The final night of reading and the last early morning update...
I dug out an old classic to read before taking a sleeping break. One of my classic childhood books is Mandy by Julie (Andrews) Edwards. Throughout childhood Mandy always inspired me to dream big. It's a fantastic story about a little girl who discovers a special place and makes it her own. I should read this book every year.
Another day, another book! It's a great day to read in WI! Today is wet and gray and here's what I've been reading...
Tell Me Who by Jessica Wollman
The "newest" book I have ever read. The children talked about IPhones, High School Musical and American Idol. I really stick to different time periods so this blew my mind. The book is a nice shape and a fun read. Who doesn't want to find out who they'll marry?
Up and Down the Scrathy Mountains by Laurel Snyder
Time for another break from books and let you know about some great books I found to read.
I started my second round a reading with Knucklehead by Jon Scieszka. I've read bits and pieces previously and was thrilled to read the complete book. Jon shares stories from his growing up years, which at times seem wonderfully funny yet unbelievable. Knowing siblings and boys, it is very much true, too. It's a quick read that would be a great read-a-loud.
Time for a short break and to let you know what I've been reading.
I started off with Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren. Pippi is one of my favorite characters because she brings fun and happiness in everything she does. I would recommend reading about Pippi. Pippi also reminds me of other great book characters like...
Clear your schedule, stock up on snacks, find your comfy chair and prepare to read for the next 48 hours. It's the 48 Hour Book Challenge from MotherReader.com. What is the 48 Hour Book Challenge? The 48 Hour Book Challenge is your chance to read a lot! It's a chance to read books that you've put off reading until today. It's a lot of fun! Some of the rules include...books must be 5th grade level or higher. Read for the most hours, but don't harm yourself. You must post a review of the books read.