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message 1: by Traci (last edited Aug 31, 2020 02:40PM) (new)

Traci (tracibartz) | 981 comments JUNE 4/4, 4/4, 4/4

X 1. Pride Month
a. Read a book with at least 5 different colors of the rainbow on the cover.
Salt Houses by Hala Alyan Salt Houses
b. Read a book featuring an LGBTQIA+ protagonist (not side character).
This Is How You Lose the Time War
c. Read a book that was nominated for or won the Lambda Award.
We Have Always Been Here: A Queer Muslim Memoir

X 2. June Birthdays: Anne Frank
a. Read a book set during WWII.
We Were the Lucky Ones
b. Read a book that was published in sometime between 1900 and 1950.
A Room of One's Own (pub 1929)
c. Read The Diary of Anne Frank.
The Diary of a Young Girl

X 3. Father's Day
a. Read a book that starts with a letter in FATHERS DAY.
The River
b. Read a book that features someone's relationship with their father.
Fangirl
c. Read a book featured on one of these lists about fathers:
☀️11 Unforgettable Books about Fatherhood
☀️28 Books to Give Dad on Father's Day
Less
☀️Top 10 Books about Fathers

X 4. Hit the Beach
a. Read a book with a yellow or blue cover.
Know My Name by Chanel Miller Know My Name: A Memoir
b. Read a book where someone goes to the beach.
Beach Read
c. Read a book found on this list of best beach reads.
Clap When You Land


message 2: by Traci (last edited Aug 19, 2020 08:50AM) (new)

Traci (tracibartz) | 981 comments JULY 4/4, 4/4, 4/4

X 1. Halfway There!
a. Read a book with a page number that ends in 2.
The Bromance Book Club (352 pages)
b. Read a book that is divided into multiple parts (rather than, or in addition to, chapters).
Washington Black
c. Read a book that features twins.
The Vanishing Half

X 2. July Birthdays: Pablo Neruda
a. Read a book set in South America.
Cantoras
b. Read a book published between 1904 and 1973.
Katalin Street (pub 1969)
c. Read a book written in verse (must still meet the 100 page requirement).
The Poet X

X 3. It's Winter Down South
a. Read a book set in the southern hemisphere.
The Second Coming of Mavala Shikongo
b. Read a book where the first letter of each title word can be found in the phrase LET IT SNOW. (Title must be at least two words long.)
The Sparrow
c. Read a book found on TED's Winter Reading List.
Heavy: An American Memoir

X 4. Summer Reading
a. Read a happy book.
Get a Life, Chloe Brown
b. Read a book published in June, July, or August.
Sons and Soldiers: The Untold Story of the Jews Who Escaped the Nazis and Returned with the U.S. Army to Fight Hitler
c. Read a book from one of the following lists:
☀️ A New Season of Reading
☀️ Authors Offer Summer Reading Recommendations
☀️ Goodreads Employees Share Their Summer Reading Plans
The Fifth Season


message 3: by Traci (last edited Aug 27, 2020 10:00AM) (new)

Traci (tracibartz) | 981 comments AUGUST 4/4, 4/4, 4/4

X 1. Read Good Books
a. Read a book by a favorite author.
Plain Truth
b. Read the next book in a series you've already started.
The Obelisk Gate
c. Read a book published in 2020 that you've been looking forward to.
Followers

X 2. Back to School
a. Read a book by an author that is new-to-you.
A Hope More Powerful Than the Sea: One Refugee's Incredible Story of Love, Loss, and Survival
b. Read a YA book.
The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes
c. Read a book often tested on the AP Literature exam, as found on this list.
No-No Boy by John Okada

X 3. August Birthdays: Ray Bradbury
a. Read a book in which the initials author's name can be found in RAY BRADBURY.
White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo
b. Read a sci-fi or horror book.
The Stone Sky (sci fi)
c. Read a collection of short stories (must still meet the 100 page requirement).
What It Means When a Man Falls from the Sky

