Wednesday, January 2, 2019

2019 Reading List--Books Completed

My goal is to read at least 75 books this year (with at least 25 of those being read alouds with Michael)  and I will be updating this list throughout the year as I complete a book.

Update:  Yearly Total:  144 including 33 read alouds


The Candymakers by Wendy Mass
Book Scavenger by Jennifer Chambliss Bertman
The Candymakers and the  Great Chocolate Chase by Wendy Mass
Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli
A Bone to Pick by Charlaine Harris
A Fool and His Honey by Charlaine Harris
The Twenty-One Balloons by William Pene du Bois 
Mr. Lemoncello's Great Library Race by Chris Grabenstein
A Man Lay Dead by Ngaio Marsh
Enter a Murderer by Ngaio Marsh
Breaking Stalin's Nose by Eugene Yelchin

Read Alouds:
The Sign of the Beaver by Elizabeth George Speare
My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George (audiobook)
The Light Princess by George MacDonald
The Cay by Theodore Taylor (not officially a read aloud, but we both read this book.)

Monthly Total:  15


The Lost Treasure of Tuckernuck by Emily Fairlie
The Nursing Home Murder by Ngaio Marsh
Death in Ecstasy by  Ngaio Marsh
The Parker Inheritance by Varian Johnson
Squirm by Carl Hiaasen

Read Alouds:
Dumpling Days by Grace Lin (audiobook)
The Princess and the Goblins by George MacDonald
The Way to Stay in Destiny by Augusta Scattergood (audiobook)

Monthly Total:  8


Vintage Murder:  Roderick Alleyn #5  by Ngaio Marsh
Ms.  Rapscott's Girls by Elise Primavera
Adam and Thomas by Aharon Appelfeld
The Children of the King by Sonya Hartnett
Book Scavenger:  The Alcatraz Escape by Jennifer Chambliss Bertman
Project 1065 by Alan Grath
The Van Gogh Deception by Deron Hicks
The Spy Catchers of Maple Hill by Megan Frazer Blakemore
The Boy on Top of the Mountain by John Boyne
Making Mistakes on Purpose: Sequel to Ms. Rapscott's Girls  by Elise Primavera
Young Houdini:  The Magician's Fire by Simon Nicholson
The Year of Billy Miller by Kevin Henkes
Night on Fire by Ronald Kidd

Read Alouds:
Burt Dow by Robert McCloskey (audiobook)
The Princess and Curdie by George MacDonald
Glory Be by Augusta Scattergood (audiobook)
Knight's Castle by Edward Eager
Mr. Chickee's Funny Money by Christopher Paul Curtis (audiobook)
Raggedy Andy Stories by Johnny Gruelle (audiobook)
Magic by the Lake by Edward Eager

Monthly Total:  20


The Book of Job 
Wanderville by Wendy McClure
Farmer Boy by Laura Ingalls Wilder
Belles on Their Toes  by Frank Bunker Gilbreth, Jr. and Ernestine Gilbreth Carey
Homer Price by Robert McCloskey
Miss Julia Takes Over by Ann B. Ross
The Dollmaker of Krakow by R.M. Romero (audiobook on our road trip)
Ms.  Rapscott's Girls by Elise Primavera (audiobook on our road trip)
The Unsung Hero of Birdsong, USA by Mary Eisenhart

Read Alouds:
Time Garden by Edward Eager
Cheaper by the Dozen by Frank Bunker Gilbreth, Jr. and Ernestine Gilbreth Carey (Definitely had to edit this one as I read for "Eskimo words")

Monthly Total:  11


Miss Julia Stirs Up Trouble by Ann B. Ross
Miss Julia Inherits a Mess by Ann B. Ross
All-of-a-Kind Family--Hanukkah by Emily Jenkins
Miss Julia Weathers the Storm by Ann B. Ross
Miss Julia Raises the Roof by Ann B. Ross
Miss Julia Meets Her Match by Ann B. Ross
Miss Julia's School of Beauty by Ann B. Ross
Miss Julia Delivers the Goods by Ann B. Ross
Miss Julia Rocks the Cradle by Ann B. Ross
Miss Julia Throws a Wedding by Ann B. Ross
Miss Julia Stands Her Ground By Ann B. Ross
Miss Julia Strikes Back by Ann B. Ross

Monthly Total:  12


Miss Julia Lays Down the Law by Ann B. Ross
Miss Julia's Marvelous Makeover  by Ann B. Ross
The Book of Revelations
Jingo Django by Sid Fleischman
Miss Julia Hits the Road by Ann B. Ross
Miss Julia Renews Her Vows by Ann B. Ross
Nothing but Trouble by Jacqueline Davies
What's Wrong With Religion? by Skye Jethani
The Book Itch by Vaunda Nelson

