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who is doing the reading challenge this summer

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ShallowWaterFish Tue 29-Jul-08 20:49:36

and god who is it a challenge for?! soudns ok - 6 books
but its liek 5 a day
its at elast ONE too many

ShallowWaterFish Tue 29-Jul-08 20:53:24

none of you illiterates?

ShallowWaterFish Tue 29-Jul-08 20:54:54

i bet marina is
and roisin balrdy did it in a day.
kerrymums ds wrote it and 100 times ds let his dog do it for him

MaloryDontDiveItsShallow Tue 29-Jul-08 20:57:02

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BreeVanderCampLGJ Tue 29-Jul-08 20:57:07

We will be doing it.

ShallowWaterFish Tue 29-Jul-08 20:57:38

oph GOD you are good
i just shuffeld mine upstairs to get on wiht it
their school wins every year the regional thign sothere is pressure

MaloryDontDiveItsShallow Tue 29-Jul-08 21:00:57

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ShallowWaterFish Tue 29-Jul-08 21:01:25

the thing is they older they get the LONGEr the books get

MrsWeasley Tue 29-Jul-08 21:02:38

Its part of our summer holiday rituals. grin

We start on time and panic towards the end grin

MaloryDontDiveItsShallow Tue 29-Jul-08 21:03:55

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flack Tue 29-Jul-08 21:24:23

OH heavens, we are doing it, but I hate it. DD went into panic because she lost her TeamRead sheet and we had to get another, then they had to put the stickers on right away in the library (meanwhile, 4yo running around manically, and baby squawking for food). Using the self-service check out I discover one of the books DD ordered has come in, so I have to queue up again to speak to librarian while trying to control 4yo and baby and others...

I lugged about 30 books home in a heavy backpack from the library today, last thing I need is some scheme to encourage DC to make extra library visits.

Hulababy Tue 29-Jul-08 21:27:58

DD is doing the Team Read, reading challenge at our local library. She has read books 1 and 2 so far, and we really do need to return to the library sometime this week to get them changed - might try and fit it in in the morning. 4 more to go. Need to make more effort to actually go to the library - that bit would help her do it quicker!

Bink Tue 29-Jul-08 21:31:53

Thanks for the reminder!
We love it. We are quite keen. And a bit earnest.

ShallowWaterFish Tue 29-Jul-08 21:57:38

oh we haev loads of books aroudn to read
its just gettign it done

OldGregg Tue 29-Jul-08 21:59:26

My DCs love this - they did the Big Wild Read last year and loved getting their certificates presented at school.

They've read first 2 books and we got a whole heap of new books out yesterday. The trick is to rent a DVD for them because then you HAVE to go back the following week or you get a huge fine and wish you'd bought the damned film at Woolies in the first place!

Hulababy Wed 30-Jul-08 12:03:34

Well, we managed to get to the library today so DD now proudly has her bronze stickers, and has another two Team read books to start on.

Marina Wed 30-Jul-08 12:07:34

We are cod!
Dd is keener than ds - we are talking Spot the Dog stuff for her of course
Agree with you fish, the books are around, the offspring are willing, it is reminding ds to be a bit structured about it rather than just endlessly re-reading favourite chapters from Artemis sodding Fowl

ShallowWaterFish Wed 30-Jul-08 13:37:11

right ds3 is ONE book donw

Bramshott Wed 30-Jul-08 13:46:03

We have two books and I was feeling smug, but then I realised we are going away this weekend and back 18 Aug so the pressure will be on!

ShallowWaterFish Wed 30-Jul-08 13:46:37

it lasts tilt eh 20th i am pelased to see

Hulababy Wed 30-Jul-08 13:47:50

20th of?? Augut=st or September?

ShallowWaterFish Wed 30-Jul-08 13:48:26


ShallowWaterFish Wed 30-Jul-08 13:49:33

ds3 disocevred htis range

MaloryDontDiveItsShallow Wed 30-Jul-08 13:51:39

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batters Wed 30-Jul-08 13:56:46

do librarians wear funny clothes?

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