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FALL CHALLENGE 2015 > 30.4 - Jonquil's Task: Anything can happen, child. Anything can be.

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message 1: by Sandy (last edited Aug 16, 2015 05:09AM) (new)

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30.4 - Jonquil’s task: Anything can happen, child. Anything can be.

As an academic, I equate fall with fresh new starts and a chance to explore new ideas. Horace Mann (1796-1859) was the founder of my alma mater, Antioch College, and an American education reformer. Mann is responsible for two quotes I annually share with my students. The first quote is from a commencement address he delivered to Antioch graduates: “Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity.” The second reflects his passion for educating every child: “A house without books is like a room without windows.”

This is a TWO book task.

Book 1: The entirety of your first book’s title must appear in the first quote. The order of the letters does not matter. Subtitles should be ignored. Letters may be used only as often as they appear in the quote.

Book 1: BE ASHAMED TO DIE UNTIL YOU HAVE WON SOME VICTORY FOR HUMANITY

Book 2: The entirety of your second book’s title must appear in the second quote. The order of the letters does not matter. Subtitles should be ignored. Letters may be used only as often as they appear in the quote.

Book 2: A HOUSE WITHOUT BOOKS IS LIKE A ROOM WITHOUT WINDOWS

REQUIRED: For both books, point out where the letters of your books' titles are located in the quotations.

Example: Book 1 The Strain
BE ASHAMED TO DIE UNTIL YOU HAVE WON SOME VICTORY FOR HUMANITY

T in until, HE in ashamed S in some, TR in victory, AIN in humanity


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message 5: by Heather(Gibby) (new)

Heather(Gibby) (heather-gibby) | 909 comments This one is a toughie!
I found Saturday for book 1

SA in ashamed, TU in Humanity, R in Victory, D in ashamed, AY in humanity


message 6: by Jonquil (new)

Jonquil | 1059 comments Heather(Gibby) wrote: "This one is a toughie!
I found Saturday for book 1

SA in ashamed, TU in Humanity, R in Victory, D in ashamed, AY in humanity"


Glad you were successful, Heather!

Hint, if you'd like one, I searched "books" and "room" (separately) on my library's site and found many options that worked. Happy anagramming!


message 7: by Megan (new)

Megan Anderson (ms_anderson) | 1481 comments Book 1: None of the Above
BE AsHamEd TO diE uNtil yOu haVE wON some victory For humanity

Book 2: Rumble
a hoUsE without Books is Like a RooM without windows

Just checking to make sure I didn't miss any letters lol


message 8: by Christine (last edited Aug 17, 2015 04:34PM) (new)

Christine | 737 comments Can punctuation be disregarded? I'm wondering if I can use Mort e for Book 2.

ETA: The book link for this title is showing up weirdly. If you click on it, you'll see the title is actually "Mort[e]".


message 9: by Jayme (new)

Jayme (jaymetheghostreader) | 3000 comments For Book 1 I have
House Rulesby Jodi Picoult
be SHamEd tO diE UtiL you have won SomE victoRy for hUmanity

For Book 2
Blindby Rachel DeWoskin
a house without Books is LIke a room without wiNDows


message 10: by Pamela (new)

Pamela (pamela3265) | 980 comments For Book 1 I have Fairest

f in for, ai in humanity, r in victory, es in shamed, and t in to


message 11: by Jonquil (last edited Aug 18, 2015 06:35AM) (new)

Jonquil | 1059 comments Christine wrote: "Can punctuation be disregarded? I'm wondering if I can use Mort e for Book 2.

ETA: The book link for this title is showing up weirdly. If you click on it, you'll see the title i..."


Christine- Just pretend the punctuation doesn't exist.
You're all set, have fun!


message 12: by Jonquil (new)

Jonquil | 1059 comments Pamela wrote: "For Book 1 I have Fairest

f in for, ai in humanity, r in victory, es in shamed, and t in to"


I enjoyed Fairest, Pamela, I hope you do too.


message 13: by Jonquil (new)

Jonquil | 1059 comments Jayme(the ghost reader) wrote: "For Book 1 I have
House Rulesby Jodi Picoult
be SHamEd tO diE UtiL you have won SomE victoRy for hUmanity

For Book 2
Blindby [author:Rachel DeWoskin|1..."


Ooohh, Jayme, the second one is even spelled out in order. Happy reading!!


message 14: by Jonquil (new)

Jonquil | 1059 comments Megan wrote: "Book 1: None of the Above
BE AsHamEd TO diE uNtil yOu haVE wON some victory For humanity

Book 2: Rumble
a hoUsE without Books is Like a RooM without windows

Just c..."


Megan- Funny. :) I double checked the ones I listed yesterday because we keep trying to read the words rather than check off the letters (I blame Sister Mary Vita).

