Book Log 2008

Book Log 2008

Lots of picture books for the Cybils

The Art of Simple Food: Notes, Lessons, and Recipes from a Delicious Revolution
by Alice Waters

How I Live Now
by Meg Rosoff

The Great Turkey Walk
by Kathleen Karr
(family read-aloud)

The Trees Kneel at Christmas
by Maud Hart Lovelace

A Reader’s Delight
by Neil Perrin
(a book I have savored, essay by essay, all year—thank you again, sweet friend who sent it)

Ethan Frome
by Edith Wharton

The Ransom of Red Chief
by O. Henry
(family read-aloud)

Sign of the Beaver
by Elizabeth George Speare
(family read-aloud)

Stitched in Time: Memory-Keeping Projects to Sew and Share
by Alicia Paulson

Bend-the-Rules Sewing
by Amy Karol

Understood Betsy
by Dorothy Canfield Fisher
(read-aloud to Beanie)

The King’s Fifth
by Scott O’Dell
(middle-grade novel about a young Spanish cartographer’s travels with Coronado in search of the Seven Cities of Cibola)

A Murder for Her Majesty
by Beth Hilgartner
(I posted about it here)


Haystack Full of Needles
by Alice Gunther
(Here’s my post about it)

The Highwaymen
by Marc Bernardin and Adam Freeman

Number the Stars
by Lois Lowry

Swallows and Amazons
by Arthur Ransom

A Street in Marrakesh

by Elizabeth Warnock Fernea

Knight’s Castle
by Edward Eager (to Beanie)
(a sequel to Half Magic)

The Creative Family
by Amanda Soule

The Losers (Vol.1): Ante Up
by Andy Diggle and Jock

Green Arrow: Year One
by Andy Diggle and Jock

Outside Lies Magic: Regaining History and Awareness in Everyday Places
by John R. Stilgoe
(here’s a post about it)

Two-Part Invention: The Story of a Marriage
by Madeleine L’Engle

by Shirley Hughes