Category: Reading

Book reviews and information on books I am currently reading.

October Reading

As part of the Needle and Thread: Stitching for Literacy 2007 Bookmark Challenge, I am encouraging stitchers to model the behavior we’re trying to promote: reading for fun. I am reading for […]

Predictable Books

I’m listening to a YA audio book that I’ve been wanting to read for a couple of years. I’m not going to share the title because the truth is, I’m not crazy […]

Books Via Listen Alaska

Reading and stitching, stitching and reading. How do you do this when you don’t have a Mike to read aloud while you stitch? Answer: Audio books. Public libraries in Alaska offer downloadable […]

Banned Book Week

The official beginning of the 2007 Bookmark Challenge (October 1), when stitchers settle down to some serious reading and stitching, just happens to coincide with Banned Books Week, September 29-October 6. Earlier […]

Vacation

For the most part, we don’t vacation. At least not like some people do: where they designate 2 weeks, make reservations, and go somewhere. I routinely say, “My whole life is a […]

Read Across America Day

March 2nd is the National Education Association’s Read Across America Day. As if that’s not reason enough to celebrate, 2007 marks the 10th anniversary of NEA’s RAA program and the 50th anniversary […]