Reading Challenges/ Books Read for 2015

My overall goal is to read 200 books in 2015. I will keep a running total here as well as on Goodreads.

2015 You Read How Many Books? Reading Challenge

As I plan to read more picture books and MG and YA books this year, I am aiming for 200 (Level 3)

January

Chamelia and the New Kid in Class by Ethan Long (Jan. 2)

Jasmine and the Treasure Chest (MG) by kathy Kit, illus. Tom Knight (Jan.2)

When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead (Jan. 5)

Satchel Paige by Lisa  Cline-Ransome, illus. James E. Ransome (Jan. 5)

Summer at Willow Lake by Susan Wiggs (Jan. 17)

The Promise by Jackie French Koller (Jan. 19)

The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessy by Rachel Joyce (Jan. 25)

Take Joy by Jane Yolen (Jan. 28)

Butterfly Cove by Christina Skye (Jan. 29)

Thirteen Reasonws Why by Jay Asher (Jan. 30)

The Hickory Chair by Lisa Rowe Fraustino, illus. Benny Andrews(Jan. 31)

February

Sounder by William H. Armstrong (Feb. 5)

The Silver Boat by Luanne Rice

Here are the other challenges I am joining for 2015

Mount TBR Reading Challenge

My goal is to read at least 2 TBR books a month so I plan to climb Mt. Blanc!

Diversity on the Shelf 2015

The challenge states:   Any book (by any author) with a main character that is a person of color qualifies for this reading challenge, as well as any book written by an author of color

My goal is to read 24 books which is the 4th Shelf level ( Read 19 -24 books)

Chamelia and the New Kid in Class by Ethan Long (Jan. 2)

Satchel Paige by Lisa  Cline-Ransome, illus. James E. Ransome (Jan. 5)

The Hickory Chair by Lisa Rowe Fraustino, illus. Benny Andrews(Jan. 31)

Sounder by William H. Armstrong (Feb. 5)

2015 I Love Picture Books Reading Challenge

My goal is to read 100 picture books next year.

Chamelia and the New Kid in Class by Ethan Long (Jan.2/15)

Satchel Paige by Lisa  Cline-Ransome, illus. James E. Ransome (Jan. 5)

The Hickory Chair by Lisa Rowe Fraustino, illus. Benny Andrews(Jan. 31)

Nonfiction Picture Book Challenge.

I plan to read a minimum of 2 NF picture books a month.

 

Satchel Paige by Lisa  Cline-Ransome, illus. James E. Ransome (Jan. 5)

2015 Newbery Reading Challenge

My goal I to read 1 Newbury winner and 1 honour book a month as well as a Caldecott winner as well – which makes 6 points a month or 72 for the year (Lowry level)

 Sounder by William H. Armstrong (Feb. 5)

Award Winning Books Reading Challenge 2015

any book counts, whether picture books, YA lit, adult literature – are all welcome as long as they have received an award or recognition

I plan to read at least one book a month (aside from the Newbery winners as they are in another of my challenges)  – so my goal is silver level (11-25 books).

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