Books We Read – December

Cybils-nominated Easy Readers and holiday titles lead the way in the list of books read and/or reviewed in December 2010. Read more

Books We Read – November

November 2009 [Books received: 28; books read: 52] Wow! What a month! Lots of fun reading, both for the Children’s and Young Adult Bloggers Literary Awards (Cybils) and just for fun as we started sharing some holiday stories. Check out the Kids Picks (KP) this month … lots of nonfiction. [Yeah!] I love trying to figure out the rhyme or reason for the kid picks, too. I’m not sure there really is one, but its still fun. Our reviewers were busy, too.  We received 30 reviews of middle grade and YA books from one of our Use Your ABC’s classrooms. There are a few here, but most are still being loaded into the Book bag. As you’ll see, we’ve got … Read more

Books We Read – October

October 2009 [Books received: 36; books read: 46] This is always a fun time of year for reading, in part, because the changing season and string of holidays that begin mid-October naturally lend themselves to sharing stories. We’re still using “KP” to designate which books the kids are picking for themselves from the library. As you would expect, we’ve been digging into the Cybils-nominated easy reader/short chapter books. Reviews will be forthcoming for many of them over the next few weeks. If you’ve written a review (website or blog) for any of the books with links, please click through and add your name/URL on the review page via Mr. Linky. We like letting our visitors know what other readers think! … Read more