Why I Became an Oxfordian
I was a graduate student in my early 30s when I came upon Charlton Ogburn's The Mysterious
William Shakespeare. Hardly an impressionable age. In fact, given the events that followed, it is
remarkable how unimpressed I was by my peers.
Let me explain. (It seems...
From taking books away or banning in another words, will create a negative attitude on kids. It may also life lesson taught by teachers to students. Kids need books because if we didn't have the knowledge that we have know then all kids would do is care about rainbows and lollipops! Sometimes parents...
wondering if I can help. And I never know what to write back. How can you answer a question like, "I want to write a sports column, tell me what to do?"
Last weekend, I thought of an answer.
Just a quick back story: I probably own 800-900 sports books that I've been reading and collecting ever since I...
The book "Night" shows me the Holocaust from a point of view of a child. This book is not easy to read.
In fact, this is an extremely difficult book to read and it's not the kind of book you want to read when you're feeling down or having a bad day. Essentially, it's a personal account of a Holocaust...
I have just finished the autobiography "A Rock and a Hard Place", by Anthony Godby Johnson, a then fourteen year old boy. This is one of the best school - related books I have read yet. It is a tale of a boy's life from being beaten and sexually abused to finding a new loving family to take care of him...
I was raised Catholic, at the insistance of my parents. After many years of drinking and partying, I got very bored and thought, Is this ALL there is to life?!?! I thought, If there really IS any truth to a life after death, I should at least TRY to find the answer. I started to do some research...
The book Rules by Cynthia Lord has had a major impact on my life since the first time I read it which was in 5th grade. This book is about a 12 year old girl named Catherine who is just looking for a normal life, but is very hard to find while dealing with a brother with autism and a family who...
~Book report of ‘Owls in the family’~
* Character’s profile & feature
In the book ‘Owls in the Family’ there is a boy who call Billy who is one of the main character in the book. He is now in the high school and he loves animals very much. He had a dog, about thirty gophers, many gophers...
Book Review: Uglies by Scott Westerfeld
Tally is about to turn sixteen, and she can’t wait. Not for her license — for turning pretty. In Tally’s world, your sixteenth birthday brings an operation that turns you from a repellent ugly into a stunningly attractive pretty and catapults you into a high-tech...
youngest in my family out of five children, you would think that reading would be easy for me growing up. But learning how to read was a challenge. It was something that I never thought I would be able to do without a lot of help from my father.
Being brought up with my father, a single parent we had our...
Banning Harmless Books
There are so many murderers and drug dealers and complete corrupt people that no matter how they were raised or what they read or saw would change them. I don’t believe that books are powerful enough to change a person to do bad. I don’t believe that a book can make someone kill...
Character Book Review
“Do not be satisfied until you have put yourselves into that atmosphere where you can seize and hold onto the very highest and most beautiful things that can be got out of life.” It is surprising how much you can judge a book by its cover. Building Character would never be a book that...
A book review on The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
The plot of the story was that Jay Gatsby and Daisy Buchanan have an affair and her husband Tom Buchanan finds out and goes to confront Jay Gatsby. Meanwhile...
Author: Allison Van Diepen
Have you ever wondered what the life of a young drug-dealer is like? Well look no further, this is the book you have to read!
This realistic-fiction novel is about a young man named Tyrone Johnson who is the local king pin...
The book, “Looking For Alaska” by John Green is about a boy named Miles "Pudge" Halter. Before everything happens, he is leaves his home, in Florida to go to Culver Creek Preparatory School in Alabama. When he is at the school, he meets a boy named Chip "The Colonel" Martin, who is his roommate at school...
Lead for God’s Sake Book Report
Table of Contents
Foreword by Urban Meyer
Chapter 1 – The Need to Lead
Chapter 2 – The Good Life
Chapter 3 – Missing Something
Chapter 4 – Priorities
Chapter 5 – Get Outta Here
Chapter 6 – Sharing Rock Bottom
in poverty and the country had little leadership from the high ranks. In the book, Sydney
Carton and Charles Darnay show the theme how far people will go for love through the
characteristics, love for Lucie, doing the best for the people around you, and putting other
Both Charles and Sydney...
teenage boys call themselves Gladers, and have made a community in which each is assigned to a task belonging to different departments headed by a Keeper. The Glade is surrounded by a gigantic Maze in which mechanical creatures called Grievers roam at night.
This book called the mace runner by James dasher...
My Favorite Read By: Alisha Uchegbu
At first I had to think about this and really dig deep “What is my favorite read”. I had to think back a couple of years thinking of all the books I have read, but then it came down to one of my most favorite...
Sachin : The Story of the World's Greatest Batsman
The book " Sachin : The story of the World's Greatest Batsman" has been written by the well known sports journalist named Gulu Ezekiel. The book talks about the World's best Cricketer till date, Mr. Sachin Tendulkar. In the twelve years that he has...
Have you ever heard of or even owned a kissing book? The character in my book has. My book is <u>Don't Get Caught in the Girls Locker Room</u> by Todd Strasser. It is for kids all ages. Its ZPD range is 5.5-7.2. This book is easily read book, although there is some tough vocabulary.
Have you ever been in love? Teenage love as you will find out or as you already know is different than any other love. If you have ever had a high school sweetheart, you will know all about proving your maturity and in more recent times, the pressures of having sex. In the book that I read is called...
I have just finished reading a very intriguing book called “Prom” by the author Laurie Halse Anderson. I really enjoyed this book because it always keeps you reading and it never has any dull moments. It really appeals to a lot of teens my age and can really motivate them to start reading. There isn’t...
What I think about the book, what I like/dislike, and what I would change.
Pilgrims progress was written by John Bunyan and first published in 1678. I think that at the time of writing the story had a different and more relevant meaning to the people of that time. I also think the language...
BOOKS AND READING
1. Categorisation: Children’s and adult’s books; travel books and biography; romantic and historical novels; thrillers; detective...
A GREAT BOOK THAT CAN CHANGE OUR LIFE
Below is a free essay on "Books Can Change Lives" from Anti Essays, your source for free research papers, essays, and term paper examples.
From a very young age, children are taught to read. They might ask, why? Why do I need to understand how these squiggles...
Book Review: The Robe, by Lloyd C. Douglas
The story begins when Marcellus Gallio, a wealthy Roman Tribune, is ordered to command the Roman outpost of Minoa, known locally as Gaza. Demetrius, his Greek slave and best friend, goes along with him. During the Passover festival in Jerusalem, Pontius...
Who Am I?
Am I the five-foot-nine woman who makes every path a catwalk? Am I the average Filipina with the perfect tan and warm smile? Am I the New Yorker in pairs of Prada carrying Louis Vuitton and sparkles with Tiffany Diamonds? Am I the queen of rock 'n' roll driving down Hollywood boulevard...
education of the human brain thru sensory root of vision... sometimes touch"
I am sure you all must have heard this definition in the movie 3 idiots. yes this is the dictionary definition for a book. But in reality a book is much much simpler than this.
Today my speech is all going to be about persuade...
The Best Education
Reading can help people equip with a few kinds of knowledge and mold people with different philosophical ideas and values, which is the best way to better people’s mind. So a lot of authors like to describe the experience of their education, and then narrate on their life. “Homemade...