3.23 It’s Monday! What are you reading? #samanddavedigahole #readingandtweeting

Guess what today is!


{Celebrating the books we’ve read in the past week

& the titles we are currently reading.}

This meme is originated by Jen and Kellee at TeachMentorTexts. Thanks!



Last Friday during the book conversations, I had a group discussing both Bigger Than a Breadbox and One for the Murphys. I sent out this tweet, and… well, see for yourself:

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My 7th grader finished Walk Two Moons last week and we tweeted the author, Sharon Creech:

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… round 1 of Theme essays…and now I’ll be grading the finals.
But I found time for a book Mr. B brought in for me to see—one of the Caldecott honor books for this year:
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Good fun!

Going back to BOOKselfies this week—due Wednesday when class starts. I’m looking forward to seeing what book you are now reading. Please invite your parents or realitives to post a BOOKselfie as well.

Period 1&2

10 Books


Period 5&6

12 Books


Period 9&10

9 books

Parents are invited to participate in our journey as well. Parents, how about posting your own BOOKselfie? Or (and?) you can leave a comment on this post.

For every parent who leaves a comment on TODAY’S POST with what you’re reading OR leaves a BOOKselfie on this week’s Padlet (links above), I’ll give your child a BUSTED ticket…

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ARC due out August 4th (You guessed it—a Tuesday)
Reading runs in the family. Here’s what my wife is reading:
My 7th grader is reading:
My 6th grader is reading:
 The Eighth Day by Dianne Salerni
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Boys Without Names by Kashmira Sheth
{Students read this and it sounded so good! Click the book above to see the author’s website.}
David Etkin

4 thoughts on “3.23 It’s Monday! What are you reading? #samanddavedigahole #readingandtweeting

  1. Pingback: 4.19 It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? #Crossover #EleventhPlague #GraveRobber | {Eat the Book}

  2. David –
    Thank you for alerting me and giving me a copy of CINDER. It really held my interest and I read the whole thing plus the author interview and the prequel chapter to Cinder. The book may be classified as a “young adult” fantasy drama, but it sure satisfied my “old adult” tastes. I may be almost 74, but I am young at heart.
    Bring on the sequel!

    • You + Ananda + both girls are becoming LunarHeads. I love it.

      I knew you’d like the SCI-fi aspect of it. Now—just wait. Book 2 might be better.

      Thanks for commenting!


  3. Pingback: 3.30 It’s Monday! What are you reading? #ChasingSecrets #readingandtweeting #BOOKbrackets | {Eat the Book}

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