X 4. Go for a Drive
a. Read a book with a car on the cover.
Resistance Women by Jennifer Chiaverini Resistance Women

b. Read a book that starts with a letter in the phrase WINDOWS DOWN, BREEZE BLOWING.
So You Want to Talk About Race
c. Read a book where a character visits multiple countries.
The Map of Salt and Stars (Syria, Jordan, Egypt, Libya, Ceuta [Spanish autonomous city])


message 4: by Traci (last edited Jul 12, 2020 02:19PM) (new)

Traci (tracibartz) | 981 comments Brainstorming

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June: Pride Month (c-Lambda Literary Award):
Little Fish (winner)
Here Comes the Sun (winner)
*Happiness, Like Water (winner)
Freshwater (finalist)

June: Father's Day (c-list2)
Less
A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of the American Spy Who Helped Win World War II
Black Leopard, Red Wolf

June: Hit the Beach (c-beach reads) -- double check this list
Normal People
The Vanishing Half
Clap When You Land

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July: Halfway There! (a-pgs end in 2)
A Gentleman in Moscow
Code Name Verity
What It Means When a Man Falls from the Sky

July: Halfway There! (c-twins)
Fangirl
I Know This Much Is True
The Girls

The Book of Chameleons
July: It's Winter Down South (a-setting S. hemisphere)

July: Summer Reading (c-list3)
The Fifth Season
The Mercies
Beach Read

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August: Back to School (c-AP Lit)
check plays for BRRH
Cat's Eye
Cold Mountain
The Glass Menagerie
The Importance of Being Earnest
*No-No Boy
Orlando
A Streetcar Named Desire
*Tracks
Uncle Tom's Cabin

What It Means When a Man Falls from the Sky
August Birthdays: Ray Bradbury (c-short stories)

Street Without a Name: Childhood and Other Misadventures in Bulgaria
August: Drive (a-car)


message 5: by Traci (last edited Jul 15, 2020 11:23AM) (new)

Traci (tracibartz) | 981 comments Books in June

Read
Clap When You Land
June: Pride Month (b-LGBTQIA)
June: Father's Day (b-relationship with father)
*June: Hit the Beach (c-beach reads)
July: Halfway there (a-pg ends in 2 [432 p])
July Birthdays: Pablo Neruda (c-free verse)
July: Summer Reading (c-list1)
August: Back to School (a-new author, b-YA)

Washington Black by Esi Edugyan
June: Father's Day (b-relationship with father)
*July: Halfway there (b-multiple parts)
August: Back to School (a-new author)
August: Go for a Drive (b-title: WINDOWS DOWN, BREEZE BLOWING, c-multiple countries)

So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo
June: Father's Day (a-starts FATHERS DAY)
*August: Go for a Drive (b-title: WINDOWS DOWN, BREEZE BLOWING)

We Were the Lucky Ones by Georgia Hunter
*June: Anne Frank (a-WWII)
July: Halfway there (b-multiple parts)
August: Back to School (a-new to you)
August: Go for a Drive (b-title: WINDOWS DOWN, BREEZE BLOWING, c-multiple countries)

Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
June: Father's Day (a-starts FATHERS DAY)
*June: Father's Day (b-relationship with father)
July: Halfway There! (c-twins)
July: Summer Reading (a-happy book)
August: Back to School (b-YA)
August Birthdays: Ray Bradbury (a-initials RAY BRADBURY)

The River by Peter Heller
*June: Father's Day (a-starts FATHER'S DAY)
August: Back to school (a-new author)

The Map of Salt and Stars by Zeyn Joukhadar
June: Father's Day (b-relationship with father)
June: Hit the Beach (a-blue cover [not the best])
July: Halfway there (b-multiple parts)
August: Back to school (a-new author)
*August: Go for a drive (c-multiple countries)

Know My Name: A Memoir by Chanel Miller
*June: Hit the Beach (a-blue cover)
August: Back to school (a-new author)

Less
June: Pride Month (b-LGBTQIA)
*June: Father's Day (c-list2)
June: Hit the Beach (a-blue cover)
July: Summer Reading (b-pub July)
August: Back to school (a-new author)

