Every Most Mondays, I send out a #booksaroundtheroom via Twitter, so my students can share what they’re reading with the world. “It’s Monday! What are you Reading?” is a meme co-hosted by Jen and Kellee at Teach Mentor Texts. Just like #booksaroundtheroom, it is a way to share books you’ve been reading, reviewing, and loving during the last week. I read a lot, both on my own and with my two kids, Corbchops (1798 days) and The Iza (1042 days). I’m excited to hear what you’ve been reading.
It was a slow reading week. But I also got to go to my childhood independent bookstore, Eagle Harbor Books, and enjoy its fantastic children’s section. I love reading books in a bookstore. We bought Kel Gilligan for a birthday present.
Here’s what I’ve enjoyed during the last week:
I finished one middle grade novel last week.
- The Year of the Baby, by Andrea Cheng. I liked this book, but I liked the first one, Year of the Book, much more.
I finished one graphic novel last week. I love graphic novels!
- Lunch Lady and the Video Game Villain, by Jarrett J. Krosoczka. I’m so sad that there will only be ten Lunch Lady books.
I finished one YA book this week. I rarely read YA.
- Eleanor and Park, by Rainbow Rowell. It was good and I am all up to date on my swear quota.
I read 11 picture books last week. My favorite three were:
- Dog in Charge, by K.L. Going and Dan Santat. I love Dan Santat. I think I’ve said that before. It’s worth repeating.
- The Boss Baby, by Marla Frazee. It was fun to see a different artistic style from Frazee. It is still recognizably Frazee, but different.
- If You Want to See a Whale, by Julie Fogliano and Erin E. Stead. Fogliano and Stead are a great team.
Right now When I finish this blog post, I’m reading:
A Hero’s Guide to Storming the Castle, by Christopher Healy
Book Love, by Penny Kittle
What are you reading?