Dewey’s Readathon – April 2015 – Hours 6-9

I have finished reading the play Hobson's Choice by Harold Brighouse. This is a GCSE set text at my placement school and I thought it best that I read it so that when I work with Year 11, I can help them understand it. I thoroughly enjoyed reading it and loved the characters. It was … Continue reading Dewey’s Readathon – April 2015 – Hours 6-9

Dewey’s Readathon – April 2015 – Hours 4-5

I have now finished Brown Girl Dreaming. This is such a fantastic book! It is unusual in that it is a memoir that is written in free verse. It follows the life of the author from her birth and early months in Ohio, through to her mother moving the family back to her childhood home … Continue reading Dewey’s Readathon – April 2015 – Hours 4-5

Dewey’s Readathon – April 2015 – Hours 2-3

I've been chilling, drinking a ginger beer and reading Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson - an absolutely beautiful, engrossing auto-biographical book written in free-verse poetry. I am nearly done, but thought I would add a quick update and enter one of the mini-challenges. Readathon Mini-Challenge: Classic Words of Wisdom. from Allie @ A Literary … Continue reading Dewey’s Readathon – April 2015 – Hours 2-3