Thursday, June 30, 2016

June Reflections

Stand-Out Books Read in June 2016
  1. The Road to Paris. Nikki Grimes. 2006. 153 pages. [Source: Bought] 
  2. When Green Becomes Tomatoes. Julie Fogliano. Illustrated by Julie Morstad. 2016. Roaring Brook Press. 56 pages. [Source: Library] [POETRY, CONCEPT BOOK OF SEASONS]
  3. Prairie Evers. Ellen Airgood. 2012. 224 pages. [Source: Library]
  4. Fantastic Mr. Fox. Roald Dahl. Illustrated by Quentin Blake. 1970. 96 pages. [Source: Library]  
  5. By the Great Horn Spoon! Sid Fleischman. 1963. 224 pages. [Source: Bought]
  6. When Daddy Prays. Nikki Grimes. 2002. 32 pages. [Source: Library] [CHRISTIAN]
5 Decades "Visited" in June 2016

1. 1930s
2. 1950s
3. 1960s
4. 1970s
5. 1980s

Picture books:
  1. When Green Becomes Tomatoes. Julie Fogliano. Illustrated by Julie Morstad. 2016. Roaring Brook Press. 56 pages. [Source: Library] [POETRY, CONCEPT BOOK OF SEASONS]
  2. Barnacle is Bored. Jonathan Fenske. 2016. Scholastic. 40 pages. [Source: Review copy]
  3. Strictly No Elephants. Lisa Mantchev. Illustrated by Taeeun Yoo. 2015. Simon & Schuster. 32 pages. [Source: Library]
  4. Be A Friend. Salina Yoon. 2016. Bloomsbury. 40 pages. [Source: Library]
  5. When Daddy Prays. Nikki Grimes. 2002. 32 pages. [Source: Library] [CHRISTIAN]
  6. Hooray for Amanda & Her Alligator. Mo Willems. 2011. HarperCollins. 72 pages. [Source: Library]
  7. An Apple Pie for Dinner. Susan VanHecke. Illustrated by Carol Baicker-McKee. 2009. 32 pages. [Source: Review copy]
Early readers and early chapter books:
  1. Frog and Toad Together. Arnold Lobel. 1972. HarperCollins. 64 pages. [Source: Library]
    [SERIES BOOK]
  2. Frog and Toad All Year. An I Can Read Book. Arnold Lobel. 1976. HarperCollins. 64 pages. [Source: Library] [SERIES BOOK]
  3. Days with Frog and Toad. An I Can Read Book. Arnold Lobel. 1979. HarperCollins. 64 pages. [Source: Library] [SERIES BOOK]
Contemporary (general, realistic) fiction, all ages:
  1. The Road to Paris. Nikki Grimes. 2006. 153 pages. [Source: Bought] 
  2. Prairie Evers. Ellen Airgood. 2012. 224 pages. [Source: Library]
  3. The Education of Ivy Blake. Ellen Airgood. 2015. 240 pages. [Source: Library]
  4. The Truth of Me. Patricia MacLachlan. 2013. 128 pages. [Source: Library]
  5. Gidget. Frederick Kohner. 1957. 154 pages. [Source: Bought]
Speculative fiction (fantasy, science fiction, etc.,) all ages:
  1. The World of Winnie the Pooh. A.A. Milne. Illustrated by Ernest Shepard. 1926. 353 pages. [Source: Library]
  2. Return of the King. J.R.R. Tolkien. 1955. 590 pages. [Source: Bought]
  3. Life As We Knew It. Susan Beth Pfeffer. 2006. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. 352 pages. [9 hours, read by Emily Bauer] [Source: Review copy] [AUDIO BOOK]
  4. Flowers for Algernon. Daniel Keyes. 1966. 311 pages. [Source: Library]
  5. Dragon, Dragon and Other Tales. John Gardner. Illustrated by Charles J. Shields. 1975. 73 pages. [Source: Bought]
  6. Gudgekin, The Thistle Girl. John Gardner. 1976. 55 pages. [Source: Bought]
  7. Socks. Beverly Cleary. 1973. 160 pages. [Source: Library]
  8. James and the Giant Peach. Roald Dahl. Illustrated by Quentin Blake. 1961. 146 pages. [Source: Library]
  9. Fantastic Mr. Fox. Roald Dahl. Illustrated by Quentin Blake. 1970. 96 pages. [Source: Library]
  10. George's Marvelous Medicine. Roald Dahl. Illustrated by Quentin Blake. 1981. 89 pages. [Source: Library]
  11. The BFG. Roald Dahl. Illustrated by Quentin Blake. 1982. 199 pages. [Source: Library] 
  12. Matilda. Roald Dahl. Illustrated by Quentin Blake. 1988. 240 pages. [Source: Library] 
Historical Fictional, all ages:
  1. A Lion To Guard Us. Clyde Robert Bulla. 1981. 117 pages. [Source: Library]
  2. By the Great Horn Spoon! Sid Fleischman. 1963. 224 pages. [Source: Bought]
Mysteries, all ages: 0

Classics, all ages:
  1. Bleak House. Charles Dickens. 1852-1853. 912 pages.  [Source: Bought] 
  2. Best In Children's Books. Volume 6. 1958. Nelson Doubleday. 160 pages. [Source: Bought]
  3. Best in Children's Books, Volume 31. 1960. Nelson Doubleday. 160 pages. [Source: Bought]
Nonfiction, all ages: 0

Christian fiction:
  1. The Road to Paris. Nikki Grimes. 2006. 153 pages. [Source: Bought]  
  2. First Virtues for Toddlers. Mary Manz Simon. 2016. B&H. 256 pages. [Source: Review copy] 
  3. When Daddy Prays. Nikki Grimes. 2002. 32 pages. [Source: Library]
Christian nonfiction: 
  1. The Joy Project. Tony Reinke. 2015. Desiring God. 122 pages. [Source: Bought]
  2. Five Points: Towards a Deeper Experience of God's Grace. John Piper. 2013. 94 pages. [Source: Bought] 
  3. Breaking the Islam Code. J.D. Greear. 2010. Harvest House. 176 pages. [Source: Bought]
  4. The Five Love Languages of Children. Gary Chapman, D. Ross Campbell. 1995/2016. Moody Publishers. 224 pages. [Source: Review copy] 
  5.  Exalting Jesus in Philippians. Tony Merida and Francis Chan. 2016. B&H. 209 pages. [Source: Review copy]
  6. God Has A Wonderful Plan For Your Life. Ray Comfort. 2010. Living Waters. 128 pages. [Source: Borrowed]
  7. How To Enjoy Reading Your Bible. Keith Ferrin. 2015. Bethany House. 176 pages. [Source: Bought]
  8. Seasons of Waiting. Betsy Childs Howard. 2016. Crossway. 128 pages. [Source: Review copy]
  9. Reading The Word of God In the Presence of God. Vern S. Poythress. 2016. Crossway. 464 pages. [Source: Review copy]

© 2016 Becky Laney of Becky's Book Reviews

2 comments:

fredamans 7:13 PM  

Another smash hit month! Happy July!

Kailana 9:23 PM  

I am so glad you got a chance to read Flowers for Algernon. :)

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