The Great Gatsby
Nick Carraway observes the wasteful lives of four wealthy acquaintances in the nouveau riche society of West Egg, Long Island. During his time there Carraway befriends his affluent and enigmatic neighbor, Jay Gatsby.
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9th-10th Informational Text 1340L
The Roaring Twenties
7th-8th Informational Text 1240L
Keeping Up With the Joneses
9th-10th Psychology 1490L
Is There a Cheater's High?
7th-8th Informational Text 1280L
At A Window
7th-8th Informational Text 1270L
You Can Buy Happiness, If It's An Experience
(love song, with two goldfish)
11th-12th Informational Text 1420L
The Lost Generation
11th-12th Fiction 1390L