Genre: 6th

ANNA QIN

Though I’ve only read about 100 pages in A Long Way from Home, I have noticed that Claude McKay thinks very deeply about what others say to him, but doesn’t always take their words into action. McKay is a like this when both Frank Harris and Max Eastman want his set of poems, and Harris Read more…

DANIEL XU

THE GARBAGE HOLE: A WORMHOLE OF TRASH An immense white ship sailed through space; the ship had the letters USA printed on it, and living there were Americans traveling to Mars. Everything was going according to plan so far, and everything had to go according to plan for the rest of the journey if the Read more…

ANNA QIN

Traveling through Different Worlds Mrs. Whatsit sighed. “Explanations are not easy when they are about things for which your civilization still has no words. Calvin talked about traveling at the speed of light. You understand that, little Meg?” What does that have anything to do with anyone’s civilization?! Why is Mrs. Whatsit talking about explaining? Read more…

DYLAN AARONSON

The Nile Terrors by Dylan Aaronson, 7th grade Nile crocodiles have some interesting facts about them. One is that these reptiles can hold their breath for a couple of hours without any damage to the body or brain. On some occasions, crocs are able to slow down their metabolism. This means that when a food Read more…

JONATHAN LIM

“The Jungle” depicted cruelty to animals and the dangerous and unsanitary conditions in Chicago meatpacking plants; adding another stacking block to the change of laws on food production, the novel helped people realize that the unsanitary conditions and cruelty to animals was bad, which caused an uproar and changed the way people shopped.