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  1. The Grapes of Wrath
    The Grapes of Wrath
    John Steinbeck
    Penguin Books / 1999 / Trade Paperback
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First published in 1939, The Grapes of Wrath is a landmark of American literature. This Pulitzer Prize-winning epic of the Great Depression chronicles the Dust Bowl migration of the 1930s and tells the story of one Oklahoma farm family, the Joads--driven from their homestead by the "land companies: and forced to travel west to the promised land of California. A portrai of conflict between the powerful and powerless captures the horrors of the Depression and probes the very nature of equality in America.

  1. The Grapes of Wrath
    The Grapes of Wrath
    John Steinbeck
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Winner of both the Pulitzer and the Nobel Prize, Steinbeck's classic Great Depression novel follows one family as they're driven from their home and forced to travel west to California. Encountering trials created by the new economic realities they're facing, Stenbeck's drama is fully human-both majestic and tragic. 464 pages, softcover.

  1. The Grapes of Wrath
    The Grapes of Wrath
    John Steinbeck
    Penguin Books / 2003 / Trade Paperback
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Hemingway's The Grapes of Wrath still stands as a quintessential piece of Great American Writing. The story of the sufferings and trials of the Dust Bowl as experienced by one family, the hurt and trials gone through trying to have a small piece of the American Dream haunt. 455 pages, softcover.

    Following a prison term he serve for manslaughter, Tom Joad returns to find his family homestead overwhelmed by weather and the greed of the banking industry. With little work potential on the horizon on the Oklahoma dust bowls, the entire family packs up and heads for the promised land--California. But the arduous trip and harsh living conditions they encounter offer little hope, and family unity proves as daunting a challenge as any other they face. This remarkable film version of John Steinbeck's novel was nominated for seven Academy Awards. Closed captioned. Black and white with an approximate running time of 129 minutes.

    1. Of Mice and Men
      Of Mice and Men
      John Steinbeck
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    Charting the dispossessed labor classes, Steinbeck drew upon his own experiences as a California field-worker as he wrote one of his finest short novels. A portrait of the friendship two men shared in a world marked by misunderstanding and callousness, Of Mice and Men is a classic portrait of commitment, hope, and loss. 105 pages, softcover.

    1. Of Mice and Men and The Moon is Down
      Of Mice and Men and The Moon is Down
      John Steinbeck
      Penguin Classics / 2010 / Trade Paperback
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    1. East of Eden
      East of Eden
      John Steinbeck, David Wyatt
      Penguin Classics / 1992 / Trade Paperback
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    The masterpiece of Steinbeck's later years--a powerful and vastly ambitious novel that is at once a family saga and a modern retelling of the Book of Genesis. In his journal, John Steinbeck called East of Eden the "first book," and indeed it has the primordial power and simplicity of myth. Set in the rich farmland of California's Salinas Valley, this sprawling and often brutal novel follows the intertwined destinies of two families - the Trasks and the Hamiltons - whose generations helplessly reenact the fall of Adam and Eve and the poisonous rivalry of Cain and Abel.

    1. The Pearl
      The Pearl
      John Steinbeck
      Penguin Books / 1993 / Trade Paperback
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    When the news of Kino's great find--the "Pearl of the World"--spreads through the small town, no one suspects its power to deceive, to corrupt, to destroy. Like his father and grandfather before him, Kino is a poor diver, gathering pearls from the Gulf beds that once brought great wealth to the Kings of Spain and now provide Kino, Juanna, and their infant son with meager subsistence. Then, on a day like any other, Kino emerges from the sea with a pearl as large as sea gull's egg, as "perfect as the moon." With the pearl comes hope, the promise of comfort and of security.

    1. The Acts of King Arthur and His Noble Knights
      The Acts of King Arthur and His Noble Knights
      John Steinbeck
      Penguin Books / 2008 / Trade Paperback
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    John Steinbeck's retelling of Malory's beloved Arthurian stories will capture the attention and imagination of legions of Steinbeck fans, including those who love Arthurian romances, as well as countless readers of science fiction and fantasy literature.

    1. C - Cannery Row
      C - Cannery Row
      John Steinbeck
      Penguin Classics / 2014 / Hardcover
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    1. Of Mice and Men and The Moon Is Down - eBookeBOOK
      Of Mice and Men and The Moon Is Down - eBook
      John Steinbeck
      Penguin Classics / 2010 / ePub
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    2. Of Mice and Men - eBookeBOOK
      Of Mice and Men - eBook
      John Steinbeck
      Penguin Classics / 1994 / ePub
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    3. The Pearl - eBookeBOOK
      The Pearl - eBook
      John Steinbeck
      Penguin Classics / 1994 / ePub
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    4. The Pearl - eBookeBOOK
      The Pearl - eBook
      John Steinbeck
      Penguin Putnam Inc. / 1993 / ePub
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    John Steinbeck Study Resources

    1. The Grapes of Wrath: Text and Criticism
      The Grapes of Wrath: Text and Criticism
      John Steinbeck
      Penguin Books / 1997 / Trade Paperback
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    John Steinback's Pulitzer Prize - winning epic of the Great Depression follows the western movement of one family and a nation in search of work and human dignity. This completely updated Viking Critical Library edition of The Grapes of Wrath includes the full text of the novel, corrected in 1996, as well as extensive critical and contextual material.

