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Book Review – The Crucible by Arthur Miller

This is one of the books that I am considering teaching to my sophomores. I hadn’t read it before and struggled to get through the Introduction.  Too bad I didn’t skip it or read it last. (more…)

Book Review – Stephen King’s 11/22/63

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Let me start by saying I am not a Stephen King fan.  I don’t like horror.  (more…)

Book Review – The Maze Runner by James Dashner

The Maze Runner by James Dashner is not a book that I would have normally picked up.  The cover isn’t appealing to me and until I took a good look at it (when I went to write this post) I had no idea what was on the cover.  Even after reading the book, I’m not totally certain what the cover is supposed to portray.

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Book Review – Crash by Jerry Spinelli

This is a book that I found when I visited the Douglas County District Library Media Center.  Crash by Jerry Spinelli, is classified as a High-Low book for High School Students.  This means that it is a high-interest, low-readability book.  It deals with a number of issues that are relevant to High School Students, such as; bullying, friendships, identifying values, illness of a grandparent and stereotypes. (more…)

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