Saturday, December 17, 2016

2017 Reading Challenges: Old School Kidlit

Old School Kidlit Reading Challenge
Host: Read-at-Home Mom (sign up)
Dates: January - December
# of books: for me, 12;

(Link-up posts will be published on the last weekday of the month. If you post about the challenge on Twitter or Instagram, use the hashtag #oldschoolkidlit2017. )
  • January: Award winners 
  • February: Books you loved in childhood 
  • March: Published prior to 1945 
  • April: Fantasy stories 
  • May: Animal stories 
  • June: Required reading (classics or other books typically assigned in school) 
  • July:  Family stories 
  • August: Nonfiction  
  • September: School stories 
  • October:  Mysteries 
  • November: Published in the year (or decade) of your birth 
  • December: Winter stories 

The Apple and the Arrow. Mary and Conrad Buff. 1951/2001. HMH. 80 pages. [Source: Bought]
Carry On, Mr. Bowditch. Jean Lee Latham. 1955. 251 pages. [Source: Bought]
Abel's Island. William Steig. 1976. 117 pages. [Source: Bought]
Freight Train. Donald Crews. 1978. 26 pages. [Source: Borrowed]


 Umbrella. Taro Yashima. 1958/1977. 40 pages. [Source: Bought]
Millions of Cats. Wanda Gag. 1928. 32 pages. [Source: Library]
Blueberries for Sal. Robert McCloskey. 1948. 56 pages. [Source: Library]
Hand, Hand, Fingers, Thumb. Al Perkins. 1969. Random House. 36 pages. [Source: Bought]
Mandy. Julie Andrews Edwards. 1971. 320 pages. [Source: Bought]


Bobbs Merril Third Reader. Edited by Clara Belle Baker and Edna Dean Baker. 1924/30/39. 293 pages. [Source: Bought]
Caps for Sale. Esphyr Slobodkina. 1938. 48 pages. [Source: Library]
ABC Bunny. Wanda Gag. 1933. 40 pages. [Source: Library]
Runaway Bunny. Margaret Wise Brown. Illustrated by Clement Hurd. 1942. 48 pages. [Source: Library]


The Magician's Nephew (Chronicles of Narnia #6) C.S. Lewis. 1955. 221 pages. [Source: Bought] 


© 2016 Becky Laney of Becky's Book Reviews

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