. New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 1978.
This is a basic text that could be used within the classroom library. Most stories can be used within the classes of a middle school. Contains, D. H. Lawrence’s “Rocking Horse Winner,” and many other masterpieces.
. Newton Arvin, ed., New York: Vintage Books, 1946.
This book contains many of Hawthorne’s best short stories. It could be used in conjunction with the social studies curriculum on Connecticut and life in early New England.
. New York: Dell Publishing Co., 1966.
Contains stories written by Faulkner, Joyce, Melville, Gogol, Porter, and Wescott. All are different, yet each are considered masterpieces.
Poe, Edgar Allan.
Edgar Allan Poe
. Groff Conklin, ed., New York: Scholastic Book Services, 1960.
Available through the Scholastic Book Service, this text seems to be the most reasonable and accessible. It contains
. Great book.