BOOK NOTES:“Monkey Mind: A Memoir of Anxiety”... “Write Like This: Teaching Real-World Writing"
Published 10/20/2012, Grand Forks Herald
“Monkey Mind: A Memoir of Anxiety,” by Daniel Smith. An honest, lighthearted and witty journey through the author’s daily struggles with chronic anxiety... “Write Like This: Teaching Real-World Writing through Modeling and Mentor Texts” by Kelly Gallagher emphasizes real-world writing purposes. Each chapter focuses on a specific discourse: express and reflect, inform and explain, evaluate and judge, inquire and explore, and how doing so elevates his students’ writing abilities.Word count: 376