Tuesday, February 1, 2011

100 Books a Month Challenge

I'm a bit surprised about us reading over 100 books a month. We really didn't try that hard and are still adjusting to all of the changes in our lives. I've not been reading our library anymore. The library is much larger than our small town library back in Ontario. The kids have been choosing many book on their own and I can only carry so many to the car. Two full bags are enough. It's not a small walk anymore either. I went back to the website for Reading My Library and I don't see the challenge there anymore. I may start up again if it seems like something we want to do. So, here is our list for the month of January.


Read to both:
1.       Animal Patterns by Nathan Olson
2.       A Mountain of Mittens by Lynn Plourde
3.       Are You My Mother? By P.D. Eastman
4.       A Winter’s Tale by Ian Wallace
5.       A Wizard from the Start by Don Brown
6.       Bad Baby by Ross MacDonald
7.       Beep Beep, Vroom, Vroom by Stuart J. Murphy
8.       Bees, snails, & peacock tails by Betsy Franco and Steve Jenkins
9.       Benny’s Pennies by Pat Brisson
10.   Big Sister, Little Sister by Leuyen Pham
11.   Boogie Knights by Lisa Wheeler
12.   Buying, Training and Caring for Your Dinosaur by Laura Joy Rennert
13.   Caps for Sale by Esphyr Slobodkina
14.   Chester The Worldly Pig by Bill Peet
15.   Chinese New Year by Ann Heinrichs
16.   City Patterns by Nathan Olson
17.   Corduroy by Don Freeman
18.   Cupid and Psyche by M. Charlotte Craft
19.   DK Hipity Hop Pekaboo!
20.   Dragon Spear by Jessica Day George (3 chapters)
21.   Edward and the Pirates by David McPhail
22.   Endangered Manatees by Bobbie Kalman
23.   Engel bert Sneem by and his Dream Vacuum Machine
24.   First Grade Jitters by Robert Quackenbush
25.   Fox by Margaret Wild and Ron Brooks
26.   Geez Louise! By Susan Middleton Elya
27.   Gimme Cracked Corn and I will Share by Kevin O’Malley
28.   Gone Again Ptarmigan by Jonathan London
29.   Halloween Pie by Michael O. Tunnell and Kevin O’Malley
30.   Hands of the Maya Villagers at Work and Play by Rachel Crandell
31.   Hans Brinker by Bruce Coville
32.   Harry The Dirty Dog by Gene Zion
33.   Here Comes the Bride by Beatrice Manni and Anna Laura Cantone
34.   How I Learned Geography by Uri Shulevitz
35.   How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin by Margaret McNamara and G. Brian Karas
36.   How Rocket Learned to Read by Tad Hills
37.   How to Raise Mom and Dad by Josh Lerman
38.   I Feel a Fot! By Maranke Rinck and Martijn Van Der Linden
39.   Imagine a Day by Sarah L. Thomson
40.   In The Woods: Who’s Been Here? By Lindsay Barrett George
41.   In The Snow by Huy Voun Lee
42.   I See Animals Hiding by Jim Arnosky
43.   Knuffle Bunny Free An Unexpected Diversion by Mo Willems
44.   Little Bunny Foo Foo by Paul Bret Johnson
45.   Little Hoot by Amy Krouse Rosenthal (online)
46.   Little Pea by Amy Krouse Rosenthal (online)
47.   Louise Cardinal’s First Winter by Amy Crane Johnson (online)
48.   Lousy Rotten Stinkin’ Grapes by Margie Palatini
49.   Magpie’s Missing Spoon by Michael Bradley
50.   Mary Had a Little Ham by Margie Palatini
51.   Moose by JoAnn Early Macken
52.    Naptime for Thaddeus by Adam Nicely
53.   Number Four, Bobby Orr! By Mike Leonetti
54.   Olivia by Ian Falconer
55.   One Winter Night by Jennifer Llyd
56.   Owl Moon by Jane Yolen (online)
57.   Philipok retold by Ann Keay Beneduce
58.   Queen Nadine by Maryann Kovalski
59.   Sailing Off to Sleep by Linda Ashman
60.   Sam and the Lucky Money by Karen Chinn
61.   Secret of the Dance by Andrea Spalding and Alfred Scow
62.   Shadow of the Dinosaurs by Dennis Nolan
63.   Skippyjon Jones Lost in Spice by Judy Schachner
64.   Sled Dogs Run by Jonathan London
65.   Snow Bear by Jean Craighead George
66.   Snow Day! By Patricia Lakin
67.   Snowflake Bentley by Jacqueline Briggs Martin
68.   Snow Princess by Susan Paradis
69.   Solids, Liquids, and Gases by Ginger Garrett
70.   Stella Princess of the Sky by Marie-Louise Gay
71.   Stella Queen of the Snow by Marie-Louise Gay
72.   Stinky smelly Fet by Margie Palatini
73.   Stormy’s Hat by Eric A. Kimmel
74.   Super Sand Castle Saturday by Stuart J. Murphy
75.   Tangerine and Kiwi Visit the Sugar Bush by Laila Heloua and Nathalie Lapierre
76.   Ten on the Sled by Kim Norman
77.   Thanksgiving Wish by Michael J. Rosen
78.   The Birthday Box by Leslie Patricelli
79.   The Country Bunny and the Little Gold Shoes by Du Bose Hayward
80.   The Dirty Cowboy by Amy Timberlake
81.   The Dragon New Year by David Bouchard
82.   The Gingerbread Man by Jim Aytesworth (x2)
83.   The Honey Jar by Rioberta Menchu (2 Stories)
84.   The Lima Bean Monster by Dan Yaccarino (online)
85.   The Magpies’ Nest by Joanna Foster
86.   The Mitten by Jan Brett
87.   The Mitten Tree by Candace Christiansen
88.   The Night The Moon Fell A Mayan Myth Retold by Pat Mora
89.   The Red Chalk by Iris Van Der Heide
90.   The Scary Show of Mo and Jo by Hanoch Piven
91.   The Snow Ghosts by Leo Landry
92.   The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats
93.   The Tale of Jack Frost by David Melling
94.   The Very Ugly Bug by Liz Pichon
95.   The West is Calling by Sarah N. Harvey and Leslie Buffam
96.   There’s Patchy-Patch? B Dominique Jolin and Carole Tremblay
97.   Tugga-Tuga Tugboat by Kevin Lewis
98.   Underwear! By Mary Elise Monsell
99.   Waiting for the Sun by Aison Lohans
100.                        What is the World Made Of? By Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld
101.                        When Lightning Comes in a Jar by Patricia Polacco
102.                        Wolves by Emily Gravett


