During Spring Break, I finished reading Unbroken, a 473 page Informational/Autobiography book by the besting selling author of Seabiscuit and A Sudden Illness, Laura Hillenbrand, which tells of what it was like battling Chronic Fatigue Syndrome without her family and having to drop out of college, which I was surprised because she writes beautifully. Unbroken and … Continue reading Madigan’s Letter Essay #8 – Unbroken
Dear Fellow Classmates, Not so recently I finished my book club book, The City of Ember, a 270 page Dystopian book by a Californian writer named Jeanne DuPrau. She is the bestselling author of this book, The People of Sparks, The Prophet of Yonwood, and The Diamond of Darkhold which are the next books in … Continue reading Madigan’s Letter Essay #6 “The City of Ember”
7 a.m. Every Sunday, bought time the golden sun pierced the navy blue blanket sky with holes of starry sky. Causing it to be purple. Then pink. Gold. Then a radiant sky blue. All the colors still captured in the small, scattered Cirrocumulus clouds even long after their gone. Even if the forecast said thunderstorms … Continue reading Hay Day
Recently I have just finished the first 200 pages of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, a 759 page magical fantasy book by a Scottish Woman named J.K.Rowling, who has sold over 450 million copies(more daily recently with new covers) and has won 19 awards alone with the series. This book was published July 21, … Continue reading Madigan’s Letter Essay #3: “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows”
I’m from the wake up early, boxful of croissants, black coffee scented air and horses groomed with care, show days. Where the sun rises over the rolling mountain tops illuminating the silver drops of dew on the grass as the fog slithers away. I’m from a different-family, my cheerful, entertained mother, Charlotte, my stubborn, German … Continue reading Madigan, Where Are You From?
Dear class, I just finished reading “Out of my Mind” by Sharon M. Draper, a 295 page turner. I love this book. It is one of my favorites books and one of the books based off of “Stuck in Nuteral” by Terry Trueman. I love how the author perfectly expresses a 10 year olds mind … Continue reading Madigan’s Letter Essay #12 “Out of my Mind”
By Madigan and Victoria Location: Kenya is located in East Africa and borders Somalia to the northeast, Ethiopia to the north, South Sudan to the northwest, Uganda to the west, Tanzania to the south, and the Indian Ocean to the east. The country straddles the equator, covering a total of 224,961 square miles (2x … Continue reading A Week in Kenya!
This past trimester I read 14 books but 8 books cover to cover. What challenged me the most is non-fiction books including poetry and traditional literature. This challenged me the most because I am a more hands on person and love suspense and to let my imagination run wild while I feel trapped and uninterested … Continue reading Madigan’s Reading Reflection