Dear Blog Readers, Recently, we read a 286-page dystopian novel titled Lord of the Flies by William Golding. The author attended Oxford University and his book Lord of the Flies was published in 1954 in London, England. It has sold millions of copies worldwide and has been translated into numerous languages.The author also received … Continue reading Collaborative Letter Essay #9- Lord of the Flies
Dear Blog Readers, Not long ago, I finished a book titled “The Alchemist” by Paulo Coelho. This 206 page fiction novel was published in 1988. The author, Paulo Coelho, is a Brazilian writer who is the recipient of numerous international awards. His book “The Alchemist” was translated into 81 different languages. This book … Continue reading Letter Essay #6
Julia Boffa Mr. Jockers ILA/ Period 1 Feb. 10, 2017 Rapidly Moving Forward We tossed and turned through the rapid; I gripped my paddle with white knuckles. We paddled frantically, though I’m not sure that it really did anything. Up ahead, I could see a large rapid approaching. I started to panic. My … Continue reading Julia’s Memoir
On our first day Inside a new country Before a large gate in a small dirt parking lot Beyond a long hike Following my family along the trail Amid a large valley of flowers Through a large cave Down to a rushing river Across a small log Toward a steep climb Up the roped trail … Continue reading Julia’s Prepositional Phrase Poem
Dear blog-reading audience, I have just finished the third book in the Magisterium series named, The Bronze Key by Holly Black and Cassandra Clare. This was a book that was published in 2016, and is a 249 page fantasy book that is funny yet nerve racking and will have you at the edge of your … Continue reading Julia’s Letter Essay #3: The Bronze Key
Julia Creative, funny, outgoing, smart Daughter of Laura and Joe, sister of Mark and Caroline Lover of puppies, family, and the season Winter Who feels thankful for life, education, and great friends Who finds happiness in a good book, skiing on fresh snow, and listening to music Who needs a hot cup of tea, an … Continue reading Bio-Poem: Julia B.