April 1st, 2016 Dear Classmates, I have recently finished the book Uglies by Scott Westerfeld. It is 406 pages and is a dystopian fiction novel. Scott Westerfeld is 52 years old and wrote Uglies in 2005. He writes young adult fiction including the Uglies Quartet and Afterworlds. Uglies is part of a New York Times … Continue reading Samantha’s Letter Essay #7-Uglies
Dear Classmates, I recently finished the novel “Love That Dog” by Sharon Creech. It is only 86 pages and was a quick read but it was still very enjoyable. It is a youth poetry book. This isn’t the first book I’ve read by Creech, I’ve also read “Walk Two Moons.” Sharon Creech was 56 when … Continue reading Samantha’s Letter Essay #5: Love That Dog
Victoria’s not strong . Emotionally or physically. I’m not one to talk, but she’s worse. A lot worse. So, this trip was not going to be an easy one. 5:45 am. Beep, beep, beep. I checked my phone. Yup, definitely August 19th. Tears rushed to my eyes. I didn’t hold them back, my cat was … Continue reading Saying Goodbye
I most recently finished the novel Speak, by Laurie Halse Anderson. Speak is a 198 page realistic fiction story that conveys big topics. Laurie Halse Anderson. She has written a total of 6 novels, 6 picture books and a 12 book series. However, she is best known for her book Speak, which was published in October … Continue reading Samantha’s Letter Essay #3: Speak
Samantha, Where Are You From? Where Are You From, Samantha? I’m from Sunday dinners with crazy card games, long rounds of Clue, entertaining my family with terrible singing and performances on a nightly basis, and making my sister laugh with random made up stories. I’m from admiring Victoria, causing trouble and going on adventures with … Continue reading Samantha, Where Are You From?