Monthly Total:  9


The Ministry of Ordinary Places:  Waking up to God's Goodness Around You by Shannan Martin
Miss Julia to the Rescue by Ann B. Ross
Miss Julia Paints the Town by Ann B. Ross
Lean on Me: Finding Intentional, Vulnerable, and Committed Community by Anne Marie Miller
Can't Make This Stuff Up!  by Susannah B. Brown
Never Unfriended by Lisa Jo Baker
Book Scavengers:  The Unbreakable Code by Jennifer Chambliss Bertman

Read Alouds:
Robin Hood by Howard Pyle
The Moffats by Eleanor Estes

Monthly Total:  9


Home to Harmony by Philip Gulley
Mr. Lemoncello's All-Star Breakout Game by Chris Grabenstein
Having a Mary Heart in a Martha World by Joanna Peterson (Life changing book!)
Treasure Hunters: All-American Adventure by James Patterson
Our Castle by the Sea by Lucy Strange
The Dulcimer Boy by Tor Seidler
Confessions of a Raging Perfectionist:  Learning to be Free by Amanda Jenkins
The Matchmakers of Butternut Creek by Jane Myers Perrine
The Welcome Committee of Butternut Creek by Jane Myers Perrine
Peter Nimble and His Fantastic Eyes by Jonathan Auxier
Sophie Quire and the Last Storyguard by Jonathan Auxier
The Nesting Place by Myquillyn Smith

Read Alouds:
Library Mouse by Daniel Kirk
Sir Knight of the Splendid Way by W E Cule
The Shakespeare Stealer  by  Gary Blackwood
The Best Worst School Year Ever by Barbara Robinson

Monthly Total:  16


because of mr. terupt by Rob Buyea 
Sixty-Eight Rooms by Marianne Malone
Stealing Magic by Marianne Malone
The Fantastic Family Whipple by Matthew Ward
War of the World Records by Matthew Ward
Floors by Patrick Carman

Read Alouds:

101 Dalmatians by Dodie Smith

Monthly Total:  7


3 Below by Patrick Carman
The Bronze Bow by Elizabeth George Speare
Samurai Kids 1: White Crane by Sandy Fussell
Samurai Kids 2:  Owl Ninja by Sandy Fussell
Only the Names Remain; the Cherokees and the Trail of Tears by Alex Bealer
At Home with my Daddy's Stories by Kathryn Tucker Windham (audio)
Women to Remember by Kathryn Tucker Windham (audio)
Grits by Kathryn Tucker Windham (audio)

Read Alouds:

The Middle Moffit by Eleanor Estes
Wings of War by John Wilson

Monthly Total:  10


A History of Alabama's Deadliest Tornadoes by Kelly Kazek
Amelia Lost by Candace Fleming
The Dark Game by Paul B. Janeczko
The Book of Ruth Bible Study by Courtney Joseph
The Greatest Treasure Hunt in History:  The Story of the Monuments Men by Robert M. Edsel
The Journey that Saved Curious George by Louise Borden
The Impossible Rescue: The True Story of an Amazing Arctic Adventure by Martin W. Sandler
Rescuing the Children:  The Story of  the Kindertransport by Deborah Hodge
Courage Has No Color:  The True Story of the Triple Nickles--America's First Black Paratroopers by Tanya Lee Stone

Read Alouds:

The Magician's Nephew by C.S. Lewis
The Last Battle by C.S. Lewis
The Horse and His Boy by C.S. Lewis
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis

Monthly Total:  13


We Will Not Be Silent:  The White Rose Student Resistance Movement that Defied Hitler by Russell Freedman
Murder is Bad Manners by Robin Stevens
Uncommon Grounds by Sandra Balzo
Poison is Not Polite by Robin Stevens
The London Eye Mystery by Siobhan Dowd
The Boys in the Boat (Young Readers Adaptation) by Daniel James Brown
Blizzard of Glass: The Halifax Explosion of 1917 by Sally M. Walker
Red Shadow by Paul Dowswell
Lucky Broken Girl by Ruth Behar
The Secret Apartment by Natalie Fast

Read Alouds:

Prince Caspian by C.S. Lewis
The Voyage of the Dawn Treader by C.S. Lewis
The Silver Chair by C. S. Lewis
Tabitha's Travels by Arnold Ytreeide 

Monthly Total:  14

Yearly Goal:  75 books including 25 read alouds
Yearly Total:  144 including 33 read alouds


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