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My name is Heather Starks. I am currently from Christian County. Besides being a teacher, I am also a farmer, ranging from row crop to cattle, and I have 13-year-old identical twin boys, who are freshman at HCCHS. I am very excited to be apart of the James Madison Middle School team! I one of the 6th and 8th-grade special education teachers for language arts and reading. I am very excited to explore several chapter books with each class this year. I am looking forward to having a positive and productive year.
by Holly Goldberg Sloan Year Published:
Willow Chance is a twelve-year-old genius, obsessed with nature and diagnosing medical conditions, who finds it comforting to count by 7s. It has never been easy for her to connect with anyone other than her adoptive parents, but that hasn't kept her from leading a quietly happy life . . . until now.
by R. J. Palacio Year Published: 2015
Auggie & Me adds a few more views to the storyline of the lives of Auggie and his friends.
by R. J. Palacio Year Published: 2012
August "Auggie" Pullman is a 10-year-old living in the fictional neighborhood of North River Heights in upper Manhattan. He has a rare medical facial deformity, which he refers to as "mandibulofacial dysostosis", more commonly known as Treacher Collins syndrome and a cleft palate
Wonder is a children's novel by Raquel Jaramillo, under the pen name of R. J. Palacio, published on February 14, 2012. Palacio wrote Wonder after an incident where she and her three-year-old son were waiting in line to buy ice cream.