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Stitch's Ohana means family in "Fake ID" by Lavar Giles

“Dear Tony,I have not abandoned YOU. I cannot say the same for Nick, or Steve, or Logan, or Tyler. This life of ours isn’t living. It’s masquerading. A never-ending ball where no one’s our friend and we can’t step outside for cool air no matter how bad we want to. Safety has cost us everything, and I no longer care to be ‘protected’.I wanted to take you with me for this new chapter. I did. But Deputy Marshal Bertram and your dad reminded me that the life I’m choosing now is a dangerous one.…See More
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Josh Bennett posted a blog post

Trust and Family Bonds in "Fake ID" by Lamar Giles

 You've witness a crime and the police think that the person who committed the crime would choose you and your family as there next target, they put your family into witness protection and you move to places throughout the country hoping they don't find you.  To most of us this sounds a little crazy but the book Fake ID  by Lavar Giles this is a reality for a boy named, well I should say goes by, Nick or his real name Tony, this is reality.  His family was put in witness protection and they…See More
May 15
Josh Bennett replied to Russ Anderson's discussion Writers Week XXIII Day 5
"I went to writers week with my 6th period class and while we were there, there was three musical performances, and I really appreciate the extra time that those three people took to create a song instead of a poem or short story. For one writing a…"
Feb 13
Josh Bennett posted a blog post

Importance of Family in "Stupid Fast" by Geoff Herbach

The novel Stupid Fast by Geoff Herbach is about a some what ordinary boy who lives in a town named Bluffton, but there is some things differences like the mom is a hippie and the dad committed suicide when he was 5 years old .The main character, Felton Reinstein, never really had many friends and he was really close to his family, they were the only people who seemed to understand him. His only friend is in Venezuela for the summer so he feels really lonely. Then all of sudden he gets big, like…See More
Jan 19
Josh Bennett posted a blog post

Acceptance in "Noggin" by John Corey Whaley

“I’m sorry but you have a very limited amount of time left on this earth. The cancer is just too much… we can’t cure it. I’m sorry.” Imagine hearing this while you lay helplessly weak in a hospital bed with all your family and friends looking at you with despair in their eyes. Now imagine you close your eyes thinking it would be the last time you do so and in what feels like only a few seconds you wake up and everything around you is different…See More
Dec 19, 2016
Josh Bennett posted a blog post

Isolation theme in "The Compound " by S.A Bodeen and "The Gadget" by Paul Zindel

Imagine sitting around your house just relaxing, maybe thinking about how school is or what you are going to have for breakfast the next day when suddenly a bright red light flashes, an alarm sounds. Your dad comes into your room screaming “EVERYONE IN THE BUNKER!” You follow your family to your…See More
Sep 8, 2016
Josh Bennett is now a member of The Fremd High School English Ning
Aug 22, 2016

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Stitch's Ohana means family in "Fake ID" by Lavar Giles

Posted on May 19, 2017 at 10:44pm 0 Comments



Dear Tony,

I have not abandoned YOU. I cannot say the same for Nick, or Steve, or Logan, or Tyler. This life of ours isn’t living. It’s masquerading. A never-ending ball where no one’s our friend and we can’t step outside for cool air no matter how bad we want to. Safety has cost us everything, and I no longer care to be ‘protected’.

I wanted to take you…

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Trust and Family Bonds in "Fake ID" by Lamar Giles

Posted on April 11, 2017 at 5:30pm 0 Comments

 You've witness a crime and the police think that the person who committed the crime would choose you and your family as there next target, they put your family into witness protection and you move to places throughout the country hoping they don't find you.  To most of us this sounds a little crazy but the book Fake ID  by Lavar Giles this is a reality for a boy named, well I should say goes by, Nick or his real name Tony, this is reality.  His family was put in witness protection…

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Importance of Family in "Stupid Fast" by Geoff Herbach

Posted on January 12, 2017 at 11:30pm 0 Comments

The novel Stupid Fast by Geoff Herbach is about a some what ordinary boy who lives in a town named Bluffton, but there is some things differences like the mom is a hippie and the dad committed suicide when he was 5 years old .The main character, Felton Reinstein, never really had many friends and he was really close to his family, they were the only people who seemed to understand him. His only friend is in Venezuela for the summer so he…

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Acceptance in "Noggin" by John Corey Whaley

Posted on October 23, 2016 at 4:30pm 0 Comments

“I’m sorry but you have a very limited amount of time left on this earth. The cancer is just too much… we can’t cure it. I’m sorry.” Imagine hearing this while you lay helplessly weak in a hospital bed with all your family and friends looking at you with despair in their eyes. Now imagine you close your eyes thinking it would be the last time you do so and in what feels like only a few seconds you wake up and everything around you is different…

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