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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 13: Nov 19-25: Slave Songs and Fireside Poets
Long Read:  The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn , chapters 17-24. Short Read: Excerpts from " My Bondage and My Freedom " by Frederick Douglass. Read the biographical selection and the short excerpt in your textbook, and then read chapters 15-17 at this site...
Long Read:  The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, chapters 17-24. Short Read: Excerpts from "My Bondage and My Freedom" by Frederick Douglass. Read the biographical selection and the short excerpt in your textbook, and then rea...
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Reading Period 11: Nov 5-11: Ralph Waldo Emerson
Long Read: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: Chapters 1-8 Short Read: " Self Reliance " by Ralph Waldo Emerson. Emerson bio and "Emerson Selections and Commentary" AIAL 212-228. Poetry: AIAL 229-231 "The Rhodora" by Ralph Waldo Emerson "Brahma"  by Ralph ...
Long Read: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: Chapters 1-8 Short Read: "Self Reliance" by Ralph Waldo Emerson. Emerson bio and "Emerson Selections and Commentary" AIAL 212-228. Poetry: AIAL 229-231 "The Rhodora" by Ralph Wal...
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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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Reading Period 12: November 12-18: Henry David Thoreau
Long Read: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain, chapters 9-16 Check out the Project Gutenberg version online to see some of the original illustrations. Short Read: "From Walden" in your textbook, excerpts from the book by Henry David Thoreau. Y...
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Reading Period 10: Oct 29 - Nov 4: The Chase
Long Read:  Moby-Dick, chapters 132 - the end! Bring it home, brave literary sailors. Poe Paper Doll . Believe it.  Short Reads: Edgar Allan Poe, "The Fall of the House of Usher" (in your textbook) Edgar Allan Poe, "The Masque of the Red Death" (also in you...
Long Read:  Moby-Dick, chapters 132 - the end! Bring it home, brave literary sailors. Poe Paper Doll. Believe it.  Short Reads: Edgar Allan Poe, "The Fall of the House of Usher" (in your textbook) Edgar Allan Poe, "The Masque...
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    Writer, 1999 - present
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Writer, mother, chief of the watermelon police, and afraid of bears. Author of Shine Shine Shine.
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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. 
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  • Bowling Green State University
    English, 1989 - 1993
  • University of Illinois at Chicago
    English, 1993 - 1999
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Lydia Jenkins