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…said, "All modern American literature comes from one book by Mark Twain....it's the best book we’ve had. All American writing comes from that." He may have been engaging in hyperbole, but it’s hard to overestimate the influence this book has had on American literature and culture. Every…

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One of the most influential philosophical and artistic movements in American history, Transcendentalism is one of the main pillars of American literature. This anthology begins with Emerson's groundbreaking "Self-Reliance" and includes Thoreau's most influential essay, "Civil Disobedience," and…

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…perfect book with which to examine how an author’s structural choices impact a text, and it’s a great way to explore more Latin American literature. This book is eligible for Prestwick House paperback volume discounts. You'll always save at least 25% on any paperback you order. If the…

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…students will: * Learn to develop their own unique writing voice;* Become confident in voicing their opinions;* Build a personal connection to literature. This package includes 30 copies of the paperback book automatically upgraded to our highest discount and a copy of our print Response Journal.…

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This collection includes some of American literature's greatest short stories throughout history. These stories will engage your students with their various topics and amazing detail. There is no easier way to introduce your students to the writings of America's best authors. Below are the titles of…

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101 Great American Poems is an essential anthology that belongs in every American Literature classroom. The Teaching Unit for 101 Great American Poems gives you a comprehensive academic framework that saves you hours of prep work. You can rely on this well-researched unit as a strong base for your…

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…an anthology of American poetry at such a great price! This book includes poems by Frost, Eliot, Dickinson, and more . This AP* Literature Teaching Unit helps you teach a selection of poems from 101 American Poems and at the same time prepare your students for the AP Literature and Composition Exam.…

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Make learning about literature both fun and effective — and have other teachers asking how you get your students so excited to learn — with Prestwick House Activity Packs! Get students thinking strategically about elements like theme, symbols, characterization, and allusion using dozens…

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This series of three Literary Timeline posters colorfully depict the progression of American literature in three ways. The poster's top portion is a grouping of portraits of some of the top authors of the era including: William Faulkner, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Jack London and Ezra Pound. The…

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Immerse your classroom in exciting worlds of fiction with Prestwick House's Headlines posters! Capture your students' attention with these 11" x 17" posters, stylized to resemble gossip tabloids and front-page newspaper articles. Each title-specific set comes with three posters highlighting themes…

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…having recently emigrated from Cameroon to America, make a living working for the Edwards family, a wealthy husband and wife with connections to Lehman Brothers. Fast-paced and political, Behold the Dreamers is an excellent novel to connect students with literature about American exceptionalism.

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A perfect supplement to African American Literature: An Anthology from Frederick Douglass to Toni Morrison, this poster set provides a visual timeline to help students recognize the relationships between the stories they're reading and the historical period in which they were written. Three 11" x…

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