Sunday, December 06, 2015

2016 Challenges: Charity Reading Challenge (Signing up for my own challenge)

Charity Reading Challenge
Host: Becky's Book Reviews Sign up
Duration: January 2016-December 2016
 # of books: 24 (I'm hoping for two a month!)

The majority of the books I read will have been purchased at my local charity bookshop which supports the local chapter of Habitat for Humanity. A few may come from library book sales as well.

January's Charity Books: 0
February's Charity Books: 2
  1. Hans Brinker, Or, The Silver Skates. Mary Mapes Dodge. 1865. 244 pages. [Source: Bought]
  2. First Love. 14 Warm and Glowing Stories Selected by Gay Head. 1963. Scholastic Book Services. 188 pages. [Source: Bought] 
March's Charity Books: 3
  1. Ann Likes Red. Dorothy Z. Seymour. Illustrated by Nancy Meyeroff. 1965. 28 pages. [Source: Bought] 
  2. The Screwtape Letters. C.S. Lewis. 1942. HarperCollins. 224 pages. [Source: Bought]  [adult fiction, christian classic]
  3. The Sins of the Wolf (William Monk #5). Anne Perry. 1995. 436 pages. [Source: Bought]
April's Charity Books: 1
  1. Much Ado About Nothing. William Shakespeare. 1599/2004. SparkNotes. 256 pages. [Source: Bought]
May's Charity Books: 4
  1. The Children's Homer. Padraic Colum. 1918/1982. 256 pages. [Source: Bought]
  2. Happy Little Family. Rebecca Caudill. 1947. 107 pages. [Source: Bought]
  3. The Fellowship of the Ring. J.R.R. Tolkien. 1954/1965. Houghton Mifflin. 423 pages. [Source: Bought]
  4. The Two Towers. J.R.R. Tolkien. 1954/1965. Houghton Mifflin. 352 pages. [Source: Bought]
June's Charity Books: 6
  1. Gidget. Frederick Kohner. 1957. 154 pages. [Source: Bought] 
  2. By the Great Horn Spoon! Sid Fleischman. 1963. 224 pages. [Source: Bought]
  3. Dragon, Dragon and Other Tales. John Gardner. Illustrated by Charles J. Shields. 1975. 73 pages. [Source: Bought]
  4. Gudgekin, The Thistle Girl. John Gardner. 1976. 55 pages. [Source: Bought]
  5. Best In Children's Books. Volume 6. 1958. Nelson Doubleday. 160 pages. [Source: Bought]
  6. Best in Children's Books, Volume 31. 1960. Nelson Doubleday. 160 pages. [Source: Bought]
July's Charity Books: 2
  1. Hill of Fire. Thomas P. Lewis. Illustrated by Joan Sandin. 1971. 64 pages. [Source: Bought]
  2. The House on the Strand. Daphne du Maurier. 1968. 352 pages. [Source: Bought]
August's Charity Books: 6
  1.  Amigo. Byrd Baylor. Illustrated by Garth Williams. 1963. 48 pages. [Source: Bought]
  2. The Day You Were Born. Evelyn Swetnam. Illustrated by Muriel Wood. 1971. 30 pages. [Source: Bought]
  3. The Crate Train. Dorothy Z. Seymour. 1966. 25 pages. [Source: Bought]
  4. Ballerina Bess. Dorothy Jane Mills and Dorothy Z. Seymour. 1965. 25 pages. [Source: Bought]
  5. God Is Good. Mary Alice Jones. Illustrated by Elizabeth Webbe. 1955. 30 pages. [Source: Bought]
  6. God Loves Me. Mary Alice Jones. Illustrated by Elizabeth Webbe. 1961. 30 pages. [Source: Bought]  
September's Charity Books:
  1. Emily's Runaway Imagination. Beverly Cleary. 1961. 288 pages. [Source: Bought]
October's Charity Books:
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December's Charity Books:

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1 comment:

S_Z said...

Good luck with the challenge! I'm doing something similar now with 25 books for the rest of this year :)