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61. The displaced person   Publication: Learning in Focus, Inc. 1977 . 58 mins. ; color , A Polish family, displaced after World War II, comes to live and work on a Southern farm. The workers on the farm see their positions threatened, and personal frictions eventually end in the death of the Polish man, the displacement of the workers from the land and the loss of the farm by the owner. Original story by Flannery O'Connor. (American Short Story Series) Date: 1977 Availability: No items available:

62. The Greatest man in the world   Publication: Learning in Focus, Inc. 1980 . 51 mins. ; color , This is the wry story by James Thurber of an incorrigible lout who becomes the first person to make a solo, non-stop flight around the world -- to the delight of cynical newsmen and the dismy of officials who try desperately to make a socially acceptable hero of him. Brad Davis, Howard DaSilva, Carol Kane, John McMartin star. (American Short Story Series) Date: 1980 Availability: No items available:

63. The music school   Publication: Learning in Focus, Inc. 1974 . 30 mins. ; color , In this adaptation of the story by John Updike, the central character, a writer, dwells on the culture around him. The implications of religion and technology, contemporary violence and social change all emerge in vivid images while the writer struggles, during a 24-hour period, to find a focus in his life. (American Short Story Series) Date: 1974 Availability: No items available:

64. Almos' a man   Publication: Learning in Focus, Inc. 1975 . 39 mins. ; color , Features ROOTS Star, Le Var Burton, as David, a black teenager, searches for manhood in the Deep South farm country of the 1930's. He equates manhood with the owning of a gun. In the process of trying out his new possession, he shoots the mule which is in his care. He confesses his act, is demeaned by his father and is bondaged by the ladowner to pay for the mule. The young man rebels, takes his gun and escapes on a passing train--still hoping to find his manhood and a new life. Richard Wright's short story is the basis for Leslie Lee's play. (American Short Story Series) Date: 1975 Availability: No items available:

65. The hollow boy by Calisher, Hortense Publication: Thousand Oaks, Ca. monterey media 2001 . 60 min. ; color. , Friends, In 1936 New York City, if you are a young German immigrant and your neighbor is Jewish, will the world allow you to be friends? Staring across a courtyard you see the world of your friend, a warm, happy loving family. But your parents believe differently. They were brought up differently, and yet within you stir feelings that life here in America has so much more to give. Yet your life is so uncompromising. Out of desperation, perhaps the only thing you can do is run. Run for a life of your own. Date: 2001 Availability: No items available:

66. Love and other sorrows by Broadkey, Harold Publication: Thousand Oaks, Ca. monterey media. 2001 . 60 min.; color. , A St. Louis summer in the 1950's. A great summer for the coming-of-age of a sixteen year old boy. A great summer to learn a little about love and a lot about life. Through the eyes and heart of Ben, our story follows his mother's need for his sister to “marry well”. His sister's ambivalence toward her rich suitor intertwines with the bloom of Ben's own romantic yearnings as he discovers in that summer the hopeful, yet perplexing mix of emotions that rule the romantic spirit in us all. Date: 2001 Availability: No items available:

67. Pigeon feathers by Updike, John Publication: Thousand Oaks, Ca. monterey media. 2001 . 45 min. ; color. , From the pen of Pulitzer Prize winning author John Updike, comes the story of a young man's search through the questions of life and death, and the wondrous discovery of living in the soaring beauty of one of nature's simplest creations. A Family returns to life on a farm and finds some answers to the paradox of living. Date: 2001 Availability: No items available:

68. Road to reading by Malkoc, Anna Maria , compiled by Publication: Washington, D.C. : United States Information Agency 1987 . 183 p. 23 cm. Date: 1987 Availability: Items available: 台中美國資料中心 American Corner Taichung (1),

69. Great American stories 2 by Draper, C. G. Publication: Englewood Cliffs, N.J. Regents/Prentice Hall 1994 . 135 p. ill. 21 cm. Date: 1994 Availability: Items available: 台中美國資料中心 American Corner Taichung (1),

70. Outstanding short stories by Thornley, G. C. Publication: Harlow, Essex, England Pearson Education 1999 . vii, 103 p. 20cm. Date: 1999 Availability: Items available: 台中美國資料中心 American Corner Taichung (2),

71. The Gifts and other stories by Henry, O. (Orrin) 1862-1910 Publication: Hong Kong Oxford University Press 1974 . 111 p. ill. 22 cm. , "Simplified according to the language grading scheme especially compiled by D. H. Howe." Date: 1974 Availability: Items available: 台中美國資料中心 American Corner Taichung (1),

72. American eyes   Publication: New York Fawcett Juniper 1994 . xvii, 138 p. 18 cm. , "A Fawcett Juniper book"--T.p. verso. | These stories re-create the conflicts that exist in young people trying to balance their families' heritage and traditions with the modern world. Date: 1994 Availability: Items available: 台中美國資料中心 American Corner Taichung (1),

