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goal check 10.1

My goal for today was to read to page 250 in The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry. I accomplished this, and I am currently on page 252. For next Wednesday, my goal is to finish the book (68 pages remain) and read at least 100 pages…

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goal check 9.24

My goal for today was to read all of Jandy Nelson’s new novel, I’ll Give You The Sun (371 pages). I finished that yesterday during seventh period. I then started The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce. I am…

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goal check 9.17

My goal was to read all 320 pages of Brown Girl Dreaming, the memoir in verse by Jacqueline Woodson. Brown Girl Dreaming was just this week named one of the ten finalists for the National Book Award in the Young Adult category. I…

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goal check 9.10

My goal was to read all 277 pages of Andrew Smith's new novel, 100 Sideway Miles. I met that goal on Sunday. (By the way, thanks to Dylan's shelfie and Twitter, we now have a signed copy of 100 Sideways Miles for our…

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goal check 9.3

My goal for today was to finish Those Who Wish Me Dead by Michael Koryta. I met that goal Monday morning. My goal for next week is to read Andrew Smith’s new book 100 Sideway Miles. It is being published today, and my copy should…

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goal check 8.27

My goal check response is always meant as a model for both content and length. You are expected to include the same kinds of information/thinking for your book that I am for my book. We start simply, and as the semester progresses, I will ask you…

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