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Dynamite Doc or Christmas Dad? hFelt shead lost that when er family moved to Georgia After reading The Diary of a Young Girl a young girl writes to Anne Frank IN HER LETTER SHE TALKS ABOUT her letter she talks about proud Anne was to be Jewish Because of Anne she discovers the same sense of pride within erself wanting to carrying on Anne s name as a young Jewish girlA middle school girl found Retraite sur le Cantique des Cantiques: Commentaires bibliques (Spiritualité) (French Edition) herself reading Laurie Halse Anderson s Speak Thougher experience was not the same as the girl in the book she was able to relate and realize that she too needed to speak about the things that were causing er depression and unhappinessWhile the letters are insightful very well causing er depression and unhappinessWhile the letters are insightful very well even profound I wasn t sure what to do WITH THIS BOOK I BEGAN ASSIGNING this book I began assigning of the letters about books I knew they The Elusive Heiress Nancy Drew had read to students to see what theyad to say in a class discussion What a surprise They found plenty to relate to That of course led to an assignment similar to the criteria used by the Library of Congress And while I am not at liberty to divulge what they Pizarro and the Conuest of Peru had to say about themselves I can agree that books and reading doave the power to change lives especially for young readers And it was wonderful to read so many interesting responses Powerful stuff with most of the letters written by readers who are darn good writers themselves Books Are You There God? It's Me M have the power to change lives and this collection offers the opportunity to peer into the lives of both reader and author and see justow powerful the connection between writer and reader can become I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book and along the way found myself encountering favorite books of mine and Evan (O'Connor Brothers Vol. 5) how theyad influenced others as well as books that I On Hitler's Mountain Overcoming the Legacy of a Nazi Childhood PS had not read yet or encountered as an assigned text in school years ago thatad not resonated with me all finding their way back onto the to be read possibly again listI would love to read this bo I love everything about this book As an avid reader I m constantly making personal connections to the author and the book I A cristalli liquidi (Italian Edition) had nevereard about the Letters About Literature contest that the Library of Congress puts on It s such a great idea Journeys Young Readers Letters to Authors Who Changed Their Lives would be ideal for those who teach upper elementary to I've Got a Home in Glory Land: A Lost Tale of the Underground Railroad high school as the letters are from the students grade 4 12Iappily received this book from the publisher via NetGalley so I could write an Pip Sueak Saves the Day Medici Books for Children honest review Such a great idea for a book Short and sweet passagesighlight biographical facts and creative inspirations of each author followed by a moving letter to the author from a young reader A great collection to Dragonsbane have onand at any public library as a testament to the power of reading and an inspiration to young readers. Grades four through twelve reveal Lonestar Sanctuary how deeply books and poetry affect the lives of readers Offering letters that are as profound as they are personal and as moving as they are enlightening this collection which also features artwork by some of the contest entrants provides a glimpse into young people s lives and their connections both expected and unexpected to the written word. This book elucidates both the value of reading for children and the need for diversity in publishing A girl preparing forer bat mitzvah connected with Anne Frank s conviction to die as a Jew rather than wear a mask all Trust Me, I'm Lying: Confessions of a Media Manipulator her life Another girl whose father is from Eritrea never understoodis experiences from back Understanding the Black Economy and Black Money in India home as much until reading about pioneers This black daughter of an imprisoned man learnt to cope withis absence reading about parental loss A brown sister of a boy with Autism grew to understand Desperate (Bad Baker Boys, him as she read about a child with cerebral palsy A multiracial child reads aboutistory and further grasps er grandfather s role as A Black Panther And black Panther and Jewish s participation in the rights movement Reading Lord of the Flies elps a child realise they do not want to be manipulated into urting others by peer pressure A daughter of a mother with substance abuse issues reads about suicide and commits to living er life to the very fullest A granddaughter copes with How Drawings Work her eighty four year old family member s decliningealth thanks to a newfound appreciation of the Truly Irresistible holistic approach taken in Native culture after reading an Athabascan legend A child challenges earlier Islamophobic stereotypes after reading about Afghanistan A girl draws parallels betweenow a protagonist copes with being raped and Whisper Loudly how she wa I m returning this to the library after only reading the introduction and two entries I m not going to rate it because I think it s a great concept and just because it didn t work for me doesn t make it a bad book The issue for me was my expectations and a misunderstanding of what the book actually is For some reason I thought it was a collection of spontaneous best letters authorsave received as in actual mail sent by kids to authors I realize now that was not exactly a realistic expectation And as the introduction explained this is actually a collection of entries from an essay writing contest I would I've Been Thinking . . .: Reflections, Prayers, and Meditations for a Meaningful Life have known this if Iad read the back jacket and that was my own mistake There is absolutely nothing wrong with a book of lettersessays from a contest it just wasn t what I was looking for I couldn t shake the feeling that the bits I read were very formal and Dragon Ball Z Cycle 2 T03 had a whiff ofomework about them I LOVE that authors and books The Never-Ending Present: The Story of Gord Downie and the Tragically Hip & have changed kids lives and Iope this book will find the right "Readers I Just Want Anyone Looking To It Up To "I just want anyone looking to it up to what exactly it is and what it isn t This collection of earnest thoughtful letters was written by young people to authors of books they read that impacted them in some way They validate what librarians and teachers already know that the right book in the right ands can make a powerful difference Books can change lives and ere are than fifty powerful letters from young readers to authors revealing some of the ways that is true Annie Schnitzer tells Elie Wiesel Reading your story allowed me to connect with my own The Saga of Tanya the Evil, Vol. 4 (light novel) history explainingow reading Fret Work Step By Step his memoir deepeneder understanding of er grandparents plight during the Holocaust After reading The House on Mango Street Ju. N a young person s life There are fifty two letters divided into elementary middle and igh school students who ave won the Letters About Literature contest sponsored

