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Reading Period 22: March 24-30: I Was Only Drinking Cokes.
Long Read:  Catcher in the Rye, chapters 6-10. Short Read:  "In Another Country" by Ernest Hemingway (AIAL p 653) Poetry: Confessional Poets: Robert Lowell: Skunk Hour Night Sweat Sylvia Plath: The Hanging Man Mirror Lady Lazarus Anne Sexton: All My Pretty ...
Long Read:  Catcher in the Rye, chapters 6-10. Short Read:  "In Another Country" by Ernest Hemingway (AIAL p 653) Poetry: Confessional Poets: Robert Lowell: Skunk Hour Night Sweat Sylvia Plath: The Hanging Man Mirror Lady Laz...
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Reading Period 21: March 10-16: If You Really Want To Hear About It
Long Read: Catcher in the Rye, chapters 1-5. Short Reads: "A Worn Path" by Eudora Welty (AIAL p 690) Poetry: Jean Toomer November Cotton Flower Georgia Dusk The Gods are Here Langston Hughes Juke Box Love Song Harlem Good Morning Dream Variations Countee Cu...
Long Read: Catcher in the Rye, chapters 1-5. Short Reads: "A Worn Path" by Eudora Welty (AIAL p 690) Poetry: Jean Toomer November Cotton Flower Georgia Dusk The Gods are Here Langston Hughes Juke Box Love Song Harlem Good Mor...
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Reading Period 18: Feb 17-23: A Green Light that Burns All Night
Long Read: The Great Gatsby, chapters 5 and 6 Short Read: "Sophistication" by Sherwood Anderson (from Winesburg, Ohio), AIAL p 582-589 Poetry:  Ezra Pound:  The Seafarer Salutation In a Station of the Metro The River Merchant's Wife: A Letter Canto XLV Cant...
Long Read: The Great Gatsby, chapters 5 and 6 Short Read: "Sophistication" by Sherwood Anderson (from Winesburg, Ohio), AIAL p 582-589 Poetry:  Ezra Pound:  The Seafarer Salutation In a Station of the Metro The River M...
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Reading Period 16: Feb 3-9: East Egg, West Egg, USA
Long Read:  The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, chapters 1-2 Short Read:  "The Open Boat" by Stephen Crane, AIAL p 450 Poetry:  (For class on 2/3: Edwin Arlington Robinson: Richard Cory Miniver Cheevy Mr. Flood's Party Robert Frost: Mending Wall The Ro...
Long Read:  The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, chapters 1-2 Short Read:  "The Open Boat" by Stephen Crane, AIAL p 450 Poetry:  (For class on 2/3: Edwin Arlington Robinson: Richard Cory Miniver Cheevy ...
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Reading Period 15: December 3-9:
Long Read:  The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain Chapters 33-End Short Read: "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" by Ambrose Bierce, AIAL p 422-429 Poetry:  Emily Dickinson bio and selections, AIAL p 320-329 Specifically focus on: "Because I Coul...
Long Read:  The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain Chapters 33-End Short Read: "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" by Ambrose Bierce, AIAL p 422-429 Poetry:  Emily Dickinson bio and selections, AIAL p 320-329 Specif...
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Reading Period 20: March 3-9: Boats Against the Current
Long Read:  The Great Gatsby, Chapter 9 See you later, old sport. Short Read: "The Jilting of Granny Weatherall" by Katherine Anne Porter (AIAL p. 590-599) Poetry : Marianne Moore: Poetry What are years? Edna St. Vincent Millay: If I should learn, in some q...
Long Read:  The Great Gatsby, Chapter 9 See you later, old sport. Short Read: "The Jilting of Granny Weatherall" by Katherine Anne Porter (AIAL p. 590-599) Poetry: Marianne Moore: Poetry What are years? Edna St. Vincent Milla...
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Reading Period 19: Feb 24 - Mar 2: Pleasant, Cheerful Snobbery and Orchestras
Long Read:  The Great Gatsby, chapters 7-8. Short Read:  "The Catbird Seat" by James Thurber Poetry: e.e. cummings: All in green went my love riding Buffalo Bill's anyone lived in a pretty how town my father moved through dooms of love poem Hart Crane: At M...
Long Read:  The Great Gatsby, chapters 7-8. Short Read:  "The Catbird Seat" by James Thurber Poetry: e.e. cummings: All in green went my love riding Buffalo Bill's anyone lived in a pretty how town my father moved through doo...
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Reading Period 17: February 10-16: Music From My Neighbor's House
Gatsby's house, no big deal, whatever. Long Read:  The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Chapters 3-4 Short Read:  "To Build a Fire" by Jack London, AIAL 482-494 Poetry:  William Carlos Williams Smell! Danse Russe Queen Anne's Lace To Elsie The Red Wheel...
Gatsby's house, no big deal, whatever. Long Read:  The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Chapters 3-4 Short Read:  "To Build a Fire" by Jack London, AIAL 482-494 Poetry:  William Carlos Williams Smell! Danse...
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Sadie loved this book. She highly recommends it. 
Title: Creature Keepers and the Hijacked Hydro-hide Authors: Peter Nelson & Rohitash Rao Publisher: Balzer & Bray (Harper Collins) Reviewer: Sadie Age: 10 Rating: 5 Hearts If you like funny and adventurous and someti...
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Reading Period 14: Nov 26-Dec 2: Nathaniel Hawthorne and Walt Whitman
Black veil, much? Long Read:  Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, chapters 25-32 Short Read: AIAL pages 247-269 Nathaniel Hawthorne biographical summary. Dr. Heidegger's Experiment The Minister's Black Veil "The Notebooks and other Writings" Whitman. Coolest Am...
Black veil, much? Long Read:  Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, chapters 25-32 Short Read: AIAL pages 247-269 Nathaniel Hawthorne biographical summary. Dr. Heidegger's Experiment The Minister's Black Veil "The Notebooks and oth...
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  • My novel
    Writer, 1999 - present
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Writer, mother, chief of the watermelon police, and afraid of bears. Author of Shine Shine Shine.
Introduction
I'm the author of Shine Shine Shine, a novel published by St. Martin's Press, and my new novel, How to Tell Toledo from the Night Sky, just came out in July, 2014, also from St. Martin's. I'm a homeschooling mother of two wild redheads, and the wife of a cyclist. 
Education
  • Bowling Green State University
    English, 1989 - 1993
  • University of Illinois at Chicago
    English, 1993 - 1999
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Lydia Jenkins