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"The Perks of Being a Wallflower," Vocabulary from Part 1

As you read Stephen Chbosky's "The Perks of Being a Wallflower," learn these word lists for the novel: Part 1 , Part 2 , Part 3 , Part 4-Epilogue
generic, regret, specialist, eventually, consistent, incidentally, differentiate, mutton chop, corpulent, more...
25 words

"Native Son," Vocabulary from Book 1

As you read Richard Wright's "Native Son," learn these word lists for the novel: Book 1 , Book 2 , Book 3
mercy, ignorance, gallows, reckon, taboo, pensive, adulation, compel, linger, more...
35 words

"Small Steps," Vocabulary from Chapters 1-9

As you read Louis Sachar's "Small Steps," learn these word lists for the novel: Chapters 1-9 , Chapters 10-18 , Chapters 19-29 , Chapters 30-36
reputation, aback, recidivism, annoying, confidential, resent, classy, sassy, critique, more...
35 words

"Dead End in Norvelt," Vocabulary from Chapters 1-7

As you read Jack Gantos's "Dead End in Norvelt," learn these word lists for the novel: Chapters 1-7 , Chapters 8-14 , Chapters 15-21 , Chapters 22-28
camouflage, erect, elegant, swag, rile, vital, scold, notch, fuse, more...
40 words

"Ethan Frome," Vocabulary from Introduction-Chapter 3

As you read Edith Wharton's "Ethan Frome" (etext found here ), learn these word lists for the novel: Introduction-Chapter 3 , Chapters 4-6 , Chapters 7-9
reminiscent, inference, capitulate, ebb, sensibility, reticent, sentient, plight, aggrieve, more...
40 words

"An Honest Thief," Vocabulary from the short story

As you read Fyodor Dostoyevsky's "An Honest Thief" (etext found here ), learn this word list for the short story. Here are links to our lists for texts by Dostoyevsky: An Honest Thief , Crime and...
prolonged, dejection, inarticulate, solitude, perpetual, composure, astonishment, plight, upbraid, more...
30 words

"Sarah, Plain and Tall," Vocabulary from Chapters 1-5

As you read Patricia MacLachlan's "Sarah, Plain and Tall," learn these word lists for the novel: Chapters 1-5 , Chapters 6-9
dusk, troublesome, homely, wretched, prairie, feisty, murmur, energetic, insult, more...
20 words

"1984," Vocabulary from Part 1: Chapters 1-4

As you read George Orwell's "1984," learn this word list that focuses on fear, hatred, and uncertainty. Here are links to our lists for the novel: Part 1: Chapters 1-4 , Part 1: Chapters 5-8 , Part 2:...
contrived, conceivable, scrutinize, furtive, falter, predicament, nebulous, formidable, primal, more...
30 words
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