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The Miracle Worker by William  Gibson
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The Last Mission by Harry Mazer
The Last Mission
by Harry Mazer
read in August, 2014
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As America enters World War II after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, 15-year-old Jack Raab uses his brother's identity to join the United States Air Force and fight the Nazis. I am going to be teaching this book to my 7th grade students, and I would not ...more
Lauren Rudin rated a book 3 of 5 stars
The Giver by Lois Lowry
The Giver (The Giver, #1)
by Lois Lowry (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2014
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Jonas, a 12-year old boy, attends the annual ceremony and is surprised when he receives his assignment as The Receiver. Through his training with an elderly man known as The Giver, Jonas discovers the pleasures and pains that are aligned with memorie ...more
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The Crucible by Arthur Miller
The Crucible
by Arthur Miller
read in February, 2014
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"The Crucible" is a fictional play about the Salem witch trials. I did not like this play at all and found the story a bit boring. It did pick up towards the end but I would not recommend it.
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The Giver by Lois Lowry
The Giver (The Giver, #1)
by Lois Lowry (Goodreads Author)
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The Storyteller by Jodi Picoult
The Storyteller
by Jodi Picoult (Goodreads Author)
read in June, 2014
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Jodi Picoult has done it again, but this time, through the lens of Holocaust literature. Sage Singer, a baker, befriends an elderly man, Josef Weber, who is a beloved figure in the community but has a dark past- he was a Nazi SS guard at Auschwitz. T ...more
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The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
The Great Gatsby
by F. Scott Fitzgerald
read in April, 2014
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Taking place during the Roaring 20's, "The Great Gatsby" is about a newly rich entrepreneur, Jay Gatsby, who falls in love with Daisy Buchanan, a woman who lives right across the bay. Though Gatsby's love is pure, his affair questions a person's abil ...more
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The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
The Catcher in the Rye
by J.D. Salinger
read in April, 2014
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The narrator and protagonist of the novel is 16-year-old Holden Caulfield, who is expelled from a Pennsylvania prep school and journeys to New York City before returning home. This is my second time reading this novel, and I think I love it even more ...more
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Oxford Messed Up by Andrea Kayne Kaufman
Oxford Messed Up
by Andrea Kayne Kaufman (Goodreads Author)
read in January, 2014
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Gloria Zimmerman, a wealthy Jewish girl from Chicago, goes to Oxford University to study poetry. Her neighbor, with whom she shares a bathroom, is a British boy named Henry Young. Gloria, with her severe OCD, and Henry, a former addict, develop a fri ...more
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The Nazi Officer's Wife by Edith Hahn Beer
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An autobiography of Edith Hahn, a Jewish woman in Vienna during World War II, who survived the war by taking on the identity of her Christian friend, Grete Denner. There, she met and married Werner Vetter, a Nazi Party Member. I found this book inter ...more
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