Books of Kings

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  • My Literacy Experience

    paperbacks on the rotating display racks. I was a voracious reader of authors in the order of V.C. Andrews, Lois Duncan, and S.E. Hinton. My books of choice were accessible and largely for entertainment purposes only. I loved inspecting the cover art and flipping through the pages. The internet was not around to occupy my time in the early 80's. I employed books to escape from my reality. I was a typical teenager living in an isolated Texas town with few distractions.…

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  • Character Analysis Of Min Randall In Jean Little's Dancing Through The Snow

    In the book, Dancing Through the Snow, by Jean Little, there are many different events that happen. These events, both small and big, leave you wanting to read more. In the book, the main character is a 12 year old girl named Min Randall. She has no family or no home, she is a foster child who is always jumping from house to house. Not after long, Min was back at Children’s Aid and this time it was a week before Christmas. Min, with no hope left, became very sad. Jess Hart was a former doctor…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Role As A Mentor

    Being part of a library means you spend your time helping others and sharing knowledge for a specific reason requested, whether you are assisting a patron or a colleague. One of the primary goals of being a part of a library, whether it is public, academic, special, or other types, is to be able to freely share information, resources, and access with people across the spectrum, regardless of who they are. In addition to these aspects being a part of our job, we respect the notion of learning and…

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  • Banning Books In Schools

    to ban books from schools because some people find the books inappropriate for containing religious beliefs, homosexuality, offensive language and sexually explicit scenes or descriptions (Lopez). If books can be sold and produce then they should be allowed in libraries. Some books could even educate not only kids but also adults. Everyone has the right to read what they want to read when they are at the library. There is also one week a month that is referred to Banned and Challenged Book Week…

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  • Perseverance In Horton Hatches The Egg

    last time you picked up a children's book and actually read it? I am talking just reading it by yourself, not to a little kid. Sofia and Aalyah read two children books titled Horton Hatches the Egg by the famous Dr. Seuss himself, and Hairy Maclary's Showbusiness written by Lynley Dodd. Both of these well written books have a common theme. That theme being perseverance, meaning the characters in each book never gave up, even during difficult times. In the first book Horton Hatches the Egg,…

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  • Chadwick The Crab Summary

    Author Summary Priscilla cummings is the author of many bestselling books. She since she was a little girl always enjoyed reading and writing. She has been an author since 1986 when her first published picture book Chadwick the Crab was released. As of 2012, she has made twenty–one book’s and currently lives in Annapolis, Maryland. She also has two cats both of Author Accomplishments • ABA Pick of the list for Fall (1997) • Maryland Black-Eyed Susan list (1999-2000) • American Library…

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  • John Flanagan Analysis

    then apprenticed to become a copy writer and then soon after a writer. His first works were the Ranger’s Apprentice, which were also the same books that he became known for, which took the form of short stories. They later were turned into novels and then wrote a new series The Brotherband Chronicles while also continuing his Ranger’s Apprentice series. The books were originally written for his teenage son to see heroes that didn’t need a lot of strength and then continued the stories for other…

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  • Case Study: Eagle Scout-Ing For Books

    Eagle Scout-ing for Books According to a study conducted in late April by the U.S. Department of Education and the National Institute of Literacy, 32 million adults in the United States cannot read. That is 14 percent of the population. This study also stated that 21 percent of adults in the U.S. read below a 5th-grade level, and 19 percent of high school graduates cannot read. To help combat this, one Edgewood High School junior has set up a book drive at his school to collect donations for…

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  • Summary Of One Writer's Beginnings By Eudora Welty

    In the passage “One Writer’s Beginnings” from her autobiography, Eudora Welty recalls early childhood experiences of reading books that later had an impact on her craft as a writer of fiction. In this essay, we are going to analyze how Welty’s language conveys the intensity and the value of these early childhood experiences of reading and about books from a general perspective. Welty begins by giving the reader a vivid description of Mrs. Calloway, which is the first experience and the first…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Side Of The Mountain

    MY SIDE OF THE MOUNTAIN When I was a little kid, if we got in bed quickly, my mom would read my brothers and I a part of a book as we went to bed. Books like The Great Brain, Call of the Wild, Where the Red Fern Grows, The Enormous Egg, and, yes, My Side of the Mountain. It has been a long time since hearing the book read, so at first I wasn’t even going to read it. I had read the list and was going to read Huckleberry Finn, but by brother suggested I read My Side of the Mountain instead.…

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