From the very first week of Tim Clancy's 25-year career as a high school English teacher, he began to collect funny and strange moments he discovered in his students' essays.
Wherever excitement is, there will always be romance. Trust me.
My grandma died last July. She was never the same after that.
He would occasionally share them with his classes, who enjoyed them as much as he did, and so this book was born.
Music is the aspirin of the soul.
Everybody may not see it my way, but I know that they are wrong.
Collected here are nearly 200 of the most entertaining of these moments culled from real student writing.
I like literature. I just don't like to read.