This “book” has little envelopes along the inside of the cover, with prizes inside for each reading challenge that you complete. If you read a graphic novel, you get a pad of notepaper that says “Books>Everything Else”! Each challenge has some sort of little prize, bookmark, notebook, coaster, keychain, button, or card.
I love the bright design of the challenges and prizes. The artwork is really attractive and fun! All the prizes are so cool! This definitely got me excited about reading, because I wanted to open each little envelope and find the surprise inside, and I was not disappointed!
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm by Kate Douglas Wiggin 4 out of 5 stars Rebecca leaves her home at Sunnybrook Farm to move in with her two aunts, Miranda and Jane. With many little brothers and sisters at home with her mother, Rebecca hopes to get a good education and be able to support the family someday. But Aunt Miranda is terribly strict, and Rebecca must find consolation with her more compassionate Aunt Jane.
I have always loved this sweet story about a smart girl growing up in the middle of nowhere. Rebecca has imagination and cleverness far beyond anyone else in her little country town. But she learns to appreciate the kindness and neighborliness of the people around her.
Young Jonathan is a seagull who longs to unravel the secrets of flight, but the other seagulls only care about simple basic flight, enough to get them to food and shelter. Jonathan is banished from his flock for practicing and perfecting aerial tricks, high speed turns, and low-level glides. He finds a higher purpose in his love of flying, but the other birds don’t understand his obsession with flight.