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Lobby 2. Welcome The Reading Room Reading Challenges, 2010 topic #57
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Sun Feb-21-10 08:01 PMby sheldoal

I'll shoot for 50 books. I used to be an insatiable reader (e.g., classics, fantasy, sci-fi, non-fiction, etc.), but then I went to college. Once I HAD to read for class assignments (yes, I was an English major), I stopped having time to read for enjoyment. Then I began teaching middle school English (VA's SOL tests will kill off any love of reading a child could possess) and found even less time to read for enjoyment--too much to grade and plan. I think, however, that rereading the Harry Potter series has jump-started my reading bug--that and quitting my teaching job after four years of SOL heartache.

1) HP and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling
2) HP and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling
3) The Underneath by Kathi Appelt
4) The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan
5) The Sea of Monsters by Rick Riordan
6) The Titan's Curse by Rick Riordan
7) The Battle of the Labyrinth by Rick Riordan (currently reading)
8) Writing Picture Books: A Hands-On Guide from Story Creation to Publication by Ann Whitford Paul
9) Johnathan Strange and Mr. Norrell by Susanna Clarke (currently reading)

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