Monthly Archives: May 2015

Ella’s Letter Essay #11 “Paper Towns”

Recently I read a book called Paper Towns by John Green. The book was 336 pages and the story is about On the outside Margo Roth Spiegelman is an adventurous, unconventional, and intelligent person. So when Margo sneaks into Quentin Jacobsen’s room one fateful night and involves him in her crazy plan to get revenge, … Continue reading Ella’s Letter Essay #11 “Paper Towns”

A Week in . . . Old Saybrook (teacher model)

LOCATION: Old Saybrook, Connecticut, is located in Middlesex County, where the Connecticut River meets Long Island Sound. The town is small: 15 square miles and only about 10,000 people live there year round, though many more people live or spend time there in the summer. CULTURE: In the summer, the town bustles with activity. Families … Continue reading A Week in . . . Old Saybrook (teacher model)

Rebecca’s Letter Essay #11: “Stolen Children”

I recently read Stolen Children by Peg Kehret.  I chose this book because I needed a mystery book, so Claire L., Claire M. and Maddy recommended this book to me. A Girl named Amy who recently finished all her baby sitting courses got a last minute recommendation to babysit a 3-year-old Kendra.  Shortly after Amy … Continue reading Rebecca’s Letter Essay #11: “Stolen Children”

Erin’s Letter Essay #10: “A Long Walk to Water”

I just finished reading “A Long Walk to Water” by Linda Sue Park.  This book is 121a pages long. I read this book because it had a good story plot and it had an interesting name. I decided to read this book because I loved the back and the cover page really interested me. Also … Continue reading Erin’s Letter Essay #10: “A Long Walk to Water”

Rory’s Letter-Essay #11: Death Sentence

The book that I just finished reading was Death Sentence by Alexander Gordon Smith. This 261 page realistic fiction story is action packed and very suspenseful. I chose this book because this is the third book in the five book series, and I had just finished the second book in the series, Solitary. This book … Continue reading Rory’s Letter-Essay #11: Death Sentence

Hanna’s Letter Essay #11: “Princess Plot”

I have just finished reading “Princess Plot” by Kirsten Boie, a 400-page fantasy novel. I really enjoyed reading this book because I have read it before but this time it just seemed so much different. In this novel Jenna has a very strict mom who won’t let her do anything and, against her mom’s wishes … Continue reading Hanna’s Letter Essay #11: “Princess Plot”

Johanna’s Letter Essay #11: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

I have just finished reading the book title Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K.Rowling. I have been wanting to get around to reading this book, and have been recommended by basically everyone I know, as well as everybody at the HKMS library. I could see why it is so popular, the book had … Continue reading Johanna’s Letter Essay #11: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

Robbie’s Letter Essay #10: “Fallen Angels”

I have recently finished reading the book called Fallen Angels by Walter Dean Myers. The book it 270 pages long. This book is about how a boy just out of high school joins the military. He joins during the Vietnam War.  His name is Perry, on his journey through this story he meets many new people and new … Continue reading Robbie’s Letter Essay #10: “Fallen Angels”