6/2/16 Letter Essay #9: Of Mice and Men I have recently finished reading Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck. This realistic fiction book is 107 pages long, and was originally published in 1937. Steinbeck studied marine biology at Stanford University, and he had already published 5 books before writing Of Mice and Men. … Continue reading Margaret’s Letter Essay #9: Of Mice and Men
12/17/15 I have recently finished reading, The Dead Girls of Hysteria Hall by Katie Alender. This 329 Mystery book keeps you flipping the pages all the way up until the end. Katie Alender grew up in South Florida, where her first article was published while she was in high school. Her first book to be … Continue reading Margaret’s Letter Essay #4: The Dead Girls of Hysteria Hall
Duty, Honor, Country Everyone sat down in the rows of plush red and seats and began listening to a lecture about what our new cadets would endure during “Beast.” After listening for about 5 minutes, were told : “You have 60 seconds to say your goodbyes.” We woke at 5:30 in the morning, and … Continue reading Duty, Honor, Country
I just finished reading Hollow City by Ransom Riggs. This is the third book to Miss Peregrines Home for Peculiar Children book series. This fantasy book is one of my absolute favorites, and I can’t wait to read more from this amazing author. This 458 page book keeps you flipping the pages all the way … Continue reading Margaret’s Letter Essay #3: Library of Souls
Margaret, where are you from? Where are you from, Margaret? I’m from learning a few words in sign language to spark my love for a language without physically talking. A language used by moving your hands into different symbols, and someone (if they know sign language) knows exactly what you mean. I’m … Continue reading Margaret, Where Are You From?