Breathe: A Ghost Story by Cliff McNash - because it lead me to read more.
Cirque du Freak by Darren Shan - because it was never boring. Everything they do was exciting
The Last Olympian by Rick Riordan - because it is entertaining and has lots of action
Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket - because I understand it. Most other book I don't understand
Inheritance Series by Christopher Paolini - because it got me reading more and made my summer
Every Soul a Star by Wendy Mass - because it got me reading again. And it made me want to be a character in the book. I could relate to what was happening.
Drums, Girls and Dangerous Pie by Jordan Sonnenblick - because it teaches you a lot about how lucky you are
Good Night Moon by Margaret Wise Brown - because it was the 1st book I remember reading by myself
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin Jr., John Archambault - because my mom and dad read it to me
Scat by Carl Hiaasen - because it made me keep reading
The Ugly Series by Scott Westerfeld - because I didn't like reading until 5th grade and the teacher told me about them
The Cay by Theodore Tayler - because it makes you think about what is really important
Jack's Run by Roland Smith - because it's always moving, never boring.
Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney - becuase it was the first I finished
So - what book(s) are you thankful for??
Me you ask?
The Wednesday Wars by Gary D. Schmidt - because it's the first book in a long time that I've felt ALL my students should read. You can see my review on it here.
Can You See What I See - because my nonreading 2nd grader will read them.
Dear Diary Series - because they have taught my daughter a lot