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message 1: by Lanelle, Production Chief (last edited Jan 29, 2015 06:50AM) (new)

Lanelle | 13227 comments Mod
Canada's Maple Leaf flag was inaugurated as its national flag at an official ceremony on February 15, 1965.

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The usual rules apply: no page limits, you can base your challenge on one task or several, and you can read as many or as few as you want. Re-reads are okay. Don't forget to rate and date your book.

Duration: February 1 - 28, 2015

1. The Maple Leaf flag replaced the Canadian Red Ensign, which had been in use since 1868. Read a book written during the 1800s.

2. A maple leaf is on the Canadian penny. Read a book about someone who is poor or needs money.

3. A single red maple leaf on a field of white has been on the outfits of all Canadian Olympic athletes since 1904. Read a book about an athlete.

4. The Maple Leaf flag was designed by George Stanley, a Dean of Arts at the Royal Military College. Read a book about a college student.

5. The two red borders are based on the Royal Military College's flag. Read a book about a military member, active duty or discharged.

6. The red leaf has 11 points. Read a book with a number in the title.

7. Prime Minister Lester Pearson formed a 15-member committee in 1963 to select a design for a national flag. Read a book where an important decision is made.

8. The new design received a passing vote in the House of Commons on December 15, 1964. Read a book set during the month of December.

9. Two days later it was approved by the Senate. Read the second book in a series.

10. Elizabeth II, Queen of Canada, publicly announced that Canada had a new flag on January 28, 1965. Read a book with royalty in it.

11. In 1867, Alexander Muir composed "The Maple Leaf Forever", which became an unofficial anthem. Read a book where there is singing.

12. The Maple Leaf was added to the Canadian coat of arms in 1921. Read a book written in the 1900s.


message 2: by Taya (last edited Feb 21, 2015 02:49PM) (new)

Taya | 280 comments IN!

4/5 READ

3. Read a book about an athlete.
Winging It 2/21 ★★★★1/2

4. Read a book about a college student.
Ex Equals 2/18

5. Read a book about a military member, active duty or discharged.
Drive Your Truck 2/9 ★★★

8. Read a book set during the month of December.

9. Read the second book in a series.
Guns n' Boys: Homicidal Instinct 2/1


message 3: by Barbara ★ (last edited Mar 01, 2015 05:28AM) (new)

Barbara ★ | 1873 comments I'm in for at least 5.


READ: 7/5

✔2. A maple leaf is on the Canadian penny. Read a book about someone who is poor or needs money.
Dead Case in Deadwood (Deadwood, #3) by Ann Charles Dead Case in Deadwood - Ann Charles 2/8

✔5. The two red borders are based on the Royal Military College's flag. Read a book about a military member, active duty or discharged.
The Saint (Highland Guard, #5) by Monica McCarty The Saint - Monica McCarty (Scottish military) 2/28

✔6. The red leaf has 11 points. Read a book with a number in the title.
206 Bones (Temperance Brennan, #12) by Kathy Reichs 206 Bones - Kathy Reichs 2/14

✔7. Prime Minister Lester Pearson formed a 15-member committee in 1963 to select a design for a national flag. Read a book where an important decision is made.
Absolution (Penton Legacy, #2) by Susannah Sandlin Absolution - Susannah Sandlin 2/5

✔8. The new design received a passing vote in the House of Commons on December 15, 1964. Read a book set during the month of December.
Festive in Death (In Death, #39) by J.D. Robb Festive in Death - J.D. Robb 2/16

✔9. Two days later it was approved by the Senate. Read the second book in a series.
Scarlet (Dead World, #2) by Jordan Summers Scarlet - Jordan Summers 2/7

✔10. Elizabeth UK, Queen of Canada, publicly announced that Canada had a new flag on January 28, 1965. Read a book with royalty in it.
Seraphina (Seraphina, #1) by Rachel Hartman Seraphina - Rachel Hartman 2/28

CHALLENGE COMPLETE


message 4: by Rissa (last edited Feb 22, 2015 03:05PM) (new)

Rissa | 426 comments In for this one, too! :)

The Challenge Factory
What Happened on February 15, 1965?

