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LOTF Themes: Youth

LOTF Theme: Youth The island is strictly pre-teen, with no messy hormones to make things even worse. Maybe some of the boys have peach fuzz—we bet Jack does—but in general, these are little boys playing little boy games. Only the games aren’t so innocent. Lord of the Flies asks a crucial question: are kids really innocent, or do even six-year-olds…

What I Learned Today 10/02/2014

Nonfiction/Opinion Writing Today I chose not to write about Dornob, but to write about a different article instead.Miss Judy sent my mom an article you can find at http://newsroom.cumc.columbia.edu/blog/2014/08/21/children-autism-extra-synapses-brain/. It’s from Columbia University Medical Center and is titled “Children with Autism Have Extra Synapses in Brain: Maybe possible to prune synapses with drug after diagnosis.” This new drug basically makes…

Our 2014-2015 Book List

Our 2014-2015 Book List   September: To Kill a Mockingbird; Harper Lee (ISBN-13: 978-0061120084) This regional story by a young Alabama woman claims universal appeal. Harper Lee always considered her book to be a simple love story. Today it is regarded as a masterpiece of American literature. October: What the Moon Saw; Laura Resau (ISBN-13: 978-0440239574) Out of the blue,…