This book report was assigned for me and my 11th grade classmates by our Language Arts teacher, Mr. Samuel Jaja. The title of the book is To Kill a Mockingbird, written by Harper Lee. The book has approximately 281 pages, and was published by the J. B. Lippincott & Co. in july 11, 1960.This book is translated into more than 40 languages, sold millions copies worldwide due for it realistic structures and content. Mainly, the book receive several recognitions; for example, this book is known for winning a Pulitzer Prize for Fiction after being on the bestseller list for more than 40 weeks, defining at the end this work as classic of modern American literature.
Harry Potter, Katniss Everdeen, Percy Jackson, Edward Cullen: all of these movie characters were once words on a page. Stories put into books have brought an array of wondrous tales to billions of eyes for longer than anyone could ever remember. These words have proven powerful and created a phenomenon that can never be outdated. While for the majority of the population books are just black and white characters scrawled across many pages, books are actually the magical vessels from the mind to an infinite amount of other worlds, lives, and times. Everyone knows what a book is, but not everyone knows just how far one can travel while reading.
Harlequin Enterprises: The Mira Decision Company Background. Harlequin Enterprise is a world’s printing and publishing company in the media and entertainment sector that is rich in entertaining and enhancing experience for women to enjoy and share. It has been in existence since 1949 and still after almost 55 years is still the largest publisher of romance fiction in the world. The enterprise has seen tremendous success following the past record sales to date. It has acquired other several big publishing enterprises such as Mills and Boon in 1971, and was recognized as the world’s largest publisher of women’s series romance fiction which attracted Torstar a newspaper publisher to acquire all of Harlequin Enterprise Ltd.
Morgan Rhodes is actually a pseudonym, her real name is michelle Rowen she also is known to go by the name Michelle Maddox. Morgan Rhodes writes paranormal romance, urban fantasy, and young adult fantasy and is a nationally best selling author in Canada. (Rowen) she lives in ontario with her husband and two cats which are named after her favorite TV show Supernatural. Rhodes enjoys photography, travel, and reality TV, and is an extremely picky reader. (Rowen) she also has written over 30 novels with many book series, her most popular ones being the Falling Kingdoms series, The Demon Princess Series ,Night Watchers series,and Lady and The Vamp series.
Sparks is one of the most beloved storytellers, according to Creative (2002). All of his books have been New York Times bestsellers, with over 105 million copies sold worldwide, in more than 50 languages. Nicholas Sparks has an impact on American culture today because he connects with the readers and makes them feel emotions while reading his work. His most common themes are Christianity, love, tragedy, and fate which are shown and developed through his work. Sparks has a beautiful way of portraying a complicated love story.
Once she told me that she made it up, although that is certainly not true because there have been plenty of people named Katrina before me. Maybe she had read The Legend of Sleepy Hollow in school and had Katrina Van Tassel stuck in her head. The most recent story she has told me is that she doesn 't know. She doesn 't remember how she came up with it at all. Janel, however, was a name she liked.
Susan Keating Glaspell was born on july 1, 1876. She grows up with nature and labour. She takes good impressions from her and her father’s people and then she finds later them in her works. She is known as an intelligent child in every one of her age. She studied philosophy from Drake University in Des Moines.
One of my favorite authors of all time has to be Maurice Sendak, he started off as a comic book writer and then eventually found his passion for picture books and made one of the greatest picture books known to us today “Where the Wild Things Are”. Maurice Sendak is one of the most renowned children’s author, he was born on June 10, 1928 in New York City he also studied at the Art Students League and illustrated more than 80 books by other writers before authoring one himself. One of his most famous books that got him noticed the most was the captivating picture book of Where the Wild Things Are. Maurice Sendaks childhood was one of art, he grew up in Brooklyn, New York who started to draw to pass the time but it was ultimately his talent and passion for art that landed him a part-time job at All-American Comics while in high school.
The fact that she has won such a large amount of awards for her literature shows how much her readers enjoy her books along with what a respected author she is, which can have the power to influence kids to read Flora and Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures. In addition to winning many awards, Kate DiCamillo was also appointed to an honorable position on January 10, 2014,“Kate DiCamillo is not only one of our finest writers for young people, but also an outstanding advocate for the importance of reading,” said Librarian of Congress
Near the end of her essay, Korb shares her personal ideas and thoughts such as the idea that a possible cause for Désirée's suicide may have been the sentiment that she sees herself as a prized possession to the men of whom she belongs. Korb’s essay allows readers to think more critically about Chopin’s meaningful short story. Not only has Rena Korb written multiple children’s stories but she has been published in several text books as well. Korb has a master’s degree in English literature and creative writing. She is very experienced in her field, she has worked within the educational publishing field for over than ten years and in that time she has had the opportunity to work for several companies such as, Red line editorial, Six Red Marbles, and even
Suzanne Collins is a well known American writer. She is mostly known for her books ‘The Underland Chronicles’ and the Hunger Games Trilogy. She has received many awards for her books such as The Teen Choice Award for Choice Book in 2012, The Goodreads Choice Awards for Favorite book in 2010, The Kids’ Choice Award for Favorite book in 2013, and several other awards. The Hunger Games Trilogy has sold more than 50 million prints and electronic copies. Some interesting facts i found about Suzanne Collins is that she is the top Kindle author in history.
The experience from Caroline Adderson 's Reading and Reception session was really educational and provided excellent advice to younger writers like myself. During the introduction, a person introduced Caroline Adderson as a Canadian novelist and a short story writer. She studied at the University of British Columbia, receiving a degree in education in 1982. She also won many awards and prizes such as the Governor General 's Award, Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize, and Marian Engel Award. As Caroline proceeded in reading her books, I realized she is very descriptive and talks in little fragments in order for the characters to fully develop.
Seuss’s life and books had been memorable to so many adults and children. He also inspired other writers in their work. Before he had died, Seuss had written 40 books altogether. Some have been made into films, like “The Grinch”, and others have been studied in University classrooms by professors and students. ("Bright Drops").