My Kids Book Adventures #1

Mallorie (she’s my 8 year old) loves to read. I’ll probably mention her the most because she is the biggest book lover out of my kids. (I think I’m gonna try and make this a frequent thing. I am in awe of her love of reading and I like to talk about it) While I was looking through WordPress she saw the House Cup Challenge and immediately decided she wanted to try it.

We spent two hours going through and making her a tbr. Naturally she couldn’t use books she already had checked out we had to come up with all new books. If you don’t know what the House Cup Challenge is you can find out more information here. The challenge is over but she’s 8 and isn’t blogging about it (though I could see her starting one).

Year One: The Boxcar Children
Year Two: The Friendship Code
Year Three: Dancing Through Fire
Year Four: A Very Babymouse Christmas
Year Five: Wonder
Year Six: The Near Witch
Year Seven: Box Top Dreams

Gryffindor: Read a book with an epic hero/heroine – Harry Potter & The Sorcerer’s Stone
Hufflepuff: Read a book that contains a strong friendship- The Secret Garden
Ravenclaw: Read a book that revolves around a mystery- Marty Frye
Slytherin: Read a book set in a dystopian world – Among the Hidden
AstronomyClass: Read a book set in outer space – In the Window Room
Care of Magical Creatures: Read a book that features an animal or magical/mythical creature- Black Beauty
Tri-Wizard Tournament: Read a book that includes a competition – High School Musical Turn Up the Heat
Occlumency: Read a book about a character with magical abilities or superpowers – Alison the Art Fairy
Death Eater: Read a book told from the POV of a villain – A Series of Unfortunate Events
Platform 9 3/4: Read a book that features travel – Alice in Wonderland
Time Turner: Read a book set in the future or past – The Magic Treehouse
Fantastic Beasts: Read a spin-off to a beloved series – Dorothy Must Die
Dumbledore’s Army: Buddy-read a book with a friend or group – Moby Dick

Yeah you read that last one right. Moby FREAKING Dick. And guess who gets to read it with her…. ME. I was content on just leaving it on my TBR forever but nope. She came up with the choices all on her own. We used goodreads for most of it and then she started hunting my shelves and picked some random books to read. I love that she’s going to do this and that since she’s not officially doing it or anything there’s no time restraints. I don’t want her to stress out over not finishing in time. I want her to enjoy it and have fun which is the point of the challenges to begin with.

Wish her (and me) luck!


4 thoughts on “My Kids Book Adventures #1

    1. Yeah she’s excited for Moby Dick because she knows I haven’t read it and that means I get to read with her. I honestly thought it would be one of those books that just sat on my tbr forever.


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