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Senior Novel Sets

Posted by terryjamesresourcecentre on November 6, 2008

The Terry James Video Library has four new titles, available in novel sets, for senior students.  Titles are:

red-tent1The Red Tent by Anita Diamant

In a story based on the Book of Genesis, Jacob’s only daughter, Dinah shares her unique perspectives on the origins of many of our modern religious practices and sexual politics, eager to impart the lessons in endurance and humanity she has learned from her father’s wives.

splendid-sunsA Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Houseini

Chronicles the lives of two Afghan women who struggle to survive, raise a family, and find happiness in war-torn Afghanistan.

book-thief1The Book Thief  by markus Zusak

Trying to make sense of the horrors of World War II, Death relates the story of Liesel–a young German girl whose book-stealing and story-telling talents help sustain her family and the Jewish man they are hiding, as well as their neighbors.

long-wayA Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier by Ishamel Beah

Ishmael Beah’s firsthand account of war and his plight as a child soldier in Sierra Leone’s civil war.

Link to our catalogue

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