Diane’s 2008 Favorites

Books that made me neglect housework:

athena

Stealing Athena by Karen Essex

jalna

The Building of Jalna by Mazo De La Roche

Favorite Read-a-Louds to my kiddos:

juniper

Juniper/Wise Child/Colman by Monica Furlong- A wonderful fantasy trilogy by a fascinating woman (mostly known for the religious biographies she wrote).

farmerb

Farmer Boy by Laura Ingalls Wilder- an old favorite that we love to read every winter. The descriptions of Almanzo’s love of food rival Babette’s Feast.

hugo

The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznik- Words and drawings tell the tale of an orphan boy in Paris living in the walls of a train station. A giant book, but easily read in a day or two.


CD’s:

snack

Snack Time by the Bare Naked Ladies- Extremely catchy and witty kids’ music.

Latin Playground by various artists

More later, when I remember them. 🙂

~Diane

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