Tales of the Old London Slum – Complete Series

Tales of the Old London Slum – Complete Series


  • Author: Arthur Morrison
  • Release Date : 2017-06-21
  • Genre: Fiction & Literature
  • File Size: 4209926 Bytes


Arthur Morrison is known for his realistic novels and stories about working-class life in London's East End. His best known work of fiction is his novel A Child of the Jago, a tale that recounts the brief life of a child growing up in the "Old Jago", a slum located between Shoreditch High Street and Bethnal Green Road in the East End of London. Table of Contents: Novels: A Child of the Jago To London Town Cunning Murrell The Hole in the Wall Short Stories: Tales of Mean Streets The Street Lizerunt Without Visible Means To Bow Bridge That Brute Simmons Behind the Shade Three Rounds In Business The Red Cow Group On the Stairs Squire Napper "A Poor Stick" A Conversion "All that Messuage" Divers Vanities Spotto's Reclamati...

The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Score: 4
From 648 Ratings

The Perks of Being a Wallflower


  • Author : Stephen Chbosky
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2010-06-29
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781439122433


The Perks of Being a Wallflower Book Description :

Read the cult-favorite coming of age story that takes a sometimes heartbreaking, often hysterical, and always honest look at high school in all its glory. Also a major motion picture starring Logan Lerman and Emma Watson, The Perks of Being a Wallflower is a funny, touching, and haunting modern classic. The critically acclaimed debut novel from Stephen Chbosky, Perks follows observant “wallflower” Charlie as he charts a course through the strange world between adolescence and adulthood. First dates, family drama, and new friends. Sex, drugs, and The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Devastating loss, young love, and life on the fringes. Caught between trying to live his life and trying to run from it, Charlie must learn to navigate those wild and poigna...

Imaginary Friend
Score: 3
From 13 Ratings

Imaginary Friend


  • Author : Stephen Chbosky
  • Publisher : Grand Central Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-10-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781538731345


Imaginary Friend Book Description :

STYLE type=text/css p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; line-height: 15.0px; font: 13.3px Times; color: #000000; -webkit-text-stroke: #000000} p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; line-height: 15.0px; font: 13.3px Times; color: #000000; -webkit-text-stroke: #000000; min-height: 16.0px} span.s1 {font-kerning: none} /style A young boy is haunted by a voice in his head in this "haunting and thrilling" epic of literary horror from the #1 NYT bestselling author of The Perks of Being a Wallflower (John Green). Christopher is seven years old. Christopher is the new kid in town. Christopher has an imaginary friend. We can swallow our fear or let our fear swallow us. Single mother Kate Reese is on the run. Determined to improve life for her and her son, ...

Coming of Age

Coming of Age


  • Author : Valerie Bodden
  • Publisher : ABDO
  • Release Date : 2015-08
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781629697888


Coming of Age Book Description :

This title examines the role and theme of the coming of age archetype in A Separate Peace, The Catcher in the Rye, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The Giver, and The Fault in Our Stars. It features four analysis papers that consider the coming of age theme, each using different critical lenses, writing techniques, or aspects of the theme. Critical thinking questions, sidebars highlighting and explaining each thesis and argument, and other possible approaches for analysis help students understand the mechanics of essay writing. Features include a glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Pub...

Defending Frequently Challenged Young Adult Books

Defending Frequently Challenged Young Adult Books


  • Author : Pat R. Scales
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2016-09-08
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781442264335


Defending Frequently Challenged Young Adult Books Book Description :

This authoritative handbook gives you the information you need to defend challenged books with an informed response and ensure free access to young book lovers. With a profile of each book that includes its plot and characters, related materials and published reviews, awards and prizes, and Web and audiovisual resources, you will be prepared to answer even the toughest attacks....

Young Adult Literature in the Composition Classroom

Young Adult Literature in the Composition Classroom


  • Author : Tamara Girardi
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2018-08-15
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781476633480


Young Adult Literature in the Composition Classroom Book Description :

Young adult literature holds an exceptional place in modern American popular culture. Accessible to readers of all levels, it captures a diverse audience and tends to adapt to the big screen in an exciting way. With its wide readership, YAL sparks interesting discussions inside and outside of the classroom. This collection of new essays examines how YAL has impacted college composition courses, primarily focusing on the first year. Contributors discuss popular YA stories, their educational potential, and possibilities for classroom discussion and exercise....

It s Kind of a Funny Story
Score: 4
From 101 Ratings

It s Kind of a Funny Story


  • Author : Ned Vizzini
  • Publisher : Disney Electronic Content
  • Release Date : 2010-09-25
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781423141082


It s Kind of a Funny Story Book Description :

Like many ambitious New York City teenagers, Craig Gilner sees entry into Manhattan's Executive Pre-Professional High School as the ticket to his future. Determined to succeed at life—which means getting into the right high school to get into the right college to get the right job—Craig studies night and day to ace the entrance exam, and does. That's when things start to get crazy. At his new school, Craig realizes that he isn't brilliant compared to the other kids; he's just average, and maybe not even that. He soon sees his once-perfect future crumbling away....

Seventeenth Summer
Score: 3.5
From 31 Ratings

Seventeenth Summer


  • Author : Maureen Daly
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2010-04-27
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781416994633


Seventeenth Summer Book Description :

Seventeen-year-old Angie, living with her family in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, finds herself in love for the first time the summer after high school graduation....

Black Sabbath s Master of Reality

Black Sabbath s Master of Reality


  • Author : John Darnielle
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Release Date : 2008-04-15
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781441104045


Black Sabbath s Master of Reality Book Description :

Black Sabbath's Master of Reality has maintained remarkable historical status over several generations; it's a touchstone for the directionless, and common coin for young men and women who've felt excluded from the broader cultural economy. John Darnielle hears it through the ears of Roger Painter, a young adult locked in a southern California adolescent psychiatric center in 1985; deprived of his Walkman and hungry for comfort, he explains Black Sabbath as one might describe air to a fish, or love to an android, hoping to convince his captors to give him back his tapes....

The Perks of Being a Wallflower YA edition
Score: 4
From 2,779 Ratings

The Perks of Being a Wallflower YA edition


  • Author : Stephen Chbosky
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2013-01-03
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781471118180


The Perks of Being a Wallflower YA edition Book Description :

A modern cult classic, a major motion picture and a timeless bestseller, The Perks of Being a Wallflower is a deeply affecting coming-of-age story. Charlie is not the biggest geek in high school, but he's by no means popular. Shy, introspective, intelligent beyond his years, caught between trying to live his life and trying to run from it, Charlie is attempting to navigate through the uncharted territory of high school. The world of first dates and mixed tapes, family dramas and new friends. The world of sex, drugs, and music - when all one requires to feel infinite is that perfect song on that perfect drive. Standing on the fringes of life Charlie has a unique perspective of the world around him, but there comes a time to stop being a wallflower and...

This Side of Paradise
Score: 3
From 35 Ratings

This Side of Paradise


  • Author : F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • Publisher : Courier Corporation
  • Release Date : 2012-03-12
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780486115146


This Side of Paradise Book Description :

Definitive novel of the "Lost Generation" focuses on the coming of age of Amory Blaine, a handsome, wealthy Princeton student. Fitzgerald's first novel and an immediate, spectacular success. Note....