Lois Lowry, an American writer who wrote more than twenty inspiring books for children and the most famous books she ever wrote was the giver and gathering blue. Each book has a different protagonist but both of them have been written in the future era. She wanted to write books as it was her passion and she has taught many young readers on how to deal with social and political life. She is best known for writing books on expressing realistic life experience. The two books I read were The giver and Gathering Blue, these two books talk on how she wants society to become a better place in the future.
“Growing up is losing some illusions, in order to acquire others.” ― Virginia Woolf Virginia Woolf is a very accomplished author and journalist. Just like the fictional character Matilda Cook, in the novel Fever 1793 By Laurie Halsh Anderson she lost a parent at a very young age. They both were young women looking for adventure and finding it in the most unexpected places. In the summer of 1793 a horrible epidemic hit home in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This epidemic was killing hundreds of people daily.
They are family. Sue monk kidd portrayed that in many ways throughout the novel. They had such an emotional relationship that the author even wanted the readers to feel what they had while reading the novel. Kidd showed how they stuck together through everything as a family. That’s what Kidd’s idea of this novel was, is a family imagine.
She moved back to Cavendish, her grandmother’s house, to take care of her grandmother. During this period, she was inspired to write stories; unfortunately, her grandmother passed away. Lucy is famous for writing books that has outstanding characters, by expressing her personality.
Her work shows this and reflects religious and emotional conflicts about her experience of being a woman writer in Puritan times. With her husband, which whom she was deeply in love, they reared eight children between the years of 1633 through 1652. The Bradstreet children were: first born Samuel whose born in 1633, and the other seven, Dorothy, Sarah, Simon, Hannah, Mercy, Dudley, and John were born during the years of 1635 and 1652. Anne still functioned as a hostess and performed other domestic duties, while caring for eight children. The Bradstreets moved very frequently, ending their travels to settle in Andover.
The Mother-Daughter Book Club is a series of novels by American contemporary fiction, fantasy, and historical fiction author Heather Vogel Frederick. The first novel of the highly popular series was the 2007 published Mother-Daughter Book Club that made the name of the author. Frederick published the first novel in the series in 2007, and has not looked back since, publishing over six more titles in the series by 2016. The series follows the stories of four girls and their relationships to each other and with their mothers. The take the format of a book club, an increasingly popular way of bonding the US where mothers and daughters come together to read books, and use the narratives and the time they spend together to have better relationships.
In fact, she has been a practicing Naturopath for over a decade now. Like you, she also struggled with her weight up to her early twenties. The Red Smoothie Detox Factor is not her first book, and she’s actually a best-seller author on Amazon. You can check out her other books and author profile XXXhere http://www.amazon.com/Liz-Swann-Miller/e/B009TPU68IXXX. It seems most of her books received positive ratings from those who bought them, and overall we can say that she is a real expert in the field and someone that can be completely trusted.
Her mother was an incredible driving force in Ella Baker's childhood. Not only had she taught Baker and her younger siblings to read and write before entering school, she also instilled in them a sense of community involvement that had always been a strong part of her own family background. Along with her mother, Ella Baker's grandmother also played a key role in her life telling young Ella stories of her life as a slave and instilling in her a sense of pride in her heritage and race. A key point that Ransby also writes of is the community among the women working with the NAACP; how they "seemed to look out for each other" and of their largely unacknowledged and uncelebrated
Most people have had some fight or disagreement with a member of their family. Some might say it is natural for families to argue, but sometimes the reasons behind them are much more substantial than they might appear at first glance. The short story “Everyday Use” by Pulitzer Prize winning author Alice Walker deals a situation like this (Kirszner and Mandell 344). Walker feels strongly about people reconnecting with their heritage; in fact, she retook her maiden name three years into her marriage to honor her great great great grandmother (Kirszner and Mandell 344). When reading “Everyday Use” her opinions on ancestry and family are evident.
The Thirteenth Tale follows Margaret Lea, daughter of a bookshop owner and a biographer herself. Books had been a part of her life since day one. It is said that she prefer books to people. One day, she received a letter from Vida Winter, a famous author with several bestseller books. Ms. Winter asked Margaret to write her biography.
Elyn Saks is a very accomplished woman. She has managed to become a published author and an esteemed college professor while suffering from schizophrenia. Her book, The Center Cannot Hold discusses her life as she fought and eventually managed her mental illness. Saks lived a normal childhood with caring parents, but she does recall having several phobias and obsessions when she was younger that were not healthy or normal in their longevity. As Saks matured, her schizophrenic episodes worsened.
She devoted four decades of her life to women’s causes, even though she had little education, a disabled husband for most of that time, six children, and worked, with jobs including being an author and a schoolteacher. She fought for the right for women to vote, which she believed would improve all women’s lives. She viewed the way women were treated as, more or less, slaves. Which at the time, would have been quite close to what women really were, they slaved over kitchens and homes all day, only to do the same thing the next day. Abigail is remembered as one of the nation’s leading suffragettes, even though he only worked primarily in the West.
Washington 's early education was first influenced by his mother, and Viola Ruffner, wife of the owner of the mines and the other women who made an impact to his struggles later in his life. He was blessed and surrounded with both good black and white women; most of the people that made him succeed were women. His mother was a supportive and positive woman, she bought him a spelling book and encouraged him to learn, Washington showed a positive interest in learning how to read by himself without a teacher. she wasn 't educated but was very ambitious for her children. She taught Washington a lot of morals as a child, she was so smart and creative that she made Washington a hat when he needed one to wear to school from different piece of cloth because she couldn 't afford to get him one.