Complete at least 6 of the tasks.
FINISHED 2/16/2015

1. The Maple Leaf flag replaced the Canadian Red Ensign, which had been in use since 1868. Read a book written during the 1800s . Necropolis finished 2/1/2015 5☆

2. A maple leaf is on the Canadian penny. Read a book about someone who is poor or needs money . Restless Spirits finished 2/7/2015 5☆

3. A single red maple leaf on a field of white has been on the outfits of all Canadian Olympic athletes since 1904. Read a book about an athlete . Diary of a Teenage Taxidermist finished 2/15/2015 4☆

4. The Maple Leaf flag was designed by George Stanley, a Dean of Arts at the Royal Military College. Read a book about a college student . Rentboy finished 2/16/2015 4☆

5. The two red borders are based on the Royal Military College's flag. Read a book about a military member, active duty or discharged . The Guy From Glamour finished 2/11/2015 4☆

6. The red leaf has 11 points. Read a book with a number in the title . Chapter Five and the Axe-Wielding Maniac finished 2/10/2015 3☆

7. Prime Minister Lester Pearson formed a 15-member committee in 1963 to select a design for a national flag. Read a book where an important decision is made . Through A Fog finished 2/1/2015 4☆

8. The new design received a passing vote in the House of Commons on December 15, 1964. Read a book set during the month of December . Unintended finished 2/2/2015 3☆

9. Two days later it was approved by the Senate. Read the second book in a series . Cockstrut finished 2/4/2015 4☆

10. Elizabeth UK, Queen of Canada, publicly announced that Canada had a new flag on January 28, 1965. Read a book with royalty in it . Ivan the Heartless finished 2/1/2015 5☆

11. In 1867, Alexander Muir composed "The Maple Leaf Forever", which became an unofficial anthem. Read a book where there is singing . Magic Comes to Alphabet City finished 2/1/2015 5☆

12. The Maple Leaf was added to the Canadian coat of arms in 1921. Read a book written in the 1900s.


message 5: by NayNay (last edited Feb 19, 2015 04:40PM) (new)

NayNay What Happened on February 15, 1965?
Duration:
February 1/15 - February 28/15

1. Read a book written during the 1800s.
Things Half in Shadow by Alan Finn Things Half in Shadow by Alan Finn 02/08/15 *****

2. Read a book about someone who is poor or needs money.
A Love Most Dangerous by Martin Lake A Love Most Dangerous by Martin Lake 02/19/15 ***

4. Read a book about a college student.
Wildalone by Krassi Zourkova Wildalone by Krassi Zourkova 02/06/15 ***

5. Read a book about a military member, active duty or discharged.
Land of Love and Drowning by Tiphanie Yanique Land of Love and Drowning by Tiphanie Yanique 02/12/15 ***

6. Read a book with a number in the title.
The Last Wife of Henry VIII by Carolly Erickson The Last Wife of Henry VIII by Carolly Erickson 02/02/15 ****

7. Read a book where an important decision is made.
Cold Cold Heart by Tami Hoag Cold, Cold Heart by Tami Hoag 02/03/15 ****

8. Read a book set during the month of December.
For the Love of Books by Donna Reimel Robinson For the Love of Books by Donna Reimel Robinson 02/13/15 ****

9. Read the second book in a series.
The Price of Blood (The Emma of Normandy Trilogy, #2) by Patricia Bracewell The Price of Blood by Patricia Bracewell 02/09/15 *****

10. Read a book with royalty in it.
The May Bride by Suzannah Dunn The May Bride by Suzannah Dunn 02/01/15 ****

11. Read a book where there is singing.
Émilie's Voice by Susanne Dunlap Emilie's Voice by Susanne Dunlap 02/13/15 ***


Sallie(GeorgiaGirl) (shuga) | 56 comments Canada's Maple Leaf flag was inaugurated as its national flag at an official ceremony on February 15, 1965.

description

The usual rules apply: no page limits, you can base your challenge on one task or several, and you can read as many or as few as you want. Re-reads are okay. Don't forget to rate and date your book.

Duration: February 1 - 28, 2015

1. The Maple Leaf flag replaced the Canadian Red Ensign, which had been in use since 1868. Read a book written during the 1800s.

2. A maple leaf is on the Canadian penny. Read a book about someone who is poor or needs money.

3. A single red maple leaf on a field of white has been on the outfits of all Canadian Olympic athletes since 1904. Read a book about an athlete.

4. The Maple Leaf flag was designed by George Stanley, a Dean of Arts at the Royal Military College. Read a book about a college student.

5. The two red borders are based on the Royal Military College's flag. Read a book about a military member, active duty or discharged.

6. The red leaf has 11 points. Read a book with a number in the title.

7. Prime Minister Lester Pearson formed a 15-member committee in 1963 to select a design for a national flag. Read a book where an important decision is made.

8. The new design received a passing vote in the House of Commons on December 15, 1964. Read a book set during the month of December.

9. Two days later it was approved by the Senate. Read the second book in a series.

10. Elizabeth II, Queen of Canada, publicly announced that Canada had a new flag on January 28, 1965. Read a book with royalty in it.

