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Marietta’s 2009 Children’s Chapter Book Challenge

Marietta from has a 2009 Children’s Chapter Book Challenge for everyone! This challenge is open to everyone, and you can join in at any time! Here’s the scoop from Marietta’s email on ChildLit:

  • Read one chapter book per month!
  • You can join this challenge at any time during the year!
  • Either you read the book with your children or your child reads the book by himself (or herself).
  • At the end of the month, report the following information to Marietta in the form of a comment on her blog!

    First name and age of reader/readers:
    Book Title:
    Illustrator (if there is one):
    Rate the book on a scale from 1-10 with 10 being the best.
    Give the book 1-5 stars with 5 being the best.
    One sentence (or more) of what you liked about the book.
    One sentence (or more) of what you didn’t like about the book.

    Here’s what a sample report will look like:
    First name of reader/readers: Marietta (Mommy), J.P.(8yo) and Will (6 yo)
    Book Title: My Father’s Dragon
    Author: Ruth Stiles Gannett
    Illustrator: Gannett
    Marietta-9, J.P.- 10., Will-10
    Marietta-*** **, J.P. *****, Will-*****
    Marietta: I loved the unique storyline and how my boys were completely enthralled with this book! J.P.- The adventure! Will- That Elmer saved the dragon. Marietta: Some of the animals were really mean. J.P.-I liked
    everything about the book. Will: I did too!

So, if you want to sign up for the Children’s Chapter Book Challenge, please do so by leaving a comment on her blog! You can simply sign up OR sign up and let us know what book you will be reading for the month of January!

Readers, I love challenges, but they can be difficult to remember to do. I’m off to take a nap after my very fine fun and friendly frolic last night. When I’m conscious, I’ll look to see if there are other challenges we can do together.


  1. Dear Diane,

    Thank you for posting about my 2009 Children’s Chapter Book Challenge! I’ve had several referals from your site!

    I appreciate your encouragement and support!