Introduction to Short Story and Fiction

• A collection of carefully chosen, interesting stories with literary merit intended to ignite students’ curiosity, imagination, and intelligence.

• Diverse selections, including three graphic novels, illustrate the development of short fiction from the early 19th century to the present day.

• Also available packaged with The Readers Guide to the Short Story to help scaffold instruction for reading and writing fiction.

• Questions for Study accompany each story and invite students to think about and interpret what they have just read.

• Short story handbook provides students with a comprehensive, at-hand glossary for studying literature.

• Chronologically organized Table of Contents Presented at the back of the text offers flexibility for students and teachers.