eBook Novels for Students: Presenting Analysis, Context & Criticism on Commonly Studied Novels

  • Series Name: Novels for Students Series
  • Volume 57
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  • ISBN-10: 1410328457
  • ISBN-13: 9781410328458
  • DDC: 809.3
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - 12th Grade +
  • 356 Pages | eBook
  • Previous Editions: 2018, 2017, 2017
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released January 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018
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Overview

Each volume of Novels For Students contains easily accessible and content-rich discussions of the literary and historical background of 14 works from various cultures and time periods. Each novel included 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. Within the pages of Novels For Students, young researchers will discover everything they need to complete homework assignments and lead classroom discussions.

Each volume (beginning with volume 32) includes two “Literature to Film” entries. Entries profiling film versions of plays/novels not only diversify the study of plays/novels but support alternate learning styles, media literacy, and film studies curricula as well.

See Table of Contents for a list of works that appear in this volume. Please note that the entire For Students series in available eBook format.

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Novels for Students Series

When your high school students need understandable explanations of Huckleberry Finn, To Kill a Mockingbird, The Color Purple, and other novels frequently studied in literature courses, direct them to this reference from Gale. Each volume of Novels For Students contains easily accessible and content-rich discussions of the literary and historical background of 15 to 20 works from various cultures and time periods. Each novel included in this series 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. Within the pages of Novels For Students, young researchers will discover everything they need to complete homework assignments and lead classroom discussions. 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.

Features and Benefits

  • Student friendly: Homework help format, w/ criticism at H.S. students’ interest and reading levels.
  • Librarian friendly: Lower price than more scholarly criticism volumes (e.g., Poetry Criticism).
  • Reader friendly: For patrons interested in more info on the classics or bestsellers they’re reading.
  • Curriculum Connection: Supports standards on study of literature by genre or in historical context and provides read-a-likes for common core activities.
  • Assignment based: For Students designed to match real English projects and the format facilitates compare and contrast, inquiry-based activities. Title lists correlate with textbooks, anthologies.
  • Title lists correlate with textbooks, anthologies.

Alternate Formats

  • Casebound Edition

    ISBN-10: 1410328406 | ISBN-13: 9781410328403

Table of Contents

The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Volume I: The Pox Party, by M. T. Anderson.
The Book Thief (lit-to-film).
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, by Mark Haddon.
Does My Head Look Big in This?, by Randa Abdel-Fattah.
Fledgling, by Octavia E. Butler.
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (lit-to-film).
I Am David, by Anne Holm.
Not Without Laughter, by Langston Hughes.
Refugee Boy, by Benjamin Zephaniah.
Silver Sparrow, by Tayari Jones.
A Step from Heaven, by An Na.
Walden, by Henry David Thoreau.
Water for Elephants, by Sara Gruen.
World's Fair, by E. L. Doctorow.