    1. The Grapes of Wrath, Novel Units Teacher's Guide, Grades 9-12
      The Grapes of Wrath, Novel Units Teacher's Guide, Grades 9-12
      John Steinbeck
      ECS Learning Systems, Inc. / Trade Paperback
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    This Novel Units teacher's guide is designed to accompany the (not-included) novel The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck.

    Including a number of teacher's helps, exercises, discussion questions, assessment tools, graphic organizers, writing and art ideas, critical thinking challenges, extension activities, glossary and more, this book is a convenient guide to facilitating discussion. Background information includes a summary, information about the author, and ideas for initiating activity; the discussion questions follow the chapters in the book. Page numbers are included, which reference the edition quoted in the front cover. [Penguin Books paperback edition, copyright 1939]. Paperback. Grades 9-12.

    1. Of Mice and Men, Novel Units Student Packet, Grades 9-12
      Of Mice and Men, Novel Units Student Packet, Grades 9-12
      John Steinbeck
      ECS Learning Systems, Inc. / Other, N/A
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    The Novel Unit curriculum is comprised of this Student Packet, and a sold-separately Of Mice & Men Novel Units Teacher's Guide; the book "Of Mice and Men" by John Steinbeck must be purchased separately.

    A few pre-reading activities are included to gauge a student's familiarity with the context of the novel. Once the student has began reading the novel, graphic organizers, vocabulary activities, review and comprehension questions, quizzes, a final test, puzzles, project and essay ideas are included. Exercises help students focus on literary and character analysis, as well as critical thinking and comprehension skills. Student questions reference the edition quoted in the front cover [Bantam softcover edition, copyright 1937 John Steinbeck, copyright renewed 1965]. 32 reproducible for classroom use pages, softcover. A line-listed answer key includes answers for the study questions, activities, and comprehension quiz. Grades 9-12.

    1. Of Mice and Men, Novel Units Teacher's Guide, Grades 9-12
      Of Mice and Men, Novel Units Teacher's Guide, Grades 9-12
      John Steinbeck
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    This teacher's guide for Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck accompanies Novel Unit Series'Of Mice and Men Student Packet.

    Including a number of teacher's helps, exercises, discussion questions, assessment tools, graphic organizers, writing and art ideas, critical thinking challenges, extension activities, glossary and more, this is a convenient guide to facilitating discussion. Background information includes a summary of the book, information about the author and ideas for initiating activity; the discussion questions follow the chapters in the book. Page numbers are included, which reference the edition quoted in the front cover. [Bantam softcover, copyright 1937, 1965 by John Steinbeck]. Answers for the questions provided in this teacher's guide are included; however, answers for the sold-separately student packet are included in the student book. 32 reproducible pages, softcover. Grades 9-12.

    1. The Pearl, Novel Units Student Packet, Grades 7-8
      The Pearl, Novel Units Student Packet, Grades 7-8
      John Steinbeck
      ECS Learning Systems, Inc. / Other, N/A
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    This Novel Unit Student Packet is designed to be used with the not-included The Pearl Novel Units Teacher's Guide; the book The Pearl by John Steinbeck must be obtained separately.

    A few pre-reading activities are included to gauge a student's familiarity with the context of the novel. Once the student has began reading the novel, vocabulary activities, graphic organizers, review and comprehension questions, quizzes, a final test, puzzles, project and essay ideas, and a line-listed answer key are included. Exercises help students focus on literary and character analysis, as well as critical thinking and comprehension skills. Student questions reference the edition quoted in the front cover. [Bantam softcover edition, copyright 1945 by John Steinbeck and 1974 by The Viking Press, Inc.] Pages are reproducible for classroom use; softcover. Answers included. Grades 7-8.

    1. The Pearl, Novel Units Teacher's Guide, Grades 7-8
      The Pearl, Novel Units Teacher's Guide, Grades 7-8
      John Steinbeck
      ECS Learning Systems, Inc. / Trade Paperback
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    This Novel Units teacher's guide is designed to accompany the (not-included) novel The Pearl by John Steinbeck, as well as the sold-separately The Pearl Novel Units Student Workbook.

    Including a number of teacher's helps, exercises, discussion questions, assessment tools, graphic organizers, writing and art ideas, critical thinking challenges, extension activities, glossary and more, this book is a convenient guide to facilitating discussion. Background information includes a summary, information about the author, and ideas for initiating activity; the discussion questions follow the chapters in the book. Page numbers are included, which reference the edition quoted in the front cover. [Bantam softcover edition, copyright 1945 by John Steinbeck and 1974 by The Viking Press, Inc.] Please note that the student packet includes the answers to the student book, not this teacher's edition. Paperback. Grades 7-8.