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    Dear Ms. Kingston,
    Hello Ms. Kingston, I have just recently finished your book I Got the Idear, My Love Affair With Maine Language. What I thought was exclusive about this book was it had great vocabulary that is used with the Maine accent. I also like the fact that the book gives great detail about the Maine language.
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    The one word I like in hear the most would have to be- Bah-Har-Bah Barstool. Now I am probly like everyone in hear when I say what? How can someone use that type of a word and say it like that. For one Bar Harbor is a town and and putting the H at the end just makes it even more better. Certain people believe that Maine is a place where people go back to retire. Marion Kingston brings a whole new concept with a book about the Maine language.
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    Finally I would like to say that I am not a big reader but this book with the language makes this book relevant for other kids of the future. Looking back now I like the book in a whole. I would like you to write me back if possible. Thank you
    sincerely, Derek Frisco
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    MARION KINGSTON STOCKTON
    Marion Kingston was born on June 4, 1922, she was the oldest daughter William and Louisa. Marion grew up in the mean streets of Melrose Mass. She moved to Mississippi where she spent the majority of her life and what she said is her true home. She moved when she was 8, which she said was the most dramatic move of her life to Lewiston. When she came to Maine she fell in love with the local language and soon traveled the state and grew even more in love with the maine language. Marion attended Mount Holyoke College, she graduated in 1943. She entered the graduate program at duke university where she shared campus with German prisoners of war. She received her PH.D in 1952. She married David Stocking in 1955, After his death in 1993 she finally learned to drive and became a member of Maines arts commission.
    MAIN CHARACTERS- MARION- AUTHOR
    TOM-MAN IN THE STORE
    GROUP CONSISTS OF RANDY,KIM,RACHEL,NAOMI,TOM THE GROUP AT BAR HARBOR.
    BOOK SUMMARY- THE BOOK IS A COMBINATION OF EVENTS IN MARION KINGSTON'S LIFE FROM HER JOURNEY'S IN THE MAINE LANGUAGE. IT BEGINS WITH A SHORT STORY OF HER GOING AROUND TO FIND THE ORONO CAMPUS FOR A MEETING AND STOPPING FOR DIRECTIONS AT A LOCAL STORE. SHE WALKS INTO THE STORE AND IS STOPPED BY A MAN WHO ASKS FOR HER NAME AND A CONVERSATION LEADS TO THIS MAN SHOWING HER THE WAY TO THE CAMPUS. ANOTHER STORY IS WHEN SHE GOES TO BAR HARBOR TO SEE ACADIA NATIONAL PARK. WHERE SHE COMES ACROSS BAH-HAB-AH BARSTOOLS LAYING SOMEWHERE ON THE SIDE OF A ROAD. AND SHE TALKS TO A GROUP ABOUT HER FINDINGS. AT THE END THE BOOK CONCLUDES WITH A BRIEF SUMMARY OF HER LOVE FOR THE MAINE LANGUAGE.
    Derek Frisco
    10/29/09
    English 11 Book Review
    Marion Kingston takes Maine language by storm with a challenging yet amazing book about the Maine and the way Main-ahs talk. With the persuasive writing of Kingston the stories of her life are painted very vividly. It is one of those books that you can imagine in your head what each scene looks like. At first the book starts with Kingston drawing the reader in with thought on the overall difference between Maine as a whole state vs. here previous homes down south specifically Mississippi. She talks about how moving to Maine at an early age was not that difficult on her in her words “I fit right in”. Really for her there were no drastic changes that she mentioned.
    Her first chapter talks about how much when she took a trip to Orono to see the college and remembers taking the wrong turn and stopped at the nearest gas station. When she got into the store she asked the man at the counter where she was and how to get to the college. The man said she was in Orono and gave her the directions to the college. When she went outside a woman and her son that were behind her stopped her and asked her where she was from. She told them Mississippi. The son said “Ma lets get away from this foreign-ah”. And she went on to say that she was frustrated with the family and that she couldn't understand there accicents.
    As the book went on she started to grow into the Maine language and it a specific situation helped that. Bar har-bah, Kingston takes a trip to acadia national park where she meets new people and she loves the families and grows into the Maine language.
    Kingston is a story of a Mississippi that turned into a Maine-ah.
    c/o MMHS
    1 Bulldog Lane
    Machias, Me. 04654
    October 22, 2009
    Dear Ms. Kingston,
    Hello Ms. Kingston, I have just recently finished your book I Got the Idear, My Love Affair With Maine Language. What I thought was exclusive about this book was it had great vocabulary that is used with the Maine accent. I also like the fact that the book gives great detail about the Maine language.
    I really love one of the few characters in this book . Katherine is woman who is a true Mainah. She has a very Maine language, with her very funny jokes mixed with what seems to be a down to earth personality the only thing she can do is make strides to become a hard working woman. It seems she has a funny voice because she has moved from Mississippi, and if you're like me the south especially Mississippi you have a very southern accent. I loved the fact that the words were pronounced with no vaules what so ever.
    Kingston was very open on her thought on her op-ions of what the Maine lifestyle had brought other then a new language. She felt that regardless of the way you came to Maine you were welcomed with open arms. Also she felt like that every where you go that you were in a tight community where you could also rely on someone around you for something.
    The one word I like in hear the most would have to be- Bah-Har-Bah Barstool. Now I am probly like everyone in hear when I say what? How can someone use that type of a word and say it like that. For one Bar Harbor is a town and and putting the H at the end just makes it even more better. Certain people believe that Maine is a place where people go back to retire. Marion Kingston brings a whole new concept with a book about the Maine language.
    Kingston, shows a deeper side to her journey to Maine. She came from down south up to Maine. From my personal experience of moving around a lot nothing quite a dramatic as from what part of the country to the next I can agree with her that is a struggle. However her is where we differ. You moved at a older age rather then a young one. The age difference separates some of the hurt of leaving friends behind.
    Finally I would like to say that I am not a big reader but this book with the language makes this book relevant for other kids of the future. Looking back now I like the book in a whole. I would like you to write me back if possible. Thank you
    sincerely, Derek Frisco

