These classic American stories, each adapted for classroom use, are an enjoyable way for students to develop an understanding of American language and literature, culture and character. Historic photographs and illustrations acquaint students with the time, place, and cultural atmoshphere of each selection.
1. The Fat of the Land by Anzia Yezierska 2. South of The Slot by Jack London 3. The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry 4. The Only Rose by Sarah Orne Jewett 5. The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky by Stephen Crane 6. An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge by Ambrose Beirce 7. A Curious Dream by Mark Twain 8. The Black Cat by Edgar Allan Poe 9. Rip Van Winkle by Washington Irvine