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Return to book index Unit 1 : The Power of Storytelling

What makes a good story? Part of what makes literature enjoyable is seeing how another person responds to a crisis and deals with conflict. Crises—whether they involve a lost necklace or a terrifying night in Vietnam— are frequently resolved in unexpected ways. The links and activities below will help you explore the often surprising conflicts presented in Unit One.

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