Daily Archives: March 1, 2017

Meghan’s Letter Essay #6: American Indian Stories

Dear Readers, I recently finished reading a 195 page book called American Indian Stories. It is a collection of traditional legends of the Sioux Indian tribe, written by Zitkala-Ša, a member of the Yankton band of the Sioux tribe. When Zitkala-Ša left her tribe in the late 1800s to pursue her writing career and earn … Continue reading Meghan’s Letter Essay #6: American Indian Stories

Amelia Burrell’s Letter Essay #6

3/1/16 Recently I finished reading Fractured, a 421 page science fiction novel written by Teri Terry. Terri Terry had an interesting life before she became an author. Her early career started off with being a scientist, followed by a lawyer, and then a optometrist. Another interesting fact about Terri Terry is that she has lived … Continue reading Amelia Burrell’s Letter Essay #6

Letter Essay #6 – Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson

 Madison Ganim Mr. Jockers ILA Period 1 3/1/17   Speak   Recently, I finished reading Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson.  Laurie Halse Anderson received the Margaret A. Edwards Award from the American Library Association in 2009 for all of her contributions towards young literature. Speak is a 198 page realistic fiction novel. It also … Continue reading Letter Essay #6 – Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson

Olivia’s Letter-Essay #6

Letter-Essay Olivia Parcells Dear students,   I recently finished reading The One, an 323 page science fiction book by Kiera Cass.   Kiera Cass has written many books including The Selection, The Elite and The One. It is the  #1 New York Times bestselling Selection series. I chose this book because I wanted to finish … Continue reading Olivia’s Letter-Essay #6

Amelia W.’s Letter-Essay #6: I Am Malala

Dear Classmates, 2/24/17 Recently, I finished reading I Am Malala, a 204-page autobiography novel by Malala Yousafzai. Malala Yousafzai began her campaign for girls’ education when she was only ten years old. She has won many prizes including the International Children’s Peace Prize, the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, and the Amnesty International Ambassador of … Continue reading Amelia W.’s Letter-Essay #6: I Am Malala

Emily L’s Letter Essay; Nazi Hunters

Recently, I read a novel titledNazi Hunters by Neal Bascomb which I found in Mr.Jockers’ library. Born in Colorado and raised in St.Louis, Neal Bascomb earned a double degree in English Literature and Economics at the Miami University in Ohio. He also spent several years in London, Paris and Dublin as a journalist. He is … Continue reading Emily L’s Letter Essay; Nazi Hunters

Jack K’s Letter Essay #6

Dear blog, Recently I finished reading Dog Tags: Prisoners of War, a 192 page historical fiction book by C. Alexander London. In this book, 18 year old Miguel Rivera is a private and a medic in the U.S army during World War 2. This is C. Alexander London’s 4th book series, called Dog Tags. Prisoners … Continue reading Jack K’s Letter Essay #6

Addisen: Letter Essay #6

Dear Classmates, Recently, I finished reading Taking Flight, a 249-page memoir by Michaela DePrince. Michaela DePrince is a 22-year-old dancer with the Dutch National Ballet company. She was featured in the film First Position, following teens competing in the YAGP, or Youth America Grand Prix, the biggest ballet competition in the world. Michaela placed in … Continue reading Addisen: Letter Essay #6

Isabel Llach Letter Essay

Recently, I have finished reading The Cabin,  a 336-page, mystery book.  This novel is written by Natasha Preston.  Natasha Preston is an United Kingdom native, she grew up in small towns and villages, and she fell in love with reading and writing early in her life.  She started writing, professionally, in 2010, since then she … Continue reading Isabel Llach Letter Essay

Letter Essay #6 Brendan McCarthy

Recently, I finished reading Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, a 309-page book by J.K Rowling. The books have gained worldwide attention, won multiple awards, and sold more than 400 million copies. They have become the best-selling book series in history and been the basis for a series of films over which Rowling had overall … Continue reading Letter Essay #6 Brendan McCarthy

Letter Essay #6: Artemis Fowl: The Time Paradox – Mitchell

March 2 Dear Blog, I recently finished reading Artemis fowl: The Time Paradox, by Eoin Colfer. It has 432 pages, which is the longest book in the series, and it is a fantasy book. Colfer said in one of his video blogs that this book will be the last book in the series, or at … Continue reading Letter Essay #6: Artemis Fowl: The Time Paradox – Mitchell

Josh Letter Essay #6: Unbroken

Dear classmates, Recently, I have finished reading Unbroken, a 473-page, historical non-fiction novel by Laura Hillenbrand that was published in 2010. The author of this book, Laura Hillenbrand, is an american author who was famous for her novel, Seabiscuit, which was published in 2001. She has not written anything since Unbroken in 2010 which really … Continue reading Josh Letter Essay #6: Unbroken