Book Journey, Jen over at Teach Mentor Texts along with Kellee and Ricki at Unleashing Readers also host a kidlit version of It's Monday! What are You Reading?
Holy cow! I can't believe tomorrow is already October! When did that happen?
Last week was Banned Books Week. Here is a post sharing some of my reflections.
Last week I finished reading:
by Ellen Hopkins
...And I finished listening to:
The Ocean at the End of the Lane
by Neil Gaiman
Some picture books I read and enjoyed:
Yeti, Turn Out the Light!
by Greg Long
long hard day in the woods, Yeti is ready for bed. But sleep doesn't
come easy for the Yeti when he starts seeing strange shadows in his
bedroom. What could they possibly be? When I read books like this,
that's when I wish I had a classroom to go to the next day and read it
to my class. Kids will absolutely love this one.
by Todd H. Doodler
Rawr! is just how you say hello in dinosaur. :)
Very Hairy Bear
by Alice Schertle, illustrated by Matt Phelan
Beautiful, rhythmical writing paired with soft, gentle illustrations.
When the Beat Was Born: DJ Kool Herc and the Creation of Hip Hop
by Laban Carrick Hill, illustrated by Theodore Taylor III
A great mentor text to use when looking at intros. A book many kids and teens would read and want to learn more.
Living with Jackie Chan by Jo Knowles
Line 135 by Germano Zullo, illustrated by Albertine
Currently (still) reading:
Mastering the Art of Soviet Cooking: A Memoir of Food and Longing
by Anya von Bremzen
I'm really enjoying this book, but for some reason I keep putting it off in favor of reading other, more exciting books.
Currently (still) listening:
by Carl Hiaasen