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Best books, movies, tv shows for fall

Isabella Lecona November 28, 2018

On crisp New England fall days, there are two categories of people. There are those who venture into the cool, damp air to watch the gold and scarlet leaves tumble down from trees aflame with color, and...

"Dry" explores reality of climate change

"Dry" explores reality of climate change

The Newtonite November 19, 2018

By Mia Santangelo The growing water crisis in Southern California serves as the backdrop for Jarrod and Neal Shusterman's new book Dry. All the people affected by this crisis remember the moment when the...

Junior Maggie Needham reads Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian. (Photo by Joelle Sugianto)

Promote dialogue, context to separate art from artist

Zoe Goldstein November 5, 2018

My favorite book that I read in ninth grade English was The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie. It is the story of a young Native American boy named Junior who lives on a reservation....

“The Rest of Us Just Live Here” shows the other side of the dystopian story

“The Rest of Us Just Live Here” shows the other side of the dystopian story

The Newtonite December 10, 2017

by Zoe Goldstein, Maya Lobel, Carolyn McDonald, Sophia Zhou “What happens to you when you get older? Do you just forget everything from before you turned eighteen?” is a question the novel The Rest...

The Bookshelf: "Tuesdays with Morrie" challenges meaning of life, death

The Bookshelf: "Tuesdays with Morrie" challenges meaning of life, death

The Newtonite December 10, 2015

by Isabel Joyce Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom tells the touching story of Morrie, a college professor suffering from ALS as he teaches his last class to his devoted student, Mitch Albom. After...

Column: Young Adult literature retells same stories

The Newtonite June 26, 2015

by Isabel Joyce The book tells the incredible story of a girl living in a dystopian society. An annual event—a seemingly bizarre scenario in our world, but portrayed as the norm in the book—angers...

The Bookshelf: "House Rules" questions readers' moralities in suspensful court case

The Bookshelf: "House Rules" questions readers' moralities in suspensful court case

The Newtonite June 9, 2015

by Isabel Joyce “House Rules” by Jodi Picoult tells the intriguing story of Jacob Hunt, a teen with Asperger’s syndrome who becomes caught up in the investigation of a murder. The book opens as Hunt’s...

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