73. The best short stories of O. Henry by Henry, O. (Orrin) 1862-1910 Publication: New York Modern Library 1994 . xii, 340 p. 20 cm. Date: 1994 Availability: Items available: 台中美國資料中心 American Corner Taichung (2),

74. Athletic shorts : six short stories by Crutcher, Chris Publication: New York, N.Y. HarperTempest, an Imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 1991 . 194 p. 18 cm. , "A Greenwillow Book" | A collection of short stories featuring characters from earlier books by Chris Crutcher. Date: 1991 Availability: Items available: 台中美國資料中心 American Corner Taichung (1),

75. George and Martha by Marshall, James 1942-1992 Publication: Boston Houghton Mifflin Co. 1997 . 340 p. col. ill. 25 cm. , Contents: George and Martha George and Martha encore George and Martha rise and shine George and Martha one fine day George and Martha tons of fun George and Martha back in town George and Martha round and round. Date: 1997 Availability: Items available: 台中美國資料中心 American Corner Taichung (1),

76. Great American stories : 10 unabridged classics   Publication: [S.l.] Audio Partners 2003 . 5 sound discs 4 3/4 in. , Read by Pat Fraley, Russ Holcomb, Pat Hagan, and Bruce Robertson. Compact disc | Contents: Mark Twain: "The celebrated jumping frog of Calaveras County", "The one-million pound bank note", A visit to Niagrara", and "A mysterious visit" Stephen Crane: "The blue hotel" and ""The bride comes to yellow sky" Ambrose Bierce: "An occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" and "The eyes of the panther" Jack London: "To build a fire" and "Love of life". Date: 2003 Availability: Items available: 台中美國資料中心 American Corner Taichung (5),

77. Complete stories and poems of Edgar Allan Poe. by Poe, Edgar Allan 1809-1849. Publication: New York Doubleday 1966 . ix, 821 p. 22 cm. , Contents: Tales of mystery and horror: Murders in the Rue Morgue Mystery of Marie Roget Black cat Gold-bug Ligeia Descent into the maelstrom Tell-tale heart Purloined letter Assignation MS found in a bottle William Wilson Berenice Fall of the house of Usher Cask of Amontillado Pit and the pendulum Tale of the ragged mountains Man of the crowd Morella "Thou art the man" Oblong box Conversation of Eiros and Charmion Metzengerstein Masque of the Red Death Premature burial Imp of the perverse Facts in the case of M. Valdemar Hop-Frog Humor and satire: System of Doctor Tarr and Professor Fether Literary life of Thingum Bob, Esq. How to write a Blackwood article Predicament Mystification Loss of breath Man that was used up Diddling Angel of the odd Mellonta Tauta Thousand-and-second tale of Scheherazade X-ing a paragrab Business man Tale of Jerusalem Sphinx Why the little Frenchman wears his hand in a sling Bon-bon Duc De L'Omelette Three Sundays in a week Devil in the belfry Lionizing Some words with a mummy Spectacles Four beasts in one Never bet the devil your head Flights and fantasies: Balloon-hoax Mesmeric revelation Eleonora Unparalleled adventure of one Hans Pfaall King pest Island of the Fay Oval protrait Domain of Arnheim Landor's cottage Power of words Colloquy of Monos and Una Shadow a parable Silence a fable Von Kempelen and his discovery Narrative of A. Gordon Pym of Nantucket Poem: Annabel Lee To my mother Hymn Valentine Fairy-land To Helen Isafel City in the sea Sleeper Lenore Valley of unrest Coliseum Sonnet to Zante Bridal ballad to ... Sonnet silence Dream-land Eulalie a song To F ... To F ... S S.O ... D Raven To M.L.S ... Ulalume To ... To Helen Enigman For Annie Bells Eldorado Dream within a dream Stanzas Dream "Happiest day, the happiest hour" Lake: To ... Sonnet to science Al Aaraaf Romance To ... To the river ... To ... Tamerlane To ... Dreams Spirits of the dead Evening star Elizabeth Serenade Imitation Hymn to Aristogeiton and Harmodius Scenes from "Politian" Paean To Isadore Alone To one in paradise Edgar Allen Poe a biographical note. Date: 1966 Availability: Items available: 台中美國資料中心 American Corner Taichung (2),

78. Stories for young people. by Twain, Mark, Publication: New York : Sterling Pub., 2005 . 80 p. : , Includes index. 27 cm. Date: 2005 Availability: Items available: 台中美國資料中心 American Corner Taichung (1),

79. Road to reading by Malkoc, Anna Maria , compiled by Publication: Washington, D.C. : United States Information Agency 1987 . 183 p. 23 cm. Date: 1987 Availability: Items available: 台北美國資料中心 (北市圖) American Corner Taipei (2),

80. The Norton anthology of short fiction / Richard Bausch; R V Cassill by Bausch, Richard Publication: New York : W.W. Norton, ©2006. . xxiii, 929 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. Availability: Items available: 台北美國資料中心 (北市圖) American Corner Taipei (1),