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Retro Book Review: Interstellar Pig by William Sleator.

Although I’m reading several books with summer (like this one and this one), right before I went to the coast not long ago something possessed me to pick up my well-worn copy of a book I’ve loved for years,  996 more words


House of Stairs Thoughts (Thoughts of Stairs)

I never really considered this when I read the book in middle school, but now I’m wondering exactly why each character was selected for the project. 698 more words

House Of Stairs

House of Stairs

I read a handful of William Sleator’s YA novels when I was a kid and they left a mark, so when we bought a few for our son this year, I decided to re-read one of two myself. 194 more words

William Sleator - The Duplicate

This was an assignment for RPI EMAC ARTS 4966 – Science Fiction (2nd Project – An Adaptation To Any Literature In Science Fiction) Spring 2014. The short film is based on William Sleator’s novel, The Duplicate. 66 more words


Talkin' Books #1: Others See Us by William Sleator

This is the first of what I hope will be many interviews with people about their favorite books and how books influence their life. 731 more words


Today I’ve been thinking about teachers, about my teachers specifically. I had a lot of terrible teachers, and a lot of mediocre teachers. The good ones I had encouraged me, or told me I had talent, or simply gave me enough individual attention that I felt like I had a place to stand. 1,517 more words


Teen's Choice Reviews March 2014

At the end of last year I decided to start having my book club students recommend titles for me. I have each person pick three titles that they would like me to read and then I randomly select one. 530 more words

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