“Books like friends, should be few and well-chosen.”

Samuel Johnson

“I cannot live without books.”

Thomas Jefferson, Letter to John Adams

Do you need something to teach?  Right now?

Ask your students to make a list of their favorite books.

See below for a list of short stories that explore the idea of reading.

Long Term

Course: Locked Up

Word Count: 1,353 words

Reading Level: secondary

Genre: fiction

Summary: The short story Long Term is about two young men inside a correctional facility. One of them has just been released from long term segregation, and he tries to explain to the other what kept him from losing his sanity. Books.