11. In 1867, Alexander Muir composed "The Maple Leaf Forever", which became an unofficial anthem. Read a book where there is singing.

12. The Maple Leaf was added to the Canadian coat of arms in 1921. Read a book written in the 1900s.


message 7: by Jonquil (last edited Feb 20, 2015 02:10PM) (new)

Jonquil | 693 comments Books read: 12
DONE

2. someone needs money- to buy community center An Offer He Can't Refuse 2/1 ★★★★
5. about a military member, active duty The Escape 2/7 ★★★★★
6. a number in the title Every Boy's Got One 2/2 ★★★
The One That Got Away 2/13 ★★★
7. where an important decision is made If the Shoe Fits 2/8 ★★★★
Ghost Seer 2/19 ★★★
9. second book in a series Dead Girls Don't Wear Diamonds 2/6 ★★★
10. royalty in it King, Princess, Queen All Fall Down 2/1 ★★★★
11. there is singing--main character is drag queen who sings her performance songs Provincetown Follies, Bangkok Blues 2/1 ★★★
12. written in the 1900s 1988 Zodiac 2/11 ★★★★
1969 The Arctic Patrol Mystery 2/19 ★★★
1995 Dying to Get Published 2/13 ★★


message 8: by Lanelle, Production Chief (last edited Feb 23, 2015 10:11PM) (new)

Lanelle | 13227 comments Mod
I think I've been neglecting my older books lately. I'm going to focus my challenge this month on number 12 - read a book written in the 1900s.

1. 1998 - Just a Memory 2/4/15 ***
2. 1989 - A Lady's Point of View 2/2/15 ***
3. 1982 - A Season for the Heart 2/16/15 ****
4. 1941 - Faro's Daughter 2/23/15 ****
5.


message 9: by Susan A (last edited Feb 16, 2015 09:19AM) (new)

Susan A | 1622 comments What Happened on February 15, 1965?
7/7 COMPLETE


2. needs money: The Mating of Michael Feb 15 ★★★
3. athlete: Double Full Feb 14 ★★
5. military: Only Love Feb 13 ★★★★
6. number: Red Dirt Heart 4 Feb 8 ★★★★★
7. decision: Understanding Jeremy Feb 6 ★★★★
9. 2nd in series: The Enlightenment of Daniel Feb 6 ★★★
10. royalty: Consorting With Dragons Feb 3 ★★★★★


The Mating of Michael (Sex in Seattle, #3) by Eli Easton Double Full (Nice Guys, #1) by Kindle Alexander Only Love (Only Love #1) by Garrett Leigh Red Dirt Heart 4 (Red Dirt, #4) by N.R. Walker Understanding Jeremy (Discovering Me, #2) by A.M. Arthur The Enlightenment of Daniel (Sex in Seattle #2) by Eli Easton Consorting With Dragons by Sera Trevor


message 10: by Mirliz (new)

Mirliz | 98 comments What Happened on February 15, 1965?
Duration:
2.1.2015 - 2.28.2015


Completed: 0/3


message 11: by Leslie (last edited Feb 14, 2015 08:44AM) (new)

Leslie | 757 comments I will see what I can find on my shelves
1800's - Beauty and the Baron 2/13
Someone poor or needs money - The Accidental Wedding 2/6
about an athlete - Perfect Summer 2/4
a number in the title - Six Months in Montana 2/10
an important decision - Bride by Mistake 2/9
month of December - The Private Eye 2/12
2nd book in a series - His Captive Lady 2/5
with royalty - The Stolen Princess 2/5


message 12: by Book Concierge (last edited Feb 19, 2015 09:52AM) (new)

Book Concierge (tessabookconcierge) | 2345 comments What Happened on February 15, 1965?
Begins: 01Feb15 / Ends: 28Feb15



6 completed


1. The Maple Leaf flag replaced the Canadian Red Ensign, which had been in use since 1868. Read a book written during the 1800s.

2. The Canadian penny - Read a book about someone who is poor - The Camel Bookmobile ✔ – 04Feb15

3. A single red maple leaf on a field of white has been on the outfits of all Canadian Olympic athletes since 1904. Read a book about an athlete.

4. George Stanley - Read a book about a college student. - Anne of the Island ✔ – 10 Feb 15

5. Based on the Royal Military College's flag Read a book about a military member - The Yellow Birds ✔ – 13 Feb 15

6. The red leaf has 11 points. Read a book with a number in the title.

7. 15-member committee selected design Read a book where an important decision is made. - The Last Lecture ✔ – 17 Feb 15

8. The new design received a passing vote in the House of Commons on December 15, 1964. Read a book set during the month of December.

