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Continental Reading ChallengeReading by the Month -https://www.bustle.com/articles/150602-13-books-with-numbers-in-the-title-from-1-to-13
https://worldsbeststory.com/blog/20-books-with-numbers-in-their-titles/
What's in a NameNetGalley/Edelweiss - Gold - 50 booksDealMeInShortStory
Where anthologies or authors are mentioned, will pick one story from the collection or by the authorOldSchoolKidLit
Strategic Reading Challenge
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Africa : Whats not yours is not yoursTwenty One Balloons (for January)The word ‘the’ used twice (The Secret By The Lake; The End Of The Day, The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time)The Wind in the Willows1A Rock Can Be (NG)Clubs Stories from Great Short Stories of the World (Reader's Digest)HeartsStories/Authors I love(includes some rereads)
- pick an unread short or a short not read for a long while by these authors
Award winnersTwenty One BalloonsMonth One – Africa & More
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Antarctica: Up to this PointeOne Fish, Two FishA fruit or vegetable (The Guernsey Literary And Potato Peel Pie Society; The Particular Sadness Of Lemon Cake)2Everybody's Somewhere (NG)AceThe Secret Life of Walter Mitty by ThurberAceSaki Books you loved in childhoodThe Wind in the willowsRead a book written by an author born in an African country.Whats not yours is not yours
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Three Blind Mice (Agatha Christie)A shape (The Ninth Circle, The Square Root Of Summer, Circle Of Friends)3The World's Biggest Fart (Ews)Kingwild cardKingWildePublished prior to 1945Pollyanna 1913 - http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/1450Read a book that teaches you how to problem solve.The Book of Think - Marilyn Burns
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A title that begins with Z – can be after ‘The’ or ‘A’ (Zen In The Art Of Writing; The Zookeeper’s Wife, Zelda)4Know-Nonsense Guide to Grammar (Ews)Queen
God sees the Truth but waits' by TolstoyQueen
“The Ransom of Red Chief” (1910) O' Henry - read at http://storyoftheweek.loa.org/2011/08/ransom-of-red-chief.htmlRead a book that teaches you how to think critically.Everything All At Once
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A nationality (Anna And The French Kiss; How To Be A Kosovan Bride; Norwegian Wood)5Know-Nonsense Guide to Measurements(Ews)JackLuzina take a Holiday' by Gabrielle RoyJackPoeAnimal storiesIsland of the Blue DolphinsRead a book that teaches you how to become more creative.Drawing your Life - Michael Nobbs
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A season (White Truffles In Winter; The Spring Of Kasper Meier; The Summer Queen; Before I Fall; The Autumn Throne)6Know-Nonsense Guide to Money (NG)10Who Cares? by Santha Rama Rau10Rudyard Kipling
Required reading (classics or other books typically assigned in school)Read a book that teaches you how to make better decisions.The Smart Solution Book
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79Trevor (wild card)9Ruskin Bond
Family storiesEach week, read a technology article from a well-respected journal/magazine.
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88The Leader of the People by Steinbeck8HawthorneNonfictionMonth Two - Antarctica
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97The Bet by Anton Chekov7Dahl School storiesRead a book set in Antarctica.Upto this pointe
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106You were Perfectly Fine by Dorothy Parker6Premchand MysteriesRead a book that teaches you strategies to manage people.read articles mentioned in the invisble mentor and tried out the mindtools test https://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/newTMM_36.htm
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5Just Lather, that's all by Hernanda Tellez5Tagore Published in the year (or decade) of your birthRead a book that helps you to become better at collaborating with others.article read - http://blog.schoolspecialty.com/furniture/advancing-critical-21st-century-skills-collaborative-learning/
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4The Open Boat by Stephen Crane4Carver Winter storiesRead a book on emotional intelligence.Emotional Intelligence Pocketbook
By: Gill Hasson

http://0-proquest.safaribooksonline.com.catalog.sjlibrary.org/book/emotional-intelligence/9780857087300/firstchapter
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3Tagore's My Lord, the Baby3H.G.WellsRead a book that teaches you strategies to excel at serving others.Be our Guest
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2Nightingale Maxim Gorky2Isaac AsimovMonth Three – Asia & More
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SpadesList from an online source
(https://mic.com/articles/94552/13-short-stories-from-classic-novelists-you-can-read-over-lunch#.I5ApNkSXX)
and from goodreads/and other deal me in lists
DiamondsPoetry/Essays/Plays and from https://mic.com/articles/90453/14-brilliant-pieces-of-literature-you-can-read-in-the-time-it-takes-to-eat-lunch#.E9F0dO4zJRead a book written by an author born in Asia.Lucky Boy/Ghachar Ghochar
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Acewild cardAce“The Figure a Poem Makes,” Robert Frost, from Collected Poems
http://www.mrbauld.com/frostfig.html
Read a book that teaches you negotiation techniques.how to talk so kids will listen and listen so kids will talk
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2. 'Shooting an Elephant' by George Orwell
KingLetters from a Nut by Ted NancyRead a book that teaches you cognitive flexibility.
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3. 'A Sound of Thunder' by Ray Bradbury
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Morals and Emotions' Or other essay from 'Out of my Later Years' by Albert Einsten
Read a book that teaches you how to be a better presenter.
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JackThe Story of an HourJackMe Talk Pretty One Day by David SedarisRead a book to improve your written communication skills.
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5. 'Stone Mattress' by Margaret Atwood
10Reunion by John CheeverEach week, read a technology article from a well-respected journal/magazine.
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6. 'A Perfect Day for Bananafish' by J. D. Salinger
9Eleven by Sandra Cisneros
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7. 'The Snows of Kilimanjaro' by Ernest Hemingway
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8. 'A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings' by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
7From the Norton Sampler Short Essays for Composition
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9. 'Three Questions' by Leo Tolstoy
6“How to Write with Style,” Kurt Vonnegut, from How to Use the Power of the Written Word
http://kmh-lanl.hansonhub.com/pc-24-66-vonnegut.pdf
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10. 'The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County' by Mark Twain
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4The View from the Bridge by Cherokee Paul Donald4From 'The Argumentative Indian' by Amartya Sen
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12. 'Symbols and Signs' by Vladimir Nabakov
3From 'Fast Food Nation'
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13. 'The Diamond as Big as the Ritz' by F. Scott Fitzgerald
2“On Keeping a Notebook,” Joan Didion, from Slouching Towards Bethlehem
http://www.h-ngm-n.com/storage/didion%20-%20on%20keeping%20a%20notebook.pdf
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