Author Archives: amandakmorris

peace.love.chin-kee. TRAILOR

chin-kee. Ok but i’m mad.  The rest of it got cut off and i’m super not happy cause it was really good but i spent like an hour sitting here doing this so enjoy: )

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Amanda’s blog for the earth, my butt, and other big round things

Book: Mackler, Carolyn. The Earth, My Butt, & other Big Round Things. York, PA. Candlewick Press, 2003. Genre: Realistic Fiction Audience: 9th-11th grade Read Aloud: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R4je0-vo_F4 Summary: Virginia Schreves was born into a seemingly perfect family that she has never fit … Continue reading

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amanda’s book blog-an abundance of katherines

Book: Green, John. An Abundance of Katherines. New York: Dutton Books, 2006. Genre: Realistic Fiction Audience: 9th-12th grade Read-Aloud: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H38X7GKvOnU Summary: Colin in a prodigy, not genius, who has dated 19 Katherines, and having a very difficult time dealing with the break … Continue reading

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Amanda’s book blog on American Born Chinese

Book: Yang, Gene Luen. American Born Chinese. China: Jacket Art, 2006. Genre: Graphic Novel/ Young Adult fiction/fantasy Read Aloud: finallyyyy Audience: 6th-9th grade Summary: This graphic novels highlights the lives of 3 characters separately, each influencing the others lives in the end. … Continue reading

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Amanda’s phenomenal book talk

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Wintergirls byyy: Awesome Amanda : )

Book: Laurie Halse Anderson. Wintergirls. New York: Penguin Group, 2009. Genre: Realistic young adult fiction Audience: Grades 9th-12th Read-Aloud: and…GO Summary: Lia’s best friend, Cassie, passed away after years of battling Bulimia.  The two of them had made a pact when … Continue reading

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i am the messenger

Book: Mark Zusak. I am the Messenger. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2002. Genre: Young Adult Fiction/Mystery Audience: Grades 9-12 Read-Aloud: Heree Summary: Ed never saw himself as anything but ordinary.  At the age of 19 he is a taxi driver, … Continue reading

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