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A Separate Peace

A Separate Peace

  

by John Knowles

Current Events & Pop Culture

Available to teachers only as part of the A Separate Peace Teacher Pass


A Separate Peace Teacher Pass includes:

  • Assignments & Activities
  • Reading Quizzes
  • Current Events & Pop Culture articles
  • Discussion & Essay Questions
  • Challenges & Opportunities
  • Related Readings in Literature & History

Sample of Current Events & Pop Culture


A Separate Inspiration

A Separate Peace speaks to teachers, students, and author Meg Rosoff. Her 2007 award-winning YA novel, What I Was, was inspired by Knowles's story. The whole coming-of-age thing probably helped.