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  • Mr Griffin
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    Killing Mr. Griffin I read the book Killing Mr. Griffin, by Lois Duncan. There was an English teacher, Mr. Griffin, which nobody liked. Especially one particular group of friends. They disliked him so much that they wanted to try and scare him some how. He was a tough teacher, and didnt give anyone an A. Not even the smartest student, Susan McConnell. One day after school, Mark told his friends his idea of what to do to take care of Mr. Griffin. He decided that they should threaten to kill him s...
  • Margaret By Judy Blume Dear Judy Blume
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    Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret, by Judy Blume Dear Judy Blume, I'm writing to inform you of an excellent book that you " ve created. The book that I'm referring to is Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret. It is a great book! I don't really like reading, but your book interested me! I loved how you wrote this book, the way the character Margaret's life was, I mean. I would like to talk to you in person to ask you about this book and where you got the ideas from. Did you write this book on y...
  • Great Big Shiny Red Poetry Book
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    Books; Life Long Friends Looking around my living room, I see my greatest friends of my life are all around me on my book shelves. Every book I lift off the shelf pinpoints a time in my life. They represent all the joy, sorrow, and laughter felt in my life. The large, shiny red poetry book my father read to me reminds me of all of these. It is probably my favorite. Then I recall my people friends that attended school with me through the years. What great fun they were! I doubt I " ll ever forget...
  • Laura's Other Friends
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    This book "The Terrorist" was written by Caroline B. Cooney and published by Scholastic Inc. in Toronto Ontario Canada. Laura is in high school and she had just moved from Boston. At the beginning of the book, her brother died when a terrorist's package bomb exploded and killed Billy. Laura and her family were heart-broken when they found out the bad news. Laura becomes determined to do what ever she could to find out who killed Billy. One day, when Laura was questioning Mohammed, Jehran asked h...
  • Good Friend Of Trish Robinson
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    Trish Robinson- She is a rookie cop that entered the police force for about a week. She has not done very much for her first week being a cop, but today she would never imagine what she had to go through. On the first day of her second week she get yelled at by her captain for being late, so he assigns her to go along with an experienced cop on a night watch. From the very firs minute that the cop meets her, he can tell that she is very special, and he knows that she will become a really good co...
  • Death Of His Best Friend
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    The Plot... The tone of the book was very depressing. The time era of the book was the 1980's-1999. This book is an adult and child book. It deals with coping with the loss of a loved one and a good friend, battle with a psychiatrist. The age group of kids in story was teenagers. It deals with alcohol, mental illness, internal struggle and realization. The main character was a male his status was a student. His sense of humor was mostly serious. He had average intelligence and he was very athlet...
  • Help Of His Friends
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    The book is a prelude to 'The Lord of the Rings'. The main character is Bilbo Baggins, a hobbit. The book is just another 'Harry Potter' and 'C.S. Lewis's tory. The plot is nicely written and the use of words is in high standard. However, the descriptions for each of the events are too long. Sometimes I will feel boring. As a matter of fact, I don't enjoy the book too much and I would rather pick another book to read. Back to the book, the thesis of this story is 'fellowship'. For example, if yo...
  • Open Mind
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    The Written Word Lives On Wonderful things contribute to the life of my spirit everyday. With limitless pages bound by a common goal these books keep me ticking. At night while I shudder under my covers Anne Rand and her John Gault have held me in a stupor for hours on end. Making the cold seem like a fantasy and Gault's hidden valley a physical reality. She has made me standing between my fantasies and I. From the first blessed page of the Cat In the Hat I knew I was finished. My nights of slee...
  • Strength In Theme And Character Development
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    Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry There is a wide variety of books to choose from to enjoy reading and read for a specific reason. One book that I feel would be a good choice is Roll of Thunder, Hear my Cry. This book is mainly about the racism and prejudice that went on in 1933 and around that time. It focuses on a family and the hardships they faced everyday of their lives. I believe after finishing this book that I was taught lessons. This book may also lead you to having emotional feelings. After...
  • Ellen And Annes Family
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    The Holocaust The title of my book is Number the Stars by Lois Lowry and it is a historical fiction. My book was about a jewish girl named Ellen that stays with her best friend's family the Johansen's to avoid being caught by the nazis and relocated along with her family. I selected this book because it was by Lois Lowry and I read other books by her so I thought that this book would be good. I also chose this book because it was a Newberry award winner. Annemarie Johansen is the main character ...
