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Lord of the Flies Reissue Edition
Contributor(s): Golding, William, Epstein, E. L. (Conductor)
ISBN: 0399501487     ISBN-13: 9780399501487
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
    OUR PRICE: $8.99  
Product Type: Paperback - Other Formats
Published: June 1959
Annotation: The classic tale of a group of English school boys who are left stranded on an unpopulated island, and who must confront not only the defects of their society but the defects of their own natures.
Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Fiction | Classics
Dewey: 823/.914
LCCN: BL 99753051
Lexile Measure: 770
Academic/Grade Level: General Adult
Book type: Fiction
Physical Information: 7.25" H x 4.25" W x 0.75" (0.25 lbs) 208 pages
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 744
Reading Level: 5.0   Interest Level: Upper Grades   Point Value: 9.0
Scholastic Reading Counts Info
Quiz #: Q07082
Reading Level: 8.1   Interest Level: Grades 9-12   Point Value: 11.0
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Publisher Description:
14.5 Million copies sold to date
The classic, startling, and perennially bestselling portrait of human nature-now available as a Premium Edition with a stunning new cover and re-set, easy-to-read text.

Contributor Bio(s): William Golding was born in Cornwall, England, in 1911 and educated at Oxford University. His first book, Poems, was published in 1935. Following a stint in the Royal Navy during World War II, Golding wrote Lord of the Flies while teaching school. It was the first of several works, including the novels Pincher MartinFree Fall, and The Inheritors and a play, The Brass Butterfly, which led to his being awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1983.
Lois Lowry is the two-time Newbery Award–winning author of Number the Stars,The Giver Quartet, and numerous other books for young adults.
Jennifer Buehler is an associate professor of educational studies at Saint Louis University and President of The Assembly on Literature for Adolescents of the National Council of Teachers of English.