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Amanda (mmeblue) This is where I'm going to keep track of my challenges!


message 2: by Amanda (last edited Jan 07, 2013 05:50PM) (new)

Amanda (mmeblue) January's New Beginnings Challenge (Monthly - January)

1. Read a book by an author new to you: Of Mice and Men, by John Steinbeck

9. Read a book that is first in a series: Ender's Game, by Orson Scott Card

10. Read a book by an author whose first or last name starts with the letter A: Made for His Pleasure: Ten Benchmarks of a Vital Faith, by Alistair Begg

Completed: 3/3


message 3: by Amanda (last edited Jan 05, 2013 05:12AM) (new)

Amanda (mmeblue) The Goodreads 100 Challenge (Yearly)

1. The Catcher in the Rye
2. Alice in Wonderland
3. Lord of the Flies
4. Of Mice and Men
5. The Picture of Dorian Gray
6. The Odyssey
7. The Giver
8. Ender's Game
9. Catch-22
10. The Stranger
11. The Sun Also Rises

Completed: 2/11


message 4: by Amanda (last edited Feb 14, 2013 11:46AM) (new)

Amanda (mmeblue) The Dewey Decimal Challenge (Yearly)

000-049: Computer Science, Bibliographies, Library Sciences, Encyclopedias & Books of Facts: The Pleasures of Reading in an Age of Distraction, by Alan Jacobs
050-099: Associations, Organizations & Museums, News Media, Journalism & Publishing, General Collections, Manuscripts & Rare Books
100-149: Philosophy, Metaphysics, Epistemology, Parapsychology & Occultism, Philosophical Schools of Thought
150-199: Psychology, Logic, Ethics, Ancient, Medieval & Eastern Philosophy, Modern Western Philosophy
200-249: Religion, Natural Theology, Bible, Christian Theology, Christian Moral & Devotional Theology
250-299: Christian Orders & Local Church, Christian Social Theology, Christian Church History, Christian Denominations & Sects, Other & Comparative Religions
300-349: Social Sciences, Sociology, General Statistics, Political Science, Economics, Law
350-399: Public Administration, Social Services, Education, Commerce, Customs, Etiquette, Folklore
400-449: Language, Linguistics, English & Old English, German, Romance Languages
450-499: Language: Italian, Romanian, Spanish, Portuguese, Italic, Latin, Hellenic, Classical Greek, Other
500-549: Sciences, Mathematics, Astronomy, Physics, Chemistry
550-599: Earth Sciences, Paleontology, Life Sciences, Plants, Zoological Sciences
600-649: Technology (Applied Sciences), Medical Sciences, Engineering, Agriculture, Home Economics & Family Living
650-699: Management, Chemical Engineering, Manufacturing, Buildings
700-749: Arts, Civic and Landscape Art, Architecture, Plastic Arts and Sculpture, Drawing & Decorative Arts
750-799: Painting, Graphic Arts, Photography, Music, Recreational & Performing Arts
800-849: Literature, American Literature, English & Old English Literature, German Literature, Literatures of Romance Languages
850-899: Literature: Italian, Romanian, Spanish, Portuguese, Italic, Latin, Hellenic, Classical Greek
900-949: History, Geography/Travel, Ancient History, General History of Europe
950-999: General History of Asia, Far East, Africa, North America, South America, Other

Completed: 1/6


message 5: by Amanda (last edited Jan 26, 2013 07:18AM) (new)

Amanda (mmeblue) The Listopia Challenge (Yearly)

LIST #1: Best Science Fiction
1. Ender's Game, by Orson Scott Card
2. Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, by Philip K. Dick

LIST #2: Best Homeschooling Books
1. The Way They Learn, by Cynthia Ulrich Tobias
2. Handbook of Nature Study, by Anna Botsford Comstock

LIST #3: Best Books about Mathematics
1. The Calculus Wars, by Jason Socrates Bardi
2. An Imaginary Tale: The Story of the Square Root of Minus One, by Paul J. Nahin

LIST #4: Reformed Doctrine & Theology
1. Communion with God, by John Owen
2. What Is Faith?, by J. Gresham Machen

Completed: 3/8


message 6: by Amanda (last edited Feb 19, 2013 11:12AM) (new)

Amanda (mmeblue) Quarter 1 Spell Out Challenge: All About TV and Movies (Quarterly)


T: Threadbare, by Monica Ferris
H: How to Read Historical Mathematics, by Benjamin Wardhaugh
E

P: Pygmalion, by George Bernard Shaw
R: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, by J. K. Rowling
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C: The Cherry Orchard, by Anton Chekhov
E
S: Of Mice and Men, by John Steinbeck
S: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, by J. K. Rowling

B: Made for His Pleasure: Ten Benchmarks of a Vital Faith, by Alistair Begg
R: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, by J. K. Rowling
I: An Imaginary Tale: The Story of the Square Root of Minus One, by Paul J. Nahin
D: The Pleasures of Reading in an Age of Distraction, by Alan Jacobs
E: Ender's Game, by Orson Scott Card

Completed: 12/16


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