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books we have read together this year

Emma’s Kindergarten Read Aloud Book List

chapter books:

Frozen chapter book series
Children of Noisy Village series
Mermaid Tales series
Usborne Mermaid Stories
Jenny Linsky and the Cat Club series
Pippa Mouse
Mary Poppins
Alice in Wonderland
Winnie the Pooh
Sophie’s Adventures
Betsy Tacy
Me and My Sister Clara

non-fiction:

Charles Darwin’s Around the World Adventure
Waste: Where Does My Garbage Go
Amazing Women A-Z
Story of the World Vol.1

picture book favorites:

Angelina Ballerina series
Hannah’s Hotel series
Ling & Ting series
This Is How We Do It
The Dolls’ Christmas
Will Moses’ Mother Goose
The Sandwich Swap
Extra Yarn
Red Knit Cap Girl
Kuma-Kuma Chan, the Little Bear

audio stories:

Circle Round story time podcast (NPR)
Beatrix Potter anthology
Vivaldi’s Ring of Mystery
Just So Stories
Frozen
Frog & Toad

2017 Book List

The Light of Paris

A Piece of the World

Miller’s Valley: A Novel

The Other Einstein

Circling the Sun

To Capture What We Cannot Keep

At the Waters Edge

Between the World and Me

The Course of Love

The Historian

Juliet: A Novel

Modern Lovers

A Man Called Ove

This year I read some of the best books of my life and some of the fiction was based on truly amazing women. The year was a tough one for so many reasons, but good books make the world brighter for me. As I have mentioned before I love using the library to read books on my Kindle. It has been a great experience and I appreciate not having to purchase e-books.

becoming a reader

I had resolved to read more books. I wanted to read more books and less blogs I would say but then go for months without finding one. Sometimes I would get one from the library or thrift shop but I felt like it was kind of slow going until this year when maiki bought me a Kindle. I was not into the idea at first because I did not want to spend money on e-books. I never imagined that I would be able to check out books from the library, but found that the Oakland public library had a large number of e-books available to borrow and the process was super easy. Once I started reading with the device I noticed that I was sailing through books. Now the list of books that I have read since amazes me and I am so happy to say that I am now a reader.

Books Read in 2015

All Joy and No Fun

Coraline

The Year of Magical Thinking

The Signature of All Things

Jane Eyre

A Tale of Two Castles

Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake

How to Talk So Kids Will Listen

Danish Way of Parenting

A Little History of the World

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

A Tale for the Time Being

All the Light We Cannot See