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The Fault in Our Stars
Cover Art You've read the book, you've seen the movie, but you want more stories like The Fault in Our Stars. Check out our If you like: The Fault in Our Stars booklist for other books similar to the John Green bestseller.
posted Aug 31, 2014 by Tony H. Category: English/LanguageArts

Beach reads!
Cover Art It's late in the summer, so you might not have a lot of time to invest in mammoth book like Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. You need something short and sweet, something you can read in a day or less. Check out the Due Tomorrow booklist. Don't let the name fool you. It's not just for book reports. These books are fast and exciting. Read one (or two!) before the summer ends!
posted Aug 16, 2014 by Tony H. Category: English/LanguageArts

One poem may change your life
Write a poem, and win a scholarship. Interested? Here's how you do it. Power Poetry is holding a scholarship slam. The winning poet will receive $1000 for college. The theme is One Job... May Change My Life. Think about your dream job, the job that could transform your life. What would it be? How would you get there? What do you need to make your dream job into a reality? Write a poem about your ideal job and submit it to Power Poetry by April 30. You just might get $1000 closer to your dreams.
posted Apr 6, 2014 by Tony H. Category: English/LanguageArts

Write a novel in a month!
Cover Art Do you dream of becoming a writer? Do you have a story idea that you can't stop thinking about? If so, join thousands of other aspiring and established writers this November for NaNoWriMo or National Novel Writing Month. Participants attempt to write an entire 50,000 word novel in a month. Even if you don't finish your novel, it's a great chance to hone your writing skills while getting encouragement from your fellow writers. Start brainstorming now so you can start writing on November 1.
posted Oct 20, 2013 by Tony H. Category: English/LanguageArts

The Paris Review
Cover Art For sixty years, the Paris Review has interviewed some of the greatest modern writers about their craft. Check out their talks with writers ranging from Ernest Hemingway to Joan Didion to Kurt Vonnegut. Whether you're an aspiring writer, a voracious reader, or a student working on a book report, these interviews will inform and inspire.
posted Feb 7, 2013 by Tony H. Category: English/LanguageArts