The Diary of a Nouveau Soccer Mom: Our Reading Challenge, Week 2

Monday, May 20, 2013

Our Reading Challenge, Week 2

Week 1 of our reading challenge was a success.

Ben finished his book, Henry & Ribsy, quite early in the week, so was read quite a few others as well.  Faith's choice, Molly Moon Stops the World, was a bit longer and took her the better part of the week to finish up.  I loved my pick, The Sisterhood, which was a random find on Amazon that was even better than I anticipated.

This week, we discovered one of our favorite local used bookstores had a sale.  Their books are usually $4 and $2, but everything in the store was $1.  Two separate trips later, we came home with about 60 new books for the kids.

Our Picks for This Week:

   


Me: Children of Promise by T.L. Tedrow - I've been obsessed with the Little House books since I was Ben's age.  For $1, I'll give it a try.

Faith: The Homework Machine by Dan Gutman - Her teacher started reading it to them at school, they ran out of time, and we found it for $1!

Ben: Wayside School is Falling Down by Louis Sachar - He loved the first one, so we just got the second and third.  I remember reading it when I was a kid too.

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