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Title Information


Title:
Handmaid's Tale
Annotation:
In this tale, set in the near future, America has become a puritanical theocracy. Offred tells her story from the viewpoint of a Handmaid under the new social order.
Copyright:
1986
Original Copyright:
Translator:
Author:
Margaret Atwood
Illustrator:
Grade Level Span:
9-12
Language:
English
Genre:
Fiction
Classification:
Culture:
Topic:
English-Language Arts/General
Discipline:
  • English-Language Arts/Vocabulary
  • History/Social Science
English-Language Arts/Vocabulary Standards:
History/Social Science Standards:
Award:
Outstanding Books for the College Bound
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