It's Monday! What Are You Reading? is an opportunity for everyone to share their book journeys: where we've been for the week and where we plan to go next. To learn more about It's Monday! What Are You Reading? with a kidlit focus, jump over to Jen Vincent's blog, Teach Mentor Texts, and Kellee Moye's blog, Unleashing Readers.
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It's been a struggle for me to find balance between work life, mom & wife life, and reader/writer/blogger life. I formalized my #nerdlution, which I will be blogging about later this week.
Part of the imbalance involves the nightly #bookpic that Madeline and I had grown accustomed to doing. Things got busy and I quit taking the nightly picture. But then I heard these words,
"Mom, what about a book pic?"
Wow! Talk about accountability! I can promise that we have been reading nightly but I have not been very consistent about even tracking what we read. I'm on night #2 of book pics with Madeline so I promise that the meme for Maddie's book journey will return next week.
My book travels have been short as well. This week I'm doing something that Donalyn Miller suggests in her book, Reading in the Wild, by keeping a reading itinerary for myself. I'll share my findings next week.
In the meantime, here's where I did travel this past week:
|One of the books off of Oregon's Battle of the Books list for grades 3-5.|
|This was my #audiobook.|
|This is another book off the the Oregon Battle of the Books list for grades 3-5.|
|My audiobook for the week.|
|as part of the LCSD Reads Facebook Book Club|
|My district mentoring team is rereading this for our own professional development|
I feel new life breathed into me as I re-commit to reading, writing, and reflecting more this week.
What are you reading? :o)