World History: Journey Across Time

Unit 6: Modern Times

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To Young Readers / Arithmetic by Gwendolyn Brooks and Carl Sandburg
The All-American Slurp by Lensey Namioka
La Bamba by Gary Soto
New Directions by Maya Angelou
The Scholarship Jacket by Marta Salinas
The Drummer Boy of Shiloh by Ray Bradbury
from Harriet Tubman: Conductor on theUnderground Railroad by Ann Petry
The Summer of Vietnam by Barbara Renaud González
The Diary of Anne Frank by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett
The Open Window by Saki
The United States vs. Susan B. Anthony by Margaret Truman
What I Have Been Doing Lately by Jamaica Kincaid
The Censors by Luisa Valenzuela
Colombia's Mortal Agony by George Russell
Winter Night by Kay Boyle
from Kaffir Boy by Mark Mathabane
By Any Other Name by Santha Rama Rau
The Ring of General Macías by Josephina Niggli
How I Changed the War and Won the Game by Mary Helen Ponce
The Gift in Wartime by Tran Mong Tu
Douglass / We Wear the Mask by Paul Laurence Dunbar
The Open Boat by Stephen Crane
The Bridal Party by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Ambush by Tim O'Brien
from Kubota by Garrett Hongo
The Soldier / Dulce et Decorum Est / Dreamers by Rupert Brooke, Wilfred Owen, and Siegfried Sassoon
Village People by Bessie Head
Be Ye Men of Valor by Winston Churchill
Musée des Beaux Arts / Their Lonely Betters by W. H. Auden
What I Expected / Naming of Parts by Stephen Spender and Henry Reed
The Train from Rhodesia by Nadine Gordimer
Civilian and Soldier by Wole Soyinka
The Prisoner Who Wore Glasses by Bessie Head
My Country by Zindziswa Mandela
Like the Sun by R. K. Narayan
By Any Other Name by Santha Rama Rau
The Wagon by Khalida Asghar translated by Muhammad Umar Memon
Song of Peace by Hwang Tonggyu translated by Peter H. Lee
The Nonrevolutionaries by Yu-Wol Chong-Nyon translated by the author and Daniel L. Milton
Assembly Line by Shu Ting translated by Carolyn Kizer
from the Prison Diary: Autumn Night by Ho Chi Minh translated by Aileen Palmer
from Stay Alive, My Son: Feeding the Fire of Enmity by Pin Yathay with John Man
The Bamboo Hut by Nguyen Trai translated by Nguyen Ngoe Bich with Burton Raffel and W. S. Merwin
Russia 1812: from The Expiation by Victor Hugo translated by Robert Lowell
War by Luigi Pirandello translated by Samuel Putnam
The World, My Friends, My Enemies, You, and the Earth by Nazim Hikmet translated by Randy Blasing and Mutlu Konuk
from Night by Elie Wiesel

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