A Letter to Jeanine Cummins | Una Carta a Jeanine Cummins

Dear Jeanine Cummins, We hear occasional sarcastic comments about “the drug lords in Mexico,” or “all of the murders” in Colombia, and at first they were just that--sarcastic and insensitive comments.  I was vaguely aware of the violence and terror rampant throughout Mexico and Central America, but blind to the reality of the migrants’ world--watching … Sigue leyendo A Letter to Jeanine Cummins | Una Carta a Jeanine Cummins

Letter To The Authors Kate and Jim McMullan

Hola, yo  sé que Ustedes no lo saben, pero  hicieron algo que es muy importante para mí. El libro I Stink! es muy importante para mí porque mi padre me lo leía por la noche cuando yo era pequeña por la noche. Yo quiero decirles gracias a los autores que escribieron el libro. Yo quiero … Sigue leyendo Letter To The Authors Kate and Jim McMullan

Una carta a Shel Silverstein…

Dear Shel Silverstein, Ever since my mother read your book The Giving Tree to me as a young child, its lessons and story have stuck with me. At the age of fifteen, I still hold the morals from your book close to heart. For me, this book taught me to focus more on what I … Sigue leyendo Una carta a Shel Silverstein…

Letter of Literature

Dear Erin Hunter, When I was younger, I used to love reading. I didn’t have a phone and I was never a huge fan of video games, so I spent a lot of my time reading. I loved reading fiction stories, and seeing what different characters do and how they change over the story. I … Sigue leyendo Letter of Literature

There Are Elephants in this Field

There are elephants in this field.  It’s likely that you don’t see them, but I do.  They are two adult females and one juvenile.  They seem relaxed and happy.  Yes, happy.  Of course, it would be much better if they were in their own environment with a large herd of other elephants, but, in the … Sigue leyendo There Are Elephants in this Field