Book Report
25 points
Extra Credit (first semester only)
You may choose your book for the HOSA Medical Reading
Competition book list. reading,
you may also use books from previous years of competition.
·        The Scalpel and the Silver Bear by Alvard and VanPelt
·        Caring for Patients from Different Cultures by Galanti
·        Small Steps: The Year I got Polio by Kehret and Shanahan
·        Body of Work by Montross
·        Another Day in the Frontal Lobe: A Brain Surgeon
Exposes Life on the Inside by Katrina Firlik
·        Water With Lemon: An Inspiring Story of Diet-free,
Guilt-free Weight Loss! by Zonya Foco and Stephen Moss
·        A Cup of Comfort for Nurses: Stories of Caring and Compassion by Colleen Sell
·        A Random Act: An Inspiring True Story of Fighting to Survive and Choosing to Forgive by Cindi Broaddus and Kimberly Lohman Suiters
·        Final Gifts: Understanding the Special Awareness, Needs,
and Communications of the Dying
by Maggie Callanan and Patricia Kelley
·        The Pact by Sampson Davis, George Jenkins, Rameck Hunt,
Lisa Frazier Page
·        Baby ER: The Heroic Doctors and Nurses Who Perform
Medicine’s Tiniest Miracles by Edward Humes
·        The First Woman Doctor by Rachel Baker
·        The Cruelest Miles by Gay Salisbury and Laney Salisbury
·        The Germ Freak’s Guide to Outwitting Colds and Flu:
Guerilla Tactics to Keep Yourself Healthy at Home, at
Work and in the World by
Allison Janse and Charles Gerba
   Describe the characters in the book. What role did each of them play in the storyline? Who was your favorite and why?
If you read a non-fiction book,
or a book based on a true story, what impact did the book have on health? 
Will it effect how you take care of your patients or yourself?
Summarize the book.
Create a different ending for the book,
or describe why you liked or disliked this book.
Remember, detail is important. 
Spelling and grammar count. Write your report essay style rather than bullets. Expected length is 1-2 pages.