After a brief discussion on the difference between a book report and book review, we began by simply reading nonfiction book reviews posted on websites like Goodreads and Amazon. To engage them in the task of deconstructing a book review, I posed a very simple question to students: What sticks with you?
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Non fiction Book Review By - Primary Resources
A nonfiction book review is a critical analysis of a work of nonfiction. This includes reading the book, determining the author's thesis, or theme, and deciding if the author successfully achieved his goals for the book and why. This can be determined by discussing the author's research methods, source materials, approach to the subject matter, and whether or not the book meets its audience's expectation as set up by the author.