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The War of the Worlds

  1. War of the Worlds
    War of the Worlds
    H.G. Wells
    Random House / 1988 / Mass Paperback
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H.G. Wells's science fiction classic, the first novel to explore the possibilities of intelligent life from other planets, is still startling and vivid nearly a century after its appearance, and a half-century after Orson Welles's infamous 1938 radio adaptation. This daring portrayal of aliens landing on English soil, with its themes of interplanetary imperialism, technological holocaust and chaos, is central to the career of H.G.Wells, who died at the dawn of the atomic age. The survival of mankind in the face of "vast and cool and unsympathetic" scientific powers spinning out of control was a crucial theme throughout his work. Visionary, shocking and chilling, The War of the Worlds has lost none of its impact since its first publication in 1898.

  1. The War of the Worlds
    The War of the Worlds
    H.G. Wells
    Dover Publications / 1997 / Trade Paperback
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  2. The War of the Worlds
    The War of the Worlds
    H.G. Wells
    Penguin Classics / 2005 / Trade Paperback
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  3. The War of the Worlds
    The War of the Worlds
    H.G. Wells
    EDCON Publishing Group / 1997 / Trade Paperback
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  4. The War of the Worlds - eBookeBOOK
    The War of the Worlds - eBook
    H.G. Wells
    Bantam / 2011 / ePub
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The Time Machine

  1. The Time Machine
    The Time Machine
    H.G. Wells
    Random House / 1984 / Mass Paperback
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When the Time Traveller courageously stepped out of his machine for the first time, he found himself in the year 802,700-and everything had changed. In another, more utopian age, creatures seemed to dwell together in perfect harmony. The Time Traveller thought he could study these marvelous beings-unearth their secret and then return to his own time-until he discovered that his invention, his only avenue of escape, had been stolen.

  1. The Time Machine
    The Time Machine
    H.G. Wells
    Dover Publications / Trade Paperback
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  2. Time Machine
    Time Machine
    H.G. Wells
    Simon & Schuster / 2004 / Mass Paperback
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  3. The Time Machine
    The Time Machine
    H.G. Wells
    Penguin Classics / 2005 / Trade Paperback
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  4. The Time Machine: Bullseye Step Into Classics
    The Time Machine: Bullseye Step Into Classics
    H.G. Wells, Les Martin
    Random House / 1990 / Trade Paperback
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The Invisible Man

  1. Invisible Man
    Invisible Man
    H.G. Wells, Anthony West
    Random House / 1983 / Mass Paperback
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Spine-tingling and entertaining, THE INVISIBLE MAN is a science fiction classic. To its author, H.G. Wells, the novel was as compelling as "a good gripping dream." But to generations of readers, the terrible and evil experiment of the demented scientist, Griffin, has conveyed a chilling nightmare of believable horror. An atmosphere of ever increasing suspense begins with the arrival of a mysterious stranger at an English village inn and builds relentlessly to the stark terror of a victim pursued by a maniacal invisible man. The result is a masterwork: a dazzling display of the brilliant imagination, psychological insight, and literary craftsmanship that made H.G. Wells one of the most influential writers of his time.

  1. The Invisible Man
    The Invisible Man
    H.G. Wells
    Dover Publications / 1992 / Trade Paperback
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  2. The Invisible Man
    The Invisible Man
    H.G. Wells
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  3. The Invisible Man - eBookeBOOK
    The Invisible Man - eBook
    H.G. Wells, Anthony West
    Bantam / 2004 / ePub
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    The Invisible Man - eBook
    H.G. Wells
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More Works by H.G. Wells

  1. A Short History of the World
    A Short History of the World
    H.G. Wells
    Penguin Classics / 2007 / Trade Paperback
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Of the more than one hundred books that H.G. Wells published in his lifetime, this is one of the most ambitious. Spanning the origins of the Earth to the outcome of World War I, A Short History of the World is an engrossing account of the evolution of life and the development of the human race. Wells bring his monumental learning and penetrating historical insight to bear on the Neolithic era, the ride of Judaism, the Golden Age of Athens, the life of Christ, the ride of Islam, the discover of America, the Industrial Revolution, and a host of other subjects. Breathtaking in scope, this thought-provoking masterwork remains one of the most readable and rewarding of its kind.

  1. Tono-Bungay
    Tono-Bungay
    H.G. Wells
    Penguin Books / 2005 / Trade Paperback
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Presented as a miraculous cure-all, Tono-Bungay is in fact nothing other than a pleasant-tasting liquid with no positive effects. Nonetheless, when the young George Ponderevo is employed by his uncle Edward to help market this ineffective medicine, he finds his life overwhelmed by its sudden success. Soon the worthless substance is turned into a formidable fortune as society becomes convinced of the merits of Tono-Bungay through a combination of skilled advertising and public credulity.

