organizations: Hinsdale Central High School
Natalie and Jean Bourand discuss Atlas Shrugged, the value of reading, and how culture has an impact on our reading choices.
I asked my dad, an immigrant to the US from Canada, how literature has effected his life, specifically between fiction and nonfiction
My mom and I discussed her childhood growing up in a small town in Nebraska and the importance reading, especially nonfiction, had on shaping her outlook on the world.
Shea and Jim discuss Jim's life and how books have impacted him. They talk about how he has changed to incorporate more books into his life, and how he impacts others around him by reading and recommending books to others...
In this recording, high school students Sara Villanueva and Rachel D-B discuss how reading impacts life and views of the world, where is the best place to read, and what the most memorable phrase Sara has read is.
Sol Barrios discusses various books with her mother, Zully Delfiacco, and questions their impact on her mother's life. Zully also recommends books and explains her reasoning behind why she chose to recommend them.
In this recording, student Sydney Albert and her father talk about the most important fiction novels and why they would recommend them.
The last four recorded minutes of my interview with Mrs. Berkemeyer. Unfortunately the interview was cut short before she could mention the one book she thought I should read before the end of high school: a Tale of Two Cities...
I interviewed my neighbor Mrs. Kathy Berkemeyer, an English teacher of 20 years, about how important it is to be able to understand and communicate with the English language, as well as some books that have been important in her...
In this recording, Lakshmi Srinivas recommends books that she cherished while growing up and how they influenced her through her childhood and later life.