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16 January 2012

Its Monday! What are you reading? From Picture Books to YA

Its Monday!  What are you reading?  From Picture Books to YA is a weekly feature hosted by Jen and Kellee of Teach Mentor Texts and inspired by Its Monday!  What are you reading by Sheila at Book Journeys.

Last week recap:
January 9:  Its Monday!  Post
January 10:  Book Talk Tuesday Link Up Hosted by The Lemme Library (I just linked up one of
                    my previous review posts)
                    Review:  Because of Mr. Terupt
January 11:  Review:  Vesper by Jeff Sampson
                    Where in the World Are You? Wednesdays (I was in 1888 London with Jack the Ripper!)
January 13:  Follow and Feature Friday
January 14:  This Week On Pinterest
January 15:  In My Mailbox

Books I read last week:
-Vesper by Jeff Sampson
-The Peculiars by Maureen Doyle McQuerry
-Ripper by Amy Carol Reeves
-Freshman Year and Other Unnatural Disasters by Meredith Zeitlin
-Have fun, Anna Hibiscus by Atinuke
-Anna Hibiscus by Atinuke

I wrote the reviews for The Peculiars and Ripper, but they aren't being posted until closer to their book birthdays (May 1 and April 8, respectively).  I haven't written the review yet, but I'll be doing the same for Freshman Year... (and something special with the author!)


BIG NEWS:
As part of our final project for our masters classes, a group of teachers at my school and I are creating text sets that correlate to our state history standards in 2-6 grades.  I started a blog to share this with the world and will be blogging there occasionally.  Go visit Text Sets 4 Us and let me know what you think.


This coming week:
January 16:  Its Monday! What Are You Reading?  From Picture Books to YA
January 17:  Book Talk Tuesday link up hosted by The Lemme Library, probably going to be an old fav, The Westing Game
                   Review of Anna Hibiscus by Atinuke
January 18: I blacked out my blog and didn't post a thing in protest of the SOPA and PIPA acts
January 19:  Instead of Where in the World Are You Wednesday (hosted by Musings of a Book Lover) I did a There you Are Thursday!
January 20:  hopefully, I'll have a review of Vampire School (Casketball Capers and Ghoul Trip) for today
January 21:  This week on Pinterest - special featured board of the week:  Snow (since we aren't getting it here!)
January 22:  In My Mailbox


What are you reading? 

5 comments:

  1. WOW-WOW-WOW! You are a busy girl! I will have to check out your new texts for 2-6 blog. That sounds really neat!

    Have a great week!

    Shannon
    http://www.extremereadingandwriting.wordpress.com

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  2. I'm reading Artemis Fowl: The Opal Deception by Eion Colfer.

    Great news you have for the blog Amanda.

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  3. Awesome books! You've read so much this week; that's fantastic! I haven't heard of a lot of these, but they sound really great. I'll definitely look into them :)

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  4. Cannot wait to see your text sets- what a great activity!

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  5. I haven't read any of your books you are reading at present, although I just hopped over and read your review Because of Mr Terupt. I read this book to my class last year and they loved it! It was great as a read aloud. We liked it so much we skyped with Rob Buyea.
    But that's the thing about books we all often just love different ones.
    Kathryn

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