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BarbaraJean
The Keep | Jennifer Egan
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Both surreal & puzzling, this wasn‘t what I expected—but I really enjoyed the ride. At first, we follow Danny as he arrives in Eastern Europe to help his cousin renovate a castle, their reunion bringing up memories of childhood he‘d rather forget. There‘s a framing narrative woven throughout that made me question the first narrative, and the way both stories twist & turn, then wrap around & collapse into each other, is fascinating & so well done.

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slategreyskies
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I really enjoyed this book. I would describe the storytelling as a book with a plot on at a slow simmer. It took its time getting to the end, but I loved that about it.

Pic because #LitsyHumor

Avanders 😆😆 2w
Tamra OMG perfection! 2w
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JenReadsAlot
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Watched the documentary Secrets of Highclere Castle. #TIL the real family living in the house of Downton Abbey.
#nfnov
@Clwojick @rsteve388

rsteve388 Finished a documentary, TIL and the post so 9 pts 2w
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veritysalter
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#GratefulReads - Day One - #LookingForwardToReading I have a more modest pile for November, as it‘s a month full of birthdays in our house.

kezzlou85 Love the Read more books sign. 3w
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks So pretty 🧡🧡 3w
emmaturi The Familiars is very good 3w
OriginalCyn620 Love the sign! 📚 2w
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BarbaraJean
The Keep | Jennifer Egan
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I completed my Goodreads challenge when I finished this book last night! I showed it to my husband and he said: “Oh, that‘s a bummer. You‘ve maxed out and now you can‘t read any more books till January.” 🤪🤣

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 🎊🎉🙌🏻 3w
TheLibrarian Congrats!! And that sounds like something my husband would say! 3w
Graciouswarriorprincess Congratulations! 3w
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Daisey Congratulations! 🎉 3w
Chrissyreadit Congratulations!! 3w
JoScho 🥳💜🥳💜🥳 3w
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irrelevance10
I Capture the Castle | Dodie Smith
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This book was remarkably heartwarming and funny. It was such a joy to read. I would describe it as Austen-esque with a dose of realism. I really dug it.

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hes7
Haunted Castle on Hallows Eve | Mary Pope Osborne
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Mehso-so

Summoned to restore order in a castle, Jack and Annie take another magical adventure to Camelot. It‘s a decent, but very quick story and made me nostalgic for childhood reading.

+20 for a book related to Halloween

+1 for #ScaryScavengerHunt: About Halloween ✔️

#TeamSlaughter #Scarathlon

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Penny_LiteraryHoarders
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This one worked nicely to pull me out of a tiny slump I was feeling!

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Camrynm
Knights and Castles | Mary Pope Osborne, Will Osborne
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Magic Tree House: Knights and Castles is a wonderful F novel written by Will and Mary Pope Osborne that could be used for a LC in your 1-5 classes. This novel brings you on the crazy adventure with Jack and Annie as they try and get their questions answered about knights and castles. Come along on this wild ride and learn about knights, castles, and everything in between! #UCFLAE3414F19

Camrynm The EL strategy I would use with this adventurous novel would be 29: Offer a variety of reference materials at the students‘ instructional level
for independent use. Learning about knights and castles can be a bit confusing for some students, so it is important to make sure students have plenty of reference materials. The UDL principle I would use would be 2.1: Clarify vocabulary and symbols. Students can pick out confusing vocabulary words while
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Camrynm working in the LC. This lesson plan is great for your elementary classroom: https://www.mthclassroomadventures.org/application/files/4614/8605/3360/MTHFT02-... 1mo
MarkZalewski The magic treehouse books are excellent for students getting into reading! 1mo
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BRaulerson Great book to engage the students in a fun and adventurous story while learning parts of history along the way! 1mo
kgarzon There are a lot of big vocabulary in these type of magic tree house historical book! Great choice! 1mo
maciforster I loved that series when I was younger!! I think it would be awesome to create a mini treehouse corner when students are reading it!! 1mo
ccipriati I LOVE magic tree house books. I still read them today! 1mo
YvetteE My oldest son is a Magic Tree House fan! We will read this one soon! Children love to imagine historical times, and these books encourage students to reflect and explore events that happened long ago. 1mo
Erinehart These books use to be my favorite when I was in elementary school! 4w
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