Sunday, April 28, 2013

It's Monday, What Are You Reading? April 29, 2013

Welcome to my (mostly) bi-weekly posting of what I read! Check out the lovely ladies at Teach Mentor Texts for more books to add to your TBR pile!

In the Past

House of Stories by Chris Columbus and Ned Vizzini - had high hopes for this one but they were sorely dashed. fantasy, middle grades, pirates, savages, witches. (Edelweiss Selection)

Colossus Rises, The (Seven Wonders, 1) by Peter Lerangis - Batty About Books selection. Read our thoughts Cover, Part 1, Part 2, Part 3. fantasy, science fiction, middle grades, superpowers, ancient beasts.

Who Could That Be At This Hour? (All The Wrong Questions, 1) by Lemony Snicket - realistic, mystery, middle grades, punny.

Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell - not pictured but I re-read this one on audio. Even better on audio. My favorite Young Adult book so far this year.

In the Present

Black Like Me by John Howard Griffin - reading with daughter who is reading for school.

Summer of the Mariposas by Guadalupe Garcia McCall - Andre Norton Nominee, YHBA, Batty About Books for May.

Pathways to the Common Core by Lucy Calkins and others - we are still reading this.

Out of the Easy by Ruta Sepetys - Goodreads Mock Printz group selection.

Under the Never Sky by Veronica Rossi - YHBA

In the Future

Jane Austen Goes to Hollywood by Abby McDonald - Netgalley
Kit's Wilderness by David Almond - Nerdprintz!

It's Screen Free Week
 April 29, 2013 - May 5, 2013 
and I'm hoping to get lots of reading and cleaning done.  
I'll be back on Monday, May 6, 2013 for sure!

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