Chris Mccandless Essay

Chris McCandless was a young man who hiked into the Alaskan wilderness with very little preparation. His story was made famous by the book Into the Wild, written by Jon Krakauer. Unfortunately, Chris McCandless’ death was also a result of his journey Into the Wild. In April 1992, Chris McCandless arrived in Alaska and began … Read more

The Acorn People Sparknotes

Ron Jones was an American teacher who wrote The Acorn People, a book about his experiences working with developmentally disabled children. Ron Jones was born in 1943 and grew up in Southern California. He began his teaching career in 1966, working with emotionally disturbed children in juvenile detention centers. In 1971, he took a job … Read more