Dude, I totally need to get on the ball with this whole blogging thing. I had 8 comments awaiting moderation and I didn't even realize it! Soooo sorry if you commented! It should show up now and I will be so much better about checking for comments and such from now on! I just never dreamed anybody would be commenting on my silly little book-musings. Now, on to...
Teach Mentor Texts and Book Journeys.
This week I read...
LOVED it! The best historical fiction I've read in quite some time. It examined a period and place in history that I'd never heard mentioned before and did so with a wonderfully real main character.
THIS would have been the best historical fiction I'd read in quite some time if I hadn't JUST finished The Lions of Little Rock. Again, this novel examines circumstances in history that are utterly fascinating yet rarely studied. The novel starts out as merely (!) a very well-written coming-of-age story, but, by the end, it has turned into so much more.
Finally, I sort of read...
I finished over half of it, but, after having numerous problems with the audio (i.e. it skipped a disc without me realizing it), I finally gave up. It's an entertaining enough fantasy, and, although I felt no compulsion to follow the story to its end, I am sure I will be recommending it to kids at the library,
I am currently reading:
I know! It's appalling I haven't read Where the Sidewalk Ends before now! Of the previous three, right now I'm enjoying Grave Mercy the most, but I'm not very far into the other two.
This week, I plan to start reading:
And, dear reader, what are YOU reading this week?