Month: April 2006

I Am Not a Burden!

Imagine that you aren’t allowed to attend school because you are a girl and will soon have to be married. This is the experience of millions of girls in India who want to receive an education and have a better life.

Field Trip: A Reminder of Pain and Hope

On March 7th, two tenth grade English classes from Progress High School in Bushwick, Brooklyn, visited the Museum of Jewish Heritage in Manhattan. As we began the tour, we entered through gray walls that symbolize hope and pain.

Book Review: Salamaca's Journey

Sharon Creech’s book Walk Two Moons is the tale of Salamanca, a free-spirited girl who travels from Ohio to Idaho with her eccentric grandparents in hopes of bringing her mother, who left their family, back home.