The Road to Perseverance
By: Prajeet Tripathy Q4 Periods 1-2
Tom Harken's struggle with literature from Words Failed Him (Cause/Effect)
Oscar's optimistic life in Spare Parts (Sequence)
Jason Witten's story, a story on abuse (Description Writing)
The similarities and differences between Sam and Felix in Ways to Live Forever (Compare/Contrast)
Caine's conflict with his arcade and how he has hope everyday for customers (Problem and Solution)
Ways to Live Forever citations: "Ways to Live Forever." Kidsreads |. Arthur A. Levine Books, 1 Sept. 2008. Web. 22 May 2016. and "StorySnoops Children's Book Reviews | Ways to Live Forever | Sally Nicholls." StorySnoops Children's Book Reviews | Ways to Live Forever | Sally Nicholls. Arthur A. Levine Books, 2008. Web. 22 May 2016. and Nicholls, Sally. Ways to Live Forever. New York, NY: Arthur A. Levine, 2008. Print.
Cane's arcade citation: "Caine's Arcade." Caine's Arcade. N.p., n.d. Web. 22 May 2016.
Spare Parts citations:"The True Story of the Kids Who Beat MIT’s Best Robots, Coming Soon to Theaters." Wired.com. Conde Nast Digital, n.d. Web. 22 May 2016. and Davis, Joshua. Spare Parts: Four Undocumented Teenagers, One Ugly Robot, and the Battle for the American Dream. N.p.: n.p., n.d. Print.
Words Failed Him citations:"Restaurateur Tom Harken Dies." The Examiner. Joshua Cobb, 12 July 2013. Web. 22 May 2016. and "Tom Harken's Obituary on The Beaumont Enterprise." The Beaumont Enterprise. The Beaumont Enterprise, 14 -18 July 2013. Web. 22 May 2016.