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Sunday, October 14, 2012

Books, Books, & More Books!

I love books. I rather read than watch tv. During family movie night, I usually have a book on my lap and sneak in some reading while pretending to watch the movie. Shhhh! Don't tell my family my secret.

My children shares this same love of reading. Perhaps I should have not taught them how to read by flashlight on that one camping trip oh so long ago as now I find them up late at night under the blankets with a book and their flashlight.

To make it easier to find books that I love and want to add to my collection - I created a store with Amazon! These are books I either own, am planning to buy in the future, or have access to in my classroom.


I tend to be horrible at keeping up with things but I am trying to get better. In an effort to help all of you, I have now added my monthly book suggestions to my Amazon store. You can click on the button in the sidebar or the picture above will take you directly to my October book section.

Don't ya love how I got it to match my colors! =)

The site above is the one I created just for Think, Wonder, & Teach. It has so many of the things that I love on there. I have to remind myself to update it but it is a great starting point for ideas.

I have a separate store on my classroom website... I list recommendations for parents and students. This contains lists of favorite series, my monthly book recommendations, stories to read together, books without pictures, and more!

I always figure the more details I can provide to my parents the better! Each month when I send out a notice for the monthly Zebra Quest Family Challenge... I link to this month's list of books. A lot of these books appear in my monthly activity packet but not all.

I also add recommendations from other people. So if you have a favorite book for October (or November!) please leave me a comment and I will add it. =)

Note: These stores are revenue generating (supposedly... although I have personally never made money off of them). Revenue comes back in the form of Amazon gift cards (yea! More books!). I just like that I can create a custom site with pictures and reviews easily!

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3 Comments:

At October 14, 2012 at 11:00 AM , Blogger Ms. O said...

Creepy Carrots (Aaron Reynolds and Peter Brown). :]

 
At October 14, 2012 at 11:07 AM , Blogger ThinkWonder Teach said...

Thanks Ms. O! I just added this to the list. =)

 
At October 14, 2012 at 2:42 PM , Blogger Miss Foote said...

I am so glad you "sneak" read during tv...I do that to and everyone laughs at me.

Laurie
Chickadee Jubilee

 

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