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2014 Reading Challenges > August Mini Challenge

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message 1: by Diana S (new)

Diana S Reading Our Way - AVA Style! :D
Duration: August 1 thru August 31, 2014
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Here are some AVA Events happening this month. Let's celebrate them by reading some books.!

Rules:
1. Choose to read 1 to 6 events --- Your choice. :D
2. Celebrate an event by completing one of the tasks listed with each event.
3.. All books must be 100 pages or more. Any format is acceptable. Re-reads are allowed as long as you actually read the book. No skimming!
4. Don't start reading till August 1.
5. List book with author's name and add the date you completed it. Your rating is optional.

Have Fun! and Happy Reading!


message 2: by Diana S (last edited Aug 01, 2014 12:37AM) (new)

Diana S Participants
Diana S


message 3: by Diana S (last edited Aug 01, 2014 09:31PM) (new)

Diana S August Events

1. Event: Berkeley Rose Garden
City: Berkeley, CA - Date: 8/3/14
Host Club: Bay Bandits Volksmarch Club
* Read a book with a Rose(s) on the cover. -OR- * the word "garden" in the title.

2. Cranberry Bog Walk
City: Grayland, WA - Date: 8/9 - 8/10/14
Points of Interest
Walk along the cranberry bogs and through the countryside of Grayland.
Host Club: Daffodil Valley Volkssport Assn
* Read a book with some kind of "berry" in the title. -OR- * a book set in Washington.

3. Event: Tower Grove Park/St Louis Hills
City: St Louis, MO - Date: 8/16/14
Points of Interest
The "Hill" neighborhood, historic streets, ethnic grocery stores & bakeries
Host Club: St Louis-Stuttgart Volksmarch Club
* Read a book with word "hill" or "park" in the title -OR- *the author's first or last name initials are in the word "Tower".

4. Erie Canal Walk
City: Dewitt, NY - Date: 8/17/14
Points of Interest
Walk along Old Erie Canal towpath, with scenic views of the Canal, the Butternut Creek Aqueduct, & more.
Host Club: The Finger Lakes Volkssports Club
* Read a book set in New York -OR- *a book with some type of water on the cover.

5. Event: Englewood Arts Festival Walk
City: Englewood, OH - Date: 8/10/14
Points of Interest
variety of arts and crafts from local artisans, live musical entertainment
Host Club: Ohio Wander Freunde
* Read a book that one of the lead characters is an artist or musician.

6. Event: Lafayette Peach Festival
City: Lafayette, CO - Date: 8/16/14
Points of Interest
Old Town Lafayette, a historic mining town. Farmers' Market, arts and crafts, music and food vendors.
Host Club: Rocky Mountain Wanderers
* Read a book set in Colorado. -OR- *has the following letters P.E.A.C.H. in the title. -OR- *has a piece of fruit on the cover.


message 4: by Diana S (last edited Aug 17, 2014 10:43PM) (new)

Diana S Reading Our Way - AVA Style! :D
Duration: August 1 thru August 31, 2014
Events: 2/6

1. Event: Berkeley Rose Garden
* Read a book with a Rose(s) on the cover. -OR- * the word "garden" in the title.

2. Cranberry Bog Walk
* Read a book with some kind of "berry" in the title. -OR- * a book set in Washington.

✔ 3. Event: Tower Grove Park/St Louis Hills
* Read a book with word "hill" or "park" in the title -OR- *the author's first or last name initials are in the word "Tower".
Scott Westerfeld's Leviathan (8/3/14)

✔ 4. Erie Canal Walk
* Read a book set in New York -OR- *a book with some type of water on the cover.
The Vacationers by Emma Straub The Vacationers by Emma Straub (8/10/14)

5. Event: Englewood Arts Festival Walk
* Read a book that one of the lead characters is an artist or musician.

6. Event: Lafayette Peach Festival
* Read a book set in Colorado. -OR- *has the following letters P.E.A.C.H. in the title. -OR- *has a piece of fruit on the cover.


message 5: by Diana S (last edited Sep 14, 2014 11:04PM) (new)

Diana S :( This will be the last mini challenge for awhile due to lack of participation.


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