2016: Classic Children’s Literature April Project
Amanda over on Simpler Pastimes is hosting her annual Children’s Classic event, this year she has moved it to April. I have participated the previous two years so have been waiting for this years event to arrive. I missed the nomination and voting for the suggestions on the read-along book for the event. I can say that you should enjoy the selection, I happened to read it during the 2014 event and found it a fun read. I’ve still not figured out if my version was abridged or not. I will be interested to see what other have to say about their reading of the selection originally published in German.
During the month of April, read as many Children’s Classics as you wish and post about them on your blog and/or leave a comment on Simpler Pastimes event page.
For purposes of defining a classic, we are going with a book published prior to 1966 and appropriate for a young child to pre-teen age.
So what do I have in the works for this April…
- Young Fu of the Upper Yangtze for a prize winner, won the Newbery in 1933.
- A Ring of Endless Light for my L’Engle project that I started in 2015 and have extended into 2016 with some of her other works.
- The final vote isn’t in for the Juvenile Genre Book of the Month for my DWS Goodreads group. Options are: Five Little Peppers and How They Grew or Ballet Shoes
- Another group I participate in at Goodreads has a possible Book of the Month selection (still pending voting) that would work: The Little Mermaid