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1. The Great Gatsby   Publication: Silver Spring, MD: Discovery Communications, Inc. 2003 . 60 min.: col. , F. Scott Fizgerald's novel The Great Gatsby focuses on how the American dream may be unattainable, as seen through Jay Gatsby's desire for Daisy Buchanan. Fizgerald and his character Gatsby have similar family backgrounds and love lives. The extravagance and imagery portrayed in The Great Gatsby has been the basis for advertising campaigns, and the novel's popularity has inspired several film adaptations. Date: 2003 Availability: No items available:

2. Huckleberry Fin   Publication: Silver Spring, MD: Discovery Communications, Inc. 2003 . 60 min : col. , An Overview of the life and times of Mark Twain, as well as their influence on Huckleberry Finn. As controversial now as it was then, this important work of American fiction explores the sometimes contradictory nature of the American spirit. Explore why this story is as relevant now as when it was first published. Date: 2003 Availability: No items available:

3. The scarlet letter   Publication: Silver Spring, MD: Discovery Communications 2003 . 60 mins.:col. , Learn how the story of Hester Prynne's adulterous relationship with a young minister blows wide open the conflict between private truth and public appearances, the choice between sin and salvation, and the definition of moral versus good. In the Scarlet Letter Nathaniel Hawthorne gives us a view of 17th-century Puritan society. Scholars and critics discuss the novel and the book’s lasting legacy. Date: 2003 Availability: No items available: