THIRTY-FOUR METERS!

Emerson soaking up her summer reads! Emerson soaking up her summer reads!

Cheers to Family Brostron/Steinman and Reese Gebauer for sharing their current list of summer reads with us!  

We’re keeping our fingers crossed that ALL of our families send their book lists our way, and we’ll keep tallying book “meters” through August 15th!  Keep ’em coming, VdM!

More info on the VdM Summer Reading Challenge can be found here:
http://www.villadimaria.org/blog/2016/7/10/vdms-summer-reading-challenge

Reese Gebauer’s List:
The Princess in Black by Shannon Hale
Mouse Scouts Make a Difference by  Sarah Dillard
Brian’s Winter by Gary Paulsen
Stuart Little by E.B. White

The Broston/Steinman List:
Emerson:  Mrs. Steinman rotates the books Emerson has access to each week, but here is what they read every day (many times a day) last week:
This is me – Richard Scarry
The Rooster Struts – Richard Scarry
Bunnies – Richard Scarry
I am a Bunny – Ole Risom
Big Red Barn – Margaret Wise Brown
My Big Animal Book – Priddy books
My First Words – DK books
My First Colors – DK books
My First Animals -DK books
Baby’s First Book – Garth Williams
Doggies -Sandra Boynton
The Going to Bed Book – Sandra Boynton
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What do you See? – Bill Martin, Jr.
A Color of His Own – Leo Lionni

This is Andra’s list so far this summer:
Me Before You – Jojo Moyes
Lord of the Flies – William Golding

And here’s Danny…he has more, but he said they were scary books and didn’t think they were appropriate to share in this forum (ain’t he sweet?):

The Invincible Iron Man – Brian Michael Bendis
The International Iron Man – Brian Micheal Bendis
Batman: The Long Halloween – Jeph Loeb
Batman: Haunted Knight – Jeph Loeb
Judge Dredd – Various

Mrs. Steinman has been re-reading her David Sedaris collection because they make her laugh out loud, which fit the bill and kicked off her summer reading in the most perfect way!
Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls
Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk
Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim
And, last but not least, Mrs. Steinman just started this new book:
My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry -Fredrik Backman

Mrs. Schwind’s List:
Horns – by Joe Hill
The Underneath – by Kathi Appelt
This Census-Taker – by China Miéville
Uprooted – by Naomi Novik
Packing for Mars – by Mary Roach

CURRENT TOTAL- 34 METERS!

Reese, reading up a storm! Reese, reading up a storm!