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Great Books for High School Kids: A Teachers' Guide to Books That Can Change Teens' Lives

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A best books guide for teenagers contains seven essays, and includes an index of more than seventy subjects and an annotated list of hundreds of recommended great books.

About the Author

Rick Ayers and Amy Crawford both teach English at Berkeley High School in Berkeley, California.

Table of Contents

OVERCOMING CHILDHOOD. Dorothy Allison's Bastard Out of Carolina — Amy Crawford: Great books about: Childhood stories, Abuse and recovery. CAN YOU FIND YOUR FUTURE IN YOUR PAST? Toni Morrison's Song of Solomon — Dean Blase: Great books about: Legacies: the identities we inherit from the past, The political struggle for freedom. HOW DANGEROUS CAN A BOOK BE? Mark Twain's The Adventure of Huckleberry Finn — Emily Donaldson: Great books about: Talking back: making moral choices in an immoral world, Journey to adulthood. SUFFERING UNTO TRUTH: DO YOU THINK YOUR FUTURE IS FATED? Aeschylus's Oresteia — Rick Ayers: Great books about: Hubris and Nemesis, Is your future fated?, The cycle of violence. SPIRITUAL JOURNEYS: WHAT IS THE PATH TO ENLIGHTENMENT? Rudolfo Analya's BLess me, Ultima — Bonnie Katzive: Great books about: Spiritual journeys, Fathers and sons. CULTURE AND SURVIVAL. Sherman Alexie's Reservation Blues-- Sarah Talbot: Great books about: History imagined, Gotta laugh to keep from crying, Cultural survival.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780807097106
Subtitle:
A Teacher's Guide to Books That Can Change Teens' Lives
Publisher:
Beacon Press
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20040515
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
240

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Education » General
Health and Self-Help » Child Care and Parenting » General
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Reference » Bibliography and Library Science

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