I gave Stitches: A Memoir by David Small to a friend for Christmas. She loved it and gave it back to me to read. David Small is an award-winning author and illustrator of more than 40 children’s books. He won … Continue reading
I just finished reading The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne. What a sad, but wonderfully told story. Early versions of the title include the subtitle, “a fable.” This Holocaust story is told from the perspective of nine-year-old … Continue reading
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What a week! Two snow days and now bitter cold. For me it’s been all about reading and movie viewing? How about you? I hope students took advantage of the extra time to study for midterm exams. The book club … Continue reading
Everybody is reading the Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins. On my weekend trip to NYC I snapped this photo (with permission) of a subway rider reading the second book, Catching Fire. WHS teachers and students alike are reading or … Continue reading
The Book Club thoroughly enjoyed The Red Pyramid by Rick Riordan. Students liked the humor, adventure, and focus on Egyptology. For the next discussion we will be reading Life of Pi by Yann Martel. Pi Patel, having spent an idyllic … Continue reading