Author Archives: kjnorman

About kjnorman

English Education Major Psychology Minor I would love to teach high school English. I am 22 years old and commute to WIU from Galesburg, IL.

Run, Boy, Run Book Blog

Title: Run, Boy, Run. Uri Orlev. Houghton Mifflin/Walter Lorrain Books. Genre: Historical Fiction Age: 10-15 years Summary: Run, Boy, Run, a novel by Uri Orlev is about an eight year old boy who is struggling to survive the Holocaust. He … Continue reading

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Small Gods: Book Blog

Title: Small Gods. Terry Prachett. Britain: Victor Gollance Genre: Fantasy Summary: The Great God of Om is back, but not better than ever! He is shocked to find that he has the body of a tortoise. He also realizes that … Continue reading

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Talk for book blog

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Book Blog: American Born Chinese

Book Blog: American Born Chinese Book: Gene Luen Yang. American Born Chinese. New York: First Second, 2006. http://geneyang.com/american-born-chinese Genre: Fictional Graphic Novel Audience: Grades 9-12 Summary: American Born Chinese, tells an interwoven story about three people who are challenged with … Continue reading

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Book Blog- American Born Chinese

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Kayla’s Book Talk

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Wintergirls Book Blog

  Book Blog: Wintergirls Book: Laurie Halse Anderson. Wintergirls. ┬áNew York, New York: Penguin Group, 2009. Genre: Realistic Fiction Audience: 15-18 Summary: Lia is a nineteen year old girl struggling with the death of her best friend Cassie. She also … Continue reading

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