"Books to the ceiling,
Books to the sky,
My pile of books is a mile high.
How I love them! How I need them!
I'll have a long beard by the time I read them."
- Arnold Lobel


Every Tuesday is Book Review Day, where I review and recommend a children's book.

Every Wednesday is Wise Owl Wednesday, where you can butter up your brain with some children's literature facts - history, milestones, trivia ... stop by here to learn a little something about the amazing world of books for the young!

Every Thursday is Literacy Tip Day, where I offer literacy suggestions for your children based upon my teaching and parenting experience.

Keep cozy this fall with a good book!

2010 Challenges

Hooray!! I am so excited about the Fall Catch-Up Read-a-Thon over at The True Book Addict this week!!! I am hoping to catch up on A LOT of reading!!!!

My goals are to finish these 2 books:

The Mysterious Benedict Society

Fearless: The 7 Principles of Peace of Mind

And to read at least 20 fall / Halloween books with my children!!!

:: Final Report ::

Fall and Halloween children's books read (Goal is 20 books):
  1. Zen Ghosts
  2. Duck and Goose Find A Pumpkin
  3. Say Boo!
  4. The Three Bears Halloween
  5. Zero Is the Leaves on the Tree
  6. Wee Witches' Halloween
  7. In the Haunted House
  8. Johnny Appleseed
  9. The Halloween Kittens
  10. The Leaves Fall All Around
  11. Who Loves the Fall?
  12. Under the Apple Tree
  13. The Pumpkin Book
  14. In a Dark, Dark Room
  15. Big Pumpkin
  16. Halloween Howls
  17. It's Pumpkin Time!
  18. My First Halloween
  19. The Best Gift of All
  20. Fletcher and the Falling Leaves
Goal was 20 children's books, and we reached it!!! Yea!!

My other goal was to finish The Mysterious Benedict Society and Fearless.  While I made progress on both books, I did not finish either one.  I am just happy I made some progress on them!!!

So, dear readers, until the next challenge ...

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