Island of the Blue Dolphins

"I had begun to feel safe, for the winter storms would soon be here and the Aleuts would leave."-Scott O'Dell, Island of the Blue Dolphins This classic book follows the story of an Indian girl who finds herself, alone, on her home island. She has to learn how to survive and maintain her optimism. I … Continue reading Island of the Blue Dolphins

Lord of the Flies

"The greatest ideas are the simplest."- William Golding, "Lord of the Flies" I was handed this book by the previous English teacher at the school I am going to be working at starting in the fall. She said it is one of the books she uses for Freshman English. I know it is a classic, … Continue reading Lord of the Flies