2013 Reading Challenges

[Monday Reading] D’Aulaires’ Norse and Greek Myths and Reading Challenge for 2014

Myra here. It’s Monday, What are You Reading is a meme hosted by Jen from Teach Mentor Texts and Kellee and Ricki from Unleashing Readers (brainchild of Sheila at BookJourney). Since two of our friends, Linda from Teacher Dance and Tara from A Teaching Life have been joining this meme for quite awhile now, we thought of joining this warm and inviting community. Last Week’s […]

A Young Girl’s Mission to Rise to the Occasion in Sally M. Keehn’s Magpie Gabbard and the Quest for the Buried Moon

Hello. Fats here. For today’s post, allow me to introduce another lovable character who goes by the name Magpie Gabbard. Written by Sally M. Keehn, Magpie Gabbard and the Quest for the Buried Moon was published in 2007. In the back jacket flap of the book, it was revealed that when Sally was visiting her […]

Christmas Magic in Tomie DePaola’s “Joy to the World”

Myra here. As we are still celebrating the spirit of Christmas, here is another beautiful book that showcases that magical wonder of Christ’s birth. I have always been a fan of Tomie DePaola’s picturebooks, so I was very happy to chance upon Joy to the World that compiles three of DePaola’s holiday favourites and five classic Christmas […]

Greetings from Father Christmas – JRR Tolkien Style

Myra here. It is my pleasure to greet everyone a very Merry Christmas. I send you pixie dust and faerie glamour – from my family to yours. And in keeping with the season, I have a very special Christmas book to share with you all. These letters from Father Christmas were painstakingly written and illustrated […]

[Monday Reading] The Christmas Story from the eyes of Wild Animals

Myra here. It’s Monday, What are You Reading is a meme hosted by Jen from Teach Mentor Texts and Kellee and Ricki from Unleashing Readers (brainchild of Sheila at BookJourney). Since two of our friends, Linda from Teacher Dance and Tara from A Teaching Life have been joining this meme for quite awhile now, we thought of joining this warm and inviting community. Last Week’s […]