JSE-BFSC | ISBN 978-078915086-8 | Softcover | $14.95
JSE-BFHC | ISBN 978-078079051-3 | Hardcover | $21.95

The Best of Friends, Student Book

JSE-BFSC | ISBN 978-078915086-8 | Softcover | $14.95
JSE-BFHC | ISBN 978-078079051-3 | Hardcover | $21.95

The Best of Friends, Student Book

"What is the value of friendship?" This book from the Literature & Thought series contains literature that challenges the reader, promotes critical thinking, and encourages independent exploration of themes and issues related to this topic.

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Contents

Prologue

Creating Context

Cluster One: What Is a Friend?

  • Dirk the Protector (autobiography)Gary Paulsen
  • For Heidi with Blue Hair (poem)Fleur Adcock
  • Joe King (personal reminiscence)Bailey White
  • Dawn (short story)Tim Wynne-Jones
  • Untitled (poem)Langston Hughes

Cluster Two: What Would You Do for a Friend?

  • Kimchee and Corn Bread (article)Helie Lee and Stephanie Covington
  • Jones and the Stray (article)Martha Soukup
  • Scream of the Little Bird (short story)David S. Jackson
  • Blue Diamond (short story)Neal Shusterman

Cluster Three: Friend or Enemy?

  • Shaking (poem)Robert Morgan
  • War Game (short story)Nancy Werlin
  • Take Your Best Shot (short story)Jackie Vivelo
  • Directions to the Armorer (poem)Elder Olson
  • hey, jealousy (essay)Francesca Delbanco
  • Farewell, My Friend (eulogy)Roger Ebert

Cluster Four: Thinking on Your Own

  • Building Bridges (short story)Andrea Davis Pinkney
  • Moco Limping (poem)David Nava Monrael
  • Promises (short story)Ellen Conford
  • The Kayak (short story)Debbie Spring
  • Meeting the Demons (prose poem)Dawna Markova