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The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath by Sylvia Plath
“And by the way, everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it, and the imagination to improvise. The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.”
Sylvia Plath
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One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez
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How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie
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For a book that's been around for so long, with so many editions, you have to admit that the advice is pretty timeless. However, there's always that glimmer of hope that maybe there will be some "new" information, some seceret, some discovery, but al ...more
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A Day No Pigs Would Die by Robert Newton Peck
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A classic coming-of-age with more than one heart-wrenching moment. The growing up we don't want our children to endure. The hard knocks that teach us what we inevitably have to learn. I trust that this book will move my 8th graders.
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Cranford by Elizabeth Gaskell
Cranford
by Elizabeth Gaskell
read in August, 2009
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All My Poems by Nate Pritts
All My Poems
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The Maytrees by Annie Dillard
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Caramelo by Sandra Cisneros
Caramelo
by Sandra Cisneros
read in July, 2009
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Layers and layers of full, rich writing, but I read it in search of finding something for my 8th grade students to read as a class, and this wasn't it. Too long for that, too full for that.
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Tea by D.A. Powell
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Lisa Fishman
“When one of us alternates between time and space the rest of us drive by the airport.”
Lisa Fishman, The Happiness Experiment

A.R. Ammons
“Plant the seed whose vine or tree may hang you.”
A.R. Ammons

Franz Wright
“But if they were condmened to suffer this unending torment, sooner or later wouldn't they become the holy?”
Franz Wright, God's Silence

Wallace Stevens
“We live in an old chaos of the sun.”
Wallace Stevens

Franz Wright
“The road to Emmaus is this world.”
Franz Wright, God's Silence

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