  1. The Island of Dr. Moreau
    The Island of Dr. Moreau
    H.G. Wells
    Penguin Classics / 2005 / Trade Paperback
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Adrift in a dinghy, Edward Prendick, the single survivor from the ship Lady Vain, is rescued by a vessel carrying a menagerie of savage animals. Nursed to recovery by their keeper, Prendick soon finds himself stranded upon an uncharted island in the Pacific with his rescuer and the beasts. There, he meets Dr. Moreau-a brilliant scientist whose notorious experiments in vivisection have caused him to abandon the civilized world. It soon becomes clear that he has continued to develop these experiments with truly horrific results.

H.G. Wells Study Guides

  1. The War of the Worlds, Novel Units Student Packet, Grades 9-12
    The War of the Worlds, Novel Units Student Packet, Grades 9-12
    H.G. Wells
    ECS Learning Systems, Inc. / Trade Paperback
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This Novel Unit Student Packet is designed to be used with the not-included War of the World Novel Units Teacher's Guide; the book War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells 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 Books paperback edition, copyright 1988]. Pages are reproducible for classroom use; softcover. Answers included. Grades 9-12.

  1. The Time Machine, Novel Units Teacher's Guide, Grades 9-12
    The Time Machine, Novel Units Teacher's Guide, Grades 9-12
    H.G. Wells
    ECS Learning Systems, Inc. / Trade Paperback
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This teacher's guide for H.G. Well's "The Time Machine" accompanies the Novel Unit SeriesThe Time Machine 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 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. [2002 Modern Library paperback edition, copyright 1985, copyright 1923 by H.G. Wells]. Please note that the student packet includes the answers to the student book, not this teacher's edition. 32 pages, softcover. Intended for use with grades 9-12.

  1. The Time Machine, Novel Units Student Packet, Grades 9-12
    The Time Machine, Novel Units Student Packet, Grades 9-12
    H.G. Wells
    ECS Learning Systems, Inc. / Other, N/A
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The Novel Unit series is comprised of this Student Packet, and a sold-separately The Time Machine Teacher's Guide. The book The Time Machine by H.G. Wells must be purchased independently.

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 may include the page numbers from the edition quoted in the front cover [2002 Modern Library paperback edition, copyright 1895, 1923 by H.G. Wells, copyright 1931 by Random House Inc. ISBN: 0-375-76118-7]. 40 reproducible for classroom use pages, softcover. Answer Key included. Grades 9-12.

  1. The Time Machine Edcon Workbook, Grade 4
    The Time Machine Edcon Workbook, Grade 4
    H.G. Wells
    EDCON Publishing Group / 1997 / Trade Paperback
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This is an adapted version of the classic The Time Machine by H.G. Wells. The story is broken up into 10 chapters in easy language for a 4th grade reading level. After each chapter there are multiple choice questions and vocabulary words. An answer key for comprehension and vocabulary exercises is also included. Clear illustrations are spread throughout the book.

  1. The Invisible Man Edcon Workbook
    The Invisible Man Edcon Workbook
    H.G. Wells
    EDCON Publishing Group / 1997 / Trade Paperback
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The Invisible Man by H.G. Wells is designed to bring the classic to life for Level 3 readers. It breaks the story up into 10 chapters. There are multiple choice questions and key words defined at the end of each chapter. Clear illustrations are spread throughout the book. Includes a complete answer key for comprehension and vocabulary exercises. 72 pages, softcover.

  1. Invisible Man Workbook edition
    Invisible Man Workbook edition
    H.G. Wells
    EDCON Publishing Group / Trade Paperback
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Excite your reluctant reader with this leveled/abridged CD-and-text version of H.G. Well's The Invisible Man. The workbook features 10 short chapters with key words that are defined and used in context; comprehension questions, vocabulary exercises, and illustrations are also included. The accompanying CD contains a word-for-word reading with sound effects. CDs and workbooks can be used together or independently of each other; 1 Workbook & 1 audio CD included. Bring the Classics to Life Series Level/Grade 3.

Books about H.G. Wells

  1. Bloom's Modern Critical Views, H.G. Wells
    Bloom's Modern Critical Views, H.G. Wells
    Harold Bloom, ed.
    Facts on File / 2005 / Hardcover
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A gathering of a representative selection of the best contemporary criticism of H.G. Wells. It opens with an introductory essay by Harold Bloom, in which he offers his own insights into the author's work, and an editor's note that comments on the individual analyses that follow. Also included are short biographies for each author, brief notes on the contributors, and useful chronologies.