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    Hope, By Joan Bauer

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    “You know what I’ve found out about disappointments? I think that if we face them down, they can become our strengths.” (Bauer 113) In the novel Hope Was Here written by Joan Bauer, the main characters go through some difficult struggles. One of the main people, Braverman and Addie both had to overcome disconsolate times. Braverman chooses family over education. Addie goes through hard times when she losses her husband along with three unborn babies. This reminds me of the time where my mother’s

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    Pancakes By Joan Bauer

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    compulsive disorder, it is defined as a psychiatric disorder characterized by obsessive thoughts and compulsive actions, such as cleaning, checking, counting, or hoarding), but they are most likely just a perfectionist. In the story "Pancakes" by Joan Bauer, the character Jill is a perfectionist. In the story she tells us that she can not stand dirty mirrors, which is not hard to believe because I do not like dirty mirrors either. When you read that Jill has a stain removal kit in her top dresser drawer

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    Have you ever faced hardship in your life but found your way through it? Well, in the novel Hope Was Here by Joan Bauer many of the characters go through tremendous obstacles in their life but eventually overcome them. Examples like Hope and Addie are characters in the novel that faced struggles but both found ways to overcome them. Their struggles can even be personally related to my life. While many people see an obstacle and run, Hope and Addie find there ways to overcome them, and even if things

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    Who Inspired Me Joan Bauer an author inspired me the most during my elementary school years. Joan inspired me because in her writing she changed my perspective of things in life and one day I would love to write something that gives a person a change in heart. I have read many of Joan’s books but my favorites are “Almost Home” and “Hope was Here”. I read “Almost Home” the first time in the summer of 3rd grade, I read it 11 times after that. She is such an inspiration

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    In the book Soar by Joan Bauer, Jeremiah is the main character. He loves playing baseball and doesn’t let anyone or anything get in his way when it comes to it. Even though he has an unhealthy heart he still has a great personality. In one part of the book Jeremiah's team were going to play a game but they only had 13 players. Jeremiah didn’t want to quit, so he found other players to play on his team. Jeremiah was adopted by his dad, Walter he was left in front of Walter’s work and there he was

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    Soapstone - Characters: The main character is developed by what type of book the author is writing. My main character Sugar Mae Cole was developed because of the way she acts toward different characters in the book. And by her personality and sugars personality is sweet kinda like her name and she is polite. She is always trying to brighten the other characters up especially her mom Reba. She has a different personality that any of the other characters and connects with them in a different

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    The book, Hope Was Here by Joan Bauer, tells the story of Hope Yancy as she realizes what life is about; letting go of pain and hurt, and cherishing the love. The main character is a sixteen year old waitress named Hope Yancy. She feels she is the person to enlist hope in others and in herself since changing her name from Tulip to Hope. She is a terrific waitress, like her mother. Her mom, Deena, left her older sister to care for Hope after she was born early and could barely eat because she felt

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    character because throughout the story Beth’s personality changes. This is shown throughout the story her character changes as the story progresses from a coward to someone who is willing to stand up for herself. In the story Truth about Sharks by Joan Bauer the main character Beth is a weak willed ,lazy person who is forced to wake up in the morning to do chores and get ready for a party later that day. Wanting to buy clothes for the party hastily puts on messy clothes and is pegged as a troublemaker

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    w. wi l ey .c om/ c o l le ge / aak CASE 5-1 Barkley Foods Joyce Stevenson, the manager of marketing research for Barkley Foods, had just left an emergency meeting with the firm’s president. An opportunity to buy an established line of gourmet (high-quality/high-priced) frozen dinners had arisen. Because there were other interested buyers, a decision had to be made within three or four weeks. This decision depended on judgments about the future prospects of the gourmet frozen dinner

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    Torture is a heinous crime to anyone who is put under the duress of those who either get enjoyment or use it as a device for information gathering. In recent years it has been more in use as a focal point with the recent killings of aid and social workers in the Middle East and travelers that enter North Korea to state a message or obtain information. If the rules of the Geneva Convention do not apply, then what rules do apply? Ethics of torture: who are we really hurting? Conflict

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