Weekly Wrap-up

This wrap-up is for the week of February 6th-February 12th. I read a total of 12 books which brings my yearly reading total to 58 books. These books totaled 2,120 pages.

Timothy of the Cay By: Theodore Taylor

I gave this book 4 stars. This is about Timothy the gentleman who helped Phillip. You get pieces of his life before he met Phillip. Phillip is back home and is preparing to have surgery to restore his eyesight.

Watercress By: Andrea Wang

I gave this book 4 stars. Cute book about an Asian family. They find watercress along the road and gather it. The young girl refuses to eat it until her mom tells her about her uncle that she never met. This is a Caldecott winner.

The Long Winter By: Laura Ingalls Wilder

I gave this book 5 stars. This should come as no surprise to anyone. I just love this series and enjoyed the reread of this book.

The Keeper of Lost Things By: Ruth Hogan

I gave this book 4 stars. I have a reviewed this book. Here is the link.https://debbiesreadingcorner.com/2023/02/09/the-keeper-of-lost-things-book-review/

A Tyranny of Petticoats By: Jessica Spotswood

I gave this short story collection 4 stars. This book is written by female authors about famous women or women who made a difference and are not well known.

Along the Saltwise Sea By: A. Deborah Baker

I gave this book 4 stars. Avery and Zib continue their journey to find the Queen so they can return home. They end up on a pirate ship in this adventure.

Dreamin’Sun By: Ichigo Takano

I gave this manga 3 stars. I wasn’t a fan of this one so won’t be continuing the series. A high school girl who run away from home. she finds herself in a home of three guys who gives her the family she always wanted.

Murder in Mesopotamia By: Agatha Christie

Something funny is going on at a dig in Iraq. Can Poirot figure it out before a death happens?

Radiant child By: Javaka Steptoe

I read this because it was a Caldecott winner. I gave it 3 stars. I enjoyed the story but didn’t like the pictures.

Hello Lighthouse By: Sophie Blackall

I gave this picture 4 stars. This is another Caldecott winner. I enjoyed both the story and the pictures.

The Undefeated By: Kwame Alexander

Another Caldecott winner. I gave this book 4 stars. This is a great story about famous black people. This is a great way for children to learn about them.

Buttercream Bump Off By: Jenn McKinlay

I gave this cozy mystery 4 stars. Melanie is helping her mom by trying to figure out who murder her date. Melanie’s mom is being charged with his murder because she was the last person with him before he died. Can Melanie find the murderer and why was he killed?

I know that was a lot of books but most of them were picture books. i realized that I haven’t read the most recent Caldecott winners, so I wanted to get caught up. I still have a few more to read so stay tuned for those. Have you read any of these books? If so, what did you think about them? Let’s chat in the comments down below. Until next time, keep reading.

Published by debbierpayne

Mother of six and Grandmother of 7. I enjoy reading, sewing, cooking, and crocheting. I am an active member of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

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