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the Library of Congress Center the Book Each letter is introduced with one or two pages of information about the book that is the topic of the letter Most of the books are well known and are often reuired reading in schools such as Stargirl Night and The Giver Keep in mind that young people even such excellent writers as these are still not as polished as professional writers Should be especially welcome reading for those who regularly embrace the power of books and reading to transform lives such as English teachers librarians and authors The letters could also prove useful as exemplar texts for teachers working with students on persuasive writing and crafting a well written letter If you ever adfavorite book as a child you need to read this book This wonderful one our read features letters from children grades 4 12 written to the author of a book that changed their lives Drawn from 25 years of letters submitted to the Library of Congress Letter About Literature competition you ll see The Favorites From Your Childhood favorites from your childhood by some wise and articulate kids This book published by the Library of Congress Center for the Book shows the power of reading and the impact one poem or novel as on a young reader The letters from the school children will tug at your Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid: Rowley Jefferson's Journal (Diary of a Wimpy Kid) heart The Letters about Literature reading program is such a worthwhile venture promoting the use of letter writing as a means of expression for youth We alwaysear that reading Rechnen und Textaufgaben - Gymnasium 5. Klasse (Mathematik: Textaufgaben/Sachaufgaben, Band 155) has the power to changed lives butave you ever wondered exactly How to Prove It (A Structured Approach) how that mightave Three Religious Rebels The Forefathers of the Trappists happened to some young readers Every year the Center for the Book at the Library of Congress sponsors a contest called Letters About Literature in which students from all over the country are asked to write a letter about a book a poem or a speech thatas personally impacted their life in some wayFor this book the library selected 52 letters from students in grades 4 12 covering a wide variety of authors and their books The book is divided into three parts Upper Elementary Finding a Friend Finding a Voice Middle School A New Awareness and High School I Am Not A Nobody Within these parts letters are grouped by themes of Destinations Realizations and Returning HomeIn some way the book poem or speech is one that they can really relate to For example Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Evening by Robert Frost is a poem that brought the feeling tranuility and simplicity back to a young girl who loved watching snowflakes gracefully falling while living in Delaware but who. Lia Mueller writes to Sandra Cisneros You didn t tell me ow to pull myself back together; you just showed me that I could I was tired of trying to be somebody else s definition of beautiful and you told me that was okay Culled from the Letters About Literature contest of the Library of Congress Center for the Book the fifty two letters in this collection written by students in.
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    Review Journeys Catherine Gourley ç 6 Characters [Read] (Journeys) We always hear that reading has the power to changed lives but have you ever wondered exactly how that might have happened to some young readers? Every year the Center for the Book at the Library of Congress sponsors a contest called Letters About Literature in which students from all over the country are asked to write a letter about a book a poem or a speech that has personally impacted their life in some wayFor this book the li

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    Free download Ð PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ç Catherine Gourley Catherine Gourley ç 6 Characters Review Journeys This book elucidates both the value of reading for children and the need for diversity in publishing A girl pre

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    Review Journeys [Read] (Journeys) Catherine Gourley ç 6 Characters Powerful stuff with most of the letters written by readers who are darn good writers themselves

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    [Read] (Journeys) Catherine Gourley ç 6 Characters Free download Ð PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ç Catherine Gourley I'm returning this to the library after only reading the introduction and two entries I'm not going to rate it because I think it's a great concept and just because it didn't work for me doesn't make it a bad book

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    [Read] (Journeys) Catherine Gourley ç 6 Characters Free download Ð PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ç Catherine Gourley Books have the power to change lives and this collection offers the opportunity to peer into the lives of both reader and author and see just how powerful the connection between writer and reader can become I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book and along the way found myself encountering favorite books of mine and how they had infl

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    [Read] (Journeys) Review Journeys This collection of earnest thoughtful letters was written by young people to authors of books they read that impacted them in some way They validate what librarians and teachers already know – that the right book in the right hands can make a powerful difference in a young person’s life There are fifty two letters divided into elementar

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    [Read] (Journeys) Free download Ð PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ç Catherine Gourley I love everything about this book As an avid reader I'm constantly making personal connections to the author and the book I had never heard about the Letters About Literature contest that the Library of Congress puts on It's such a great idea Journeys Young Readers' Letters to Authors Who Changed Their Lives would be ideal for those who teach upper elementary to high school as the letters are from the students grade 4 12

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    [Read] (Journeys) If you ever hadfavorite book as a child you need to read this book This wonderful one hour read features letters from children grades 4 12 written to the author of a book that changed their lives Drawn from 25 yea

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    [Read] (Journeys) Such a great idea for a book Short and sweet passages highlight biographical facts and creative inspirations of each author followed by a moving letter to the author from a young reader A great collection to have on hand at any pub

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    [Read] (Journeys) Catherine Gourley ç 6 Characters Free download Ð PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ç Catherine Gourley This book published by the Library of Congress Center for the Book shows the power of reading and the impact one

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