You're good to go!


message 15: by Megan (new)

Megan Anderson (ms_anderson) | 1481 comments Jonquil wrote: "Megan wrote: "Book 1: None of the Above
BE AsHamEd TO diE uNtil yOu haVE wON some victory For humanity

Book 2: Rumble
a hoUsE without Books is Like a RooM without w..."


LOL! I actually wrote them out on paper and crossed off letters as I went, which helped tremendously. If you do that, though, I'd take a transparency sheet or something and use a dry erase marker so you didn't have to keep rewriting the quote (that was a pain as I was looking for books...).

Thank you!


message 16: by Sheila (new)

Sheila (sheilaj) | 2244 comments ? Would Trace - CSI Reilly Steel #5 work for book 1? Not sure how the sub title fits in here. The title is actually trace.


message 17: by Jonquil (new)

Jonquil | 1059 comments Sheila wrote: "? Would Trace - CSI Reilly Steel #5 work for book 1? Not sure how the sub title fits in here. The title is actually trace."

Sheila- I looked at the other books in the series and the "CSI Reilly Steel" is in parenthesis for most of them. So I it makes sense to me for you to ignore the "CSI Reilly Steel #5" in this listing. Please be sure to cite this message if the goodreads book page hasn't change when you post.


message 18: by Sheila (new)

Sheila (sheilaj) | 2244 comments OK, thanks Jonquil. Nice task by the way.


message 19: by Trish (last edited Aug 31, 2015 04:00AM) (new)

Trish (trishhartuk) | 2545 comments These are my first two options, assuming that it doesn't matter that there's an apostrophe in the second one?

bE asHAMED To die until you have won some viCToRy for humAniTy.
The Mad Catter, Kathi Daley

A house WithOut books is like A RooM without wiNDowS
A Man's Word, Martin Jensen


message 20: by Jonquil (last edited Aug 31, 2015 06:17AM) (new)

Jonquil | 1059 comments Trish wrote: "These are my first two options, assuming that it doesn't matter that there's an apostrophe in the second one?

bE asHAMED To die until you have won some viCToRy for humAniTy.
[book:The Mad Catter|2..."



These look fine, Trish, I hope you enjoy them.


message 21: by puppitypup (new)

puppitypup | 272 comments Will this work for book 1? A Trail Through Time

be Ashamed To die unTiL you HAve won soME vIctoRy foR hUmanITy


message 22: by Jonquil (new)

Jonquil | 1059 comments So close, Puppitypup, and it looks like a fun book. Unfortunately the title has a "g" that the quote doesn't. Sorry.


message 23: by puppitypup (new)

puppitypup | 272 comments Oh, bummer, you're right. Oh well! Thanks Jonquil :)


message 24: by puppitypup (new)

puppitypup | 272 comments Jonquil, I'd like to run several options by you, just in case I don't like one enough to finish it.

Book 1:
Entreat Me
bE AshaMEd To diE uNTil you have won some victoRy for humanity

Hover
be asHamEd tO die until you haVe won some victoRy for humanity

Breathe
BE AsHamEd To die until you have won some victoRy for humanity

Book 2:
Kulti
a hoUse wIThout booKs is Like a room without windows

The Heist
a HouSE wITHouT books is likE a room withouT windows


message 25: by Jonquil (new)

Jonquil | 1059 comments puppitypup wrote: "Jonquil, I'd like to run several options by you, just in case I don't like one enough to finish it.

Book 1:
Entreat Me
bE AshaMEd To diE uNTil you have won some victoRy for humanit..."


All will work, Puppitypup. I've heard rumors that The Heist will also work for a picky, picky reader. :)


message 27: by Jonquil (last edited Oct 03, 2015 09:34AM) (new)

Jonquil | 1059 comments Claire wrote: "Option 1: House Rules by Jodi Picoult

Option 2: The Russia House by John le Carré"


Claire- You're set for some great fall reading; enjoy!


message 28: by Deedee (new)

Deedee | 2110 comments If the title has punctuation marks, can we just ignore the punctuation mark? For example, Maud's Line. Thanks!


message 29: by Jonquil (new)

Jonquil | 1059 comments Deedee wrote: "If the title has punctuation marks, can we just ignore the punctuation mark? For example, Maud's Line. Thanks!"

Yes, you may ignore all punctuation, Deedee. Sorry I didn't see this sooner!


message 30: by Nicola (last edited Oct 30, 2015 12:32PM) (new)

Nicola | 1415 comments Is punctuation included? N or M?

I see that apostrophe's are ok.

nm, I see that has been answered above.


message 31: by Jonquil (new)

Jonquil | 1059 comments Nicola wrote: "Is punctuation included? N or M?

I see that apostrophe's are ok.

nm, I see that has been answered above."


Nicola- Tommy and Tuppence are fun, hope you enjoy them.


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