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Title Information


Title:
Things They Carried, The
Annotation:
These interrelated short stories focus on American soldiers in Vietnam and what they carry with them into combat: dreams, loves, anguish, chewing gum, photographs.
Copyright:
1998
Original Copyright:
1990
Translator:
Author:
Tim O'Brien
Illustrator:
Grade Level Span:
9-12
Language:
English
Genre:
  • Fiction
  • Historical Fiction
  • Short Story
Classification:
Culture:
Multicultural
Topic:
English-Language Arts/General
Discipline:
History/Social Science
History/Social Science Standards:
  • HSS 10.9
  • HSS 11.9
Award:
Outstanding Books for the College Bound
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