I don't know about you, but when I study or do homework I NEED music. Without it I struggle to concentrate on the worksheet, paper, or project that I was assigned. Having the melodious voice of…Continue
My favorite part of the day is when I walk into English and I know I have 10 whole minutes to sit down and read my book. I think it really helps encourage students to keep reading novels as well as…Continue
When we were little how were most lessons taught to us? By our parents mostly, I would imagine, but when we look back there is one source that comes darn close to beating our parents in moral teachings: books. Through books like Little Rabbit Foo Foo we learn small lessons that shape how we act as we grow old. For this book blog I will be talking about this lesson filled children’s books. Yes it isn’t the “normal” high school book blog, but when were we ever…Continue
College. When I first heard this word when I was younger a few key things pop into mind; furthering my education, moving out, and the ability to make decisions for myself. Unfortunately now as I get closer and closer to college, two words stick out the most, money and debt. I listen to my friends who are seniors and how they chose their school. Some of them are going to their dream school, but some of them chose schools that were at the bottom of their list. They are forced…Continue
This month I finally read Have a Nice Day, the sequel to Get Well Soon, a book I already blogged about! (You should read that one too!) I was extremely excited to see that Julie Halpern did write a sequel because once you got to know Anna Bloom you couldn’t help but wonder what happened next. These feelings were brought up because of the…Continue
In the month of March I read “See You at Harry’s” by Jo Knowles. Let me just say this real quick, it has been an emotional reading experience. The title is true above; I nearly broke down in tears while reading this book after a Chemistry test. Then later that day in English the same happened. After telling Mr. Anderson, the great teacher who recommended the book to my class, about my close encounter in Chemistry he immediately knew what part I was at.
I debated long and hard…Continue