Cantoras by Carolina De Robertis
June: Pride Month (b-LGBTQIA)
*July Birthdays: Pablo Neruda (a-South America)
July: It's Winter Down South (a-setting S. hemisphere)

Katalin Street (pub 1969)
July: Halfway There! (a-pgs end in 2)
*July Birthdays: Pablo Neruda (b-pub 1904-1973)

Honeymoon in Paris (too short, doesn't count)

DNF
The Ministry of Utmost Happiness
June: Pride Month (b-LGBTQIA)
*August Birthdays: Ray Bradbury (a-initials RAY BRADBURY


message 6: by Traci (last edited Aug 13, 2020 09:51AM) (new)

Traci (tracibartz) | 981 comments Books in July

Read
Heavy: An American Memoir
June: Father's Day (a-starts FATHER'S DAY)
*July: It's Winter Down South (c-TED winter list)
August: Back to school (a-new author)

Salt Houses
*June: Pride Month (a-rainbow)
June: Father's Day (a-starts FATHER'S DAY)
July: Halfway There! (a-pgs end in 2)
August: Back to School (a-new author)

Beach Read
June: Hit the Beach (a-yellow cover)
*June: Hit the Beach (b-goes to beach)
July: Summer Reading (c-list1)
August: Back to school (a-new author)

This Is How You Lose the Time War by Amal El-Mohtar (209 p)
*June: Pride Month (b-LGBTQIA)
June: Father's Day (a-starts FATHER'S DAY)
June: Hit the Beach (a-blue cover)
July: Summer Reading (b-pub July)
August Birthdays: Ray Bradbury (b-sci-fi)


The Bromance Book Club
*July: Halfway There! (a-pgs end in 2)
July: Summer reading (a-happy)
August: Back to school (a-new author)

Sons and Soldiers: The Untold Story of the Jews Who Escaped the Nazis and Returned with the U.S. Army to Fight Hitler
June: Anne Frank (a-WWII)
*July: Summer Reading (b-pub July)
August: Back to school (a-new author)

Followers
*August: Good Books (c-pub2020)
August: Back to school (a-new author)

The Sparrow
*July: Winter Down South (b-LET IT SNOW)

The Vanishing Half
*July: Halfway There! (c-twins)
August Birthdays: Ray Bradbury (a-initials RAY BRADBURY)

The Poet X
*July Birthdays: Pablo Neruda (c-free verse)

A Hope More Powerful Than the Sea: One Refugee's Incredible Story of Love, Loss, and Survival
*August: Back to school (a-new author)

Get a Life, Chloe Brown
*July: Summer Reading (a-happy)

Three Floors Up
Not for a prompt

The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes
August: Back to School (b-YA)

Plain Truth
*August: Good Books (a-favorite author)

White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism
*August Birthdays: Ray Bradbury (a-initials RAY BRADBURY)

What It Means When a Man Falls from the Sky
*August Birthdays: Ray Bradbury (c-short stories)

The Fifth Season
*July: Summer Reading (c-list3)


message 7: by Traci (last edited Aug 31, 2020 02:40PM) (new)

Traci (tracibartz) | 981 comments Books in August

Read
The Obelisk Gate
August: Good Books (b-next in series)

George and Lizzie
(not for a prompt)

We Have Always Been Here: A Queer Muslim Memoir
June: Pride Month (b-LGBTQIA+ protagonist)
*June: Pride Month (c-Lambda Literary Award)

The Stone Sky
*August Birthdays: Ray Bradbury (b-sci-fi)

Resistance Women
*August: Drive (a-car)

The Importance of Being Earnest
(too short)

The Second Coming of Mavala Shikongo)
*July: It's Winter Down South (a-setting S. hemisphere)

A Room of One's Own
*June: Anne Frank (b-pub 1900 - 1950)

No-No Boy
*August: Back to School (c-AP Lit)

The Bees
(not for a prompt)

Tweet Cute
(not for a prompt)

An Artist of the Floating World
(not for a prompt)

The Diary of a Young Girl: The Definitive Edition
June: Anne Frank (c-Diary of Anne Frank)


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