Going for Distance!

SIXTY-THREE METERS, FOLKS!
Can we make it to 500 meters by August 15th?
750 meters, perhaps?
A BOLD 1,000 meters?

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

Mrs. Sophie and Lynne
Lynne’s favorites this summer :
La chasse à l’ours (We’re Going on a Bear Hunt), Michael Rosen – Helen Oxenbury (15 cm)
La pomme rouge (The Red Apple), Kazuo Iwamura (19 cm)
Le piano des bois (The Piano of the Woods), Kazuo Iwamura (19 cm)
Réveillé les premiers (Hanna’s Night), Komako Sakai (19 cm)
La couleur des emotions (The Color Monster), Anna LLenas (24 cm)
Mes petites histoires Montessori, On range (My Little Montessori Stories, Let’s Clean Up), Eve Hermann (22 cm)
Mes petites histoires Montessori, L’oiseau blessé (My Little Montessori Stories, The Wounded Bird), Eve Hermann (22 cm)
Mes petites histoires Montessori, Le goûter (My Little Montessori Stories, Let’s Make Some Bread), Eve Hermann (22 cm)
Mes petites histoires Montessori, La promenade (My Little Montessori Stories, The Walk), Eve Hermann  (22 cm)
Mes petites histoires Montessori, La robe d’été (My Little Montessori Stories, Summer Dress), Eve Hermann  (22 cm)
Mes petites histoires Montessori,  Emy et les tournesols (My Little Montessori Stories, Emy and the Sunflowers), Eve Hermann  (22 cm)

For me :
Au Coeur des émotions de l’enfant (Understanding Children’s Emotions), Isabelle Filliozat (18 cm)
Il n’y a pas de parent parfait (There is No Perfect Parent), Isabelle Filliozat (18 cm)
La discipline positive (Positive Discipline) Jane Nelsen (18 cm)
Eduquer sans punir (Educate Without Punishment), Thomas Gordon (18 cm)
Sorry for the cm dimensions ….
Sophie

The Nordmann Family
The boys have been devouring all of the “choose your own adventure” books they can find!
Your very own robot (Choose your adventure)  by RA Montgomery
Pokemon, Watch out for team Galactica
Ghost Island  (Choose your adventure)  by Shannon Gilligan
Pokemon, Meet Ash’s Pikachu
Pokemon, Ash battles his rivals
Return to the Haunted House  (Choose your adventure)  by RA Montgomery
Fire  (Choose your adventure)  by RA Montgomery
Dragon Queen  (Choose your adventure)  by RA Montgomery
Your Grandparents are Zombies  (Choose your adventure)  by RA Montgomery
Guinness Book of World Records
Adult Titles
Red Country by Joe Abercrombie
I Will Send Rain by Rae Meadows
Time of Contempt by Andrzej Sapkowski
Sharp Ends by Joe Abercrombie

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