Each volume of Short Stories for Students contains easily accessible and content-rich discussions of the literary and historical background of 13-15 works from various cultures and time periods. Each story covered in this new resource was specially chosen by an advisory panel of teachers and librarians -- experts who have helped us define the information needs of students and ensure the age-appropriateness of this reference's content.
Here are some of the stories you will find in this volume: "The Disappearance" by Chitra Banarjee Divakaruni, "Little Knife" by Michael Chabon, "A New Leaf" by F. Scott Fitzgerald, "The Sentinel" by Arthur Clarke, "The Storyteller" by Saki, and "This is What it Means to Say Phoenix, Arizona" by Sherman Alexie.
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Each biannual volume presents vital information on approximately 20 of the most-studied short stories at the high school and early-college levels. Illustrated, Short Stories For Students contains concise synopses of the story's plot, characters and themes, along with a brief author biography, a discussion of the story's cultural and historical significance, and excerpted criticism geared specifically toward the high school student. Researchers will also find information on media adaptations of the story, discussion questions, and suggestions on what to read next. Cumulative indexes enable students to access entries via author, title, nationality, and theme. You may also be interested in For Students Online - the complete For Students Collection in eBook format. While Gale strives to replicate print content, some content may not be available due to rights restrictions. Call your Sales Rep for details.