This quarter I read Natasha Preston's The Cellar. It is about a sixteen-year-old girl named Summer who is abducted by a psychotic abuser named Clover after searching for her friend one night. Summer is locked in Clover's cellar along with three other girls. Clover, an OCD sufferer who has a disturbing past, has an obsession with flowers and call his captives his "flowers" because he claims they are pure like flowers. He tries to form his own perfect family and make the world…Continue
A lot of my childhood memories are brought upon by books. Books like The Giving Tree and The Tales of Peter Rabbit bring back memories of the little things I did when I was in preschool and kindergarden and learning how to read. Also, they taught me simple yet valuable life lessons.
I liked The Giving Tree by Roald Dahl because I liked the way…Continue
This year's Writers Week was absolutely fantastic! It was nice to have a break from a few classes and watch talented students, writers, and teachers perform. All of the presenters had a great message, lesson, and/or story behind their presentations. I had such a fun time watching the teachers, students, and authors go on stage for a few reasons.…Continue
One of the books I read for my independent reading unit was David Levithan's Every Day. This book is about a genderless soul named A who wakes up every morning in a different body. A doesn't have its own body but it has its own mind and conscience.
One day, A wakes up in the body of a guy named Justin, and meets his girlfriend, Rhiannon. After A, in Justin's body,and Rhiannon ditch school and go to the beach,…Continue