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The New Paper Windows

The New Paper Windows
An Anthology of Short Short Stories
AUTHOR(S):
Richard Baines (Compiling Editors)
REGION:
Australia & New Zealand
LEVELS:
Year 9 / Year 10
SUBJECT AREA:
English
EDITION:
1ed
ISBN:
9780521157292
PUBLICATION DATE:
14/09/2010
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The New Paper Windows is a lively and provocative collection of 36 short short stories suitable for secondary students of English. These lesson-sized stories from Australian and international authors cover a range of themes, styles and genres. Focusing on genre stories, it features work from both well-known authors, such as Haruki Murakami, Margaret Atwood and Ursula le Guin, and authors just starting their literary careers.

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Horror

A Teacher's Rewards, Robert Phillips

Things Not Seen, James Robert Smith

Birthday, Mary Roberts

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Teenage

That's My Girl, Nick Barclay

Are You Sarah, Katherine Pidgeon

East Wind, Gillian Dawson

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Romance

Emily, Adam Bagdasarian

On Seeing the 100% Perfect Girl One Beautiful April Morning, Haruki Murakami

Once in Love with Carla, Stan Moye

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War

Day to Remember, James Clavell

The Clearing, Martyn Hereward

The Most Ordinary of Houses, Richard Baines

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Crossovers

The Flowers, Alice Walker

One Night, Stefanie Robinson

The Waves to Freedom, Gracia Diep

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Movies

The Operator, Tim Lawrence

Spotlight, Budd Schulberg

Transparencies, Damien Broderick

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Ghosts

A Dead Secret, Lafcadio Hearn

Retirement, Ikaroa Tikewa

The Return, Marjory E. Lambe

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Survival

At Any One Moment, Judy Allen

Australian Tiger, Rhys Edwards ; The Headache, Ann Hunter

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Travel

The First Letter Home, Anurag Mathur

Denial, Christina Lea

The Descent, Patrick O'Duffy

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Libido

Do You Want My Opinion?, M. E. Kerr

A Snake Down Under, Glenda Adams

The Model, Bernard Malamud

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Fantasy

Examination Day, Henry Slesar

The Wife's Story, Ursula le Guin

The Falling Girl, Dino Buzzati

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Writing

Written in Water, Bill Nagelkerke

Happy Endings, Margaret Atwood

The Well-Bred Thief, Elizabeth Jolley

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Anthologies of short, short stories.

The New Paper Series provides a variety of short, short stories and activities to introduce writing techniques and the skills of critical literacy to junior and middle secondary students.

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Richard Baines (Compiling Editors)

Richard has taught Drama and English in schools in Australia, Kenya and England, and has written and directed plays for school presentation for over thirty years. He has performed in pieces from classical theatre to musicals and vaudeville and co-written English and Drama school texts.

"The stories are short, engaging and very readable"

"An excellent collection which will assist teachers to incorporate Asian and human rights perspectives into the English classroom. An added bonus is that 15% of net sales will be donated to a girls' school in Afganistan"

ACT English Teachers Association, ACTivATE Vol 25 No 1 2013