It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? 2/8/16

8 Feb

I read exactly what I had planned this week, plus a few picture books thrown in!  I got the chance to read On the Run by Tristan Bancks, check out my review.  I also read The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate and The Curious World of Calpurnia Tate both by Jacqueline Kelly a turn of the century (19th to 20th century) coming-of-age story about a young girl who learns about nature and science from her granddaddy, but also realizes what it means to be a young lady in the early 1900s.

The picture books I read include:

  • Kite Day: A Bear and Mole Story by Will Hillenbrand
  • Duddle Puck: The Puddle Duck by Karma Wilson
  • Poo in the Zoo! by Steve Smallman
  • To the Sea by Cale Atkinson
  • The White Book: A Minibombo Book by Siliva Borando
  • African Aniaml Alphabet by Beverly Joubert
  • It’s Only Stanley by Jon Agee
  • How Rocket Learned to Read by Tad Hills
  • A Pig Parade is a Terrible Idea by Michael Ian Black
  • I’m Bored by Michael Ian Black
  • What! Cried Granny by Kate Lum
  • Cute and Cuter by Michael Townsend

This week, I started The Last of the Sandwalkers by Jay Hosler, a graphic novel about beetles.  I also have at home Symphony for the City of the Dead: Dmitri Shostakovich and the Siege of Leningrad by M.T. Anderson, The Sleeper and the Spindle by Neil Gaiman and a host of other things stacked up all around my house!


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.


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