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[EPUB] ✽ Journeys ❂ Catherine Gourley – Reptileclassifieds.us

Journeys 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,Julia 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 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.

[EPUB] ✽ Journeys  ❂ Catherine Gourley – Reptileclassifieds.us
  • Paperback
  • 240 pages
  • Journeys
  • Catherine Gourley
  • 06 December 2018
  • 0763695785

    10 thoughts on “[EPUB] ✽ Journeys ❂ Catherine Gourley – Reptileclassifieds.us


  1. says:

    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 way.For this book, the library selected 52 letters from students in grades 4 12, cov 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...


  2. says:

    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 b...


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    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 authors I realize now that was not exactly a realistic ex 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 autho...


  4. says:

    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 influenced others, as well as books that I had not read yet, or encountered as an assigned text in school years ago that had not resonated with me, all finding their wa 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 influenced others, as well as books that I had not read yet, or encountered as an assigned text in school years ago that had not resonated with me, all f...


  5. says:

    Journeys Young Readers Letters to Authors Who Changed their LivesCollected By Library of CongressPages 210Did you ever read a book that you connected to instantly The Library of Congress took 52 letters from students grades 4 12 to authors and compiled them into a novel to show the impact that books have on individual lives The book is divi...


  6. says:

    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 i This collection of earnest, thoughtful letters was written by young people to authors of books they read that impacted them...


  7. says:

    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 library, as a testament to the power of read...


  8. says:

    If you ever had.favorite 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 the Library of Congr...


  9. says:

    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 r...


  10. says:

    What a wonderful collection of letters to authors It s amazing the insight that these students have The Library of Congress Letters About Literature is a fantastic program and it s great to read these wonderful submissions.

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