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Summer Reading Essay

  • Submitted by: tkotekawiki
  • on December 6, 2011
  • Category: English
  • Length: 441 words

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Summer Reading
“The Kite Runner” and “Lord of the Flies”
Part I

  1. The earliest memory I have of learning to read was when I was little and my mum and dad would read me a book when I was in bed.
  2. The people who first taught me how to read were my parents and sometimes my siblings.
  3. Some books and stories that were significant in my early life was the Little Red Riding Hood, The Magic School Bus, Jack and the Beanstalk, and The Berenstein Bears. In the Little Red Riding Hood she cared for her grandmother; this resonates in my life today because I cared for my grandfather when I was on holiday by taking care of him and cleaning his kitchen. In The Magic School Bus series the students loved to learn when they went to school and discover interesting things. I
  4. The best way I remember being read to as a child was by looking at the illustrations and listening to the way my mother would do the different voices for different characters.

Part II
  1. The two books I read over the summer were “The Kite Runner” by Khaled Hosseini and “Lord of the Flies” by William Golding.
  2. The way in which I selected these books was by recommendation of my parents and their personal views on both books.
  3. This years summer reading I completed both books, while in the process of reading my second book “Lord of the Flies” by William Golding I had a bit of trouble working my way to the end of the book. This was because I felt it was too slow for me to be reading. But other than that both books were really great readers and I would definitely recommend them.
  4. If I were given the task of selecting the books for the English 10B course I would chose “Lord of the Flies” by William Golding because it tells of how people get stranded on an island after their plane has crashed and they have many troubles during their journey of trying to get help. Another book I would select is “The Giver” because it tells about a boy who lives in a completely structured...

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