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Look for books for that High School student, here are a few titles you might want to check out to keep sharp.

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Hill and Wang

Night

A New Translation From The French By Marion Wiesel Night is Elie Wiesel’s masterpiece, a candid, horrific, and deeply poignant autobiographical account of...

By Marion Wiesel and Elie Wiesel

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Hill and Wang

All But My Life

A Memoir

A classic of Holocaust literature, Gerda Weissmann Klein’s celebrated memoir tells the moving story of a young woman’s three frightful years as a...

Gerda Weissmann Klein

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Hill and Wang

The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail

A Play

A reissue of a now classic American drama. If the law is of such a nature that it requires you to be an agent of injustice to another, then I say, break the...

By Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee

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Hill and Wang

The Best of Simple

Langston Hughes's stories about Jesse B. Semple--first composed for a weekly column in the Chicago Defender and then collected in Simple Speaks His Mind,...

"...written, Simple is "one of the most memorable and winning characters in the annals of American..."

Langston Hughes

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Hill and Wang

Malcolm X

A Graphic Biography

The age of multitasking needs better narrative history. It must be absolutely factual, immediately accessible, smart, and brilliantly fun. Enter Andrew Helfer,...

"...The age of multitasking needs better narrative history. It must be absolutely factual, immediately accessible, smart, and brilliantly fun. Enter Andrew Helfer,.... The age of multitasking needs better narrative history. It must be absolutely factual, immediately accessible, smart, and brilliantly fun. Enter Andrew Helfer, the award-winning graphic-novel editor behind Road to Perdition..."

By Andrew Helfer and Randy DuBurke

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Hill and Wang

The 9/11 Report

A Graphic Adaptation

The 9/11 Report for Every American On December 5, 2005, the 9/11 Commission issued its final report card on the government’s fulfillment of the...

By Sid Jacobson and Ernie Colón

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Hill and Wang

David Walker's Appeal

David Walker's Appeal is a landmark work of American history and letters, the most radical piece of writing by an African American in the nineteenth century....

By David Walker and Sean Wilentz

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Aristotle's Poetics

Introduced by Francis Fergusson, the Poetics, written in the fourth century B.C., is still an essential study of the art of drama, indeed the most fundamental...

"...fought shy of it altogether." --B. R. Rees, Classical Review..."

By Aristotle, S. H. Butcher and Francis Fergusson

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Hill and Wang

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

A Novel

The Treasure of Sierra Madre is the literary masterpiece for America's pop mythology of the Wild West. A savagely ironic novel, it follows the rugged adventure...

B. Traven

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St. Martin's Griffin

Untamed

A House of Night Novel

Life sucks when your friends are pissed at you. Just ask Zoey Redbird – she’s become an expert on suckiness. In one week she has gone from having three...

By P. C. Cast and Kristin Cast

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St. Martin's Griffin

Marked

A House of Night Novel

The House of Night series is set in a world very much like our own, except in 16-year-old Zoey Redbird's world, vampyres have always existed. In this first...

By P. C. Cast and Kristin Cast

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St. Martin's Griffin

Betrayed

A House of Night Novel

Fledgling vampyre Zoey Redbird has managed to settle in at the House of Night. She’s come to terms with the vast powers the vampyre goddess, Nyx, has given...

By P. C. Cast and Kristin Cast

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St. Martin's Griffin

Chosen

A House of Night Novel

Dark forces are at work at the House of Night and fledgling vampyre Zoey Redbird’s adventures at the school take a mysterious turn. Those who appear to be...

"...in their beguiling supernatural world….The issues faced by these teens are not child's play, and the stakes..."

By P. C. Cast and Kristin Cast

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Tor Science Fiction

Ender's Game

Winner of the Hugo and Nebula Awards In order to develop a secure defense against a hostile alien race's next attack, government agencies breed child...

"...Winner of the Hugo and Nebula Awards In order to develop a secure defense against a hostile alien race's next attack, government agencies breed child.... Winner of the Hugo and Nebula Awards In order to develop a secure defense against a hostile alien race's next attack, government agencies breed child geniuses and train them as soldiers. A brilliant young boy, Andrew "Ender" Wiggin lives..."

Orson Scott Card Orson Scott Card

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Tor Teen

Little Brother

BIG BROTHER IS WATCHING YOU. WHO’S WATCHING BACK?

"...starred review on Little Brother (Featured in PW Children’s e-newsletter) “Readers will delight..."

Cory Doctorow Cory Doctorow

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