The Sea Wolf by Jack London

Jack London State Park, in nearby Glen Ellan, CA,  has been holding quarterly book discussion groups this year, hosted by professors Dr. Susan Nuernberg and Dr. Iris Jamahl Dunkle  who are working on a book about Charmain Kittredge London’s creative life. We missed The Call of the Wild, held earlier this year, but made it to yesterday’s discussion of The Sea Wolf, a largely forgotten classic that really deserves … Continue reading The Sea Wolf by Jack London

The Call of the Wild by Jack London

I’ll start by admitting that we use Jack London’s The Call of the Wild in our 7th grade English classes because I once found several hundred copies gathering dust in the book room. I believe in using classic literature with my students as much as possible.  For several years I taught the now defunct gifted and talented class with groups of students who were very high … Continue reading The Call of the Wild by Jack London