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LitFam
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Can a story be classified as “coming of age” if the protagonist is in his sixties? Rachel Joyce beautifully expresses the deep desires and unspoken hurts of Harold and Maureen Fry, driven apart twenty years earlier by pain and tragedy they could not face. Harold‘s journey brings him through strength and fear, memory and loss, fame and oblivion. Though none of us has walked 500 miles in his shoes, we have all been on a pilgrimage of our own.

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gby0822
The Alchemist | Paulo Coelho
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“It‘s true; life really is generous to those who pursue their destiny, the boy thought.” #YearofSpirituality #TheAlchemist #Destiny #Manifestation

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VoraciousMind
The Alchemist | Paulo Coelho
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I wished I loved it as much as everyone else did. But there are so many better books out there. So much better literature available. I wonder if it is because people don‘t go back far enough, read older books, better books written about destiny. But that‘s me. Please don‘t let that keep you from reading it as many others have loved it. I just was not impressed at all. I was actually bored.

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Mwinship
Journey | Aaron Becker
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Journey is a Caldecott honor F wordless picture book by Aaron Becker. This book follows a young girl and her “journey” through a fantasy land. I believe this book would be great for a RT and for my students to create a script because there are no words in this book. Students can take turns being the narrators and the little girl main character.

Mwinship This website includes teaching ideas and resources that go along with this book including a book trailer:https://www.teachingideas.co.uk/library/books/journey
The EL strategy 2 and UDL guideline 7.1 about cooperation and individual choice align with this book and RT lesson I would like to do along with it. #UCFLAE3414F19
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ChrisC The cover itself has me interested but I do like how it sounds. Can‘t wait to try it. 7d
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cassandram
Journey | Aaron Becker
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Journey by Aaron Becker is a F book that has won a Caldecott. It shows the journey of Josephine creating a magic world with just a red marker. What‘s interesting about this hook is that it does not contain words but just beautiful images our her journey. I think this would be great for a LC because students could share the imagination with one another on what they think is happening in the story. #ucflae3414f19

cassandram A site that could be useful is https://www.storybreathing.com/journey/. It shares a video version of the book and the creation of the book from the author. It then could provide students with examples on how with just images the author creates a beautiful story. 1w
cassandram I would apply UDL 1.1 by offering ways the students could customize what is happening in the wordless story. This would be great with ESOL strategy 10 by paring and sharing with other students what they think is happening in the story. 1w
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Lazy_Day_Reads
The Alchemist | Paulo Coelho

Just finished my second read. First read was around 2010ish. Amazing how I received a different view from the the book this time.

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emmaturi
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Pickpick

This was a lovely book. One morning Harold Fry receives a letter from an ex work colleague with some bad news. It starts a pilgrimage to see this person by walking from Devon to Berwick Upon Tweed. On the way he meets lots of people and has time to do lots of self reflection about himself and his life. #bookcovers

BarbaraBB I enjoyed this one so much more than I expected 💕 1w
emmaturi Have you read The Music Shop? That is also good! @BarbaraBB 1w
BarbaraBB No I haven‘t but I have been meaning to! 1w
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TheBee
American Journals | Albert Camus, Hugh Levick
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I love Camus and enjoyed reading about his travels to North- and South America. Descriptive, reflective calm writing. #camus #america #travelliterature #diary #journal #french #extstentialism #thestranger #frenchliterature #journey #travelling

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Readswithcoffee
The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane | Kate DiCamillo, Bagram Ibatoulline
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As I was listening, I kept thinking, “Why haven‘t I heard of this book. I would have LOVED reading this to my kids.” Answer: It wasn‘t published until my kids were past that stage. This is a sweet, heartwarming story of a china rabbit learning about life and love. Judith Ivey, narrator, brings the characters to life. A big THANK YOU to @Addison_Reads for recommending this book.

Readswithcoffee P.S. THIS is what I like about Litsy. I‘m fairly certain I would not have read this book without a recommendation. 2w
Addison_Reads I'm so happy you loved it. 💚 I've read this with my nieces and nephews and they loved it too. It's such a heartwarming book. 2w
Addison_Reads @Readswithcoffee I didn't discover this book until I was in my 20s and when I finished reading it I sent it to my mom. She loved it too. It's one of my favorite books to share with people because no matter your age, Edward Tulane is timeless. 2w
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Kaila-ann
The Hike | Drew Magary
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October wrap up, just a couple of days late 🤫😉. The tagged book and Heart: A History were my favorites for this month.

Books: 6
Audio: 2
Pages: 2,480

#octoberwrapup #wrapup #octoberstats #bookstats #pagesread #monthlystats

Riveted_Reader_Melissa I‘ll have to try that one, I loved Lab Girl! 2w
Kaila-ann @Riveted_Reader_Melissa I enjoyed lab girl too - more the bits of her life more than the in depth science but overall a pick. Definitely made me want to plant some trees in the backyard. 2w
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