♥ Book Title : Critical Reading Activities for the Works of Robert Cormier
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♥ Book Title : Robert Cormier
☯ Full Synopsis : "This compelling New Casebook is the first essay collection devoted to the work of groundbreaking American author Robert Cormier. Written by a team of international children's literature experts, the volume offers a variety of critical and theoretical approaches to the range of Cormier's controversial young adult novels. The newly-commissioned essays explore the author's earlier best-known writings for teenagers as well as his later less critically examined texts, focussing on key issues such as adolescence, identity, bullying and child corruption. Recognizing Cormier's achievement, this long-overdue critical resource is essential reading for anyone with an interest in his influential work and lasting impact on young adult fiction."Article| Adrienne E. Gavin| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : Heroes
☯ Full Synopsis : "Francis Joseph Cassavant is 18. He has just returned home from the Second World War, and he has no face. He does have a gun and a mission: to murder his childhood hero. Francis lost most of his face when he fell on a grenade in France. He received the Silver Star for bravery, but was it really an act of heroism? Now, having survived, he is looking for a man he once admired and respected, a man adored my many people, a man who also received a Silver Star for bravery. A man who destroyed Francis’s life."Article| Robert Cormier| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : Tunes for Bears to Dance To
☯ Full Synopsis : "Money’s tight and Henry is lucky to have the job at Mr. Hairston’s grocery store. His parents are both lost in despair following the death of Henry’s older brother, and Henry is glad for the opportunity to feel like he’s helping. Saving to buy a marker for Eddie’s grave, Henry tries to ignore Mr. Hairston’s commentary about the customers. But Henry is shocked when he is told he’s being laid off. That is, unless he agrees to do one thing, one terrible thing."Article| Robert Cormier| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : Literacy Program Evaluation and Development Initiatives for P-12 Teaching
☯ Full Synopsis : "Teacher leadership is a critical component of effective curriculum assessment and professional development. With teacher-led inquiry being utilized, schools can better improve their learning programs. Literacy Program Evaluation and Development Initiatives for P-12 Teaching is a pivotal resource for the latest research on the benefits of using teacher educators to facilitate the assessment and improvements of school literacy programs. Highlighting a range of relevant topics on professional learning and teacher leadership, this book is ideally designed for school administrators, teachers, researchers, and academics."Article| Lawrence, Salika A.| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : The Chocolate War
☯ Full Synopsis : "A high-school freshman who refuses to participate in the annual fund-raising chocolate sale is forced to defend his convictions."Article| Robert Cormier| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : The Rag and Bone Shop
☯ Full Synopsis : "When the accusations spread that twelve-year-old Jason was responsible for the murder of a young girl, it is up to a fierce interrogator to make him confess to the crime regardless of whether the confession is the truth or not. Reader's Guide available."Article| Robert Cormier| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : We All Fall Down
☯ Full Synopsis : "Buddy Walker is troubled by his parent’s recent divorce, and when Harry Flowers suggests a prank, he goes along, just for opportunity to do something different. He doesn’t realize that someone is watching. When Jane Jerome’s house is trashed, and sister brutally injured in a home invasion, she struggles to continue with her life as her family falls apart. The Avenger has witnessed reckless evil. He has killed before and knows that he just needs to wait until the time is right before he can take his revenge. Robert Cormier once again sheds light on the conflict between good and evil and the dark side of human nature. In his classic style, each character’s point of view is revealed invoking both sympathy and horror while showing the complexities of the psyche."Article| Robert Cormier| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : El-Hi Textbooks and Serials in Print
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♥ Book Title : Tenderness
☯ Full Synopsis : "Eighteen-year-old Eric has just been released from juvenile detention for murdering his mother and stepfather. Now he’s looking for tenderness—tenderness he finds in caressing and killing beautiful girls. Fifteen-year-old Lori has run away from home again. Emotionally naïve but sexually precocious, she is also looking for tenderness—tenderness she finds in Eric. Will Lori and Eric be each other’s salvation or destruction? Told from their alternating points of view, this harrowing thriller speeds to its fateful conclusion with an irresistible force, and a final twist that will not be easily forgotten."Article| Robert Cormier| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : El-Hi Textbooks & Serials in Print, 2005
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♥ Book Title : EIGHT PLUS ONE: STORIES
☯ Full Synopsis : "Seventeen-year-old Mike visits his grandmother’s bedside and learns a family secret. A divorced father discovers that only love, not bribes, can keep his daughter “his” on Thursdays. A young white boy finds that friendship—and betrayal—can cross racial boundaries. Robert Cormier is one of America’s most acclaimed writers for young adults. Here are nine touching and intensely personal stories, that confirm that these accolades are deserved. Each story features a brief introduction that explains how the story came to be, or something about the writing. Perhaps not as dark as some of Cormier’s novels, these tales still have his classically haunting themes, which will be savored by readers of all ages."Article| Robert Cormier| Statement ..."