It’s Monday! What are you reading?
Each week I share a reading photo of the week. Or two 🙂
These two are pointing out that we just have the first six titles in this series and . . . don’t I feel like doing a little book shopping? Because there are more titles . . . Hint. Hint. How can I resist?
Kids and books are everywhere during buddy reading!
#classroombookaday photo We have been travelling the world learning about biomes, ecosystems, evolution, endangered animals, etc. Love nonfiction books!
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.
Books I enjoyed:
The Red Bicycle: The Extraordinary Story of One Ordinary Bicycle written by Jude Isabella and illustrated by Simone Shin
This Citizen Kid title would make an excellent read aloud in the classroom. One very special bicycle makes its way from North America to West Africa.
Melvis and Elvis written by Dennis Lee and illustrated by Jeremy Tankard
My children were raised on Dennis Lee! I love sharing his work in the classroom too and this title will find a spot next to all of our other Dennis Lee titles in the poetry section on our shelves. Lots of silly here!
The Case of the Stinky Stench written by Josh Funk and illustrated by Brendan Kearney
Another full out fridge adventure. Some suspicious stenches accompany Josh Funk’s delightful rhyming text. Another winner!
My Canada: An Illustrated Atlas by Katherine Dearlove and illustrated by Lori Joy Smith
Can’t wait to share this one in my classroom. Perfect title for students to navigate.
Hello, Universe by Erin Entrada Kelly
This might be my favourite title so far by Kelly. Four main characters and some delightful supporting roles (love Virgil’s Lola). Unique characters here. Individual. Lonely. Determined. A highly, highly recommended middle grade read.
Reading Progress updates:
2017 Chapter Book Challenge: 26/75 complete
Goodreads Challenge: 129/365 books read
Progress on challenge: 11 books behind schedule
#MustReadin2017: 15/30 complete
Nonfiction Picture Book Challenge: 21/50 titles
Diverse Books in 2016: 20/50 books read
Up next? I have a few titles on the go including Blooming at the Texas Sunrise Motel by Kimberly Willis Holt and See You in the Cosmos by Jack Cheng