Dear Readers of the Blog, We have recently finished reading The Maze Runner a 375 page, dystopian series written by James Dashner. James was born in 1972 in Austell and moved to Duluth when he was two years old. He graduated from Duluth High School in 1991. He attended college in Brigham … Continue reading Collaborative Letter Essay #9: The Maze Runner
Recently, I finished reading the novel Finding Audrey by Sophie Kinsella, a 286 page realistic fiction book. Sophie Kinsella is a #1 best selling author and she also wrote the Shopaholic book series that is also a very popular series. Finding Audrey was published recently in 2015. I chose to read this book because my … Continue reading Katharine’s Letter Essay #7: Finding Audrey
Katharine Burris Mr. Jockers ILA Period 5 1/19/17 The Nerf War I felt a bullet graze past my ear at the beginning of … Continue reading Katharine’s Memoir: The Nerf War
Recently, I finished reading The Fixer by Jennifer Lynn Barnes. This book is 370 pages and mystery. I chose to read this book because many people have recommended it and it seemed like a good book. In the novel, The Fixer a girl named Tess Kendrick is sent away to stay with her older sister, … Continue reading Katharine’s Letter Essay #5: The Fixer
The Pond Following the road to reach the pond Across the stream With neighborhood kids around During the hot summer With barbeques and bonfires every week After swimming till’ dark But of course swimming back Toward the shore in a rush When the ice cream truck came around the corner After jumping right back … Continue reading Katharine’s Prepositional Phrase Poem
Dear Classmates, Recently, I finished reading Out of My Mind by Sharon M. Draper. This book is 295 pages and realistic fiction. Sharon M. Draper is a New York Times bestselling author and her novel Out of My Mind is a very well known book. Out of My Mind is now available in 20 different … Continue reading Katharine’s Letter Essay #3: Out of My Mind
Katharine Sympathetic, trustworthy, honest, athletic Daughter of Michele and Joe, sister of James Lover of sports, swimming in pools in the summer, and cold weather Who feels thankful of family, friends, and my dog Who finds happiness when with friends, skiing in Vermont, and when playing soccer and lacrosse. Who needs laughter, sports, and fun … Continue reading Bio Poem: Katharine B.