Sunday, 31 January 2010

100 books-a-month challenge ~ january

Last day of January and another month of the 100 Books-A-Month Challenge completed!


Polly and the Pirates by Ted Naifeh - Graphic Novel
Macbeth by William Shakespeare - retold by S. Haynes - Graphic Novel
Swords: An Artist’s Devotion by Ben Boos
Alice Becomes A Queen from Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll (aloud to me)
The Wise Jackal: A Tale from India (aloud to me)
The Foolish Jackal: A Tale from India (aloud to me)
Agreed to Disagree by Sydney Dayre (aloud to me)
The Wharf by Benjamin Franklin
The Complete Calvin and Hobbes Book Two by Bill Watterson
Dragon Rider by Cornelia Funke - first 6 chapters

The Princess and the Painter by Jane Johnson - Picture Book
Charlotte in New York by Joan MacPhail Knight
Charlotte in Giverny by Joan MacPhail Knight
Queen Clarion’s Secret by Kimberly Morris
Into the Volcano by Don Wood - Graphic Novel
Vampire Island by Adele Griffin
The Knaveheart’s Curse by Adele Griffin
Creature Carnival by Marilyn Singer
Charlotte in Paris by Joan MacPhail Knight
The Birds and I by Liberty H. Bailey (aloud to me)
The Brown Thrush by Lucy Larcom (aloud to me)
Sing On, Blithe Bird (aloud to me)
Baby Penguins: At Home On The Ice by Jennifer Boudart
Penguins by Daniel Gilpin (sections)
The Dark Hills Divide (The Land of Elyon Book I) by P. Carman - first 125 pages

Read Aloud Picture Books
Happy Birthday, Moon by Frank Asch
Moondance by Frank Asch
My Many Colored Days by Dr. Seuss
Quiet in the Garden by Aliki
An Egg is Quiet by Dianna Aston
To The Beach! By Linda Ashman
The Tailor of Gloucester by Beatrix Potter
Roar of a Snore by Marsha Diane Arnold
The Serpent Came to Gloucester by M.T. Anderson
Me, All Alone, at the End of the World by M.T. Anderson
The Tale of the Turnip by Brian Alderson
The Tale of the Tricky Fox retold by Jim Aylesworth
Bashful Bob and Doleful Dorinda by Margaret Atwood
Five Ugly Monsters by Tedd Arnold
Mr. Maxwell’s Mouse by Frank Asch
Mrs. Marlowe’s Mice by Frank Asch
The Tale of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle by Beatrix Potter
The Tale of Benjamin Bunny by Beatrix Potter
Babies in the Bayou by Jim Arnosky
Armadillo’s Orange by Jim Arnosky
Beachcombing by Jim Arnosky
The Snail House by Allan Ahlberg
Grandfather Buffalo by Jim Arnosky
Dolphins on the Sand by Jim Arnosky
Rattlesnake Dance by Jim Arnosky
Nothing by Jon Agee
Persephone by Sally Pomme Clayton
Creature Carnival by Marilyn Singer
A Midsummer Night’s Dream retold by Bruce Coville
Monsieur Saguette and his Baguette by Frank Asch
Hercules by Robert Burleigh
The Hero and the Minotaur by Robert Byrd
Little Bear’s Valentine by Else Holmelund Minarik
The Best Valentine in the World by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
The Emperor’s New Clothes by Hans Christian Andersen
I Know the Moon by Stephen Axel Anderson
Unwitting Wisdom - An Anthology of Aesop’s Fables retold by H. Ward
Knock on Wood: Poems about Superstitions by J. Paschkis
Valentine’s Day by Gail Gibbons
When They Are Up…by M. Spicer
Groundhog Gets a Say by Pamela Curtis Swallow
The Lion’s Share: A Tale of Halving Cake and Eating it, Too by M. McElligot
Franklin and the Tooth Fairy by Paulette Bourgeois
The Peanut-Free Café by Gloria Koster
The Reluctant Flower Girl by Lynne Barasch
Big Red Barn by Margaret Wise Brown
For Sure! For Sure! By Hans Christian Andersen
The Very Cranky Bear by Nick Bland
Martha Doesn’t Say Sorry! By Samantha Berger
The Tortoise and the Hare Race Again by Dan Bernstein
The Umbrella by Jan Brett
The Mitten by Jan Brett
Arthur’s Birthday by Marc Brown
Arthur’s Family Vacation by Marc Brown
Arthur’s Baby by Marc Brown
The Princess and the Pizza by Mary Jane & Herm Auch
Too Many Monsters by Eve Bunting
One Rainy Day by M. Christina Butler
Tumble Bumble by Felicia Bond
Mythology: Greek Gods, Heroes, & Monsters by Lady Hestia Evans
Franklin’s Bad Day by Paulette Bourgeois
Bradley McGogg: The Very Fine Frog by Tim Beiser
Red Sings From Treetops: A Year in Colour by Joyce Sidman

Read Aloud Non-Fiction Books
Crystals (p20-21) and Metal Marvels (p28-29) in Mysteries and Marvels of Science (for our science studies)
Metals (p30-31) in Usborne Science Encyclopedia (for our science)
Groups of Metals (p32-33) in Usborne Science Encyclopedia (for our science)
Prince Edward Island - Canada’s Land & People (for Canadian Geography)
Fizz, Bubble & Flash: Element Explorations & Atom Adventures (pages 4-20) (for Science)
Sea Clocks: The Story of Longitude by Louise Borden (in preparation for Journey North)
Northwest Territories - Spectacular - (for Canadian Geography)
The Man Who Made Time Travel by Kathryn Lasky (in preparation for Journey North)

Read Aloud Novels (Chapter Books)

The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan (Percy Jackson & The Olympians series-Book 1)
The Trumpeter of Krakow (for Adrienne’s history)

Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
Anne of Avonlea by L.M. Montgomery
Ecoholic by Adria Vasil
The Well Trained Mind by Susan Wise Bauer and Jessie Wise (relevant parts)
The Well Educated Mind by Susan Wise Bauer (not complete)

You can join this reading challenge by visiting home-grown love. This challenge has been great in our family so far. We love reading together!

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