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Transcript: About the Author I am the author of four Ruby Oliver books: The Boyfriend List, The Boy Book, The Treasure Map of Boys and Real Live Boyfriends. Other books: Fly on the Wall, Dramarama, The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks and How to Be Bad. Disreputable History was a Printz Award honor book, a finalist for the National Book Award, and recipient of the Cybils Award for best young adult novel. My books have been translated into 10 foreign languages. Or maybe more. I have a doctorate in English Literature from Columbia University and have taught composition, literature and creative writing courses at Columbia, Barnard and NYU. I have given guest lectures on writing for children at places which include Hamline University, VT College, Hofstra University and Kindling Words. Book Publication Printz Honor, 2009. Finalist for the 2008 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature. Cybils Award for best young adult novel. Publishers Weekly Best Books of the Year list. Richie’s Picks Best of 2008 List. Tayshas List, 2009. NY Times Notable Children’s Book list, 2008. School Library Journal Best Books of the Year, 2008. Library Journal’s list of Seattle Public Library’s Fiction Favorites of 2008. Chicago Public Library’s Best of the Best List. Washington Post Best Kids Books of the Year. Booklist Editors’ Choice. Morning News Tournament of Books, 2009. SLJ Tournament of Kids Books. Rhode Island Teen Book Awards Finalist. 2010 Teens Top Ten. SLJ Battle of the Kids Books. Connecticut Nutmeg Award finalist, 2011. Abraham Lincoln Illinois High School Book Award finalist, 2011. Georgia Peach nominee, 2011. Oregon Battle of the Books, 2010-2011. IRA YA Choices list Why I selected this book I selected this book because it said on the back it was about girls and how they thought of guys so I thought that reading the book might give me a heads up on how girls think and stuff, so ya. The one theme that resonated with me that is in the book is a theme of uneasiness, which i believe is portrayed through Frankie's scheming and overthinking of every situation. Frankie thought: poor senior. He has no life. just a memory of a life. It's pitiful. And then she thought: I have no friends Alabaster that I like nearly so much as Senior still likes his Friends from High School. And then she thought: His whole clubby thing is dumb. "Not exactly." Frankie didn't want to hear Zada's interpretation of the Livingston psychology. she just wanted to be happy Matthew liked her and wanted to take her to his summer house. The author used foreshadowing at the beginning of the book in the form of a letter that describes all that Frankie accomplishes throughout the book and that although she may have broken the rules she would not take it back. This letter is on the first page and is the whole of chapter 1. The type of reader that would be interested in this book would be one that likes semi romantic comedy novels. Although anyone I think would enjoy this book, it is overall entertaining and makes you think about life, and friendship. "The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau Banks" By: E. Lockhart

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Transcript: This picture explains the main conflict because all the conflict started when Keturah met Lord Death. I chose this picture because this man is proposing just like Lord Death proposed to Keturah after she admitted her love for him. Recommendation! I recommend this book to people in our age group that likes romance novels. This book involves a large variety of different characters, but you get to join Keturah in her thoughts and see what she thinks because the point of view in the book is in is hers. The conflicts in the book all end up happening one after the other so some parts can be confusing, and then some parts its just annoying because she just solved a conflict and now she has to go through another one. Overall I thought this was a pretty good book. The cause of the conflict is Keturah getting lost in the forest. If she never got lost in the forest she wouldn't have met Lord Death, and she wouldn't have had to make the deal that changed everything. Protagonist: Keturah Antagonist: Lord Death. The End... Plot: This quote represents the end of all the conflict because she won the best cook which she wouldn't have won if everyone was still scared of her. Also her friends care for her and don't want her to get lost in the forest again or get taken by Lord Death. Last but not least Keturah finally admits to Lord Death that she loves him, which puts an end to all conflict with her and the village. "Well one thing certain-we go a-manhunting" (32) This proves that the meeting with Lord Death changed everything because the day right after she got back from the forest she is already changing her routine and trying to find a husband... Which is one of the conflicts. "You won Best Cook!... Don't stay in the forest too long... I love you [Lord Death]". In the end after a whole bunch of drama, she makes a realization about her life and what is important in it. Then makes a decision that makes her happy,and will forever change her life. The complications that arise from the conflict is, Keturah has to change her life and that everyone in the town thinks she is a bad person because she can see death, and she survived getting lost in the forest which no one has ever done. So people start changing the way they do things just because they feel different about Keturah. In the Beginning.. Other Major Characters: The picture is significant because Keturah and her friends were talking about finding her a man, and being great friends to her even though she made a deal with death. And almost all the conflicts are because of bad conversation, or misunderstood conversations. The author leaves the conflict where everything is solved, the people are no longer scared of her, and everyone lives their life normally. Except for Keturah because she makes a decision that will make sure no conflict in that town ever involves her personally again, she chooses her true love. Leaving the Conflict. By: Martine Leawitt This story is about a girl named Keturah who went into the forest to follow a stag where she gets hopelessly lost in the woods. Lord death comes and she makes a deal with him so she can stay alive and rob death of her soul and the villagers souls. "She is why we stopped working on the road" (108). This quote proves the complications that came up because they were fine with working on the road until they found out that Keturah could see Lord Death. I chose this picture because it matches the complications perfectly. The small actions Keturah made mixed with the people in her village and caused complications (Changes) to the way the people lived or her life. In the Middle... The book I read was... John: The Lords Son. Beatrice and Gretta: Keturah's best friends, and they help her find her true love. Goody and her Husband: They are the ones that started the rumors. Soor Lily: She made the charm for Keturah. Characters: The Cause of Conflict. Why is this Significant. Quote that proves. Character Traits For Keturah. Complications. Story Plot. Creative: ""Keturah tell us a story"... "Yes Keturah do."". This shows that she is creative because everyone wants her to tell a story, if everyone wants her to tell a story it probably means she is good at making them up and telling them. Curious: "I meant only to peek into the tree's to see more of him.". This shows that Keturah is curious because even though she knew it was bad to go into the forest alone she still did, and only because she was curious to see more of the Stag. Brave: "Good Sir Death, forgive me if I do not rise." This proves that Keturah is brave because even though she knows this is the man that is going to take her life she doesn't show that she is scared by stammering or anything. She held her voice firm and didn't show fear which is very brave. Her deal is if she finds her true love she can live, so using a magic charm she tries to find her true love and stop the plague by cleaning up their town. Quotation that Proves. Keturah and Lord Death Thank you!! Quotation that

