Book Summary Essays

  • Alicia My Story, Book Summary

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    The main character in this story is a Jewish girl named Alicia. When the book starts she is ten years old, she lives in the Polish town of Buczacz with her four brothers, Moshe, Zachary, Bunio, and Herzl, and her mother and father . The holocaust experience began subtly at first when the Russians began to occupy Buczacz. When her brother Moshe was killed at a “ Boys School” in Russia and her father was gathered up by German authorities, the reality of the whole situation quickly became very real

  • Book Nook Executive Summary

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    Business Plan for the Period Starting January 2015 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Business Description The Book Nook is a new retail business due to begin operations on January 2, 2015. The business is a bookstore intended to serve the community of Bentonville, Arkansas and the surrounding area. Our goal is to provide customers with a wide selection of material and to promote reading in the community. The Book Nook will offer a variety of books and magazines that appeal to residents of Northwest Arkansas;

  • For The Love Of Books Rita Dove Summary

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    analysis of For the Love of Books “Don't judge a book by its cover” This is a common saying, many people pick up books by what they see. This is not a good way to find a book to read, through doing this then you don't find the good books but instead the books that have a good picture that goes on the top. One woman that had a great passion for reading books. She never liked reading them for a project but she had a love for just sitting down and reading a great book. This woman's name is Rita Dove(b

  • Pat Conroy Banning Of The Book Summary

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    by the name of Mackenzie Hatfield from Charleston, West Virginia. She writes to him to inform him that his books are being banned in her school county. Conroy writes books like “The Prince of Tides” and “Beach Music” which contain profanity and violence. For this reason, parents want it banned from their child's schools. Conroy writes to the Charleston Gazette towards the banning of books and the people who ban them. He refers to these persons as “know nothing parents and cowardly school boards

  • Summary of The Book of Hosea

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    In this book, there is an ongoing story of adultery, fornication, and betrayal between God and Israel portrayed through the relationship between the prophet Hosea, and his wife Gomer. There are a few different views on the actual relationship between Hosea and Gomer, the first of which is that Gomer was already a harlot when Hosea took her as his wife. This one I would think is the most widely accepted, simply because it's the literal description of the book, and people tend to lean towards literal

  • Summary Of The Book Of Daniel

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    The book of Daniel is probably one of the most important books in the entire Bible. Daniel not only deals with history, stories, biblical principles, and general accounts, but also deals with prophecy (both immediate and apocalyptic), thus setting the stage for everything that happens thereafter. Daniel deals with historical accounts as well as with prophecies that have already been fulfilled and those that will be fulfilled. Daniel also plays a vital role in a Christian’s beliefs. There are many

  • Summary of The Book of Habakkuk

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    It is believed that the book of Habakkuk was written to Judah around the year 606 B.C., as Nineveh no longer exists, so it has to have been written some time after Nahum. There is nothing known about this prophet outside of this book, and it is believed that Habakkuk wrote the book himself, but it is uncertain. His name means "embraced" or could even be the name of an Assyrian flower. Also known as the prophet of the watchtower, he was one of the last prophets to write before the Babylonian captivity

  • The Book Thief Chapter Summaries

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    Summary The novel, The Book Thief, is narrated by Death who tells us about the experiences a girl has during World War II in Nazi, Germany. The story is about a girl who steals back the words that are stolen from her. She is separated from her mother and is put with a new family. She makes an unexpected friendship with a Jew who is a common enemy in Germany. It starts with nine year old Liesel Meminger on a train with her mother and brother to Mulching, Germany. On the way, Liesel awakes to

  • Summary Of The Book Of Job In The Bible

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    This book is about a man by the name of Dr. Gregory V. Jones. Mr. Gregory Jones is born in Durham, North Carolina. He is raised by his mother in a God – fearing home where the biblical principles are very important. He graduates from Methodist College and is a great athletic who plays basketball. After retiring from playing basketball, he is inducted into the Methodist College Hall of Fame. Later, he pursues a degree in Clinical Psychology and Religion. Dr. Jones spends a great deal writing books

  • Chapter Summary: The Book Of Genesis

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    The Book of Genesis is a collection of stories telling the accounts of the beginning of the universe and some of the first humans that reside within it. In chapter one, the story of how there is an all-powerful God and how he created everything in existence is told and listed out. It is very methodical in its delivery and seems to get right to the point of what happened and seems to have a more ceremonial feel in the way that it is worded; it gives the feeling of something a teacher would state in

