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Title: Middle School Worst Days Of My Life
Authors: James Patterson And Chirs Tebbetts (Pages 288)- Literary Summary: Rafe Khatchadorian was a boy who broke all the rules at his middle school. He broke so many rules that he was often given detention and finally ended up being expelled from middle school for drawing a mural on the school wall. Rafe had an imaginary friend whose name was Leo. Rafe imaginary friend turn out to be his twin brother who died when he was three years old. Rafe’s mother worked double shift at a diner. She worked long hour and did not have enough time for her son and daughter. She had an abusive fiancé who was lazy, who neither work nor contributed to the household. Rafe’s mother not paying enough attention to him, the fiancé who was abusive and his acting out at school finally earn Rafe expulsion from school for the rest of the school year. His Mom was informed about the expulsion from school and the challenging issues Rafe faced at school. Guidance was given about his artistic ability and an artistic magnet school that was best suited for his abilities.

SAIC: SAIC is one of the oldest accredited independent schools of art and design in the country. Founded as the Chicago Academy of Design in 1866, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago’s (SAIC) purpose was to provide a challenging education in the studio arts and exhibition opportunities for its students. The school incorporated as the Chicago Academy of Fine Art in 1879, and changed its name to the Art Institute of Chicago in 1882. The museum and school moved into a building designed and built for the World's Columbian Exposition in 1893. Throughout the history of SAIC, alumni have played central roles in important art movements. It was SAIC that provided the impetus for two significant schools of American painting—the Regionalists of the 1930s, and the Imagists of the 1960s. Some of the most notable names in the arts received their early training at SAIC, including...
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