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English IV Novel Study

Use the links below to explore more about the ideas in your novel...

Ellen Foster by Kaye Gibbons

About the author, Kaye Gibbons

Study Guide for the novel

Kaye Gibbons writes about how she writes

Book reviews about Ellen Foster

An article about Ellen Foster

Statistics on the U.S. Foster Care System

Stories written by real kids in Foster Care

"The Heart Knows Something Different"-- Teens in Foster Care start a magazine

Is Ellen Foster a Cinderella story?

The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien

Tim O'Brien's life in timeline

An interview with Tim O'Brien

Army Abbreviations

Another Abbreviation Search

Army Ranks with Descrptions

U.S. Army Weapons used in Vietnam

History of Vietnam

Where is Vietnam?

How the U.S. got involved in Vietnam

About the Vietnam War

Events in the Vietnam War- A Timeline

Photos from the Vietnam War

Vietnam protesters killed at Kent State University, May 4, 1970

Is Vietnam like the Iraq War?

Chart of casualties of all American wars

Missing in Action (M.I.A.)

Lord of the Flies by William Golding

About the author, William Golding

William Golding's Obituary

Lord of the Flies wins Nobel Prize

Study Guide for the novel

About the Setting

LOTF Vocabulary Defined

Test your survival knowledge

A student's map of the island

Drawing of the island

Lord of the Flies Game

Lord of the Flies "Adventure Maze"