  • Summary of The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

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    Summary “Like most misery, it started with apparent happiness” (84). In the beginning, we are introduced to the narrator by the name of Death. He informs the readers that he has many stories, but only remembers the ones that interest him. The tale of Liesel Meminger is one such tale, as he was always fascinated by her will to live through the most horrible instances. It should be duly noted however, that this story does not have a happy ending. Death makes this clear before we even have a chance

  • Summary Of The Book 'Giraffes Can' T Dance

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    Personal Response I thought the book Giraffes Can’t Dance was a good book for little ones to hear. I thought it was a cute book as I read it to my sister.My sister Nora thought this book was really good, and would want me to read it to her again. Plot There was a dance party in the african jungle there was a dance party. When Gerald got there he was told by the other animals, he could not dance. He was said and left the party. Gerald met a cricket and the cricket had told him he just need his

  • The Pros and Cons of the Internet

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    source and prints it out After going through it with a highlighter, she transforms most of the information she wants into her own words, but leaves a few alone to use as quotes. In writing her article, she uses the information, both the summaries and the quotes. She forg... ... middle of paper ... ...hey have done, but they have not tried to track down something that has been plagiarized before. If they had, they would know that it is just as simple for an authority figure to track

  • Magazine Article Summaries

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    Magazine Article Summaries JOURNAL #1-- INC. THE MAGAZINE FOR GROWING COMPANIES May 1994. Publisher: James J. Spanfeller, 488 Madison Ave., 6th Floor New York, NY 10022 (212) 326-2600 Audience Statement: Inc. speaks directly to the entrepreneur, sole-proprietor, small business partnerships. Advertising: There were several advertisements including investing, retirement, tax accounting, computer companies and small businesses. Summary: Inc., The Magazine for Growing Companies speaks to a specific

  • A Separate Peace; Chapter Summaries

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    A Separate Peace; Chapter Summaries Chapter 1: The narrator (Gene) returns to the Devon School in New Hampshire, that he graduated from 15 years earlier. He goes to a certain tree and switches back to the past. Phineas dares everyone to jump from a branch in the tree into the river. Phineas, and Gene both jump. On the way back Phineas and Gene play fight so that they are late for dinner. Chapter 2:Mr. Prud'homme, a master, stops by the boys' room to scold them for missing dinner again for the ninth

  • Bridge to Terabithia Summaries

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    Chapter summaries In chapter fiveMay Belle's dad gives her some Twinkies. On the bus Janice Avery (the school bully) hears May Belle telling Billy Jean (May Belle's best friend) about the Twinkies. At recess time May Belle comes to Jess saying that Janice stole them. May Belle says, "Kill her!" and calls Jess yeller. Jess and Leslie get back at Janice Avery by writing a love letter and signing it Willard Hughes. It told her to meet him outside after school. The hard part was getting the note inside

  • Great Expectations - Chapter Summaries

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    Great Expectations Notes Chapter 1 Setting: early in the 1800s; Churchyard in tiny village east of London  Joe Gargey and her husband in the Marshes.  His parents died Pip- Phillip Pirrap- main character- 7 years old- Lives w/ sister Mrs. when he was younger  One time while visiting his parents grave he meets a strange man- He asks Pip to get him a file and some writtles (food). Chapter 2 Setting: At home; We meet Joe Gargery, the blacksmith, and Mrs. Joe, Pip’s sister 

  • Summary of the Books of the New Testament Books

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    main characters in the book of Matthew are Jesus, Mary and Joseph, John the Baptist, the 12 disciples, the Jewish religious leaders, Caiaphas, Pilate, Mary Magdalene. The book of Matthew starts out describing the lineage, birth and early life of Christ. The rest of the book discusses the ministry of Christ. The book describes Christ’s teachings such as Sermon on the Mount. Matthew describes the mission and purpose of the disciples. There is a collection of parables in this book. He also discusses about

  • Summary Of The Book Mayflower

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    Thesis: In his well-researched and interesting to read book Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community and War, Nathaniel Philbrick covers a span of 55 years of the Puritans voyage from Europe to North America and the at times symbiotic and often volatile relationship they develop with the Native Americans. It is the story of people whose actions and beliefs shaped the country that the United States became. Development: Everyone is biased to a certain degree in what they believe to have happened between

  • The Book Flush Summary

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    Flush This takes place in the Florida Keys up to Miami. It is placed in modern day time. This story happens in the summer. This book is about a family whose dad is a tour guild. He used to work with a man name Dusty Muleman. He said that one day he was going to form a new business. He owned a casino boat that was parked in Indian Territory. He made a deal with the Indians that he could gamble on their waters and pay them a part of the profit. Since his ship the Coral Queen never left the dock