Hey!

What about this book, published in Canada, that I just found out includes one of my earliest stories (“Siko”)!!! first published in The Forbidden Stitch (publisher: Calyx Books)

Stories About Us
First Canadian Edition
Geri Dasgupta, geri Dasgupta
Jianghai (Jennifer) Mei, Centennial College
Published by Thomson Nelson © 2005
ISBN/ISSN: 0176414568

Description
Diverse, inclusive, and multicultural, Stories about Us presents 43 engaging short stories from around the world. Offering a medley of readings in translation, this anthology includes stories written by authors from a variety of language backgrounds. Engaging and accessible, the editors’ chose short fiction selections that would affect all readers irrespective of the writer’s cultural or linguistic background.Prefaces place each selection in its cultural, historical, and literary context together with a brief biography of its author. Integrating reading and writing pedagogy, certain stories illustrate literary elements such as plot, character, setting, point of view, literary devices, theme and interpretation. Comprehension, analysis, and discussion questions follow.

Benefits

* Versatility: Three alternative tables of contents present the stories alphabetically, thematically, and geographically.
* Accessibility: Stories are appropriate for an audience comprised of native speakers and ESL students.
* Organization: Readings are arranged according to the literary feature they best illustrate.
* Reading and Writing Guide: Each unit provides a guide to reading, discussing, and writing about literature followed by three stories that serve as teaching models.
* Context: Prefaces provide an author biography, cultural and historical background for each selection.
* Flexibility: Part two presents 23 stories without comments.

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