Sometimes it seems I am defined
by the books in my life,
the ones I have read, the ones I
am reading, and the ones waiting to be read.
|My UHCL class is using two|
new textbooks this fall.
I am enjoying learning new things
to teach my students, but
new textbooks are a lot of work.
|Our preacher, Patrick Mead, suggested this|
book. It is by Sara Barton, who served
as a missionary in Uganda with our
friends, Greg and Jill.
Sara is stretching my thinking.
|Another friend from church told me about|
Inspired Reads, a FB app which
tells you about Christian Fiction.
I have downloaded several books on
my IPad free of charge.
Oh, dear, another way to read.
|I "have" to read lots of children's and young|
adult books for my job as
an instructor of Children's Literature.
This is my current shelf of library
books waiting to be read.
|I received an e-mail from a mother|
the other day asking if I had
some books that her children have
to read for summer reading.
Tuck Everlasting was on the list.
I used to read this to my students
when I taught 4th grade.
I LOVE this book.
|Somewhere along the way I started|
collecting stuffed animals to go with
Verdi the snake is one of the grandson's
favorite. Did you know he flies in the book
and often in my office when the little
guys are here?
|Some of my book character stuffed animals.|
Do you recognize any of them?
|The young Gibson family gave me Duck and Goose for|
Christmas. These little characters never cease to make
|Yes, I actually have 11 pictures in this 10 on 10.|
We'll count these two books as one picture.
I learned to read using these
So many books, so little time!