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Doctor Jack-o’-Lantern

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Reading

Overview

Richard Yates (1926–1992) was born in Yonkers, New York. Yates served in the United States Army in World War II. Upon returning from the war, he worked as a publicist…

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Women with Cow Diagram

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Image

Overview

In this photograph from the National Photo Company Collection at the Library of Congress, five women gaze at (or away from) a diagram of a cow as another woman gestures to the…

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The History Teacher

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Reading

Overview

In his 2002 book, Sailing Alone around the Room, renowned modern poet Billy Collins presents us with a poem that examines our reliance on leaders for protection as well as for…

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The Circuit

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Reading

Overview

Before becoming a leading educator and respected author, Francisco Jiménez lived the impoverished, unsettled life of this story's main character, Panchito. Born in Mexico, he worked in the United States…