Level 8 Unit 24
Writing Form: Description


Catherine, Called Birdy
by Karen Cushman
Humorous descriptions of life on a thirteenth-century English manor.
  A Wind in the Door
by Madeleine L'Engle
Children continue their fifth dimension travels begun in A Wrinkle in Time.


A Wizard of Earthsea
by Ursula LeGuin
This fantasy describes the evil power unleashed by a wizard's apprentice.
  Journey to the Center of the Earth
by Jules Verne
A professor and his nephew travel to the Earth's core in this early science fiction novel.


by Richard E. Byrd
The explorer describes the sights he sees on his second expedition to Antarctica.
  To Build a Fire
by Jack London
This famous short story describes a newcomer's attempt to survive in the Arctic.


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