9. Two days later it was approved by the Senate. Read the second book in a series.

10. Elizabeth II - Read a book with royalty in it. - King Azaz the Unabridged in The Phantom Tollbooth ✔ – 14 Feb 15

11. An unofficial anthem Read a book where there is singing. - The New Yorkers ✔ – 13 Feb 15

12. The Maple Leaf was added to the Canadian coat of arms in 1921. Read a book written in the 1900s.


message 13: by Susan A (new)

Susan A | 1622 comments Complete, post 9.

Thank for hosting this challenge!


message 14: by Lanelle, Production Chief (new)

Lanelle | 13227 comments Mod
You're welcome.


message 15: by Suzanne (last edited Feb 23, 2015 12:16PM) (new)

Suzanne (esmerelda1) | 1415 comments The Challenge Factory
What Happened on February 15, 1965?
Duration:
2/1/2015 - 2/28/2015

Progress: 3 out of 1+

1. The Maple Leaf flag replaced the Canadian Red Ensign, which had been in use since 1868. Read a book written during the 1800s.

2. A maple leaf is on the Canadian penny. Read a book about someone who is poor or needs money.

3. A single red maple leaf on a field of white has been on the outfits of all Canadian Olympic athletes since 1904. Read a book about an athlete.

4. The Maple Leaf flag was designed by George Stanley, a Dean of Arts at the Royal Military College. Read a book about a college student.

5. The two red borders are based on the Royal Military College's flag: Read a book about a military member, active duty or discharged:
Saga Deluxe Edition, Volume 1 by Brian K. Vaughan - ***** - 2/21/2015 - 504 Pages

6. The red leaf has 11 points. Read a book with a number in the title.

7. Prime Minister Lester Pearson formed a 15-member committee in 1963 to select a design for a national flag: Read a book where an important decision is made:
Jemima J by Jane Green - ***** - 2/18/2015 - 373 Pages

8. The new design received a passing vote in the House of Commons on December 15, 1964. Read a book set during the month of December.

9. Two days later it was approved by the Senate. Read the second book in a series.

10. Elizabeth II, Queen of Canada, publicly announced that Canada had a new flag on January 28, 1965: Read a book with royalty in it:
A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin - ***** - 2/1/2015 - 835 Pages

11. In 1867, Alexander Muir composed "The Maple Leaf Forever", which became an unofficial anthem. Read a book where there is singing.

12. The Maple Leaf was added to the Canadian coat of arms in 1921. Read a book written in the 1900s.

A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1) by George R.R. Martin Jemima J. by Jane Green Saga Deluxe Edition, Volume 1 by Brian K. Vaughan


message 16: by NayNay (new)

NayNay finished...happy reading!

1. Read a book written during the 1800s.
Things Half in Shadow by Alan Finn Things Half in Shadow by Alan Finn 02/08/15 *****

2. Read a book about someone who is poor or needs money.
A Love Most Dangerous by Martin Lake A Love Most Dangerous by Martin Lake 02/19/15 ***

4. Read a book about a college student.
Wildalone by Krassi Zourkova Wildalone by Krassi Zourkova 02/06/15 ***

5. Read a book about a military member, active duty or discharged.
Land of Love and Drowning by Tiphanie Yanique Land of Love and Drowning by Tiphanie Yanique 02/12/15 ***

6. Read a book with a number in the title.
The Last Wife of Henry VIII by Carolly Erickson The Last Wife of Henry VIII by Carolly Erickson 02/02/15 ****

7. Read a book where an important decision is made.
Cold Cold Heart by Tami Hoag Cold, Cold Heart by Tami Hoag 02/03/15 ****

8. Read a book set during the month of December.
For the Love of Books by Donna Reimel Robinson For the Love of Books by Donna Reimel Robinson 02/13/15 ****

9. Read the second book in a series.
The Price of Blood (The Emma of Normandy Trilogy, #2) by Patricia Bracewell The Price of Blood by Patricia Bracewell 02/09/15 *****

10. Read a book with royalty in it.
The May Bride by Suzannah Dunn The May Bride by Suzannah Dunn 02/01/15 ****

11. Read a book where there is singing.
Émilie's Voice by Susanne Dunlap Emilie's Voice by Susanne Dunlap 02/13/15 ***


message 17: by Rissa (new)

Rissa | 426 comments Rissa wrote: "In for this one, too! :)

The Challenge Factory
What Happened on February 15, 1965?

Complete at least 6 of the tasks. FINISHED 2/16/2015

1. The Maple Leaf flag replaced the Canadian Red Ensi..."


Finished! Looking forward to next month's! :)


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