Multicultural Literature Syllabus

SmileHello!  Welcome to Multicultural Lit 2010/2011!Smile

The first semester will be focused primarily on short stories and the following novels:

  • The Joy Luck Club                                                              by  Amy Tan (summer)
  • The Kite Runner                                                                 by  Khaled Housseni
  • Kindred                                                                              by  Octavia Butler
  • Their Eyes Were Watching God                                       by   Zora Neale Hurston
  • Parrot in the Oven                                                            by  Victor Martinez
  • How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents                       by  Julia Alvarez
  • The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn                            by  Mark Twain

The first installment of your summer assignment is due on July 15.  You may find it at titled

"Joy Luck Club". Simply go to the website and create a username and password, then follow the links.