Lunsford, Andrea A. Easy Writer: A Pocket Guide. 2nd ed. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's Press, 2002.

Watters, Ann, and Marjorie Ford, eds. Writing for Change: A Community Reader. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1995.

Additional Readings

Atwood, Margaret. The Handmaid's Tale. New York: Fawcett, 1985. (Excerpts)

Carson, Rachel. Silent Spring. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1962. (Excerpts)

Dickens, Charles. A Christmas Carol. New York: Penguin Books, 1984. (Excerpts)

Ehrenreich, Barbara. Nickel and dimed: On (not) getting by in America. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 2001. (Excerpts)

Friedan, Betty. The Feminine Mystique. New York: Norton, 1963. (Excerpts)

Huxley, Aldous. Brave New World. London: Flamingo Modern Classics, 1994.(Excerpts)

Kaysen, Susanna. Girl, Interrupted. New York: Vintage Books, 1993. (Excerpts)

Kozol, Jonathan. "Are the Homeless Crazy?" Harper's Magazine, 277 (September 1988): 17-19.

Orwell, George. "Politics and the English Language." Selected Essays. Toronto: Penguin Books Ltd., 1957. (Excerpts)

------. 1984. New York: The New American Library Inc., 1983. (Excerpts)

Sister Prejean, Helen. Dead Man Walking: An Eyewitness Account of the Death Penalty in the United States. New York: Random House, 1993. (Excerpts)


A Christmas Carol.

America and Lewis Hine.

Eyes on the Prize.

Girl, Interrupted.

Killing Us Softly 3.

Robbins, Tim. Dead Man Walking.