Read to Zoe:
Bad Boys et Cookie! By Margie Palatini and Henry Cole
Ball! By Ros Asquith (2x)
Diane Goode’s Book of Scary Stories and Songs  (5 stories)
Good Night Sun, Hello Moon by Karen Viola
Harry The Dirty Dog by Gene Zion
How Emily Blair Got Her Fabulous Hair by Susan Garrison
How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin? By Margaret McNamara and Brian Karas
I’m a Manatee by John Lithgow (online)
Little Bunny Foo Foo by Paul Bret Johnson
Little Gorilla by Ruth Bornstein (2x)
Pigs Make Me Sneeze by Mo Willems
Puff the Magic Dragon by Peter Yarrow and Lenny Lipton
Roslyn Rutabaga and the Biggest Hole on Earth? By Marie-Louise Gay
Skippyjon Jones by Judy Schachner
The Gingerbread Man by Aylsworth
The Lion and The Little Red Bird by Elisa Kleven
To Market, To Market by Anne Miranda
Traditional Tales Of Long, Long Ago retold by Philip Wilson (11 stories)
You Forgot Your Skirt, Amelia Bloomer
Zoe’s Hats A Book of Colors and Patterns by Sharon Lane Holm
Zoe’s Tower by Paul and Emma Rogers

Read to Austyn:
A Murder of Crows by Richard and Louise Spilsbury
Animal Predators Owls by Sandra Markle
Birds of Prey by Robert Bateman
Box Turtle at Silver Pond Lane by Susan Korman
How Much is a Million? By David M. Schwartz
Hyena Family by Jane Goodall
Skippyjon Jones by Judy Schachner
Skippyjon Jones and the Big Bones by Judy Schachner
Skippyjon Jones in Mummy Trouble by Judy Schachner
The Hero Twins A Mayan Myth by Dan Jolley and David Witt
The Lion and the Little Red Bird by Elisa Kleven
The Story of Little Babaji by Helen Bannerman
Tick-Tock by Eileene Browne

Zoe Read:
April Wilson’s Magpie Magic A Tale of Colorful Mischief
Do Your Ears Hang Low by Caroline Jane Church

Austyn Read:
Growing Up Up Up Book by Veronica Buffington
Peter and the Penny Tree by Thomas James
Pigs Make Me Sneeze! By Mo Willems (3x)


If you want to join in this challenge here is the link.
100 Books A Month Challenge

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