eBook Short Stories for Students

  • Series Name: Short Stories for Students Series
  • Volume 44
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  • ISBN-10: 1410328619
  • ISBN-13: 9781410328618
  • DDC: 809.31
  • Grade Level Range: 8th Grade - College Senior
  • 313 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released November 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017
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Overview

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.
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Short Stories for Students Series

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.

Features and Benefits

  • Student friendly: Homework help format, w/ criticism at H.S. students’ interest and reading levels.
  • 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 well with textbooks, anthologies.

What's New

  • Some of the short stories in this edition include Footfalls, In the Region of Ice, and Like a Winding Sheet.

Alternate Formats

  • Casebound Edition

    ISBN-10: 1410328562 | ISBN-13: 9781410328564

Table of Contents

Detroit Skyline, 1949 - Bobbie Ann Mason.
Footfalls - Wilbur Daniel Steele.
The Hunter’s Wife - Anthony Doerr.
In the Region of Ice - Joyce Carol Oates.
The Jewbird - Bernard Malamud.
Like a Winding Sheet - Ann Petry.
Looking for a Rain God - Bessie Head.
The Man Without a Country - Edward Everett Hale.
Tale of the Unknown Island – Jose Saramago.
This Morning, This Evening, So Soon - James Baldwin.
Tony’s Story - Leslie Marmon Silko.
What You Pawn I Will Redeem - Sherman Alexie.
Who’s Irish? - Gish Jen.
The Wide Net - Eudora Welty.