2017 Newbery Through the Decades

One of my lifetime goals is to read all the Newbery Medal winning titles, and this is my way of working toward that goal.  This is the third year I’ve hosted this challenge, and it is one of the things that keeps me reading and blogging!  I’d love for you to join me!  Here’s how … [Read more…]

Top picks of 2016: read-aloud edition

I shared what we read in 2016 yesterday, as well as my top picks of the year.  (Scroll down to the bottom of the booklist for our read-alouds and audiobooks enjoyed together.)  It was something of an odd year for read alouds because several of our favorites ended up being audiobooks instead of read-alouds.  Also, Steady … [Read more…]