Best Short Stories: Advanced / Edition 1

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Banish boredom! Excite students with variety—drama, verse, stories, reporting, and more—all at comfortable reading levels
  • Five genres, each in three levels, let students study a particular kind of

    writing at the appropriate reading level

  • Emphasis on reading skills helps students who have difficulty with a

    traditional literature anthology

  • Integration of reading and writing encourages students to study how

    authors construct their works and then to try to emulate stylistic elements

Rescue bored readers by introducing them to the many exciting forms of

literature. The Best series collects superb nonfiction, play scripts, poetry,

short stories, and stand-alone chapters of longer works, so you can quickly

find well-crafted selections that reflect student interests. Best of all, we’ve

tailored the series to three reading levels, making it the perfect tool for

reaching out to students of any ability who aren’t succeeding with more

traditional anthologies.

  • Introductory: Reading Level 5-6, Interest Level 6-8
  • Middle: Reading Level 7-8, Interest Level 6-10
  • Advanced: Reading Level 9-12, Interest Level 9-12
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780890616666
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 1/1/1998
  • Series: Best Ser.
  • Edition description: Student Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 476
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.00 (d)

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McGraw-Hill authors represent the leading experts in their fields and are dedicated to improving the lives, careers, and interests of readers worldwide
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Table of Contents

Best Short Stories


The Garden Party by Katherine Mansfield

A Worn Path by Eudora Welty

A Summer's Reading by Bernard Malamud

My Oedipus Complex by Frank O'Connor

Everyday Use by Alice Walker

The Lagoon by Joseph Conrad

The Guest by Albert Camus

A Christmas Memory by Truman Capote

The Black Cat by Edgar Allen Poe

A Rose for Emily by William Faulkner

The Kugelmass Episode by Woody Allen

Sonny's Blues by James Baldwin

Revelation by Francis O'Connor

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