read a book for child development class on the list and provide a book report whilst answering the questions below

For this assignment you will be choosing a novel to read from the list in the syllabus. These are non-fiction

contemporary novels on the American family, after reading your book you will write a personal reflection on the

book as it pertains to the American family. In your reflection you will discuss and analyze the issues and life

events that have a major impact on the American family from your book choice. You may use our text as a

reference to support the statements and comments in your paper. Be sure to cite any work within your paper

that comes from other sources and include these citations on the reference page at the end of your paper. We

will be using APA style for this assignment and you will submit this assignment through VeriCite. To Submit the

assignment, click on the “Book Review” in the Week 5 module and follow the prompts, it is very simple. An

example is posted in the Assignment area of the course.

For this assignment you will write a 1-2 page “reflection” of the book you have chosen.

Provide responses to the following questions; Please divide your paper into 3 sections to respond to these 3


ï‚·Discuss and analyze the issues and life events that have a major impact on the American family from

your book choice.

ï‚·How was this family similar or dissimilar from your own experiences?


After reading this book do you think the type of family you read about reflects the future of American

families? Why or why not? If not, what do you think future families will look like? If yes, what makes you

believe this is the future of the American family?

Write a 1-2 page “reflection” of your book, incorporating your answers to the above questions in your

review. Use the book you read and our text as references in this paper.

Make sure to include the title and author of the novel you read. Enjoy your book. I have read each of these

books and I can’t pick a favorite!


Your assignments in this class will require a reference section that needs to be cited correctly. Please use APA

format, an example is listed below. If you use sources from the internet the sites you use must end in ‘.org’ or

‘.edu’. Be sure to cite the full required information, plus the last date that the website was updated, the

organization that supports the website, and a link to it.


Rowlings, J. K. (2001). Harry Potter and the sorcerer’s stone London: Bloomsburg Children’s.


Choose one of these books for assignment 1-book review

ï‚·Etched in Sand: A True Story of Five Siblings Who Survived an Unspeakable Childhood on Long Island

by Regina Calcaterra (2013)

ï‚·Another Place at the Table

by Kathy Harrison (2004).


Lucky Girl

by Mei-ling Hopgood (2010).


The Color of Water: A Black Man’s Tribute to His White Mother

by James McBride (2006).


Other People’s Children:

by Joanna Trollope (1999).


The Wrong End of The Table: A Mostly Comic Memoir of a Muslim Arab American Woman Just Trying

to Fit in by Ayser Salman (2019)

NO Plagiarism please. All work must be original. Will be running it through a plagiarism check as well.