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'To Kill a Mockingbird' Pulled From Virginia Schools Because of 'Racial Slurs' - Cortney O'Brien

Two of American literature’s most classic novels, “To Kill a Mockingbird” and “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,” may not be on students’ reading lists this year in Virginia’s Accomack County Public Schools.

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November 30 - Jonathan Swift, Mark Twain, Winston Churchill, Billy Idol birthadays

Which name should I start with? I think the right method is the chronological order.  Maybe an enumeration would be useful too: Jonathan Swift, Mark Twain, Winston Churchill, Billy Idol. 379 more words


Monday Motivation: Lies, damned lies and pure fiction

I’ve accepted long since that there is no such thing as “objective” truth. Apart from the certainties of maths and science, it’s all a matter of perspective – and even science has for the past seventy or more years been talking more about probabilities than absolutes. 549 more words

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Memory Lane: How Not to Build a Raft

Hey, it’s cold outside today! Which for some obscure reason has raised up a summer memory.

Once upon a blistering hot summer day, my friends and I decided to build a raft, a la Huckleberry Finn. 289 more words

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The Lost Codex by Heather Lyons : Book Review

Storyline Rating : Definitely 5/5 stars, if I could give more….I would.

Series : Book 4 in The Collectors’ Society

Brief Summary from Goodreads : 528 more words

Book Reviews

Tom Sawyer

      This week in English we talked about plot development points. The exposition, the rising action, the climax, the falling action and the resolution. This book report is on Tom Sawyer. 246 more words