  • Logan Aeurtms
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    Ryan CyrEnglishOctober 1, 2001 Title: Shattered Author: Dick Francis Publisher: Jove Books Date: 2000 Gerald Logan and Martin Stuckey met in a jury room and became immediate friends although they share little in common. Martin is a horse jockey who races at the elite English tracks. Logan, who owns and operates Logan Glass, is a gifted glassblower beginning to earn a well-deserved reputation. Even after the trouble began, Logan never blamed Stuckey nor regretted their friendship. On New Year^aEU...
  • First King Of Shannara By Terry Brooks
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    Book Review Writing for more then 28 years, author Terry Brooks has captured fantasy genre readers through his captivating series'. Most notably, The Sword of Shannara, lasted as a New York Times Best Seller for more then five months, and from there he has wrote sixteen others as well. Now he takes the reader even farther back, to the prequel of the classic Shannara series, First King of Shannara. This tale brings you a story of adventure, magic and myth that shows the secret evil that is slowly...
  • Begining Of The Book
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    Zlata's Diary By Zlata Filipovic Penguin Books c. 1995 Zlata's Diary is a book about a young girl's life during a war in Sarajevo. As the book begins, Zlata Filipovic is a normal little girl going to school and having fun. She has lots of friends, does well in school, has a wonderful family life, and is as happy as any little girl could want to be. Slowly, throughout the book, things start to get worse. She starts out talking about her grades and how happy she had been with school, and how the b...
  • George S Halas Award For Brian Piccolo
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    BRIAN PICCOLO: A SHORT SEASON The book, "Brian Piccolo: A Short Season" by Jeannie Morris, really depicts how one's true dream can become shattered by the monstrous disease that has come to be known as Cancer. One might think that this book is a boring, no-point book, but quite to the contrary. More books like this one need to be out on the shelves today to really illustrate to those healthy people out there that life is not always just a bowl of cherries. There are people out there suffering an...
  • D Artagnan
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    D Artagnan is a young, impoverished man from the rural area of France called Gascony. He goes to Paris in hopes of becoming one of the king's musketeers. He has few assets and relies on his wit and charm to guide him. Despite his lack of juvenility, he still deeply believes in the idea of chivalry. It is that ideal that earns him the respect and friendship of his friends Athos, Port hos, and Aramis. D Artagnan is also a very passionate man. He pursues both his enemies and love interests with rec...
  • Depressed Character
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    The fact that Renton, one of the main characters, starts off the book with severe junk withdrawal really sets the mood for the rest of the book. He also refers to most of his friends as. ".. a cunt. ". , which gives us a big insight into his dark, depressed character. The book is written for the most part in Edinborough dialect, and is a collection of disjointed, sickening and often gut-wrenching tales about a group of socially dysfunctional people, who could be described as "friends", in a very...
  • Novels And Books Of Fiction
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    Happy is the man who acquires the habit of reading when he is young. ha has secured a lifelong source of pleasure, instruction and inspiration. so long as he has his beloved books, he need feel lonely. he always has a pleasant occupation of leisure moments, so that he need never feel bored. he is the possesser of wealth more precious than gold. Ruskin calls books, "Kings treasures"-treasures filled, not with gold and silver and precious stones, but with riches much more valuable than these-knowl...
  • Supportive To Her Friends
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    "Books and friends should be few but good" some wise person said. In that case, I have a very good friend who shows outstanding qualities. I will talk about her three prominent qualities which are: generous to the poor, very hardworking, and supportive to her friends. First, I have to say that she is a young Mother Teresa when it comes to giving. For example, every time she walks by a poor on the street or in the metro, she always gives them a few coins. She isn't very wealthy, but she has a val...
  • Captain Of The Nautilus And Professor Aronnax
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    Title – 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Author – Jules Verne Pages – 213 Setting – This book usually took place in the giant submarine the Nautilus. The Nautilus roamed the world's oceans. A group of men were captured by the Nautilus which they thought was a sea monster. The ship was run by captain Nemo. Point of View – This book is told by the first narrator. The book is told by Professor Aronnax. He tells about there adventure of being hostages on the Nautilus and wh...
  • Rushdie's Book
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    A Review Of Rushdie's THE MOOR'S LAST Review Of Rushdie's THE MOOR'S LAST SIGH By Jessica Hagedorn The Moor's Last Sigh Jessica Hagedorn Source: web / I was on my way to Ponce, Puerto Rico to visit Luis, a friend who was dying from AIDS-related cancer. Luis was so close to me I often referred to him as "little brother". I didn't think I could face seeing Luis in a state of suffering and physical deterioration. He had been ill for some time, and I had watched him go from being the epitome of lumi...

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