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…with cartoons, caricatures, and audio recordings, all of which help you teach your students how satire works and why it matters. Classic satires like Swift’s A Modest Proposal are juxtaposed against modern works to show the timeless nature of this often hilarious (and often bitter) genre.

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…Dictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory explains critical jargon (intertextuality, aporia), literary forms (sonnet, ottava rima), and genres (elegy, pastoral). It also examines artifacts, historic locales, archetypes, origins of well-known phrases, and much, much more. Scholarly,…

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…exploring both the successes and failures of civilized society. One man's journey through time produces an imaginative and frightening depiction of what the future may hold. This exceptional science fiction novel is sure to intrigue your students and introduce them to an exciting literary genre.

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…and AP-level student. We’re not talking simple decoding or basic comprehension. We’re talking the real stuff of literary study: form, genre, language use, and the interaction of the reader, writer, and text. This is the finest argument about the need to read literature that includes…

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The Riders of the Purple Sage is a cornerstone of the western genre. Published in 1912, the story details a woman’s struggle to avoid persecution from her polygamous Mormon church. This book is eligible for Prestwick House paperback volume discounts. You'll always save at least 25% on any…

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…Told in a series of journal entries, Life as We Knew It makes an exceptional choice for middle-grade readers looking to explore the science fiction genre. This book is eligible for Prestwick House paperback volume discounts. You'll always save at least 25% on any paperback you order. If the retail…

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If your high school students are interested in the Afrofuturism genre, this anthology is for them. In this Alex Award-winning book, science fiction and fantasy author N. K. Jemisin presents 22 short stories that examine modern culture with a speculative eye. From stories of utopian societies and…

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The third volume of The Lord of the Rings, The Return of the King, exemplifies great literature, regardless of the genre. Danger, characters’ internal doubts, conflicts involving war, pestilence, and a host of horrific creatures dominate this last episode. Tolkien has created the just and…

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Paula LaRocque calls her clear and comprehensive guide to good writing a "one-stop shopping for writers working in any genre." Her no-nonsense style and numerous models guide students through academic, personal, and creative writing, and she carefully explains oft-misunderstood "rules" of grammar…

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…more effective reading lessons and foster critical reading skills with Steps to Successful Reading for fiction and nonfiction. Covering all major genres, including mystery, short story, advertisement, and editorial, this series will give you the tools you need to appeal to multiple learning styles…

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To help you meet the complex demands of the CCSS, this book demonstrates methods for teaching texts in several genres: informational texts, biography, memoir, myth, short stories, argumentative texts, and poems. It’s both professional development and a practical teaching resource — the…

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…to get students writing on things they really care about, we have to grab them at the level they live, which she argues, is in the four popular genres. To get the students writing, the book offers many, many worthwhile suggestions. This book should be in the library of everyone who teaches writing…

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