It’s Monday! What are you reading?
I have been sharing a weekly reading photo of the week each week but because of winter break, I haven’t been with my students. So I decided to share a favourite from late spring during buddy reading time. How I love all of the reading that happens in my room.
Join Jen from Teach Mentor Texts and Kellee and Ricki from Unleashing Readers and share all of the reading you have done over the week from picture books to young adult novels. Follow the links to read about all of the amazing books the #IMWAYR community has read. It’s the best way to discover what to read next.
I did a lot of reading this week trying to meet my 2014 goals. Unfortunately, my plans have been sidelined by a very painful possible pinched nerve in my shoulder and an allergic reaction to medication. Not a lot of fun. I can read, but not as much and typing is many shades of excruciating. So I am trying a few minutes at a time to write this post today.
Here are my favourite picture book titles of the week – covers only. Can’t type the details.
In novels I finished:
A Great and Terrible Beauty by Libba Bray
Unfortunately, not a fit for me. Too much paranormal not enough normal for my tastes.
Drama by Raina Telgemeier
Again, Raina nails the teenage voice.
Milo: Sticky Notes and Brain Freeze by Alan Silberberg
Fantastic middle grade read. Made me smile and cry.
Blue Lily, Lily Blue by Maggie Stiefvater
I am a huge fan of the Raven Cycle books.
Rose Under Fire by Elizabeth Wein
Absolutely incredible and completely heartbreaking.
Next up? I have just started Wake up Missing by Kate Messner. Then I am going to try and meet my Goodreads goal so lots of picture books and hopefully a few more novels before the 31st. Trying to reach 90 novels instead of 100.
Reading Goal Updates:
2014 Chapter Book Challenge: 88/100 novels complete
Goodreads Challenge: 617/650 books read (26 books behind)
#MustReadin2014: 24/30 complete (finished 3 this week!)
Nonfiction Picture Book Challenge: 143/65 complete