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Monday, November 9

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    Midnight in New England was a okay book by Scott Thomas. I really liked some of the stories, but they were too short and some of them were short but dragged on too long, and it really messed up the story. But there are some really nice parts in the stories that I liked even when it kind of dragged on. I am going to tell you about some of the good parts in two of the stories called Herrick's Inn and The Second Parsonage. This book is a good book if you want to read a story fast like on a short trip or before going to sleep. The one thing I like about this book is that I can be done a story in about 15 minutes.
    In The Second Parsonage, one of the stories I liked, I found it kind of interesting when the child tries telling his teacher that there was a dead man living in the second parsonage: “The days were growing longer, the woods greener, and the sunsets blushed like a bride. One fine day a student, the son of a farmer, approached my desk at the end of lessons. Squinting between freckles, his clothing seemingly made of dirt, this boy stood expectantly, creaking the floor, cracking his knuckles like beech pods” (166). This seemed really random that he would go to his teacher and tell him this secret about the dead man living in the second parsonage.
    In the short story Herrick's Inn, this was more or less one of my favorite parts in this book, and I really liked how he was thinking about the baby's eyes when he was running away from the Inn: “His heartbeat matched the pounding of the hooves, as the mare galloped along the track. Even when John closed his eyes he could see the baby's face, like a small rotting pumpkin, the disintegrating flesh lit softly, internally, as if by a chunk of the moon. Mostly he saw the eyes, darker than a skull's, darker than the night into which his horse carried him” (19). This part was my favorite part, I could really picture how the baby look in my head by the way he wrote this part.
    If you are a person who loves scary and mysterious books, this is made for you, even if the stories are short this book will pull you in and you wont want to stop reading this. Some of the short stories will have you thinking of them days after you finished the book. Some will give you nightmares and you wont be able to sleep for days maybe weeks. All I know is if you like scary things this book is for you.

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Sunday, November 8

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    have occured. Some of the ghost and haunting stories Librizzi writes about in this book are The Headless Specter Of Black's Woods, Bad Little Falls, and much more. I really liked this book, which was surprising because i usually strongly dislike everything and anything that has to to with reading, but this book got my attention because of the way it was written. The way Librizzi writes this book always has you wanting to read more and makes you never want to put it down and close it. If you are a reader who like Maine, the coast, and hauntings in general, then this book is for you!. Trust me this book wont disappoint, its that good.
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    The coast of Maine is unlike any other in the world. Author Marcus Librizzi writes the story Dark Woods, Chill Waters. This book which is not like the average book, has 21 short stories about the many hauntings located in the small towns along the coast of Maine. Each haunting is completely different and some may surprise you, places that some people in this area visit, or drive-by quite often is the spot at which these hauntings have occured.
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    Dear Mr. Librizzi,
    Recently I finished reading Dark Woods, Chill Waters in my English class where we have been currently reading books about Maine. I happened to choose your book, which I thought was very interesting and well written.In Dark Woods, Chill Waters, I enjoyed the short stories about all the different hauntings that took place here in downeast Maine. I especially enjoyed the story The Headless Specter of Black's Woods. I have always heard people talk about the different stories about Catherine's Hill, and Catherine herself. After reading the story I realized that there any many different versions about it. Mr. Librizzi, there was one thing I wanted to know and that is, how did you find out about all of these hauntings? Also how did you get all the information about these hauntings and find the people to tell you about them?
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    Sincerely, Brandon Raye
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    Another story i really liked reading about in this book was Bad Little Falls. This spot is extremely popular here in Washington County, and just about everyone that passes through the small town of Machais goes over the bridge which the river flows under. The quote “the little falls in the evil place” and the name itself “bad little falls” describes the falls very well. Most people hear of different hauntings located in and around the falls because of all the things that have happened there in the past. Including the loggers that drowned when they fell under the logs floating down river, to the item which were thought to be bad luck so they were threw off the bridge into the river.
    The Imagery that Librizzi has used in this book, really lets the reader picture the hauntings and the place that they were happening in. These hauntings that occur in downeast Maine are unlike any other in the world. If you like to know about hauntings and even just downeast Maine, this is a book that you should be reading. The whole way through this book you will not be able to put it down its so well written. If you want to know about these hauntings that take place in this part of Maine. Read this book.
    c/o MMHS 1 Bulldog Lane Machias, Me 04654
    October 22, 2009

