Saturday, August 28, 2010

Colorful Language

August 28th, 2010
I just finished a great book, that was recommended by a new colleague at MBA. I was told it makes a great read aloud, and was not disappointed. Here's a sample of Wendelin Van Draanen's fabulous SWEAR TO HOWDY. "For a second Sissy looked like a possum,
lit up in the road..." and this great image of his father..."I saw him [dad] sitting on my bed, arms crossed, face scrunched together
like an angry cloud." And finally one of my favorite, "Then he got up on his knees, leaned over the rock, and puked his purple guts out. "There's nothing like learning of a great read, that will take your breath away, and leave you wanting more.
Happy reading!