Dear Classmates, Recently, I finished reading the novel A World Away, a 400 page realistic fiction novel by job-loving author, Nancy Grossman. The “Associate Director of the University Honors Program” published her book A World Away on July 16, 2013. I first read this book in 6th grade after seeing it in the school book … Continue reading Alex H.’s Letter Essay #7: A World Away
Dear Classmates, Recently, I finished reading the novel Someone Like You, a 281 page realistic novel by a creative writer named Sarah Dessen. The ALA “Best Fiction for Young Adults” writer published her book, Someone Like You, on May 11, 2004. I decided to read this book in November because I had recently finished, Keeping … Continue reading Alex H’s Letter Essay #4: Someone Like You
“TYLER!” my dad yelled out as my brother shrieked, flopping out of the golf cart and onto the wet, perfectly cut grass. “Your mother is going to kill me,” my father mumbled with a sigh as he rushed out of the cart to comfort my little brother whose cries had shaken the quiet golf course. … Continue reading Sharing the Spotlight
I have recently read the book “Keeping the Moon”, a 240-page realistic fiction novel by Sarah Dessen, it was published on May 11, 2004. Through middle school, I have gotten my recommendations from my friends to read Sarah Dessen books. I finally decided to try it out and I’m happy I did. I decided on … Continue reading Alex H’s Letter Essay #3: “Keeping the Moon”
Alex, where are you from? Where are you from, Alex? I’m from waking up at 10:30 in the morning with unreal fantasies about chocolate houses and licorice palaces dancing in my head, forcing my eyes to adjust to the bright sun coming through the open window, and to a father who tells me “The day … Continue reading Alex, Where Are You From?