eyes Have you ever struggled with a turgid political biography when secretly you'd rather get stuck into 'The Da Vinci Code'? Put the book down, says Nick Hornby: Reading should be a joy
Three years ago, I began writing a column entitled 'Stuff I've Been Reading' for the American arts and books magazine...
Make the Mark
“Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.” (Burke, Edmund) This is so true and proves that often my reading skills are like having stuffed cheeks after a good book. I have often found myself attracted to a book by the cover or the subject matter. Unfortunately as...
Nonfiction Book Review
Book Review on the Ghost of War
Imagine that you just got out of high school and you are being deployed for training and you have to leave everything behind to fight for your country? This is the case for Ryan Smithson a seven teen year old boy in the book called Ghost...
the Book: ____________________________ Author:_______________________
TEXT-TO-SELF: Describe the ways you related to this book. What value was it to you as an individual. This is the most important connection on a personal level.
I really felt a deep connection to the characters in the book because...
the common assumptions that we discussed in class, I think one of the most common is the idea that a children’s text should in some way teach the reader something. We of course talked about the term didactic, and how a didactic book strongly pushes a lesson onto the reader, telling them that they should...
people like to read “street lit” because they want to escape reality and live in a fairy tail world just like some of the books portray. The term “street lit” began in the16th century as a type of printing of large sheets of papers now in the 19th century it consist of authors writing a book and sending...
Mama’s Homemade Chicken Soup
“Mom, what kind of soup are you making?” I asked, on a fine Saturday
“Chicken soup, it’s almost done. Can you get the noodles and start boiling them?” she replied.
“Yeah, in a sec.!”
That is a typical conversation I have with my mom...
trump’s natural talent.
As in most everything , the people who are most successful in mathematics are the one who work the hardest , not those with “natural talent’’ in school, those who work hard get better grade in mathematics than the ‘’smart’’ students whom just coast .Most aspect of mathematics can...
E-Books Could Be The Future Of Social Media
In the future, e-books will act just like social networks. We’ll use them on our phones, share and comment right inside e-reader apps, and publishers will use our data to help them make better marketing decisions. If you think digital reading is exploding...
are many types of entertainment. Whether it’s reading a book or it’s listening to music, people will always try to find a way to avoid boredom. We live in a world that is in close relations to its entertainers, authors and singers or bands alike. You may also call them what they really are: artists. They...
Responding in your Reading Log
As you read, write your personal response in your reading log. State your feelings, thoughts, reactions, and questions about situations, ideas, actions, characters, settings, symbols, plot, theme, and any other elements of the book. You can't be wrong in your responses,...
3rd Quarter Book Project
Jeffery Baxter 3/26/12
In David’s book, “Get Anyone To Do Anything” he expresses ways to predict, control, and influence every situation! The book covers topics not spoken of in most books, like how to get people to fall in love with you, or turn your vote into the majority...
Pop Goes The Weasel
James Patterson's best selling book is all about murder, suspense, and love. The book is about a Washington detective, Dr. Alex Cross trying to solve the Jane Doe murders, get married, and find the love of his when she is taken away by the...
title of this book is “Ordinary People” because, the family in this book want to be seen as ordinary people. Most people think they are different. They have lost their son (and brother) and people feel sorry for them.
The part that appealed me the most:
Actually we thought the complete book was well-being...
everyone, and a big welcome to the first episode of our new show Puffin, the best books. Today on our show we have the one and only, Morris Gleitzman! How are you today Morris?
Morris: I'm good thanks, and I'd like to say hello to everyone out there watching this show.
Interviewer: Thanks Morris...
author of their favorite book, Peter Van Houten. While in Amsterdam Augustus finds out some shocking news and both Augustus and Hazel's worlds fall apart around them. During the whole book Hazel realizes life was not meant to be wasted, and you should make the most of it, because you never know when it'll...
My mom once told me that when you read something you don't feel is interesting it will lead you to disliking reading. Most people read boring, un-interesting things more then interesting things, think about a time in your life thats happened . I liked reading until I was in sixth grade where my teacher...
symbolism brings a deeper meaning to the novel and makes you teacher think you spent a lot of time studying it.Read more: http://www.brighthub.com/education/homework-tips/articles/37945.aspx#ixzz1EaVsM9ML
Ray Bradbury's novel, Fahrenheit 451, published in 1953, is...
the acknowledgement may go on like this........
I would like to express my special thanks of gratitude to my teacher___________ as well as our principal_________who gave me the golden opportunity to do this wonderful project on the topic__________, which also helped me in doing a...
How To Read A Book
Guidelines for Getting the Most out of Non-Fiction Reading
Author's Note: I wrote this article in hopes that others would not only read it, but pass it along. Please feel free to download it, change it, and distribute it in any way you see fit.
I have no attachment to authorship...
2. Think of any piece of clothing you wore in the past or wear now. Describe it. Describe a memory of a time you were wearing this item of clothing.
- It was navy blue and white. Had silver writing across the shirt and it said “Premier NJ.” It felt kind of scratchy at times and then at...
essay is all about stupid shit in the books. Books that are so dull, so boring, that they have been given the most pointless prizes in the world due to the pity the book people felt for the shitty authors. WHAT BOOKS YOU ASK? BRAVE NEW WORLD AND 1984. THESE BOOKS ARE PART OF A CONSPIRACY. What is the...
many books in our lives, but some books will stay with us for the rest of our lives. This book for me is The Outsiders. Once in awhile, books inspire a great deal of interest and we just can’t forget. How could The Outsiders do such a thing? Try lets say, the time frame of the 1960’s.
Most books are...
Top 40 Bad Books
author produce a “bad” book? Is the badness in style, in execution? Or is it in theme or outlook? Or is the notion of a “bad” book even comprehensible in the age of postmodernism, poststructuralism, and cultural studies? Calling the question of “bad books” to the fore elicited—as...
maybe if not the most criticized genre it’s also one of the most popular ones also. It has allowed a lot of the under the radar writers to become well known. Like Ms. Wahida Clark who I will be talking a lot more about later in this paper. I’m a huge fan of hers.
Urban fiction are books that are somewhat...
Book Report Writing Template
This is a guide only. It is not meant to write the report for you. It gives you a format or template for writing your own report.
The original draft was developed by a teacher friend of mine to use with her own students. I have made a few additional enhancements which...
There are many civil war battles that have been fought. But one of the most historical battles ever fought was the Battle of Gettysburg, a small town in Pennsylvania in Adams County. There have been several books written, movies made and historians to keep the topic of Gettysburg familiar to...
essay from a drama book. It is “The Notebook” by Nicolas Sparks. There are 268 pages, and it was published by Warner Books. It was published in 1996, and the text is unabridged. I chose this book, because I have heard many great things about the author. I also liked the type of book it is. It is a...
Book report #2
1. Write down the :
a. Name of the book (Underlined)
C. Number of Pages
D. Publication Company
Random House inc.
E. Date of publication
2. Give a short description...
Is family most important to you? Do you have a strong lasting friendship with someone? If the answer is yes then I have the perfect book for you. “The Outsiders” is filled with adventure, action, and loyalty. Even if you’re not a big reader I can guarantee you’ll love this book. Give me a few minutes...