Discover the joys of literature in the light of biblical truth with Excursions in Literature, Third Edition. Both color and pen-and-ink illustrations lend artistic flourish to the stories chosen to represent the themes of the units: friends, choices, heroes, discoveries and adventures. Selections represent a wide variety of cultures and time periods, including Louisa May Alcott, Katherine Mansfield, Langston Hughes, O. Henry, Amy Carmichael, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Charles Dickens, traditional folklore and the text of Donnalynn Hess' In Search of Honor
. Small textboxes define unfamiliar vocabulary words and provide information about the author; each chapter concludes with Thinking Zone questions designed to test students' interpretive, literal, critical and appreciative responses to the selection. 609 indexed pages, softcover. Grade 8.
This resource is also known as Bob Jones Excursions in Literature Student Text, Grade 8, 3rd Edition.
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