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The Weight of Water–Letter Essay #6 Bianca Jortner

Recently, I read the book The Weight of Water, a 210-page poetry book by Sarah Crossan, an Irish author. The Weight of Water was published in 2011 and was nominated for the Carnegie Medal. This book is unique because of its poetic-style throughout the whole book while telling a meaningful story. “The Weight of Water” … Continue reading The Weight of Water–Letter Essay #6 Bianca Jortner

Olivia’s Letter-Essay #6

Letter-Essay Olivia Parcells Dear students,   I recently finished reading The One, an 323 page science fiction book by Kiera Cass.   Kiera Cass has written many books including The Selection, The Elite and The One. It is the  #1 New York Times bestselling Selection series. I chose this book because I wanted to finish … Continue reading Olivia’s Letter-Essay #6

Emily L.’s Letter Essay #3 A Study in Scarlet

I recently finished reading an 86 page mystery novel titled A Study in Scarlet, written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.  Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is most famously known as the author of the Sherlock Holmes series, including this novel, his first in the series of many.  He was a Scottish writer, but he earned a … Continue reading Emily L.’s Letter Essay #3 A Study in Scarlet

Bio-Poem: Maya G.

Maya Conscientious,  hard-working, outgoing, trustworthy Daughter of Ann and Don, sister of Jack and Chloe Lover of life, non-stop laughter, and all of the fun activities that come along with the changing of the seasons, each exciting in a different way Who feels thankful for the continuous love from her family, the perpetual support of … Continue reading Bio-Poem: Maya G.

Erick’s Letter Essay #6: 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

  Dear, Reader Recently, I have finished reading 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, it is a 426 paged classic science fiction novel by French writer Jules Verne published in 1870. Jules Gabriel Verne was a French novelist, poet, and playwright best known for his adventure novel 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea and his profound influence … Continue reading Erick’s Letter Essay #6: 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

Samantha’s Letter Essay #7-Uglies

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

Melissa’s Letter Essay #5: The Fifth Wave

Recently I have finished the 460 page science fiction The Fifth Wave by Rick Yancey novel recently. I really enjoyed this book because of the unique idea. The main character is a girl named Cassie (Cassiopeia) Sullivan, even though the perspectives change each part, all the other perspectives are very closely related to her and … Continue reading Melissa’s Letter Essay #5: The Fifth Wave

Jake’s Letter Essay #4: Divergent

I have just read 220 Pages (½) of the book, Divergent by Veronica Roth.This Dystopian literature book was published on April 25, 2011 and I choose to read it because I saw the movie and I really wanted to compare the book to the movie. Veronica Roth is a 27 year old, american novelists who … Continue reading Jake’s Letter Essay #4: Divergent

Rebecca’s Letter Essay #3: The Ghost of Fossil Glen

I recently read The Ghost of Fossil Glen by Cynthia DeFelice.  Cynthia is a 63 year old woman who has written 16 novels and 12 picture books. She won the edgar award for best juvenile.  The first book Cynthia DeFelice wrote was The Strange Night Writing of Jessamine Colter in 1988.  Right now Cynthia is … Continue reading Rebecca’s Letter Essay #3: The Ghost of Fossil Glen

Caden’s Letter Essay #3: Random

11/13/15 I have previously read the book Random by Tom Leveen. The author of this book really wanted to appeal to psychological side of situations. He really showed modern problems in the most dramatic way possible… through cyber bullying. Tom Leveen is a published of titles such as Party and Zero (Which was a YALSA … Continue reading Caden’s Letter Essay #3: Random

Erin’s Letter Essay #3: American Sniper

I just finished reading the book “American Sniper” by Chris Kyle. It was an amazing book. It was about 375 pages with some pictures of his family and about his time in the service. I chose this book because I love war books and learning about wars and war history. I love Chris and his … Continue reading Erin’s Letter Essay #3: American Sniper