It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? From Picture Books to YA!
It’s Monday! What are you Reading? is a meme started by Sheila at Book Journeys and now hosted by Kathryn at The Book Date. It is a great way to recap what you read and/or reviewed the previous week and to plan out your reading and reviews for the upcoming week. It’s also a great chance to see what others are reading right now…you just might discover the next “must-read” book!
Kellee and Jen, of Teach Mentor Texts, decided to give It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? a kidlit focus. If you read and review books in children’s literature – picture books, chapter books, middle grade novels, young adult novels, anything in the world of kidlit – join us! We love this meme and think you will, too.
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Last Week’s Posts
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Last Week’s Journeys
Well, my reading slowed down a bit this week because of “Th1rteen R3asons Why” on Netflix. I was obsessed and finished it over four days! I have so much to say about it; I may have to do a post about it!
I did finish the Legend series! Wow! That is one intense story, and I now know exactly why my kids devour it and were so upset that I hadn’t read it yet.
I listened to the audio of The Serpent King by Jeff Zentner. Gosh, I love this book so much. I will definitely be using this book next semester in my courses! There is so much to talk about, and I think it will make for phenomenal conversations.
I read On Duck Pond by Jane Yolen with my boys. My three year old said, “Mama, that book was really, really nice.” That’s a true compliment from him. I loved this beautiful book. It reminded me a bit of Make Way for Duckings, one of my favorites.
Keep a Pocket in Your Poem by J. Patrick Lewis is a fun book. Each spread features a classic poem on one side and a playful parody of that poem on the other side. I enjoyed this one.
Percy: Dog of Destiny by Alison McGhee is a charming book that my sons enjoy reading. The illustrations make us laugh!
This Week’s Expeditions
I started Posted on Sunday–I look forward to reading it 🙂 After I finish, I plan on starting The Sweet Spot by our very own Stacy Mozer!
I am listening to The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas. So far–wow. Now I understand why everyone is raving about this book.
Upcoming Week’s Posts
Tuesday: Top Ten Tuesday: MANY Reading Without Walls Recommendations
Wednesday: Animal Ark by Joel Sartore and Kwame Alexander
Thursday: Guest Review: Rosie Revere, Engineer by Andrea Beaty
Friday: Picture Books That Celebrate Books!: Chicken Story Time by Sandy Asher & Mark Fearing; How This Book was Made by Mac Barnett & Adam Rex; and Wanted! Ralfy Rabbit, Book Burglar by Emily MacKenzie
So, what are you reading?
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