Friday, April 3, 2009

The 4x10 Reading Challenge Update #4

I've tweaked my list a little bit. I dumped a couple of titles and added new ones. What I've read is highlighted in blue and those in progress are highlighted in pink. I just wanted to see how I'm doing and it's easier to see all typed up instead of written on a scrap of paper.

Children's Literature- ages 6-10

1. In.Grandma's Attic-Arleta Richardson
2. Betsy-Tacy- Maud Hart Lovelace
3. Milly-Molly-Mandy Storybook- Joyce Lankester Brisley

4. A Day on Skates- Hilda Von Stockum

Children's Literature- ages 10-14

1. Twilight-Stephenie Meyer
2. Princess Academy- Shannon Hale (in progress- reading to Luke)
3. City of Ember- Jeanne DuPrau
4. Princess of the Midnight Ball- Jessica Day George

Adult Fiction

1. The Ten Year Nap- Meg Wolitzer
2. Confessions of a Jane Austen Addict-Laurie Viera Rigler
3. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society-Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows
4. A Woman's Place- Lynn Austin

Adult Classics

1. The Bird in the Tree- Elizabeth Goudge (in progress)
2. Northanger Abbey-Jane Austen
3. The Lord of the Rings- JRR Tolkien
4. Les Miserables - Victor Hugo
5. A Reader's Delight- Noel Perrin (essays on adult fiction)

Parenting/Family

1. The Duggars: 20 and Counting!: Raising One of America's Largest Families--How They Do It
-Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar
2. The Creative Family: How to Encourage Imagination and Nurture Family Connections- Amanda Blake Soule
3. The Surprising Power of Family Meals- Miriam Weinstein
4. Hungry Monkey: A Food-Loving Father's Quest to Raise an Adventurous Eater- Matthew Amster-Burton

Education

1. Instead of Education: Ways to Help People Do Things Better- John Holt
2. Laying Down the Rails
3. The Politically Incorrect Guide to English and American Literature- Elizabeth Kantor
4. Christian Unschooling - Teri J. Brown with Elissa M. Wahl

Biography

1. Jack's Life: The Life Story of C. S. Lewis- Douglas Gresham (in progress)
2. Priestblock 25487: A Memoir of Dachau- Jean Bernard
3. A Walk with Jane Austen- Lori Smith
4. Beatrix Potter: A Life in Nature- Linda Lear

Politics, Current Events and Religion

1. Three Cups of Tea- Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin
2. What's So Great About Christianity- Dinesh D'Souza
3. The Mirror Effect: How Celebrity Narcissism is Seducing America- Drew Pinsky and S. Mark Young
4. ?

Improvement/Faith

1. It's So You! Fitting Fashion to Your Life- Mary Sheehan Warren (in progress)
2. Misplacing God: And Finding Him Again- Joanne Heim (in Progress)
3. Real Food for Mother and Baby: The Fertility Diet, Eating for Two, and Baby's First Foods- Nina Planck
4. Grace Cafe: Serving Up Recipes for Faithful Mothering- Donna Marie Cooper O'Boyle

Science/Nature


1. Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time- Dava Sobel

2. The Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady- Edith Holden
3. Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life- Barbara Kingsolver (in progress)
4. The Last Child in the Woods

1 comment:

Meredith said...

You're doing great! The Goudge one looks interesting, how's it going so far??