Tag Archives: memoir

Memoir Kayleigh Riccio

Kayleigh Riccio Mr.Jockers Period 8 Feb. 10, 2017 One Gift, One Christmas, One Smile Sitting in the classroom watching these little kids made me want to cry. Literally. As I watched them learn and do activities, it made me think about how it’s been almost seven years since I’ve been in first grade and how … Continue reading Memoir Kayleigh Riccio

Sydney R.’s Memoir

(Santa) Claustrophobic Christmas by Sydney Rodriguez   Every Christmas Eve, my entire family-my fourteen cousins and my nine aunts and uncles, along with their spouses-head toward my grandparent’s cramped apartment in Bridgeport, Connecticut, all from various distances throughout Connecticut. Immediately upon entering, the familiar sizzling sounds of dinner and the decadent aromas wafting in the … Continue reading Sydney R.’s Memoir

When Patients Lose Patience: Meghan O.: Memoir

Meghan Ogrinz Mr. Jockers Period 1 ILA Feb. 10, 2017   When Patients Lose Patience   The thick, wooden door swung open, allowing a cold gust of wind to sweep through our small, Nordic hotel room. My dad practically fell into the room, stumbling. “Get up! Put on your coats and gloves and snow boots!” … Continue reading When Patients Lose Patience: Meghan O.: Memoir

Jenna’s Letter Essay #8; I Will Always Write Back

I recently finished reading a 392 page book  called “I Will Always Write Back”. The book was published on April 8, 2015. This touching novel is an autobiography/memoir by Caitlin Alifirenka & Martin Ganda, with Liz Welch, an award winning journalist and memoirist; her stories have appeared in the New York Times, Vogue, Life, and … Continue reading Jenna’s Letter Essay #8; I Will Always Write Back