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Being with Henry is based on a short story, "The Kindness of Strangers," which first appeared in Brooks's collection, Traveling on into the Light. Readers who might be intrigued by the idea of short stories providing the impetus for novels can also read short story-novel connected books such as Anne Laurel Carter's In the Clear, whose central character, Pauline, initially appeared in the story "Leaving the Iron Lung," part of the collection Close-Ups. Jim Hawkins first appeared as the main character in "The Bermuda Triangle," one of the short stories in Wynne-Jones's collection, Lord of the Fries, and then he was the lead player in the novel The Boy in the Burning House. Students could also be directed to the six short stories in Chris Crutcher's Athletic Shorts, a book in which the characters had previously been introduced in one of Crutcher's novels. They appear in Athletic...

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