Book Reflection Paper due 3/14 at 9:00 p. submitted From the

Book Reflection Paper due 3/14 at 9:00 p. submitted From the reading list, you will choose a book about someone or some group whose background and life are significantly different from yours. It is expected that you will choose a book you have not already read. Your reflection will address the following:IntroductionDescribe and discuss the major themes in the book in relation to the writer/characters’ life experiences, formative influences, and their development of social identity. What were critical social, cultural, or political events that shaped the lives of the writer/character? What coping mechanisms were employed?What are the major differences between your life/worldview and that of the writer/character in the book?What insights or observations did you derive that will influence your motivation toward social action on behalf of an oppressed group?ConclusionPage Length 3-4 pages, double spaced, Times New Roman 12 point font, with proper citations (APA or MLA)The assignment will be graded according to the following criteria:Identification of major themes, formative influences, and development of social identity (20%)Discussion of coping mechanisms (20%)Discussion of differences between your life and that of the writer (20%)Reflection on your own insights/observations (20%)Evidence of critical thinking (10%)Organization, grammar, formal writing, citations (10%)Book Reflection OptionsBeah, Ishmael A Long Way GoneBono, Chaz Transition: Becoming Who I Was Always Meant to BeBoo, Katherine Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai UndercityBrown, Cupcake A Piece of CakeBragg, Rick Over But the Shoutin’Chai, May-lee Hapa Girl: A MemoirDelman, Carmit Burnt Bread and Chutney: Growing Up Between Cultures-A Memoir of an Indian Jewish GirlDeParle, Jason American DreamDunn, Stormie Silenced No More: The Courage of a Solider – Life After Military Sexual TraumaErlbaum, Janice Girlbomb: A Halfway Homeless MemoirFadiman, Anne The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two CulturesFowler, Connie May When Katie Wakes: A MemoirGrande, Reyna The Distance Between UsHall, Shyima Hidden Girl: The True Story of a Modern-Day Child SlaveHalo, Thea Not Even My Name: A True StoryHenry, Neil Pearl’s Secret: A Black Man’s Search for His White FamilyHijuelos, Oscar Thoughts Without Cigarettes: A Memoirhooks, bell Bone Black: Memories of GirlhoodJones, Edward P. The Known WorldKim, Eunsun & Falletti, Sebastien A Thousand Miles to Freedom: My Escape from North KoreaKotlowitz, Alex There Are No Children HereLim, Shirley Geok-lin Among the White Moon Faces: An Asian American Memoir of the HomelandsMoody, Ann Coming of Age in MississippiMoore, Wes The Other Wes MooreNeihardt, John G. Black Elk Speaks: Being the Life Story of a Holy Man of the Oglala SiouxNguyen, Kien The Unwanted: A Memoir of ChildhoodO’Brien, John At Home in the Heart of AppalachiaOtsuka, Julie When the Emperor Was DivineSkloot, Rebecca The Immortal Life of Henrietta LacksWahls, Zach My Two Moms: Lessons of Love, Strength, and What Makes a FamilyWalker, Rebecca Black, White and Jewish: Autobiography of a Shifting SelfWilliams, Gregory Howard Life on the Color Line: The True Story of a White Boy Who Discovered He Was BlackYousafzai, Malala I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot By the Taliban