Tag Archive: book list

Mar 01

Books Read – February 2016

Books read in February 2016. Links in titles take you to reviews either here on Reading Upside Down or on Kids’ Book Review. READ IN FEBRUARY 2016   Picture Books Stanley the Amazing Knitting Cat by Emily MacKenzie (Bloomsbury) Echidna Jim Went for a Swim by Phil Cummings and Laura Wood (Scholastic) Smile Cry by Tania …

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Dec 07

December TBR List

In an attempt at both organisation and motivation, at the start of each month I’m sharing a list of books I read during the previous month and a selection of titles from my TBR pile(s) that I would like to read during the coming month. November has been busy with school visits and other writing …

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Nov 01

November TBR List

In an attempt at both organisation and motivation, at the start of each month I’m sharing a list of books I read during the previous month and a selection of titles from my TBR pile(s) that I would like to read during the coming month. October was a hectic month and I tried to focus …

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Oct 03

October TBR List

In an attempt at both organisation and motivation, each month I aim to share a list of books I read during the previous month and a selection of titles from my TBR pile(s) that I would like to read during the coming month. Read in September  Catherine the Great: An Art Book for Kids – National …

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Sep 30

Book List: STEM Themed Books for Children

I recently hosted a story time corner at the Hunter Medical Research Institute Open Day. I took along a collection of picture books and junior non-fiction books featuring STEM (science, technology, engineering, maths) related themes or content, and/or books that promote critical thinking. Below is a list of the books I had with me, or …

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Sep 01

September TBR List

In an attempt at both organisation and motivation, each month I aim to share a list of books I read during the previous month and a selection of titles from my TBR pile(s) that I would like to read during the coming month. August was a rather busy and chaotic month, so I really didn’t …

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Aug 04

August TBR List

My August TBR pile, now with added dog.

Prompted by the #wintercomfortbookchallenge, I took a photo of my July TBR pile. It was a ridiculously ambitious pile of books that I aimed to read during the month of July. Not surprisingly, I didn’t read them all, but I did find that gathering a box full of books from the various piles scattered around …

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Jul 01

July TBR List

I stumbled across the #wintercomfortbookchallenge on Instagram Challenge tonight, shared by Megan Daley (@childrensbooksdaily) and organised by @lovesickreader, @thereaderdragon and @talkbookishtome. It’s a book-related daily photo challenge, so I’m hoping to take part as a way of sharing more of the books I’m reading via Instagram. (You can follow me on Instagram at @readupsidedown) The …

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Jan 02

2015 Reading Challenges

Reading challenges combine two of my favourite things – books and lists. Over the years, I have attempted to take part in several challenges, but my lack of organisation has always left me feeling like a failure as I rarely return to update lists. Part of my decision to live more intentionally this year involves …

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Jan 14

Anita’s Black Book Challenge #1 and #2

**Updates for this list will now be posted on the Anita’s Black Book Challenge #1 and #2 page** In 2011, in response to a BBC book list, Australian author Anita Heiss compiled her own BBC book list – a Black Book Challenge with titles by 99 Indigenous Australian authors across a range of genres. In …

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