JSE-MCSC | ISBN 978-0-789150-51-6 | Softcover | $14.95
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Mysterious Circumstances, Student Book

JSE-MCSC | ISBN 978-0-789150-51-6 | Softcover | $14.95
JSE-MCHC | ISBN 978-0-780790-22-3 | Hardcover | $21.95
Mysterious Circumstances, Student Book
"Mysterious Circumstances: Why Are We Fascinated by Mystery?" 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

Dreams
Betsy Hearne

Creating Context

The Roots of Mystery • Concept Vocabulary

Cluster One: What Makes a Mystery?

Thinking Skill: Defining

The Framing Game (short story)
Paul Bishop
The Adventure of the Egyptian Tomb (short story)
Agatha Christie
After Agatha Christie (poem)
Linda Pastan
Suspense (essay)
Mary Higgins Clark

Cluster Two: Whodunit?

Thinking Skill: Investigating

This One's on Me (short story)
Edward Hunsburger
A Poison That Leaves No Trace (short story)
Sue Grafton
Crop Circles (article)
Jerome Clark/Nancy Pear

Cluster Three: How Do You Solve a Mystery?

Thinking Skill: Logical Thinking

The Dying Detective (drama)
Arthur Conan Doyle, adapted by Michael and Molly Hardwick
Arsenic and "Old Rough and Ready" (article)
William Maples

Cluster Four: Thinking on Your Own

Thinking Skill: Synthesizing

Lamb to the Slaughter (short story)
Roald Dahl
This Way Nobody Gets the Blame (short story)
Lesley Grant-Adamson
Invitation to a Murder (short story)
Josh Pachter
The Man Who Read John Dickson Carr
William Brittain