CCT Blog: Lullabies for Little Criminals

Lullabies for Little Criminals by Heather O’Neill is an amazing novel about a young 12 , soon to be 13 year old girl named Baby. It shows her struggles and the way she copes with it. The novel is very heartbreaking, but is presented in a comedic way at some points. Baby is a sad […]

Lullabies for Little Criminals: Baby’s Development

The 2nd third of the book Lullabies for Little Criminals by Heather O’Neill is where we truly start learning about the characters. The first chapter of the 2nd part is titled “Playing Grown Up”. In this part Baby has to take control of her life more than she already is. Her father picks her up […]

The Serial Case: Proving Adnan’s Innocence

The Case Hae Min Lee was a popular, intelligent and bright senior in high school. Tragedy struck Baltimore County in 1999 when she went missing one day and was later found murdered in a park. The main suspect, and later convicted killer, Adnan Syed (her ex-boyfriend). Her ex-boyfriend was convicted solely on one witness’s confession. […]

Lullabies For Little Criminals: How It All Begins

The novel I am reading is Lullabies for Little Criminals by Heather O’Neill. It is about a troubled girl named Baby who is just coming into her teenage years. She has a wide, vivid imagination that is restricted due to the way her life has been played out. She lives with her 25 year father, […]

Innocent Until Proven Guilty

Twenty years ago Hae Min Lee was murdered in Baltimore County, Maryland. Her ex-boyfriend, Adnan Syed was sentenced life in prison for her murder. The question is, did he really do it? For awhile now, I have been very interested in watching crime documentaries. I am fascinated at how detectives can work from what seems […]

Would You Be Prepared?

I constantly have this topic in the back of my mind. A big scary word that instantly gets my blood pumping and heart pounding. It gives me a feeling of nervousness which a touch of excitement. The concept of University. I always wonder, will I be prepared? I always struggle choosing my courses for the […]

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