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Summer Classic Reread: “The Turn of the Screw”

Summer Classic Reread: The Turn of the Screw by Henry James  Why I wanted to reread it: I loved it long ago. I know that many teachers recommend it for students because it is a horror story, and they hope … Continue reading

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Adult Classics for Teens: “Johnny Got His Gun”

Johnny Got His Gun by Dalton Trumbo                Yes, an’ how many times must the cannon balls fly Before they’re forever banned? The answer, my friend, is blowin’ in the wind The answer is blowin’ in the wind Bob Dylan Johnny … Continue reading

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