EBOOK READ (Journeys) ´ Catherine Gourley

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characters Journeys characters Journeys 107 characters ↠ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ✓ Catherine Gourley Books can change lives and here 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 history explaining how reading his memoir deepened her understanding of her grandparents plight during the Holocaust After reading The House on Mango Street Ju. Powerful stuff with most of the letters written by readers who are darn good writers themselves Kadunud saar is true Annie Schnitzer tells Elie Wiesel Reading your story allowed me to connect with my own history explaining how reading his memoir deepened her understanding of her grandparents plight during the Holocaust After reading The House on Mango Street Ju. Powerful stuff with most of the letters written by readers who are darn good writers themselves

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characters Journeys characters Journeys 107 characters ↠ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ✓ Catherine Gourley Grades four through twelve reveal 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. 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 12I happily received this book from the publisher via NetGalley so I could write an honest review Smarter Than Us into young people s lives and their connections both expected and unexpected to the written word. 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 Kadunud saar idea Journeys Young Readers Letters to Authors Who Changed Their Lives would be Garten Der Frauen ideal for those who teach upper elementary to high school as the letters are from the students grade 4 12I happily received this book from the publisher via NetGalley so I could write an honest review

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characters Journeys characters Journeys 107 characters ↠ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ✓ Catherine Gourley Lia Mueller writes to Sandra Cisneros You didn t tell me how 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. 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 elementary middle and high school students who have won the Letters About Literature contest sponsored by the Library of Congress Center for 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


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    EBOOK READ (Journeys) ´ Catherine Gourley 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

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    EBOOK READ (Journeys) ´ Catherine Gourley This book elucidates both the value of reading for children and the need for diversity in publishing A girl preparing for her bat mitzvah connected with Anne Frank's conviction to die as a Jew rather than wear a mask all her life Another girl whose father is from Eritrea never understood his experiences from back home as much until reading

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    characters Journeys Catherine Gourley ✓ 7 summary EBOOK READ (Journeys) ´ Catherine Gourley Powerful stuff with most of the letters written by readers who are darn good writers themselves

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    characters Journeys EBOOK READ (Journeys) ´ Catherine Gourley Catherine Gourley ✓ 7 summary 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 authors have received as in actual mail sent by kids to

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    characters Journeys characters ↠ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ✓ Catherine Gourley Catherine Gourley ✓ 7 summary 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

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    characters ↠ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ✓ Catherine Gourley Catherine Gourley ✓ 7 summary characters Journeys This collection of earnest thoughtful letters was written by young people to authors of books they read that impacted them

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    EBOOK READ (Journeys) ´ Catherine Gourley characters ↠ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ✓ 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

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    EBOOK READ (Journeys) ´ Catherine Gourley Catherine Gourley ✓ 7 summary characters 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 years of letters submitted to th

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    characters Journeys EBOOK READ (Journeys) ´ Catherine Gourley 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 public librar

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    EBOOK READ (Journeys) ´ Catherine Gourley This book published by the Library of Congress Center for the Book shows the power of reading and the impact one poem or novel has on a young reader The letters from the school children will tug at your 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

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  • Paperback
  • 240
  • Journeys
  • Catherine Gourley
  • en
  • 14 May 2019
  • 9780763695781