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message 1: by Jessica (last edited Jun 14, 2019 01:47PM) (new)

Jessica (seejessread) | 187 comments In 2018 I tried to combine 2 challenges and it gave me a headache. I barely have gotten through 52 books this year. This year I am dividing the 2 challenges to maintain my sanity. Thus, my picture book challenge was born.

25/52

✔1. A book that was nominated for or won an award in a genre you enjoy
Finding Winnie The True Story of the World's Most Famous Bear by Lindsay Mattick
✔2. A book with one of the 5 W's in the title (Who, What, Where, When, Why)
What Do You Do with an Idea? by Kobi Yamada
✔3. A book where the author’s name contains A, T, and Y
We Don't Eat Our Classmates by Ryan T. Higgins
✔4. A book with a criminal character (i.e. assassin, pirate, thief, robber, scoundrel etc)
Kid Sheriff and the Terrible Toads by Bob Shea
✔5. A book by Shakespeare or inspired by Shakespeare
Romeow and Drooliet by Nina Laden
✔6. A book with a dual timeline
The Wall in the Middle of the Book by Jon Agee
✔7. 2 books related to the same topic, genre, or theme: Book #1
What Do You Do with a Problem? by Kobi Yamada
✔8. 2 books related to the same topic, genre, or theme: Book #2
What Do You Do With a Chance? by Kobi Yamada
✔9. A book from one of the top 5 money making genres (romance/erotica, crime/mystery, religious/inspirational, science fiction/fantasy or horror)
The Paper Bag Princess by Robert Munsch
✔10. A book featuring an historical figure
I Am Jane Goodall by Brad Meltzer
✔11. A book related to one of the 12 Zodiac Chinese Animals (title, cover, subject)
The Year of the Ox Tales from the Chinese Zodiac by Oliver Chin
✔12. A book about reading, books or an author/writer
The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore by William Joyce
✔13. A book that is included on a New York Public Library Staff Picks list
Captain Starfish by Davina Bell
✔14. A book with a title, subtitle or cover relating to an astronomical term
One Day a Dot The Story of You, the Universe, and Everything by Ian Lendler
✔15. A book by an author from a Mediterranean country or set in a Mediterranean country
Echo Echo Reverso Poems About Greek Myths by Marilyn Singer
✔16. A book told from multiple perspectives
Duck! Rabbit! by Amy Krouse Rosenthal
✔17. A speculative fiction (i.e. fantasy, scifi, horror, dystopia)
Boy + Bot by Ame Dyckman
✔18. A book related to one of the elements on the periodic table of elements
The Book of Gold by Bob Staake
✔19. A book by an author who has more than one book on your TBR
Owl Moon by Jane Yolen
✔20. A book featuring indigenous people of a country
All Around Us by Xelena González
✔21. A book from one of the polarizing or close call votes
Mommy's Khimar by Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow
Polarizing: A book in which faith or religion play a role in a main character's life or decision making
✔22. A book with a number in the title or on the cover
Dragons Love Tacos 2 The Sequel by Adam Rubin
✔23. 4 books inspired by the wedding rhyme: Book #1 Something Old
Harold and the Purple Crayon by Crockett Johnson
✔24. 4 books inspired by the wedding rhyme: Book #2 Something New
Tomorrow Most Likely by Dave Eggers
25. 4 books inspired by the wedding rhyme: Book #3 Something Borrowed

26. 4 books inspired by the wedding rhyme: Book #4 Something Blue

27. A book off of the 1001 books to read before you die list
The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
28. A book related to something cold (i.e. theme, title, author, cover, etc.)
Winter Is Here by Kevin Henkes
29. A book published before 1950
The Story of Ferdinand by Munro Leaf
30. A book featuring an elderly character
Drawn Together by Minh Lê
31. A children’s classic you’ve never read
The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats
✔32. A book with more than 500 pages200 pages (these are kids books after all)
Bibliophile An Illustrated Miscellany by Jane Mount
33. A book you have owned for at least a year, but have not read yet
The Runaway Wok A Chinese New Year Tale by Ying Chang Compestine
34. A book with a person's name in the title
Henry's Freedom Box A True Story from the Underground Railroad by Ellen Levine
35. A psychological thriller
The Tailypo A Ghost Story by Joanna Galdone
*moderate childhood trauma caused by this book
36. A book featured on an NPR Best Books of the Year list
Love by Matt de la Pena
37. A book set in a school or university
Madeline by Ludwig Bemelmans
38. A book not written in traditional novel format (poetry, essay, epistolary, graphic novel, etc)
The Book with No Pictures by B.J. Novak
*see what I did there...lol
39. A book with a strong sense of place or where the author brings the location/setting to life
Ocean Meets Sky by Terry Fan
40. A book you stumbled upon

