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Title Breakfast on Mars : and 37 other delectable essays / edited by Rebecca Stern & Brad Wolfe ; foreword by Margaret Cho.
Pub Info New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2013.
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book jacket
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Edition First edition.
Descript xii, 211 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
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Note Includes indexes.
Contents Camp Dread or how to survive a shockingly awful summer / Ransom Riggs -- Sasquatch is out there (and he wants us to leave him alone) / Kirsten Miller -- Warning: this essay does not contain pictures / Scott Westerfeld -- It's on like donkey kong / Alan Gratz -- World is full of time machines / Steve Almond -- Hello, my name is / Jennifer Lou -- Breakfast on Mars: why we should colonize the red planet / Chris Higgens -- Robots only: why we shouldn't colonize Mars / Chris HIggins -- Recall and defend / Rita Williams-Garcia -- My life before television / Elizabeth Winthrop -- A rite of passage (and the importance of penguin etiquette) / Chris Epting -- Natural light / Sloane Crosley -- Home girl / April Sinclair -- Invisibility / Maile Meloy -- Most famous fairy-tale cat of all is a furry-faced fabulist / Daisy Whitney -- On facing my fears / Khalid Birdson -- Raised by wolves / Sarah Prineas -- Why we need tails / Ned Vizzini -- Death is only a horizon / Alane Ferguson -- Blue Jeans, Cat Stevens, and my first kiss / Lise Clavel -- King Arthur's great power / Mary-Ann Ochota -- A thousand truths: (mostly) a good dog / Steve Brezenoff -- Death by host family / Casey Scieszka and Steven Weinberg -- Incredibly amazing humpback anglerfish / Michael Hearst -- Showering with spiders / Clay McLeod Chapman -- River girl / Gigi Amateau -- A good lie / Laurel Snyder -- how to fly / Wendy Mass -- Blueberries / Marie Rutkoski -- Banning books-an un-American act / Sarah Darer Littman -- Laika endings / Nick Abadzis -- From seed to flower / Michael David Lukas -- Sex, drugs, and rock'n'roll / Lena Roy -- A single story can change many lives / Craig Kielburger -- Creative book camp / Joshua Mohr -- Princess Leia is an awesome role model / Cecil Castellucci -- Only job I've ever had / Joe Craig -- Break the rules / Ellen Sussman.
Summary Present a collection of unconventional essays by leading writers to challenge how students think about essays using imaginative, rule-breaking, and unconventional examples.
Audience 1030 Lexile.
Subject English language -- Composition and exercises -- Study and teaching (Elementary)
English language -- Composition and exercises -- Study and teaching (Middle school)
Essay -- Authorship.
English language -- Composition and exercises -- Study and teaching (Elementary)
English language -- Composition and exercises -- Study and teaching (Middle school)
Essay -- Authorship.
Add Author Stern, Rebecca.
Wolfe, Brad.
Cho, Margaret.
Alt Title And 37 other delectable essays
ISBN 9781596437371
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