Young Adult Literature trivia questionsApril 27, 2017 – 01:13 am

Young Adult Literature trivia questions

Editors: Wendy Glenn, Senior Editor Ricki Ginsberg, Assistant Editor Volume 22, Number 3 Spring 1995 Young Adult Literature Trivia - The Best of the Best Books (Compiled by Kay Parks Bushman) At the 1994 American Library Association Meeting, young adult librarians selected the top 100 young adult books published during the past 25 years. The following are descriptions of ten of them. Can you name them? 1. Arthur Dent and his friend Ford Prefect travel…

World Literature Reading list for AdultsMarch 28, 2017 – 01:12 am

World Literature Reading list for Adults

For many of us that love reading, the seeds are sown in childhood through the books we read or have read to us. Children’s literature was the inspiration for this month’s Oxford World’s Classics reading list and below is just a selection of many classics of the genre that are out there. What were your favourites? Let us know in the comments. Peter Pan, the boy who refused to grow up, is an exploration of eternal youth created by J. M. Barrie. This…

World Literature importanceFebruary 24, 2017 – 01:02 am

World Literature importance

Literature is the foundation of life. It places an emphasis on many topics from human tragedies to tales of the ever-popular search for love. While it is physically written in words, these words come alive in the imagination of the mind, and its ability to comprehend the complexity or simplicity of the text. Literature enables people to see through the lenses of others, and sometimes even inanimate objects; therefore, it becomes a looking glass into…

World Literature to the 16th centuryFebruary 4, 2017 – 12:55 am

World Literature to the 16th century

Author: I. Abbasi A. •12:12 PM Literary works in sixteenth-century England were rarely if ever created in isolation from other currents in the social and cultural world. The boundaries that divided the texts we now regard as aesthetic from other texts were porous and constantly shifting. It is perfectly acceptable, of course, for the purposes of reading to redraw these boundaries more decisively, treating Renaissance texts as if they were islands…

World Literature HomeschoolersJanuary 31, 2017 – 12:52 am

World Literature Homeschoolers

Want to teach your child literature? Then you have a problem! On one side you have a number of well-written books without God and without hope in the world. On the other, you can find cartloads of evangelical twaddle ( The Searing Story of Joseph and Potiphar s Wife! New Heights in Biblical Romance! ) and wholesome sugarcoated junk (Pollyanna Meets the Bobbsey Twins). Today parents who care about literature often feel as though they are being forced…

World Literature Study GuidesJanuary 27, 2017 – 12:51 am

World Literature Study Guides

Practical Homeschooling Magazine Reader Awards First Place in Geography, 2014 Second Place in History, 2014 Third Place in Literature, 2014 Third Place in Unit Studies, 2014 Our Newly Revised and Expanded Edition! This Award-Winning Guide has been completely Revised & Expanded! Now in full-color it features new comprehension questions, vocabulary, activities, answer key, and great website links. One of our most popular studies just got better!…

World Literature short storiesJanuary 11, 2017 – 12:17 am

World Literature short stories

Had she not passed away at the too-young age of 39 from lupus, today would have been legendary Southern Gothic author Flannery O’Connor’s 87th birthday. To celebrate her legacy of pitch-perfect short stories and razor-sharp wit, we’ve collected a few of our favorite works from some of the best short story writers of all time, all available online — though we can’t promise reading them that way will be as satisfying as hefting a huge tome of collected…