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Literary Rejection Letters
This quiz best played along with a series of sad trombone slides.
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Roald Dahl Books by Cover

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Henry James Novels
One of the important figures behind literary realism.
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'XYZ' Literature Match
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Match the works of literature starting with the letters 'X,' 'Y' or 'Z' to their authors.
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Female Literary Characters Shooting Gallery
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Match the female characters* to their authors in this shooting gallery.
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'D' Literary Characters (Clickable)
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Pick the authors based on the 'd' characters.
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10 to 1 American Literature
These are some of the most prolific authors of all time.
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Beginning Book Titles II
You may not be able to judge a book by its cover, but you can FOR SURE judge it by its title.
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Postmodern Literature Fill-in-the-Blank
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Name the missing word in each postmodern book title.
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'The' Books A-Z
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Match the literary works* to the author.
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Children's Authors (A-Z)
These authors helped shape our childhood.
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The Last Word: Classic Authors IV
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Name the missing final word from the titles of these books.
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So it goes....A Kurt Vonnegut Word Ladder
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So it goes.
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1950s Novel Best Sellers (matching)
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Match the authors to their 1950s best-selling fiction.
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Friends in books
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Match the two halves of the literary friendship with their author.
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Author Riddles
The real question is, is a raven at all like a writing desk?
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Novel Series Titles
If you've stuck with your favorite book series, this quiz will be a snap.
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The Last Word: Classic Authors VI
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Name the missing final word from the titles of these books.
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'T' Literature Match
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Match the works of literature starting with the letter 'T' to their authors.
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More Barnes & Noble Classics Covers
Curl up and read a classic. Or, you know, just stare at the cover for awhile.
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Philip Roth Novels
'Sheer Playfulness and Deadly Seriousness are my closest friends.'
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19th Century Literature Shooting Gallery
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Match the works to these 19th Century authors.
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Literature of the '60s
Those poor typewriters...
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Milton or Shakespeare?
Luckily, it's one or the other. No other poets made the cut.
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