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“The clear stars before him took to shuddering, and he knew why: they shuddered at sight of what was behind him.” http://bit.ly/2i2Jcav
The Were-Wolf
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First published in 2008, Garth Stein’s novel, The Art of Racing in the Rain, has remained on several best-seller lists ever since. The story is narrated by a dog named, Enzo, who on the verge of his death, recounts his life with his owner. The heart-wrenching, yet humorous novel explores themes of family, loss, and redemption.

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Halloween is next week—are you ready? Gear up with these spooky story suggestions! http://bit.ly/2zNHRwn
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His twelfth novel since 1962, The Children of Men, by P.D James, illustrates a dystopian world in which no child has been born in twenty-six years and mankind is on the verge of extinction. The narrative follows Dr. Theodore (Theo) Faron as he becomes involved in a plot to stand up to his cousin, the Warden of England, in an attempt to save the human race.


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Halloween is next week—are you ready? Gear up with these spooky story suggestions! http://bit.ly/2zNHRwn
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George Orwell crafts a fictional story about an animal rebellion gone awry to critique the real-life events that followed the Russian Revolution of 1917 in his classic American novel, Animal Farm. A political allegory inspired by the rise of Soviet communism, Animal Farm a fable about the basic nature of human beings, both in isolation and in groups, which militates against any utopian ideal.

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Jane Austen’s beloved novel, Pride and Prejudice, portrays two remarkable characters with whom generations of readers have fallen in love: Elizabeth Bennett and Mr. Fitzwilliam Darcy. Elizabeth develops a blinding prejudice against Darcy and puts him down as no one has dared before. Their relationship—a combination of attraction and contempt—is certainly one of the most exciting in all literature.

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A minister, human rights activist, and prominent black nationalist leader who served as a spokesman for the Nation of Islam during the 1950s and 1960s, Malcolm X advocated a peaceful resolution to America’s racial injustice. The Autobiography of Malcolm X, edited by Alex Haley, is an extended monologue by Malcolm X in which he recounts his life story and addresses readers about his ideals for a better future.

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Topdog/Underdog, by Suzan-Lori Parks, tells the story about two African American brothers struggling to survive after being abandoned by their parents as teenagers. Now in their thirties, the brothers are trying to figure out how to escape a life of poverty.

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To truly get an understanding of the texts they read, students should be writing syntheses. Here's how to write one: http://bit.ly/2yTI302
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