Book Review: 1984 book reviews May 31, 2020
By: Alina Dang
 
     In George Orwell’s 1984, Winston feels frustrated by the rigid control of the Party, which does not allow any expression of individuality. The Party is a political party of the totalitarian government. Winston feels hatred towards the party...
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Shreya Sharath - Independent Writings May 27, 2020
By: Shreya Sharath
 
NRT 27
 
“NRT 25 is up and NRT 27, please be ready,” the announcer says.
 
Oh no! Is my number up already? As “NRT 25” contestant goes up, I sit in the auditorium of the temple, not the one on Albany Shaker Road here in...
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Book Review: Animal Farm book reviews May 27, 2020
By: April Feng
8/10
 
     Animal Farm, a book by George Orwell, tells the story of a group of farm animals in Manor Farm who rebel against their cruel human farmer, working together to create a farm where all animals can live happily as equals. It also serves as an...
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Book Review: Aru Shah and the Song of Death book reviews May 26, 2020
By: Bhavya Adhyaksham
8/10
 
     Aru Shah And The Song Of Death is about Aru Shah and her friend and soul sister Mini. Aru and Mini have the souls of the pandava brothers Yudhistra and Arjuna. The pandavas are kind, skillful warriors. There are five pandava brothers:...
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Book Review: The Lightning Thief book reviews May 26, 2020
By: Brayden Yin
10/10
     The Lightning Thief, by Rick Riordan, tells the story of Percy Jackson, a young teenager living at a boarding school. He learns he is a demigod and he makes a few friends: Grover and Annabeth. The trio embarks on a ten day odyssey across the country...
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Book Review: "Here in the Real World" book reviews May 18, 2020
By: Shreya Sharath
 
 
Here in the Real World, written by Sara Pennypacker, is about a boy named Ware. Ware is a dreamer who loves the castles and knights of medieval times. He is never really active in the world; because he is always dreaming in his mind. One summer, he goes...
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5 Grammar Rules to Remember for High Schoolers our team May 18, 2020
By: Emerson Monks
 
English is one of the most commonly-spoken languages: of the 7.5 billion people in the world, 1.5 billion people speak it proficiently. It is also the most studied language in the world. Of those 1.5 billion people, only 360 million people are native speakers.
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Book Review: "To Kill a Mockingbird" book reviews May 18, 2020
By: Jonathan Xu
 
 
To Kill a Mockingbird is a novel based on a true story witnessed by the author when she was a girl. The story takes place in a sleepy town called Maycomb, which is experiencing the Great Depression. The main character, Scout, and her brother, Jem, mature...
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"An man were walking to the store because she is hungry": Why Grammar Matters our team May 07, 2020
Written by Sam Benkelman. Sam is a Linguistics concentrator from Harvard with a secondary in Computer Science. He is particularly interested with the cross-linguistic structure of language, and he recently won the Fulbright Fellowship to teach English grammar abroad.
 
 
I used to...
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Part 3: Ask and You Shall Receive ... Happy (Hard) Reading, Kids! (Expos 100) reading lists Apr 23, 2020
The overwhelming question I receive as part under the broader "helpmykidsarestuckathome" hashtag: What books should my kids be reading?
 
Same criteria apply as in the prior posts: EWC's reading lists are only comprised of books that the our team had read at your child's age. And now...
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Part 2: Ask and You Shall Receive ... Happy (Hard) Reading, Kids! (Intro 150) reading lists Apr 22, 2020
The overwhelming question I receive as part under the broader "helpmykidsarestuckathome" hashtag: What books should my kids be reading?
 
Same criteria apply : EWC's reading lists are only comprised of books that the our team had read at your child's age. And now that we covered the...
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Part I: Ask and You Shall Receive ... Happy (Hard) Reading, Kids! (Intro 100) reading lists Apr 20, 2020
The overwhelming question I receive as part under the broader "helpmykidsarestuckathome" hashtag: What books should my kids be reading?
 
The Internet is INUNDATED (kids - go write that word on your vocabulary list) with reading lists. It can get overwhelming. You have no idea why you...
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