What Kids Are Reading

Today there was an article on NPR that said not only do kids choose easy books to read for pleasure, the reading that high schools assign is getting increasingly easier. This is the opposite of my kid's experience. This year, at the public high school, my 9th grade daughter read THE KITE RUNNER, UNCLE TOM'S … Continue reading What Kids Are Reading


Fifty/Fifty Challenge 2012

I participated in the Fifty/Fifty Challenge¬†for 2012. You're supposed to watch 50 movies and read 50 books. I used Pinterest to keep track of it. I mostly forgot about it, though, until the end of the year, when I tried to remember all the books and movies I'd seen. Whoops! I looked at my piles … Continue reading Fifty/Fifty Challenge 2012