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December 2015

Fast Five: Julia's Top 5 Christmas Films - Review by Julia, Teen Blogger

Posted on 24-Dec-15 10:34
Do you watch certain Christmas films every year? Julia does! Read on to discover her top 5 Christmas films.
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Marley and Me by John Grogan - Review by Ben, Teen Blogger

Posted on 23-Dec-15 09:52
Summary: The book is a story about a dog named Marley. Marley is a dog that is hyperactive and needs a lot of attention and exercise. The book goes through Marley’s life with the three kids in the family. The author, John, also writes about the houses Marley lives in and the trouble he gets into...
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Fragile Bones - Review by Hannah, Teen Blogger

Posted on 22-Dec-15 15:17
Every year around 50,000 books printed in the United States are fiction. I can't help but notice that the majority of those novels are similar in one way or another. In my opinion they are written about something of no importance (e.g. mystery, murders, female and soldier romance ending with the soldier death, magic, aliens invasion, etc.). I have read quite a number of books in my short lifetime, but I would be lying if I said many really made a difference or had any useful meaning/value. That was the main reason why I was jumping head over heels to be reading Fragile Bones by Lorna Schultz Nicholson. It is truly a unique book...
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The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls – Review by Kaela, Teen Blogger

Posted on 22-Dec-15 15:02
The Glass Castle is a memoir by Jeannette Walls. It’s about her childhood and having to grow up in poverty for the majority of it. This book also explains how the relationships she formed as a child shaped her into a successful adult. The Glass Castle is about Walls’ father who is a very intelligent man and loves his children endlessly even though he has many faults, her mother who always taught her to have an open mind and a kind heart even though she rarely followed her own advice, and her and her three siblings growing up mostly happy in spite of her parents’ shortcomings...
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How to Compose the Perfect Email - Article by Becca, Teen Blogger

Posted on 22-Dec-15 14:26
Writing emails, even in 2015, is a necessity. Whether it's for an interview, an inquiry, or getting back in touch with an old friend, they are inescapable. They can certainly be a cause of stress, so finally, after a lot of trial and error, I have developed the formula for the perfect email. After some practice, you’ll learn how to easily fire off emails and letters, in under half an hour...
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