The girls love me to read books to them. I often wonder if they will ever get sick of me reading books to them. It is past bedtime as I write this. This morning I read them 2 chapters of Peter Pan. After we came back from the pool, I read them 2 more chapters. After dinner I read 8 pictures books to them. Catherine is asleep, but Sabrina keeps bringing me more books from her room to read to her.
After 3 sessions of reading today, probably totaling at least 2 hours, she still wants more! So, I am always looking for book ideas from other bloggers and friends. Some are misses and we don't enjoy them, but some are hits! Here are some that I got this week which we loved:
Our library has finally gotten in Silverlicious, from the Pinkalicious series.
Dog Loves Books is great because it has a cute pet for a main character and has a lot of suspense.
I wish I had known about Alaska's Three Pigs when we studied Alaska. This book retells the story of the three pigs, but there is a lot to learn about Alaska. The book explains how they build igloos, what the "midnight sun" is, how dog sleds work, etc. Instead of a wolf huffing and puffing, a grizzly bear does the mean deed.
This was also a good book to teach the children that the same story can be told in different cultures, settings, etc.
The last book which we got out this week and I loved (we also get a bunch that we either don't like or are lukewarm about) is a science one, What's It Like to be A Fish: