Tag: reading

Review: Poetry book “Milk and Honey” illustrates the struggles of womanhood

Review: Poetry book “Milk and Honey” illustrates the struggles of womanhood

“Milk and Honey,” written by Rupi Kaur, has become an instant hit among teenage and adult women. Kaur’s book consists of poems about the struggles of womanhood and her own personal experiences of love and heartbreak. Each page is characterized by a poem with a complementary illustration. Kaur is a Canadian poet, writer and illustrator of Indian descent. The 25 […]

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Review: Red Queen

Review: Red Queen

Victoria Aveyard’s debut novel, “Red Queen,” features an intense, dramatic plot in which the protagonist battle a divided society and the betrayal it incites. In this book there’s two types of people: “silvers” and “reds.” “Silvers” are the elite with supernatural powers, while “reds” are poor with miserable lives. Mare Barrow is a 17 year old red, who is a thief […]

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Do high school students voluntarily read at home?

Do high school students voluntarily read at home?

Reading has been a common leisurely pass-time ever since books originated. In modern times, the world has seen a decrease in the popularity of this activity, particularly among youth. This may be due to the fact that most schools now use reading as an element of education, thus it has slowly transformed from a form of entertainment into a chore. […]

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Samantha’s Library promotes literacy among children

Samantha’s Library, a sanctioned non-profit organization created by junior Samantha Schneid, works to increase literacy rates among children by raising money in order to buy and collect books. “Right now we’re in our initial stages of the organization” Schneid said.  “Our immediate goal right now is to raise money to donate books to children who don’t have access to them […]

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Caw Caw Book Club

Caw Caw Book Club

The Caw Caw Book Club: It’s a new year and a new book club! Mrs. Falkowski and Mrs. Haneski, the leaders of the MSD book club, have started off this year with a whole new set of books and plans for increasing the excitement. “The goals of the book club are to complete the teen reading book list, compete in […]

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