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Transcript: Definition: Generally, Ink wash painting is an East Asian type of brush painting. History: One of the traditional chinese painting. Spread to Japan later. Tools: Xuan paper, brush, ink. Definition: Contemporary Chinese art often referred to as Chinese avant-garde art. History: continued to develop since the 1980s as an outgrowth of modern art developments post-Cultural Revolution. Style: Accurate detail meticulous drawing Background: born on May 18 , 1957. active in sculpture, installation, architecture, curating, photography, film, and social, political and cultural criticism. Background: born on December 4, 1963. featuring the subject "bald heads" and expressing the freedom Main artists: Qiu Yin, Dai Jin. Style vigorous and forceful Artist Ink wash painting was one of the traditional chinese art. Contemporary art more like Western Art work in 80 century. Qiu Ying(1498-1552) Born in Jiang Su province. Landscape in the Style of Yan Wengui Conclusion Context Early Ming Dynasty Hanging scroll 91.8 x 45.9 cm influenced by: The art work during three kingdoms period. Fang Lijun, Series 2, No. 2, "Howl"(In 1993) Panoramic painting 0.3 x 9.8 m Non-Western Art Contemporary Art Chinese Contemporary Art Influenced by: The art work during three kingdoms period. Chinese ink and wash painting Artist (During Ming Dynasty) Ink wash painting Bibliography Fang Lijun Ai Weiwei Dai Jin Born in Hangzhou,Zhejiang Birds_Nest_at_Night(20 August 2008) The Beijing National Stadium at night Along the river during ching ming festival

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Transcript: Important Facts Inside The Camp Survival rates Footage 2 Commanders of Buchenwald Karl Koch Commanded 5 separate concentration camps Hermann Pister Born February 21, 1885 Torture Other Notable Figures Martin Sommer Bibliography Born February 8, 1915 Among the survivors, 1000 were boys under the age of 14 Medical experiments such as contamination by the Typhus Bacillus were performed. The Gale Group. 2008. Jewish Virtual Library. Buchenwald. Retrieved from Served as a Guard at Buchenwald First commander of camp was Karl Koch Unknown. Unknown. Buchenwald. Retrieved from Many killed by lethal injection Estimated number of victims was more than 56,000 Born in Darmstad on August 2, 1897 Prisoners were chained to carts and forced to sing. Earning them the nickname "The Singing Horses". Nicknamed "The Hangman of Buchenwald" Estimated death toll was approximately 200 people a day Buchenwald Unknown. April 20, 2011. History Timeline. The Concentration Camp Buchenwald. Retrieved from Replaced Koch as commander of Bunchenwald Died April 5, 1945 Camp was located in Ettersberg, which is just outside Weimar (a famous German town known for its cultural life) Was established in 1937 Prisoners were hanged from trees by their arms for several hours. Died June 7, 1988 Louis Bülow. 2012. SS Officer. Retrieved from Only male survivors Died September 28, 1948 20,000 total survivors Buchenwald was liberated on April 11, 1945 by the U.S. Army

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Transcript: Theme How I made my children's Story Why I choose my topic Why I chose the book Eragon My Brother I enjoy non-fiction fantasy Thank you for your time I hope you enjoyed my presentation Topic 1. Catching a rabbit ""The only way I can catch it is if I become faster," and so through practice he did" (Young 8). 2. Catching a fish "Ben finally went into the water and with practice he quickly learned how to swim" (Young 11). 3. Catching a bird "At first, he had trouble but, with practice Ben lunged up into the air and started flying" (Young 16). Will to survive Will to survive Topic in Eminem's Life How it relates to audience Works Cited: Conclusion How it relates to myself 1. Being bullied 2. Suicide 3.Depression Book was available 1. Based around my topic 2. Limit the number of words 3. Pictures, Pictures, Pictures 4. 3 tier plot 5. Child friendly characters 1. Draging Garrow "It was a fight against his unruly body - a fight he refused to lose" (Paolini 80). Why Eragon? Introduction 3. Killing Durza "A hidden reserve of strength suddenly welled up inside Eragon, dredged from the depest part of his being" (Paolini 490). 2. Urgal Encounter "It was more than a desire for justice. It was his entire being rebling against the fact of death - that he would cease to exist" (Paolini 133). Topic is important How I Wrote Ben the Big Brown Bear Independent Study Unit Presntation Topic in Ben the Big Brown Bear Video Topic in Eragon Spencer Young Mr. Cecchetto END 2DL-05 16 January 2012 With a will to survive you can overcome anything.

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