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Core Literature

Essays
“Magic and the Brain" – Susana Martinex-Conde/ Stephen Macknik (Textbook)
“Superman and Me” –Sheman Alexie
“Fish Cheeks” –Amy Tan
“The Night the Bed Fell” – James Thurber

Drama
“Sorry Wrong Number” – Lucille Fletcher (Textbook)
"Monsters Are Due on Maple Street" - Rod Serling

Short Stories"
"Heartbeat" - David Yoo (Close Reader)
"Another Place, Another Time" - Cory Doctorow (Textbook)
"Vesuvius" - Sara C. Bisel (In Class Text Only)
"After Twenty Years" - O. Henry
"The Third Wish" - Joan Aiken

Poems
"The Song of Wandering Aengus" - W.B. Yeats (Textbook)

Folk Tale
"The People Could Fly" – Virgina Hamilton (Textbook)