Literature Resources

Useful resources: Adapted 19th century literature

Draper, C.G. (2006). All American stories. White Plains, NY: Longman.
    Each adapted story is followed by further activities, such as comprehension questions,

vocabulary exercises, discussion questions, and writing practice. Adaptations of        

nineteenth century stories include “A Cub-Pilot’s Education” by Mark Twain, “The Lady or the Tiger” by Frank Stockton, and “ The Tell-Tale Heart” by Edgar Allen Poe.

Black Cat Readers
The Black Cat readers contain adaptations of stories, as well as additional information
and activities.

Brody, K. (2003). Sherlock Holmes investigates: Three stories of detection (Sir Arthur Conan

Doyle). Genoa: Black Cat Publishing.

The story “The Blue Carbuncle” is included in this collection of stories.

Penguin Readers
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Penguin readers by author. There are many 19th century authors novels that have been

adapted to various levels.