“Books like friends, should be few and well-chosen.”
“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.
Course: Locked Up
Word Count: 1,353 words
Reading Level: secondary
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.