Of Mice and Men is an adapted Upper level reader written by John Steinbeck. This is the tragic story of George and Lennie who travelled to different farms looking for work. George is a clever man but Lennie's size is always getting them into trouble. Things are going well when they find a job but that soon changes and leads to a tragic end.
John Steinbeck (1902-68) is remembered as one of the greatest and best-loved American writers of the twentieth century. During the 1930s, his works included The Red Pony, Pastures of Heaven, Tortilla Flat, In Dubious Battle, and Of Mice and Men. The Grapes of Wrath, published in 1939, earned him a Pulitzer Prize. In 1962, he was awarded the Nobel Prize for...More about John Steinbeck