Notable Book of the Year A Los Angeles Times Best…
The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter: Oprah Classic 4
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|April 21, 2004

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With the publication of her first novel, The Heart is a Lonely Hunter , Carson McCullers, all of twenty-three, became a literary sensation. With its profound sense of moral isolation and its compassionate glimpses into its characters' inner lives, the novel is…
Spanish Short Stories 1: Parallel Text
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|November 30, 1966

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Excellent reading in either Spanish or English, the eight short stories in this collection by authors including Jorge Luis Borges, Gabriel Garcia Márquez and Camilo José Cela have been chosen for their readability and literary merit. Seven are from…
Chernowitz
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|May 1, 1983

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Ninth grade, that’s when it all began for Bobby Cherno. He’d never minded school, and he’d always had friends to play soccer or go sailing with. Emmet Sundback changed that. Big, mean Emmet—nobody liked him, but everyone followed his lead.…
A Tourist's Guide to Glengarry
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|November 15, 2002

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This book is a tribute to a real neighbourhood at a special point in time -- working class north Edmonton on the cusp of the oil boom. McGillis has drawn partly on figures from his own late 60s, early 70s childhood, including a maverick substitute teacher with a…
A Christmas Carol
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|September 27, 1994

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"Bah Humbug!" That's how Ebeneezer Scrooge feels about Christmas--until the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future decide to show the crotchety old miser the error of his ways. Together they travel through time, revisiting all the people who…
Italian Short Stories 1: Parallel Text Edition
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|May 2, 1989

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The eight stories in this collection, by Moravian, Pavese, Pratolina, and other modern writers, have been selected as being representative of contemporary Italian writing. The English translations provided are literal rather than literary, and there are notes and…
Imani All Mine
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|March 19, 2004

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With authority and grace" (Essence), Imani All Mine tells the story of Tasha, a fourteen-year-old unwed mother of a baby girl. In her ghettoized world where poverty, racism, and danger are daily struggles, Tasha uses her savvy and humor to uncover the good hidden…
German Short Stories 1: Parallel Text Edition
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|June 30, 1965

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Much maligned in pre-war Germany, the short story enjoyed a creative rebirth in 1945. Initially imported by the Allies, the form also matched perfectly the prevailing mood of irony, objectivity and mistrust of the didactic. With the original German text running…
One Bird
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|September 30, 1996

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"STUNNING, EVOCATIVE . . . [A] well-crafted coming-of-age novel." --School Library Journal Fifteen-year-old Megumi was very sad when her parents broke up. But now, with her mother running off on a "trip" to her own childhood home, Megumi is…
Wrestling Match
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|May 30, 2000

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Born of Ibo parents in Nigeria, Buchi Emecheta is widely known for her multi-layered stories of black women struggling to maintain their identity and construct viable lives for themselves and their families. She writes, according to The New York Times, with…