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Sarah Orne Jewett Biography

Sarah Orne Jewett Sarah Orne Jewett (1840-1909) was an American author born in South Berwick, Maine, on the 3rd of September 1849. She was a daughter of the physician Theodore H. Jewett (1815-1878), by whom she was greatly influenced, and … Continue reading

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Historical Fiction for Young Readers

Historical Fiction and Biographies for Young Readers Reading historical fiction and biographies is one of the best ways to immerse in a time period, and some of the most memorable historical fiction I’ve ever read is written for elementary, middle-grade, or high school … Continue reading

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Ch. 4 Outline of American Literature by Kathryn VanSpanckeren

Outline of American Literature Chapter 4: The Romantic Period, 1820-1860: Fiction Protagonists of the American Romance are haunted, alienated individuals By Kathryn VanSpanckeren The American Novelist The Romance: Nathaniel Hawthorne, Herman Melville, Edgar Allan Poe Women Writers and Reformers: Lydia … Continue reading

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Top Ten Reasons to Read Fiction

Dr. Randy Laist of Goodwin College offers a thoughtful list of his top ten reasons for reading fiction. These are great reasons and apply to the study of the classics as well as to other books you may read for … Continue reading

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