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February 13, 2014 at 9:59 PM

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We took a trip to Powells bookstore this week and bought some new books.
One of them we picked up was "The Tale of Despereaux". Today we read up to chapter 10. She was very interested in it and kept me to read more. She wanted to read a few times too. So I let her read a few pages.
She is 5.5 :).
I really like this book too So far. I'm looking forward to finding more awesome books to read out-loud.


  • armygirl16
    February 13, 2014 at 9:59 PM
    Ignore our dog sitting like a human on the couch lol.
  • irvinehiker
    February 13, 2014 at 10:56 PM

    Mr. Popper's Penguins and The Cricket in Times  Square.

  • twyliatepeka
    February 13, 2014 at 10:57 PM

    I love reading aloud to dd. I love it more when she reads aloud to me :)

    love the dog on the couch! too cute!

  • irvinehiker
    February 13, 2014 at 10:57 PM

    LOL! Looks like he takes up more room than the two of  you!  :)

    Quoting armygirl16: Ignore our dog sitting like a human on the couch lol.

  • hwblyf
    by hwblyf
    February 14, 2014 at 8:52 AM

    Kate DiCamillo has awesome books for reading aloud.  Look for The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane.  Makes me cry every single time.

  • bluerooffarm
    February 14, 2014 at 11:13 AM

    Mrs. Fisby and the Rats of NIHM
    The Wind in the Willows
    The Adventures of Spider
    Stuart Little
    The Phantom Tolbooth
    Black Beauty
    Misty of Chincoteague
    Anne of Green Gables
    The Wizard of Oz
    Alice in Wonderland
    Treasure Island
    The Black Stallion
    The Power of the Rellard 

  • Leissaintexas
    February 14, 2014 at 11:18 AM

    I will not ignore the dog! LOL very cute.  Ok, I know this makes me a bad mom, but I so hate reading aloud to my kids. (hangs head in shame) Its not that I don't like curling up with my kids and sharing those moments...I truly love that. My problem is  that I read faster in my head than my eyes do, so I'm forever gettin gtoo far ahead of myself and messing up the words.  It seriously makes me insane to have to slow my mind down to the pace of my actual mouth saying the words. But, having confessed all that, I will say that my kids loved the Knights of Arethtrae series, and since we are all dog/animal lovers, The Call of the Wild and White Fang. I regret not doing more "classics" when they were little, they've about outgrown the bedtime reading thing.

  • Chasing3
    February 14, 2014 at 11:25 AM

    we are currently reaidng "The One and Only Ivan" aloud. It's good. I think all ages would like it

  • JasonsMom2007
    February 14, 2014 at 11:27 AM
    We are currently on book 5 of the chronicles of Narnia.
  • usmom3
    by usmom3
    February 14, 2014 at 2:34 PM
    I find most all children's books are good for reading out loud!

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