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"He was too young, too strong, too full of the sap of living, to submit so easily to the destruction of his hopes. Must he wear out all his years at the side of a bitter querulous woman?"

Ethan Frome- Edith Wharton (option for student teaching), semester

Head High, Ellen Brody by Elisabeth Hamilton Friermood. Really good cover, eh? Irish shanty girl in late 19th century Indiana builds a name for herself with her sewing skills.

Head High, Ellen Brody by Elisabeth Hamilton Friermood. Really good cover, eh? Irish shanty girl in late century Indiana builds a name for herself with her sewing skills.

Dolores Claiborne by Stephen King. Really different than most of his other work

*****Delores Claiborne - Forced by overwhelming evidence to confess her life of crime, Dolores Claiborne, a foul-tempered New Englander, describes how her disintegrating marriage years before caused her heart to turn murderous.

A remarkable story for Lent that is as old as the trees.

THE TALE OF THREE TREES: A Traditional Folktale retold by Angela Elwell Hunt and illustrated by Tim Jonke is a great story to use during Holy Week, Good Friday and Easter season.

Jane Eyre

Romantic melodrama or feminist classic, Jane Eyre is one of the most enduringly popular and compelling novels in the literary canon.

Ivanhoe

Ivanhoe by Walter Scott

Such a fun book

One For the Money: The Book by Janet Evanovich vs. The Movie, starring Katherine Heigl

Ivanhoe

Ivanhoe

"A book with a one-word title": Eldorado (1913)- Baroness Emmuska Orczy.  By date the fourth, chronologically the eighth in The Scarlet Pimpernel series (not including prequels).  Another exciting adventure involving my favourite hero, in which his uncommon pluck and ingenuity is highlighted by others' supreme idiocy.  When I say "others'" there's a specific character I have in mind here; I won't say which.  You'll find out.

"A book with a one-word title": Eldorado (1913)- Baroness Emmuska Orczy. By date the fourth, chronologically the eighth in The Scarlet Pimpernel series (not including prequels). Another exciting adventure involving my favourite hero, in which his uncommon pluck and ingenuity is highlighted by others' supreme idiocy. When I say "others'" there's a specific character I have in mind here; I won't say which. You'll find out.