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The epic tale of Odysseus’ ten-year journey after the defeat of Troy is a thrilling adventure story, a passionate love story, and a fantasy rooted in ancient history. It is also the cornerstone on which much of Western literature and thought is based, making it an integral part of any…

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Homer’s epic of the Trojan War follows Achilles through his final days. This classic translation of The Iliad by Samuel Butler has been a favorite in high school classrooms for decades. Our Literary Touchstone Classics are unabridged, complete texts, and come with unbelievable prices. Each…

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This verse translation has none of the convoluted sentences and archaic language found in many of the other translations. While it is clear, interesting, and easily read, this is not a dumbed-down version. The translator, Allen Mandelbaum, is a poet, translator, and scholar, whose work has been well…

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In 1957, young Homer Hickam discovers the power of his dreams as he builds his own rocket. His hope, supported by his mother and his teacher, is that his rocket will be his way out of the West Virginia mining town that is quickly dying around them. His dream is realized when, after winning a gold…

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…will love following along with Odysseus on his journey to becoming an epic hero. Fagles’s poetic translation is a powerful rendition of Homer’s epic. A necessary read for most English classes, The Odyssey remains a staple in literature because it links history, myth, and adventure in a…

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Build an excellent AP* Literature curriculum and give students a competitive advantage on the AP exam with Prestwick House AP Literature Teaching Units. These ready-to-use resources will save you hours of prep time—time that you can spend more efficiently with students. Students will benefit…

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Build an excellent AP* Literature curriculum and give students a competitive advantage on the AP exam with Prestwick House AP Literature Teaching Units. These ready-to-use resources will save you hours of prep time—time that you can spend more efficiently with students. Students will benefit…

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Through its evocation of the age of Greek heroism, its depictions of gods and goddesses, its incredible series of adventures, and, above all, by its sheer narrative power, The Odyssey is among the greatest epics in the world. With its famous beginning, "Sing in me, Muse...," Robert Fitzgerald's…

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Sure, a movie based on a good book can be an excuse for not reading the book, but when viewed immediately after reading, it can also provide many benefits for your students. The movie can help clarify difficult concepts or scenes that your students may have missed. Great discussion questions and…

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Your students will love following along with Odysseus on his journey to becoming an epic hero. A classic tale for any classroom, The Odyssey remains a staple in literature because it links history and adventure in a way that remains exciting for students and people of all ages. This abridged version…

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The Odyssey is the epic tale of the Greek hero Odysseus's long return home from war. This AP* Literature Teaching Unit helps you teach The Odyssey and at the same time prepare your students for the AP Literature and Composition Exam. It's easy to add this unit to your lesson plan, and it will save…

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