Friday, April 13, 2007

Sumner Library

First, Mane read her first book last night!! It was a Henry & Mudge pre-level 1 book. She's been able to sound out words for a long time, but she hasn't been interested in actually reading and didn't seem to make the connection that sounding out words meant she could actually read something meaningful. Well, last night she took a big leap after we visited the library. She was showing lots of interest in the early reader books. So, we brought some home. And she decided to just do it. ....of course, as is typical with her whenever she makes a huge learning leap, she was crabbier than ever today, and I expect a rough weekend. She was like that with learning to crawl, walk, talk, etc... Every major developmental leap warrants an emotional week.

Ok, second, here's the new book list after our library visit yesterday afternoon:

Madeline Says Merci by John Bemelmans Marciano

Friends by Elaine Scott

The Berenstain Bear's Seashore Treasure by Stan & Jan Berenstain

Puppy Mudge Has a Snack by Cynthia Rylant

Puppy Mudge Takes a Bath by Cynthia Rylant

How to Make an Apple Pie and See the World by Marjorie Priceman

Hip to Crochet by Judith Swartz

Kids Crochet by Kelli Ronci


1 comment:

  1. that is awesome, chica. i knew she's be doing it soon. and hopefully the crabby thing will go away soon. *hugs* what's up for the weekend? you said something about hangin' out...

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