Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Weekly Reading Recap

book and coffee

Welcome back to My Book Retreat. I hope you've had a nice week. I'm very happy to see that Spring seems to be arriving here in North Carolina. It's a good thing since my kids are starting their soccer and tennis seasons this week, so we will be outside a lot! It does mean a bit less time for reading since my evenings are going to be crazy for the next couple months. But it should be fun.


What I'm reading

I plan to finish up North of Here by Laurel Saville tonight. Then I will be reading The Changing Season by Steven Manchester. After that, I hope to read State of Wonder by Ann Patchett. That is my March book club selection but I'm still waiting for it to be available at the library.


What my kids are reading

M, who is in 3rd grade, finished the Harry Potter series and we watched the last movie on the weekend. Since then, she read The Baby-Sitters Club: Mary Anne Saves the Day by Ann M. Martin and Raina Telgemeier. Now she is reading Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell.

Carter, who is in 6th grade, is reading Max the Mighty by Rodman Philbrick. He also has The Boys Who Challenged Hitler by Knud Pedersen and the Churchill Club, which we picked up at the library. He has really taken an interest in WWII.

I'm linking up with Book Date for It's Monday! What Are You Reading? as well as Unleashing Readers and Teach Mentor Texts for the children's and YA version of this weekly gathering. What are you reading? Please share in the comments!

7 comments:

  1. Your kids are reading great books. I like how one is into tennis as my tween is slowly learning it after school. Your latest book sounds intense; its cover is misleading about the body of the story.

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    1. Yes, it was a lot more intense than the cover indicated!

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  2. I've had State of Wonder sitting on my bookshelf for over a year now. I do want to read it, I just can't seem to fit it into the schedule!

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  3. Island of the Blue Dolphins takes me back to my childhood. I read this back in the 1960s. I hope your daughter is enjoying it.

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    1. She does seem to be enjoying it. I've never read it but may when she is done.

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  4. I hope your reading week and your children's reading week was good. I enjoy seeing what they are reading.

    Elizabeth
    Silver's Reviews
    My It's Monday, What Are You Reading

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