Book Report #4 The book I read this quarter was Glory Be by Augusta Scattergood. Its Lexile level is 680. This book is about a 11-year old girl named Gloriana Hemphill, who now comprehends how much racism is a problem in her hometown in Mississippi in 1963. In this book Glory is overwhelmed with how her town is handling people who are different than they are. She realizes that her favorite local pool is closing down so colored people can’t swim with the whites.
The author then goes into detail about the massacre. He says that in 1864, 1,000 Cheyenne and Arapaho liked around Sand Creek. On the morning of November 29th, hundreds of soldiers appear at the village. A chief raised an american flag as a sign of friendship. Soon after, the soldiers opened fire with rifles and cannons.
In 1977 she moved to Placentia, California but the next year she suffered a series of strokes that left her paralyzed and unable to speak (Corrie Ten Boom). She died on her 91st birthday which also invoked a new Jewish tradition. Corrie Ten Boom was a major help in WWII. She made it through so many challenges and help even more get back on their feet after the war
In the article, more than 7,000 students have gone off many research cruises were they deployed fine-mesh plankton nets to try and catalog the amount of plastic was caught. It was found that most of the things caught, were in fact plastic. In some places, the student found 520,000 bits of trash per square mile. The current change occasionally, and when they do trash is able to escape the Gyre. When it does, researchers are able to find plastic out in the open ocean, where they weren't expecting it.
The woman had been in the fourth grade and her name was Linda Miller when Katherine was a teacher and she married Trout because of his money. But all of Trout’s money dried up with the lake. So Trout asked Katherine for the money because she had stolen every bank from here to Houston. Katherine told them nothing about the money, because she had buried it. Trout and Linda tortured Katherine, because they wanted to know necessarily where the money is buried.
The old, but muscular Washwoman came every few weeks to the boy's home, she would then take the dirty laundry back to her house to wash and clean it. The attitude she displayed, struck the boy with interest; he had never met such a kind, but hardworking woman. The Washwoman’s son abandoned her, she lived in poverty with no friends, and her husband had died, yet she worked with zeal and kindness. “I cannot even imagine paradise without this Gentile woman,” (Singer). Even when death gripped her, she returned the boy’s family’s laundry, only to die in the following weeks.
Reports stable on her dose and deny the need for a dose decrease as she denies any cravings/withdrawals. DCF case status: According to the patient, her grandson 's mother has unsupervised visitation with her son as long as it is not overnight visitation. Furthermore, her grandson mother has to follow through with DCF recommendation such as having stable housing, no THC, and parenting class. Patient 's health: The patient admits to not following through with seeing her PCP about the thyroid issue. This writer strongly advised the patient to scheduled an appointment before her next scheduled session and update this writer, at which the patient agreed to do.
In the year of 1955, Emmett Till had been brutally murdered by the suspected Roy Bryant and J. W. Milam. On August 20, Till had gone to stay for two-weeks with his relatives in the town of Money, Mississippi. Four days after arriving to Money, Emmett and some of his relatives drove to the local grocery and meat market. In the grocery store, Emmett Till had pursued flirting with the cashier, Carolyn Bryant, and even grabbed her by the waist. Once outside the store, Till had even whistled at the cashier, something not acceptable for African-Americans to do towards whites at this time.
Dicey Tillerman is a strong minded person, who has always taken care of her younger siblings, and has a rough time letting go a little of them and letting them live their own lives, at their new home with their grandmother. For instance, when her brother James, the second oldest, got a job, as Dicey had done, to help with money, she was very much against the idea and it was only that their grandmother believed it to be okay, that James was able to take the paper route job (page 37). Hence, Dicey feels that as the oldest, she should be the only one with extra responsibility. She wants to always be there for her siblings, and does not understand that they maturing and should be able to make their own choices. Additionally, when Dicey’s other
At one point, she started banging her head on the ground and pushed her mom. “Someone had broken the piano bench into five neatly stacked pieces and placed them where the piano bench usually was.” (pg 93) Rose gave up after Dr. Thorne died. When she broke the piano bench, it showed that. Violet came home that weekend and was helping her Dad garden and only when she went inside did she realize how bad it was. Rose and her mom came back from the lake and when they told Rose to go change pants because they were wet, she went off.
Her mother called that afternoon and told her that Sea Pines says she is refusing treatment and they will remove her. This gave Callie a bit more confidence than usual to quit what she was doing and speak up. In therapy she spoke out on how she thought it was her fault her brother suffered from asthma and that her mother made her feel that way. She still felt as though she needed more answers to her own situation. She left and ran away from the rehab center calling her dad from a payphone and he eventually met up with her at a donut shop.
The Coast Guard searched the Gulf of Mexico for two and a half days with no luck, the Coast Guard called off the search and declared the men and their boat “lost at sea”, “I can’t describe my feeling of absolute despair when the Coast Guard told me that my son, my husband, my father, and my brothers were lost at sea.” said Patricia, “I couldn’t fathom that much loss.” On the men’s fourth day on top of the capsized boat, they say something unbelievable, “When we saw the fishing boat on the fourth day, we all thought we were hallucinating.” said Daniel, “It was a miracle.” The men were all rescued and returned to their family, “When the Coast Guard called the hotel room to tell my sister-in-law and I the good news, I thought I was dreaming.” said Patricia, “The news didn’t sink in until I saw Daniel and his father on the
The water raged towards Buffalo Creek until the wastewater finally emptied into the Guyandotte River fifteen miles later. Three hours after the wastewater began to race towards Buffalo Creek, there was over $50 million in property damage, at least 1000 injured and 125 people