Tag Archives: 9th Annual 48 Hour Book Challenge

48 Hour Book Challenge: The Finish Line!

I haven’t read so much in a 48 hour period since, well, never. I stumbled to the end with a few longer titles and only got halfway through THE GREAT GREEN HEIST. I’ll post a review some time this month. … Continue reading

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CROW for 48 Hour Book Challenge

CROW by Barbara Wright READING TIME: 320 minutes WORDS: 63,872       PUBLISHED: 2012    READING LEVEL: 5.4 BOOK JACKET DESCRIPTION: The summer of 1898 is filled with ups and downs for 11-year-old Moses. He’s growing apart from his best friend, … Continue reading

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THE YEAR OF THE BOOK for 48 Hour Book Challenge

THE YEAR OF THE BOOK by Andrea Cheng READING TIME: 100 minutes WORDS: 20,719       PUBLISHED: 2012    READING LEVEL: 3.6 BOOK JACKET DESCRIPTION: In Chinese, peng you means friend. But in any language, all Anna knows for certain is … Continue reading

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THE LAST BEST DAYS OF SUMMER for 48 Hour Book Challenge

THE LAST BEST DAYS OF SUMMER by Valerie Hobbs READING TIME: 2 hours 50 minutes WORDS: 40,011       PUBLISHED: 2010    READING LEVEL: 3.8 BOOK JACKET DESCRIPTION: For twelve-year-old Lucy Crandall, the last week of August is the most perfect … Continue reading

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THE JACKET for 48 Hour Book Challenge

THE JACKET by Andrew Clements READING TIME: 45 minutes WORDS: 9,533       PUBLISHED: 2002    READING LEVEL: 4.1 BOOK JACKET DESCRIPTION: Phil is on a mission. His absentminded little brother forgot his lunch money. All kinds of thoughts are running … Continue reading

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THE MAN WITH THE RED BAG for 48 Hour Book Challenge

THE MAN WITH THE RED BAG by Eve Bunting READING TIME: 2 Hours, 40 minutes WORDS: 38,709       PUBLISHED: 2007    READING LEVEL: 4.0 BOOK JACKET DESCRIPTION: Nine months after 9/11, everyone wanted life to return to normal. But when … Continue reading

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48 Hour Book Challenge- Ready, Set, GO!

I’m starting out my day as the designated driver for a few teens attending a football camp  at a local high school’s stadium. By the time I get them checked in I’ll have 5 straight hours of free time to … Continue reading

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June Happenings

Where has almost half the year gone? The days seem to pass by without stopping. Hopefully it will slow down long enough for you to check out two great events coming up… I’ll be participating from 9 a.m., Friday June … Continue reading

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