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  1. "A Single Shard," Vocabulary from Chapters 10-13

    A Single Shard tells the story of a homeless orphan who helps a potter earn a royal commission in...
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  2. "A Single Shard," Vocabulary from Chapters 7-9

    A Single Shard tells the story of a homeless orphan who helps a potter earn a royal commission in...
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  3. "A Single Shard," Vocabulary from Chapters 4-6

    A Single Shard tells the story of a homeless orphan who helps a potter earn a royal commission in...
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  4. "A Single Shard," Vocabulary from Chapters 1-3

    A Single Shard tells the story of a homeless orphan who helps a potter earn a royal commission in...
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  5. Memorial Day: Words of Respect and Remembrance

    Here’s a look at some of the words you’re most likely to hear and see around Memorial Day. There...
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  6. "Orphan Train," Vocabulary from Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1939 - Spruce Harbor, Maine, 2011

    Christina Baker Kline's historical novel follows two young women searching for a sense of...
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  7. "Orphan Train," Vocabulary from Hemingford County, Minnesota, 1930 - Spruce Harbor, Maine, 2011

    Christina Baker Kline's historical novel follows two young women searching for a sense of...
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  8. "Orphan Train," Vocabulary from Albans, Minnesota, 1929 - Spruce Harbor, Maine, 2011

    Christina Baker Kline's historical novel follows two young women searching for a sense of...
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  9. "Orphan Train," Vocabulary from Prologue - Milwaukee Road Depot, Minneapolis, 1929

    Christina Baker Kline's historical novel follows two young women searching for a sense of...
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  10. Prom Time

    Take heart! Even if your true beloved wouldn’t touch your face with a high-speed dodge ball, you...
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  11. Chris Cornell (1964 - 2017) Tribute List

    Rocker Chris Cornell died on May 18, 2017 at the age of 52. Cornell was the lead singer and...
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  12. "Interpreter of Maladies," Vocabulary from "The Third and Final Continent"

    In this short story by Jhumpa Lahiri, an Indian immigrant strives to make a home in America. Here...
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  13. "Interpreter of Maladies," Vocabulary from "The Treatment of Bibi Haldar"

    In this short story, Jhumpa Lahiri uses a first-person plural narrator to emphasize the...
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  14. "Interpreter of Maladies," Vocabulary from "This Blessed House"

    In this short story by Jhumpa Lahiri, newlyweds move into a house where they discover unexpected...
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  15. "Interpreter of Maladies," Vocabulary from "Mrs. Sen's"

    In this short story, Jhumpa Lahiri describes an Indian immigrant from the perspective of the boy...
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  16. "Interpreter of Maladies," Vocabulary from "Sexy"

    In this short story, an aimless young woman seeks fulfillment through an affair with a married...
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  17. "Interpreter of Maladies," Vocabulary from "A Real Durwan"

    Jhumpa Lahiri explores social class in this story about an old woman who works as the "durwan,"...
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  18. "Interpreter of Maladies," Vocabulary from "Interpreter of Maladies"

    The title story of Jhumpa Lahiri's collection explores the way people try, and fail, to...
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  19. "Interpreter of Maladies," Vocabulary from "When Mr. Pirzada Came to Dine"

    In this short story, Jhumpa Lahiri contrasts the sweetness of an American childhood with the...
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  20. "Interpreter of Maladies," Vocabulary from "A Temporary Matter"

    In this short story, Jhumpa Lahiri explores how secrecy and loss cause a marriage to unravel....
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  21. "The Pedestrian," Vocabulary from the short story

    Ray Bradbury once got stopped by the police for walking on a deserted street. In this story, he...
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  22. "The Flying Machine," Vocabulary from the short story

    In this story, Ray Bradbury explores the conflict between individual freedom and public safety,...
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  23. "The Veldt," Vocabulary from the short story

    Ray Bradbury explores the dark side of technology in this story about a family living in a...
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  24. "The Black Ferris," Vocabulary from the short story

    Step right up to this list words from "The Black Ferris," and let Ray Bradbury take you on a ride...
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  25. "Marionettes, Inc.," Vocabulary from the short story

    When robots replace humans, what could go wrong? Find out as you learn these words from Ray...
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