Monday, September 20, 2010

It's Monday

...and what am I reading?

This weekly recap is hosted by Shelia of One Persons Journey Through a World of Books. Each week we recap what we’ve read and look at what’s coming up this week. If you’re interested head over to Shelia’s site and get involved!

This past week.....
I just finished "Candy and Me" by Hilliary Liften.

I'm in the middle of  "The Lost Summer of Louisa May Alcott" which I am really enjoying.

But I got sidetracked by  "What to Read When" by Pam Allyn,  The books and stories to read with your child-and all the best times to read them.  

Who knew that reading a non-fiction book about reading to children could make me cry?  I  am just so passionate about reading to children and I get so emotional about  wanting my grandchildren to enjoy reading... I want to cuddle with them and read to them and I know that time is fleeting.  They will be growing fast and I don't know if I can get all the reading in I want to share with them....that is why I bought this book for my son and his wife.  So, they have a complete list of really good books  (altho, they are Ivy League graduates, I doubt they need my help for picking books for their children).   I bought this book for them... but by the time I give it to them it's going to be all bent pages and tear-stained and bookmarked, for things I thought were important.

I'm going to order 4 more books for all my sons and their families and keep this one for myself.

What to Read When is a celebration of storytelling, of new worlds to explore and the sense of endless possibility that parents and children can discover through books.

And I have my  "Lit-Wits" Bookclub this coming Thursday and I must read  "A Year on Ladybug Farm" by then.  I haven't started it yet.


Angel said...

What a neat book about reading to kids!! I will have to pick that one up. I too love reading to/with my kids and grandkids!!

I would love for you to stop by my blog if you get a chance!!

Love and Blessigns

bermudaonion said...

I need to read Donna Ball's book soon because she's coming here in October. Well, not here in my house, but here in my area.

Sheila (Bookjourney) said...

Oh I have yet to read The Lost Summer and I really want to! I am laughing at Kathy (Bermuda Onion's comment).

Anonymous said...

What To Read When sounds like such a sweet book. Great idea to share it with your family.

Enjoy your books this week!

Kate said...

I have not seen What to Read When...I will have to get a few copies of it. Thank you so much for sharing.

sheisreading said...

Wow, lots of great read suggestions!

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