Thursday, September 05, 2013

Summer Reading List (Them)


Peter Pan (and movie)
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (and movie

Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory movie must-haves.

Young Fredle (a mouse) cover art.
Gooney Bird "Thinking Caps"

Gooney Bird Greene
Gooney Bird and the Room Mother
Gooney Bird the Fabulous
Gooney Bird Is So Absurd

Frog and Toad Are Friends
Frog and Toad All Year
Frog and Toad Together
Days with Frog and Toad

(Little House Series--courtesy of the Book Fairy)

This book is about an older sister to a little guy with autism.  Such a great story for teaching and talking to kids about differences.

Shel Siverstein's

Swan Lake (book)
Swan Lake (ballet)

M's (and My) BOOKS

A-Z Mysteries

WHAT DIDN'T MAKE THE CUT (AKA: What We Started and Didn't Finish)
Lilly was a bit too whiny and I kind-of thought that my little sponges didn't need to learn more ways or reasons to finesse that skill.

The modern interpretation of this classic was way too mature for our audience.

We listened to half of it, but I thought that some of the topics required way too much explanation and there was enough of it that left me hoping they weren't really paying attention.  So for now, it's shelved.

**I usually read about new-to-me books or movies on Common Sense Media (or Amazon) to get a good idea what they're about before we read them.

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