Dear Classmates, I have recently completed reading matched, a 366 page dystopian fiction novel. It is written by Ally Condie and is the first book in a trilogy. Matched is a #1 New York Times bestseller and was published in 2010 I read this book as a part of round 2 for the dystopian book … Continue reading Sara’s Letter essay #7: Matched
I have recently completed reading The City of Ember, a 270 page dystopian fiction novel written by Jeanne DuPrau. This book is the first in a series of 4 and won numerous literary awards since it was published in 2003, and is now a major motion picture. I read this story as a part … Continue reading Sara Wiesenfeld Letter Essay #6 “The City of Ember”
I was nearly to the top. Only a few steps to go. I peeked my head over the side and overlooked the beach. The sight was admirable. I spotted my family. A wave of guilt rushed over me. Maybe I shouldn’t be doing this, I thought. I stepped up to the highest … Continue reading A Rise to Rebellion
I have recently completed reading Backlash by Sarah Darer Littman. Backlash is a 325 page realistic fiction novel that really demonstrated a big theme and message. Sarah Darer Littman is an award winning columnist for the online site CT News Junkie and she teaches creative writing as an adjunct professor in the MFA program at … Continue reading Sara’s Letter Essay #3: Backlash
Sara , where are you from, Where are you from, Sara I’m from chasing old family friends around the jersey shore beaches until we collapse onto the hot sand and burst out laughing, sand clinging onto our saltwater covered bodies. Then, taking a long bike ride down the boardwalk hearing “watch the tram car please” … Continue reading Sara, Where Are You From?
I have recently finished reading The Raft written by S.A. Bodeen. It is a 231 page realistic fiction book. I chose to read this because I have read it before and it was a very entertaining and interesting read. The great amount of suspense kept me flipping the pages and it was difficult to put … Continue reading Sara’s Letter-Essay #9: “The Raft”
During trimester two, I have read ten books. One book that challenged me was Sea Turtles by Jeff Ripple. This informational book was a challenge because there were a variety of complicated words that I didn’t really understand such as the breeds of sea turtles and many facts about them. The best book that I … Continue reading Sara’s Trimester Reading Reflection