Books of Kings

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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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  • Tolerance And Prejudice In To Kill A Mockingbird

    “Don’t judge a book by it’s cover!” Since we were old enough to read books, my teachers have preached this mantra to my classes. They would tell us that it is what is on the inside that matters, not just the cover. I must have heard these exact words hundreds of times while in school, yet I still found myself breaking this unwritten rule when I was in the eleventh grade. It was just another cold winter day in rural Minnesota when I entered my language arts class in the morning. Being that it…

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  • Narrative Essay On Reading

    school library more and checked out a book called Wait till Helen Comes. It is a mystery novel by Mary Downings about a girl who’s father,stepmother, brother, and stepsister all move into an old church in a small town down in the country. I fell in love with it immediately, I fell in love with mystery novels, especially ones that have sequels because I love the suspense of a good mystery. I was really sad when I couldn 't find anymore of Mary Downing’s books in my school 's library so I decided…

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  • Argumentative Essay On Textbooks Vs Technology

    becoming a larger part of students’ lives, books remain critical” (Rodriquez). In school we are taught what the index, glossary, etc of a book are. Those can be basic things we need to know in life too. If a student happens to be using a book and need to know where to find what they 're looking for, the glossary and index tend to be good sources to help lead them to the right spot of the book. Although both of learning technology and the basics of a book are important, I feel as if sense…

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  • Personal Narrative: Time Limits Of Reading

    Reading was the first activity I have wholeheartedly enjoyed. I have spent countless days wanting to do nothing more than to lose myself in oceans of text. Reading had no downside for me. It wasn’t boring or too challenging; I was able to read whatever I wanted whenever I wanted. Reading was a freedom that I practiced avidly; for years teachers would praise my “mature and intellectual actions” as I hungrily hunted bookshelves for a new novel, but that all changed once I entered the seventh grade…

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  • Half Priced Books Case Study

    Half-Priced Books The children’s and young adult’s section at half priced books is not everything that one would expect it to be. Both sections were at the back of the store stuffed into a small corner area which made each section feel very small. There were also more parents in these sections than children, but my description of these areas may explain why this is so. Overall, I felt that these sections were more laid out for adults to buy books for their children than for children to come…

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  • Personal Narrative: How Narnia Changed My Life

    When Lucy stepped through the wardrobe and into Narnia, it changed my life. It was the moment I realized that as difficult as things may seem there is the possibility of magic and something bigger just beyond the door. My life changed at that moment. I had found freedom to be the little girl I was, if only in my imagination. It was more than I had ever known. Screaming and fighting always seemed to be going on at my house. My dad was a heroin addict and Mom was a rage addict. Everyday there…

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  • Mandela Effect: The Berenstain Bear

    Cayden Brinton Comp. 1 Edwards 30 October 2017 Mandela Effect Debuted in 1962, millions of people grew up reading the well-known children’s book series, The Berenstain Bears. Being sold in more than 23 languages, the well loved stories were the common childhood memory of millions. The book expanded to become a tv series. With its popularity, it would only be natural that the name would be remembered. However, many fans remembered it as The Berenstein Bear with an “e” (Does This Picture Look a…

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