Now, all the information is on a phone or global positioning system GPS. Have students exam how the book is organized prior to writing their review. They can also serve as an effective springboard into later discussion work based on the ideas and issues explored in a particular book. Include information about the author-- reputation, qualifications, etc.
Would you describe the book as for entertainment, self-improvement, or information?
Did you like the pictures? A book report contains facts.
Some want you to say outright if you recommend a book, but not others. Consider from what point of view the book was written. In the Thick of It! Explain what style of writing was used and if the setting had a bearing on the story.