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We've been dealing with this HOT week by spending lots of time at the library! (And pool...but library!)
I always check out a stack of picture books. I have an incoming second grader that always wants to be reading chapter books to keep up with big brother. Not a bad thing, but I also can see his frustration when he doesn't finish books as fast as Big Brother. (And I don't want to discount his emotions, but let's save our frustrations for something else!) As a teacher and a mama, I think a good picture book stack can encourage readers to see the beauty and stories. Here's our stack for the week:
I also got some books for me:
I've been wanting to read Echo forever. I've even almost purchased it several times.
The Thickety is a gripping trilogy. I am really enjoying the story line.