Literature (46 publications)

4 p.m. count


Contributors:
Reese, Jim, 1972-
Federal Prison Camp (Yankton, S.D.)
National Endowment for the Arts
Publication:
Washington (D.C.) : Yankton Federal Prison Camp, 2008
v. : ill. ; 23 cm.

“4 p.m. Count is made possible by a generous grant by the National Endowment for the Arts”–P. [2]

Subjects:
Federal Prison Camp (Yankton, S.D.)--Periodicals
Prisoners' writings, American--Periodicals
American literature--21st century--Periodicals

Amy Tan’s The Joy Luck Club : teacher's guide


Authors:
Burnham, Philip
Contributors:
Cunningham, Sarah Bainter
National Endowment for the Arts
Institute of Museum and Library Services (U.S.)
Arts Midwest (Organization : Minneapolis, Minn.)
Publication:
Washington (D.C.) : National Endowment for the Arts, 2006
iv, 20 p. : ill., ports. ; 28 cm.

Includes ten lesson plans, each with focus topic, discussion activities, writing exercises, and homework assignments Also includes capstone projects, suggested essay topics, handouts with more background information about the novel, and bibliographical references. Lessons dovetail with state language arts standards required for fiction. “The Big Read is an initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts designed to restore reading to the center of American culture. The NEA presents The Big Read in partnership with the Institute of Museum and Library Services and in cooperation with Arts Midwest”–P. 4 of cover.

Subjects:
Tan, Amy--Joy Luck Club--Study and teaching

The Art of Empathy : Celebrating Literature in Translation

pdf of book
Authors:
Ball, Don
Publication:
Washington, D.C. : National Endowment for the Arts, 2014
80p.

Nineteen thought-provoking essays on the art of translation and its ability to help us understand other cultures and ways of thought by award-winning translators and publishers. Includes recommendations by the essayists of translations that they enjoyed reading. 88 pp. 2014

Subjects:
Literature--Translation

Las aventuras de Tom Sawyer de Mark Twain : guía del lector


Authors:
Kipen, David
Contributors:
National Endowment for the Arts
Institute of Museum and Library Services (U.S.)
Arts Midwest (Organization : Minneapolis, Minn.)
Publication:
Washington (D.C.) : National Endowment for the Arts, 2008
16 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

El proyecto The Big Read es una iniciativa del National Endowment for the Arts (el Fondo Nacional para las Artes de Estados Unidos) con la intención de revitalizar el papel de la lectura en el centro de la cultura estadounidense. El NEA presenta The Big Read en colaboración con el Instituto de Servicios de Museos y Bibliotecas y en cooperación con Arts Midwest.–P. 4 of cover.

Subjects:
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910--Adventures of Tom Sawyer--Study and teaching

Bendíceme, Última, de Rudolfo Anaya : guía del lector


Authors:
Kipen, David
Contributors:
Koss, Erika
National Endowment for the Arts
Institute of Museum and Library Services (U.S.)
Arts Midwest (Organization : Minneapolis, Minn.)
Boeing Company
Publication:
Washington (D.C.) : National Endowment for the Arts, 2007
16 p. : ill., ports. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Anaya, Rudolfo A.--Bless me, Ultima
Mexican American children--Fiction
Mexican Americans--Fiction
New Mexico--Fiction

The big read


Contributors:
National Endowment for the Arts
Institute of Museum and Library Services (U.S.)
Publication:
Washington (D.C.) : National Endowment for the Arts, Institute of Museum and Library Servcies, 2007
8 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
Subjects:
Reading promotion--United States

Carson McCullers’ The heart is a lonely hunter : teacher's guide


Authors:
Thomas-Hicks, Molly
Contributors:
Libbey, Ted
National Endowment for the Arts
Institute of Museum and Library Services (U.S.)
Arts Midwest (Organization : Minneapolis, Minn.)
Boeing Company
Publication:
Washington (D.C.) : National Endowment for the Arts, 2008
iv, 20 p. : ill., port. ; 28 cm.

“The Big Read is an initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts designed to restore reading to the center of American culture. The NEA presents The Big Read in partnership with the Institute of Museum and Library Services and in cooperation with Arts Midwest … The Big Read for military communiites is made possible by Boeing”–P. 4 of cover.

Subjects:
McCullers, Carson, 1917-1967--Heart is a lonely hunter--Study and teaching

Cynthia Ozick’s The shawl : teacher's guide


Authors:
Thomas-Hicks, Molly
Contributors:
National Endowment for the Arts
Institute of Museum and Library Services (U.S.)
Arts Midwest (Organization : Minneapolis, Minn.)
Publication:
Washington (D.C.) : National Endowment for the Arts, 2008
iv, 20 p. : ill., port. ; 28 cm.

“The Big Read is an initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts designed to restore reading to the center of American culture. The NEA presents The Big Read in partnership with the Institute of Museum and Library Services and in cooperation with Arts Midwest”–P. 4 of cover.

Subjects:
Ozick, Cynthia--Shawl--Study and teaching

Dashiell Hammett’s The Maltese falcon : teacher's guide


Authors:
Thomas-Hicks, Molly
Contributors:
Cunningham, Sarah Bainter
National Endowment for the Arts
Institute of Museum and Library Services (U.S.)
Arts Midwest (Organization : Minneapolis, Minn.)
Publication:
Washington (D.C.) : National Endowment for the Arts, 2008
iv, 20 p. : ill., port. ; 28 cm.

“The Big Read is an initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts designed to restore reading to the center of American culture. The NEA presents The Big Read in partnership with the Institute of Museum and Library Services and in cooperation with Arts Midwest”–P. 4 of cover.

Subjects:
Hammett, Dashiell, 1894-1961--Maltese falcon

Edith Wharton’s The age of innocence : teacher's guide


Contributors:
Cunningham, Sarah Bainter
National Endowment for the Arts
Institute of Museum and Library Services (U.S.)
Arts Midwest (Organization : Minneapolis, Minn.)
Publication:
Washington (D.C.) : National Endowment for the Arts, 2007
iv, 20 p. : ill., port. ; 28 cm.

“The Big Read is an initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts designed to restore reading to the center of American culture. The NEA presents The Big Read in partnership with the Institute of Museum and Library Services and in cooperation with Arts Midwest”–P. 4 of cover.

Subjects:
Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937--Age of innocence--Study and teaching