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What My Children Are Reading This Week


M and I ended up going to the library twice this week. The first time was an impromptu visit after dance class on Tuesday. We picked up several new books. Then we went back for story time on Thursday. At that point, we returned all of the books we had from a couple weeks ago and of course, we got even more new books to take home!

Shoo, Fly Guy!C got a couple more Fly Guy books by Tedd Arnold, which he has been reading this week. He really loves them and can read them completely independently now. Have I mentioned lately how cool it is to see his progression with reading?? Anyway, these are great books for boys ~ or girls who aren't grossed out by the stuff Fly Guy eats! The books are all about a boy named Buzz and his pet fly named Fly Guy. This week, he read Shoo, Fly Guy!, Super Fly Guy and Hooray for Fly Guy! These books are at a first grade reading level, and they definitely hold the attention of my almost first grader.

Fancy NancyM got a couple more Fancy Nancy books. We had read Bonjour, Butterfly last week, and added the original Fancy Nancy as well as Fancy Nancy: Explorer Extraordinaire. We've only "known" Fancy Nancy for a week or two now, but I think M is really loving her. As a little girl who loves to dress up, she can definitely relate to Nancy's need to be fancy. I like that Nancy is not a snotty character or mean-spirited little girl. I don't mind if M wants to pretend to be Fancy Nancy. I also like that the books are actually introducing new vocabulary, and Explorer Extraordinaire actually has some great lessons about nature. If your little girl likes to go on nature hunts, I highly recommend that one.

What have you been reading with your kids lately? Hop over to Mouse Grows, Mouse Learns and share!

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  1. Fancy Nancy is a huge hit here as well.

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  2. We haven't read the explorer Fancy Nancy yet, but it's on our list - my E, is absolutely in love with her.

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  3. I need to pull back out our Fancy Nancy Explorer Extroidanairre. See if it'll make a bigger hit with them this time.

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  4. I have got to get a hold of some Fancy Nancy books! We've yet to read one!

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  5. I guess Anna is the only one who is indifferent to Fancy Nancy so far. She doesn't like messes (in books), and in a couple of books we read Nancy always ends up making a mess. I doubt that Fly Guy will be "hers", but she enjoyed "Good Knight" series this week.

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