Category Archives: Pleasure Reading

Pleasure Reading

Greetings from the Crowsnest as we stand on the threshold of our holiday break. Here is a great introduction to our pleasure reading assignment over Thanksgiving break. Please read a book—any book (Really! Any book!)—over the Thanksgiving week. There are … Continue reading

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Read B/c It Will Improve Your SAT Score–Or Read B/c of Will Smith’s Advice!

Greetings from the Crowsnest. Here is a great introduction to our pleasure reading assignment over Thanksgiving break. Please read a book—any book—over the Thanksgiving week. There are many reasons why pleasure reading is good for you as a student. Improving … Continue reading

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“Even Death has a Heart…”

Human mortality results in the potential loss of one’s story of triumph and resilience through life’s hardships. Thankfully, several of these tales have been adapted and preserved in novels. Set in Nazi Germany in the years 1939-1942, Markus Zusak’s The … Continue reading

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A Journey of Self-Discovery through Travel

Throughout human existence, understanding oneself has been a goal taken on by many brave individuals. In the memoir Eat, Pray, Love, Elizabeth Gilbert writes a detailed account of her travels throughout Italy, India, and Indonesia on a journey to determine … Continue reading

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Read for SAT Preparation. Or Listen to Another Great Reason from Will Smith

Greetings from the Crowsnest. Here is a great introduction to our pleasure reading assignment over Thanksgiving break. Please read a book—any book—over the Thanksgiving week. There are many reasons why pleasure reading is good for you as a student. Improving … Continue reading

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A Bird Came Down the Walk

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qnydFmqHuVo  A Bird Came Down the Walk A Bird came down the Walk – He did not know I saw – He bit an Angle Worm in halves And ate the fellow, raw, And then, he drank a Dew From … Continue reading

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Water for Elephants Review

In Water for Elephants, by Sara Gruen, ninety-three year old Jacob Jankowski reflects on the time he spent working for the circus called the Benzini Brothers Most Spectacular Show on Earth. This story begins with a tragedy, as twenty-three year … Continue reading

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Be Brave

Margaret Peterson Haddix’s Among the Hidden portrays the horrors of a futuristic place where a government group called the “Population Police” forbids families to have more than two children. Due to this story taking place in the not so distant … Continue reading

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The biography Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson is an in depth look upon the legacy of Steve Jobs.  Written as a biography, Steve Jobs is portrayed from his earlier years through his death at age 56.  Walter Isaacson is a … Continue reading

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Pendragon Evaluation

In the book Pendragon the merchant of death by is a great adventure fictional story. This book is about a boy named bobby who travels between dimensions to save the great world of Halla, which is all the dimensions but … Continue reading

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