It’s Monday-What Are You Reading 7/29/13

Here we are with another chance to share wonderful books with each other thanks to Jen and Kellee over at Teach Mentor Texts and Sheila over at Book Journey who both sponsor this great meme each week for young adult/children and adult respectively!

 

I haven’t participated in this since 7/15/13 so these books are for the last 2 weeks!

Professional Books:

The Book Whisperer: Awakening the Inner Reader in Every ChildWho Owns the Learning?: Preparing Students for Success in the Digital Age

The Reading Zone: How to Help Kids Become Skilled, Passionate, Habitual, Critical ReadersReading Ladders: Leading Students from Where They Are to Where We'd Like Them to Be

Teach Like a Pirate: Increase Student Engagement, Boost Your Creativity, and Transform Your Life as an Educator

Picture Books:

An Ordinary Toad's Extraordinary NightNight Is Coming

Cloudy With a Chance of MeatballsThe Three Little Wolves and the Big Bad Pig

Scaredy Squirrel Prepares for Halloween: A Safety Guide for Scaredies

Upper grade books:

SidekickedRump: The True Story of Rumpelstiltskin

Young adult books:

Cryer's CrossBefore I Die

Elementary books:

Skinnybones

Talk about some EXCELLENT and AWESOME books!

Yes, I was at the beach for 4 days so I was able to get lots of reading in there. 🙂

My reviews for all of these books are on my goodreads page which you can go to HERE.

I am CURRENTLY reading R5 in the Classroom and about to start Book Love.

R5 in Your Classroom: A Gui...Book Love: Developing Depth...

Trying to get in all the PD books I can before school starts because then I’ll be like a crazy lady! 🙂

Is your reading life hungry?

The reading guru, Donalyn Miller, wrote a great post about feeding our reading lives. Check it out here:

http://blogs.edweek.org/teachers/book_whisperer/2011/12/last_month_i_went_to.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:+TheBookWhisperer+(Teacher+Magazine+Blog:+The+Book+Whisperer)

She is the author of The Book Whisperer. 

So how do you feed your reading life? I have always LOVED to read-it’s a passion of mine. Until recently though, I have not really shared that passion with other people or kept up with my reading. This past year I found a goldmine: Goodreads This website is one where you can keep up with your books that you want to read or have already read, write reviews about books, read other people’s reviews, and see what other people are reading. It is awesome! I actually set a goal to read 211 books this year. I have read 138 so far.

I have recently found Twitter, and it is a GREAT place to talk with others about great books!

I have also started blogging about what I am reading-I plan on catching up on this over the Christmas break because there are A LOT of books that I have read recently that I want to blog about!

There’s also a new reading blog called The Nerdy Book Club where you will be able to discuss books, vote on your favorite books, and other things!

These are some of the ways I “feed” my reading life-how do you feed yours?

How do you feed your reading life?

The reading guru, Donalyn Miller, wrote a great post about feeding our reading lives. Check it out here:

http://blogs.edweek.org/teachers/book_whisperer/2011/12/last_month_i_went_to.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:+TheBookWhisperer+(Teacher+Magazine+Blog:+The+Book+Whisperer)

She is the author of The Book Whisperer. 

So how do you feed your reading life? I have always LOVED to read-it’s a passion of mine. Until recently though, I have not really shared that passion with other people or kept up with my reading. This past year I found a goldmine: Goodreads This website is one where you can keep up with your books that you want to read or have already read, write reviews about books, read other people’s reviews, and see what other people are reading. It is awesome! I actually set a goal to read 211 books this year. I have read 138 so far.

I have recently found Twitter, and it is a GREAT place to talk with others about great books!

I have also started blogging about what I am reading-I plan on catching up on this over the Christmas break because there are A LOT of books that I have read recently that I want to blog about!

There’s also a new reading blog called The Nerdy Book Club where you will be able to discuss books, vote on your favorite books, and other things!

These are some of the ways I “feed” my reading life-how do you feed yours?