41. A book from the 2018 GR Choice Awards
I Am Enough by Grace Byers
42. A book with a monster or "monstrous" character
The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson
43. A book related to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) [fiction or nonfiction]
Oh No! Or How My Science Project Destroyed the World by Mac Barnett
44. A book related in some way to a tv show/series or movie you enjoyed (same topic, same era, book appeared in the show/movie, etc.)
The Octonauts and the Only Lonely Monster by Meomi
45. A multi-generational saga
The Magician's Secret by Zachary Hyman
46. A book with a (mostly) black cover
The Dark by Lemony Snicket
47. A book related to food (i.e. title, cover, plot, etc.)
Ganesha's Sweet Tooth by Sanjay Patel
48. A book that was a finalist or winner for the National Book Award for any year
Jumanji by Chris Van Allsburg
49. A book written by a Far East Asian author or set in a Far East Asian country
In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson by Bette Bao Lord
50. A book that includes a journey (physical, health, or spiritual)
The Rough Patch by Brian Lies
51. A book published in 2019
Lenny the Lobster Can't Stay for Dinner by Finn Buckley
52. A book with a weird or intriguing title
The Adventures of Beekle The Unimaginary Friend by Dan Santat


message 2: by Zaz (last edited Dec 16, 2018 11:10AM) (new)

Zaz | 2978 comments I enjoyed a lot We don't eat our classmates this year, it was funny (and horrible).
Beeckle has some gorgeous illustrations, I bought it just because of the art :D

The list looks fun :)


message 3: by Pam (new)

Pam (bluegrasspam) | 2783 comments I love your list! I even added a couple to my TBR. In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson sounds good!


message 4: by Lizzy (new)

Lizzy | 742 comments I just read the synopsis of Boy +Bot.....how sweet is that!


message 5: by Jessica (new)

Jessica (seejessread) | 187 comments Zaz wrote: "I enjoyed a lot We don't eat our classmates this year, it was funny (and horrible).
Beeckle has some gorgeous illustrations, I bought it just because of the art :D

The list looks fun :)"


You are so right about classmates! It was super cute. And disturbing, lol.


message 6: by Johanne (new)

Johanne *the biblionaut* | 1668 comments I love this!

The Complete Adventures of Curious George is almost there at 432 pages. Maybe you can find something similar?


message 7: by Jessica (new)

Jessica (seejessread) | 187 comments Johanne wrote: "I love this!

The Complete Adventures of Curious George is almost there at 432 pages. Maybe you can find something similar?"


Wow! That's good to know. I will look into it for sure. My plan was to double dip on that one with my popsugar challenge but I will see what I can find! Thank you.


message 8: by Jessica (last edited May 02, 2019 05:51PM) (new)

Jessica (seejessread) | 187 comments Doing the ATY Movie Challenge too so I decided to add it hear so I can better keep track

18/50
✔1. A movie that was nominated for or won an award in a genre you enjoy
Spiderman into the Spiderverse
✔2. A movie with one of the 5 Ws in the title
What a Way to Go!
✔3. A movie where the director's name contains A, T, and Y
Smallfoot
✔4. A movie with a criminal character
A Simple Plan
5. A movie inspired by Shakespeare
✔6. A movie with a dual timeline
Happy Death Day 2U
mutiverse counts!
✔7. Two related movies
Shazam!
Both DC Comicbook Movies
✔8. Two related movies
Aquaman
Both DC Comicbook Movies
9. A movie from a top money making genre (comedy, adventure, action, drama or thriller for movies)
10. A movie featuring an historical figure
11. A movie related to one of the 12 Zodiac Chinese animals
12. A movie about filming, movies, or an actor or director**
13. NYPL staff picks list**
14. A movie related to an astronomical term
15. A book set in a Mediterranean country of with a director from a Mediterranean country
16. A movie with multiple perspectives
✔17. A movie that is speculative fiction
US
18. A movie related to an element on the periodic table
19. A movie with a director or actor who has more than one movie on your watchlist (could be on netflix, amazon prime video, imdb etc.)
20. A movie featuring indigenous people of a country
21. A prompt that was polarizing or a close call
22. A movie with a number in the title
23. A movie with "something old"
✔24. A movie with "something new"
A Star is Born
✔25. A movie with "something borrowed"
Bohemian Rhapsody
Borrowed from daughter
26. A movie with "something blue"
27. A movie based on one of the 1001 books to read before you die
28. A movie related to something cold
29. A movie released before 1950
30. A movie featuring an elderly character
31. Children's classic you've never watched
✔32. A movie that is 3 hours or longer
Avengers:Endgame
33. A movie you've owned for a year and have not watched or based on a book you've owned for over a year and have not read
✔34. A movie with a person's name in the title
Mary Poppins Returns
35. A psychological thriller
36. A movie based on NPR best books of the year ??(or an NPR best film)**
37. A movie set in a school or university
38. A movie with a non traditional format
✔39. A movie with a strong sense of place
The House With a Clock in It's Walls
✔40. A movie you stumbled upon
An Inspector Calls
✔41. A movie based on a GR choice awards (any year as the ones from 2018 might not be made into movies yet)
The Hate U Give
✔42. A movie with a monster or monstrous character
Bird Box
43. A movie related to STEM
✔44. A movie related to a book you enjoyed
The Perks of Being a Wallflower
45. A multi-generational saga
46. A movie with a (mostly) black cast
47. A movie related to food
48. A movie based on a National Book Award winner
49. A movie with a far east Asian director or setting
✔50. A movie that includes a journey
Captain Marvel
51. A movie released in 2019
52. A movie with a weird or intriguing title


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