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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.”
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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
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All My Poems by Nate Pritts
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The Maytrees by Annie Dillard
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Caramelo by Sandra Cisneros
Caramelo
by Sandra Cisneros
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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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