Write a strong first sentence that catches the reader’s interest and introduces the book.Give the book’s title and author, as well as an interesting fact about the book or a reason why you chose to read it.
Provide a short summary of the book, no longer than two sentences, based on the summary you came up with earlier.
Write your thesis statement in one clear sentence, and place it after the summary.
Depending on your grade level, your thesis will be more or less complex.
In some cases, your thesis could simply be that you liked or did not like the book.
When teachers ask students to write book reports, they want the readers to think about what they have written.
A book report acts not to retell the story but to discuss some of the important elements of the story such as character, themes and plot.
Conclude the introductory paragraph with a transitional hook that leads into the next paragraph.
If you love to read, at some point you will want to share a book you love with others.
By publishing the reviews you write, you can share your ideas about books with other readers around the world.
It's natural for young readers to confuse book reviews with book reports, yet writing a book review is a very different process from writing a book report. Frequently, the purpose of book reports is to demonstrate that the books were read, and they are often done for an assignment. A book review's purpose is to help people decide whether or not the book would interest them enough to read it. Like wonderful smells wafting from a kitchen, book reviews lure readers to want to taste the book themselves.