Daily Archives: November 18, 2017

Milo Goldstein Letter Essay #3: Michael Vey 7: the Final Spark

11/17/17   I’ve recently finished reading a 320 page book called Michael Vey 7: the Final Spark. It is really, really new and only came out a couple of days ago. It is the 7th book in a fantasy series (The Michael Vey series). It was written by a new york times best selling author … Continue reading Milo Goldstein Letter Essay #3: Michael Vey 7: the Final Spark

Maye Stichter–Letter Essay #3

Dear students, Recently I finished reading “Serafina’s Promise” a 395-page Realistic Fiction book by Ann E. Berg, an award winning middle-school English Teacher. Ann has won the Jefferson Cup award, the ALA Best book for young adults, the IRA Notable Book for a Global Society, and the Booklist Editors’ Choice About the Awards This book is … Continue reading Maye Stichter–Letter Essay #3

Letter Essay #3: Sarah Allen (Children of Dune)

11/17     A fan-done piece of artwork; a sandworm hunt I recently finished Children of Dune, a classic sci-fi 408 page long masterpiece by Frank Herbert.  Frank Herbert is an American author (1920-1986) who wrote Dune and its sequels.  His son, Brian Herbert, and the writer Kevin J. Anderson later continued the series with … Continue reading Letter Essay #3: Sarah Allen (Children of Dune)

Katie Letter-Essay #3: The Ghost of Graylock Halls

Recently I finished the book The Ghost of Graylock Halls. The Ghost of Graylock Halls Is a 272-page fiction novel. Written by Dan Poblocki. Dan Poblocki is an American author of mystery and horror novels for teens. Born in Providence, Rhode Island he grew up in Basking Ridge, New Jersey. Dan Poblocki is an author … Continue reading Katie Letter-Essay #3: The Ghost of Graylock Halls

Mia Larkin Letter-Essay #3: The Silver Mask

I recently finished the book The Silver Mask, a 232-page fantasy book. The book was not only written by one author but two! These two brilliant authors are Holly Black and Cassandra Clare. Holly Black is the bestselling author and co-creator of The Spiderwick Chronicles and Cassandra Clare is the author of the bestselling YA … Continue reading Mia Larkin Letter-Essay #3: The Silver Mask

Madeline Longo-Letter Essay #3: Girl Stolen

Recently, I just finished reading Girl, Stolen, a 213-page Realistic Fiction book by April Henry.  April Henry wrote multiple mysteries for adults and young adults and eventually became a New York Times Bestseller. When watching the news, April saw a story about an eighteen year old girl who was blind and accidentally kidnapped, which influenced … Continue reading Madeline Longo-Letter Essay #3: Girl Stolen

Ashley Salvatore Letter Essay #3: No Small Thing

Recently, I finished reading No Small Thing, a 245-page, realistic fiction book, by Natale Ghent. She is an author and illustrator, but before her career, she lived in Illinois, in an old stone farmhouse with her horses, chickens, dogs, and many other animals, but moved to the canadian countryside continuing to write books. I noticed … Continue reading Ashley Salvatore Letter Essay #3: No Small Thing

Tessa Pavia Letter Essay #3: Me, Earl, and the Dying Girl

I have just recently completed the novel, Me, Earl, and the Dying Girl, a 295 page realistic fiction story. This book is written by Jesse Andrews and was published on March 1st of 2012. Jesse Andrews is currently a 35 year old novelist along with being a screenwriter. Andrews was born and raised in Pittsburgh. … Continue reading Tessa Pavia Letter Essay #3: Me, Earl, and the Dying Girl

Hannah Halloran’s Letter-Essay #3: Number the Stars

I highly recommend reading Number the Stars by Lois Lowry if you are looking for a suspenseful easy read. It is an 158-page historical fiction book. Number the Stars was published in 1989. Lois Lowry has written about 50 books in her writing career and has won two Newbery Medals! She was born in Honolulu, … Continue reading Hannah Halloran’s Letter-Essay #3: Number the Stars

Andrew Capeci letter essay #3 period 5

Recently, I finished reading The One and Only Ivan, a 320 page fantasy book by  Katherine Applegate, an American young adult and children’s fiction writer. She was born on October 9, 1956. Katherine Applegate published the One and Only Ivan on January 17, 2012. Just about a year after the book won the newbery award … Continue reading Andrew Capeci letter essay #3 period 5

Paul Flaherty’s Letter Essay #3: Shiloh

Recently, I finished reading Shiloh, a 144 page realistic fiction book by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor, a John Newbery Medal winning author. She is also well known for a popular series for younger children known as the “Alice” series, containing 12 different books, all with the name “Alice” in the title. The first book from this … Continue reading Paul Flaherty’s Letter Essay #3: Shiloh

Elisabeth Berg’s Letter-Essay #3: Chains

I have recently finished a 316 pages historical fiction book called Chains. The author of this novel is Laurie Halse Anderson, she also wrote Speak, Forge, Ashes and Fever 1793. She lives in Mexico, New York. Twisted was a New York Times bestseller. Her YA novel Speak was a National Book Award finalist, a Printz Honor … Continue reading Elisabeth Berg’s Letter-Essay #3: Chains