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    Sincerely, Brandon
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    Another story i really liked reading about in this book was Bad Little Falls. This spot is extremely popular here in Washington County, and just about everyone that passes through the small town of Machais goes over the bridge which the river flows under. The quote “the little falls in the evil place” and the name itself “bad little falls” describes the falls very well. Most people hear of different hauntings located in and around the falls because of all the things that have happened there in the past. Including the loggers that drowned when they fell under the logs floating down river, to the item which were thought to be bad luck so they were threw off the bridge into the river.
    The Imagery that Librizzi has used in this book, really lets the reader picture the hauntings and the place that they were happening in. These hauntings that occur in downeast Maine are unlike any other in the world. If you like to know about hauntings and even just downeast Maine, this is a book that you should be reading. The whole way through this book you will not be able to put it down its so well written. If you want to know about these hauntings that take place in this part of Maine. Read this book.
    c/o MMHS 1 Bulldog Lane Machias, Me 04654
    October 22, 2009
    Dear Mr. Librizzi,
    Recently I finished reading Dark Woods, Chill Waters in my English class where we have been currently reading books about Maine. I happened to choose your book, which I thought was very interesting and well written.
    In Dark Woods, Chill Waters, I enjoyed the short stories about all the different hauntings that took place here in downeast Maine. I especially enjoyed the story The Headless Specter of Black's Woods.
    I have always heard people talk about the different stories about Catherine's Hill, and Catherine herself. After reading the story I realized that there any many different versions about it.
    Mr. Librizzi, there was one thing I wanted to know and that is, how did you find out about all of these hauntings? Also how did you get all the information about these hauntings and find the people to tell you about them?
    After reading this book I never realized how how many hauntings took place around this area. Places that I drive by quite often are the places where these hauntings have occurred. I've also learned that hauntings can happen anywhere around this area, so I should never be surprised.
    Sincerely,
    Brandon Raye

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    Inspired by the ghost tales from down east Maine, Marcus Librizzi writes Dark Woods,Chill Waters. All across the down east there has been many different hauntings which have occurred and Librizzi has put a hand full of them into this book.
    Throughout the book Librizzi has put many different short stories about the hauntings that have occurred. I really enjoyed this book because of the way he writes, the imagery really draws your attention and keeps you interested in this book the whole way through. As soon as you start reading this book you will not be able to put it down, it's that good. One of the stories I especially enjoyed is The Headless Specter of Black's Woods. An example of the imagery is “The area is mountainous, with views of foliage and crags of rock above the shimmering bodies of water in distant valleys below” (11). I was really able to picture Catherine's Hill, and Black's Woods in my head while reading this story because of how well he talks about it.
    Another story i really liked reading about in this book was Bad Little Falls. This spot is extremely popular here in Washington County, and just about everyone that passes through the small town of Machais goes over the bridge which the river flows under. The quote “the little falls in the evil place” and the name itself “bad little falls” describes the falls very well. Most people hear of different hauntings located in and around the falls because of all the things that have happened there in the past. Including the loggers that drowned when they fell under the logs floating down river, to the item which were thought to be bad luck so they were threw off the bridge into the river.
    The Imagery that Librizzi has used in this book, really lets the reader picture the hauntings and the place that they were happening in. These hauntings that occur in downeast Maine are unlike any other in the world. If you like to know about hauntings and even just downeast Maine, this is a book that you should be reading. The whole way through this book you will not be able to put it down its so well written. If you want to know about these hauntings that take place in this part of Maine. Read this book.

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Saturday, November 7

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