The name of my book is The Ghost of Fossil Glen by Cynthia Defelice it was published on March 25, 1998. Cynthia Defelice wrote the book because as a child her mother read to her and that’s when she started loving books but it wasn't until she was 36 that she decided she wanted books for children. Other than being a writer she also owns a farm with her husband who is retired and she want to improve her farm. Defelice has written 16 novel and 12 picture books for young readers three of her books are The Ghost of Cutler Creek,Fort, and Wild Life. In the beginning of the story the setting is on a cliff in Fossil Glen and moves on to her school and her home.
Biography of Zora Neale Hurston African American author, folklorist, anthropologist, and Harlem Renaissance figure, her works and contributions to the world of literature acknowledge her as one of the great writers of our American history. Zora Neale Hurston, born in Notasulga, Alabama on January 7, 1891 to former slaves John and Lucy Potts Hurston, was the fifth child and second girl out of eight children. Her birth records have never been found, so the singular year of her birth has long been a dispute (Bloom 7). In the family bible, according to Hurston’s biographers, her name is recorded as Zora Neal Lee Hurston; at some point an “e” was added to Neal and “Lee” was dropped (King 1).
We have had many notable people throughout history. Among them are queens and kings, who have had to deal with many hardships. If one person came back to talk to me, I would like to meet is Mary Stuart. She is also known as Mary I of Scotland or Queen Mary of Scots.
Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton, founder of the Sisters of Charity of St. Joseph’s, first active community of Catholic women religious in the United States. She also began St. Joseph’s Academy and the first fee Catholic School for girls staffed by Sisters in Emmitsburg, PA. Mother Seton legacy includes six religious communities with more than 5,000 members, hundreds of schools, social service centers, and hospitals throughout the United States and the world. She was the first U.S. born canonized Saint.
Harriet Beecher Stowe was born on June 14, 1811 in Litchfield, Connecticut and died on July 1, 1896 in Hartford, Connecticut. She is well known for the Uncle Tom’s Cabin novel that she wrote against slavery. Her father was a congregational minister named Lyman Beecher. Her mother Roxanna Foote Beecher died when she was a young girl. Her family was very active with the issues that were going on during their time period.
Brittany Cavallaro states, “We’ve always been harder on girl geniuses than their counterparts, especially when that genius isn’t neat and tidy, polite and professional... This is where I began building the character of Charlotte Holmes.” I believe that this statement is very true. In the book A Study in Charlotte, Charlotte Holmes is the girl genius and has to prove herself to society. Although Charlotte’s overtaking intelligence is her main quality in the book, she has many other redeeming qualities that make her the confident and smart person she is.
Both of Hughes ' paternal great-grandmothers were African-American and both of his paternal great-grandfathers were white slave owners of Kentucky. According to Hughes, one of these men was Sam Clay, a Scottish-American whiskey distiller of Henry County and supposedly a relative of Henry Clay, and the other was Silas Cushenberry, a Jewish-American slave trader of Clark County. Hughes 's maternal grandmother Mary Patterson was of African-American, French, English and Native American descent. One of the first women to attend Oberlin College, she first married Lewis Sheridan Leary, also of mixed race. Leary subsequently joined John Brown 's raid on Harpers Ferry in 1859 and died from his wounds.
For my project about the four literary eras I chose to do a family tree. I choose to do this because family has great impact on our lives. Our ancestors set up our beliefs and we challenge them to create new boundaries for our children. We want to better the world every day. One of the most powerful ways to push the boundaries is through literature.
Scotland has had many amazing rulers over the centuries. However, there is one that many truly remember not for her political advances per say but her scandals and drama that has helped bring her rule to be one of the most remembered. Mary I was not only known for amazing personality and big heart she ruled over not only one, not two, but four countries. Even a France observer once wrote “It is not possible to hope for more from a princess on this earth.” After her father died days after her birth, Mary I, was crowned queen of scots at the whopping age of 5 days.
I am going to prove the accused, Bridget Bishop, innocent of being a witch. You think you have proof that Bridget Bishop is a witch. I have proof that Bridget Bishop is not a witch. I will give you many good, reasonable reasons for explaining that she is not a witch. The explanations will prove useful in the defence.