Yes, I Still Read (and Blog)

Life has been rich and full this fall, and I’ve let blogging fall to the back corner. I’m ok with that. Here are some books we’ve been into recently:

the pearl that broke its shell


The Pearl that Broke Its Shell by Nadia Hashimi. Afghani-American Hashimi tells the story (ficitional) of two different Afghani women.  If you enjoyed Khaled Hosseini’s The Kite Runner, you may want to check it out.





richard scarry best storybook


Richard Scarry’s Best Storybook Ever. David loves everything Richard Scarry, and I’m happy that my childhood copy of this book is getting heavy use 25 years later. I do think it is the best storybook ever.





read aloud rhymes for the very young


Read-Aloud Rhymes for the Very Young – Jack Prelutsky.  David and I sit down to read one page, and get up twenty minutes (and 50 poems) later. I love poetry when I don’t have to dissect it, and I’m glad that he seems to enjoy it too. I snagged this copy at a library book sale. A win for everyone.

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