Category Archives: Reading

And the 48 Hour Book Challenge Ends

Another 48 hour book challenge has slipped by. I was able to read for 14 hours. I will be donating $25 to Reading Is Fundamental. The first book I read was Life: An Exploded Diagram by Mal Peet, which was … Continue reading

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48 Hour Book Challenge Starts

I decided to go ahead and try the 48 hour book challenge. It is going to be very low key this year. I plan to pledge $1 per hour to RIF, and try for at least 12 hours. Have you … Continue reading

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The 48 Hour Book Reading Challenge 2012

It is time again for the 48 Hour Book Challenge, a reading marathon session, coming up next weekend June 8–10, 2012. This year the sponsor, MotherReader, is asking that reading marathon participants pledge to Reading is Fundamental. First you need … Continue reading

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Children’s Books Read Aloud On The Internet

Doesn’t everyone enjoy listening to a book read aloud? Reading aloud to children gives their learning a real boost, but what if you aren’t able to read to your children (or your class)? What do you do? Years ago I … Continue reading

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Asterix the Gaul

Time for another humorous series of books that have been entertaining (and secretly educating) people for decades.  I was first introduced Asterix the Gaul by Rene Goscinny and illustrated by Albert Uderzo in my high school Latin class many years … Continue reading

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