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    Pursuit of Murder by Karen Swee is a book that ninth graders will enjoy because of its plot, its historical basis, and above all, its mystery. First of all, the plot of the book Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Murder is better than most books because it doesn’t really get boring and also it has a lot of places where tension builds, or where the reader doesn’t…

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    The last thing we all want to do when we are reading a book is flipping the pages back and forth to understand the page you we are reading. Blackwater by Kerstin Ekman, was one of the most interesting and most complicated books I have ever read. Being used to American writing style, it was pretty hard to stay on track with Black Water since it’s a Swedish novel. Being a detective is the last thing I would of have thought of myself. The readers of The Blackwater have become an unlicensed…

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    I never was the writer who lived a rich life grand with detailed stories that gave them initial inspiration on my creation of a character, detail of a line or the crafting of a setting/scenario. I just started with something out of the ordinary and built off it. I will say that the only initial theme quantities I enforce are biblical allusions or themes that work as political commentary on religious matter. No matter what I am writing about it try my best to express a political statement or…

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    Diary Of A Wimpy Kid

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    My INS book is Diary of a wimpy kid: old school which is number 10 in the series, written by: Jeff Kinney. Illustrated by: Jeff Kinney. The book is about a teen named Gregory and the troubles in his life, the book is written as if it was a journal because it writes in first person. Ever since the first diary of a wimpy kid book I've read, I have been interested in the series, because it was a fun book to read. It was interesting to see what happened in the book. I always enjoyed reading this…

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    upset about the book burnings. Books, movies, songs, videos, and many more have been censored for many reasons. There are many books in different states that have been banned because of content, but no group of people has been so set on censoring books, that they would burn approximately 25,000 of them that they thought were against their culture. The Nazi Book Burnings of 1933, was considered one of the major censorship events because the Nazi’s burned over 25,000 books, it showed HItler’s…

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    The author Mortimer J.Adler in “How to mark a book” argues that marking a book is really important to understand the material better. Adler states “If reading is to accomplish anything more than passing time, it must be active”. He explains some techniques to mark a book for better understanding of the content. He said always underline the major points. You can also insert a star at the margin to emphasize the main points. You can also put the number in the margin to show the sequence of the…

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    Faber is an intelligent man, a college professor. He’s smart about hiding his books, though he likes to read in public which is a huge risk. He knows that reading books aren’t bad, that you can find pleasure, inspiration, and even knowledge within them. He’s cautious, especially since your house and belongings would be burnt down if they found books within them, and he was extremely skeptical of Montag at first, scared that Montag would out him to the firemen or use him for some other ulterior…

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    To Kill a MockingBird by Harper Lee is one of the most controversial books you will ever read or not read in school. It has been thought to be racist, have profane language, and violence, but this shows why it should be taught and how it has a powerful meaning it has to its readers. There are many reasons why people feel like this book is should be banned from the English Curriculum, but I feel like they are wrong in saying that. To start, people say that it exposes readers to racism. Now the…

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    to help expand our minds. In the movie, The Book of Life we see one perspective of the day of the dead from the life of one people. And in the article, Dia de los Muertos, we see a history and reality of the day of the dead. While they both inform us of the same topic, they have similarities and differences. In both platforms of media, they describe to us a little bit of history of Dia de los Muertos. They give us a little bit of similarities in them such as the colorful scenery of the setting.…

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    The lion and the mouse by Jerry Pinkney is one of my favorite picture books by any author. I remember seeing the cover of the book when I was at the library looking for a new book to show the class where I was an assistant teacher and it was my first time for story time. The main point of this story was how the lion had the choice of either eating the mouse or letting him go free. The mouse small in size but there is much he can do for him in return. At first I thought the children might not be…

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