Ms. Nilka Nunez
AP English Language
Readings, Observations, and Experiences
Whether for class or my own enjoyment, these are a collection of some of my sources for learning.
Film and Television
Nonfiction - Books
Abeel, Samantha. My Thirteenth Winter. New York: Orchard Books, 2003.
Summary: In the book, My Thirteenth Winter, Samantha reveals the struggles she had to go through during her childhood due to her learning disability. Many times she felt lonely and afraid of the outside world. Her mom was the biggest influence in her life. She helped Samantha overcome her fears and loneliness. At the end she became a writter and her story is an inspiration to many other people that might be experiencing the same situation.
"I often packed the whole day worth of books and classwork into my backpack, so I didn't need to open my locker at all and I could avoid the possible ambarrasment of not getting it open in time for class." (pg.48)
"My fear became a separate force that could act at will. I was at its mercy. It was in control of me." (pg. 69)
--Nilka Nunez 13:17, 1 October 2009 (UTC)
Nonfiction - Essays
Pictures, Graphs/Charts, Cartoons