Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Book Rating System for Caribbean Juvenile Literature Reading Challenge

Here is the rating system I'm using to rate the books I read during Caribbean Juvenile Literature Reading Challenge 2013. I'm using cupcakes instead of the standard star system. Why cupcakes? Well, because cupcakes are yummier, although to be fair, I haven't yet tasted a star so they might be quite palatable for all I know.

Adored it - It was a fantastic book. Perfection or pretty darn close. I would highly recommended this.

Loved it - It was a great book. It had a few flaws, but that didn't stop me from enjoying it.

Liked it - It was okay, I’m not going to rave about it. There were things about the book I had issues with.

Did not like it - Found it difficult to complete. Books considered ‘not for me’ will probably fall in this category.

Hated it - This was a terrible book and I struggle to find one redeeming feature to speak about it. I cannot believe trees were cut down for this.

Also, if a book doesn't quite fit into any of the above categories, I'll use a half a cupcake, like so:

Summer Edward is a Children's Literature and Publishing Consultant. She holds an M.S.Ed. degree in Reading, Writing, Literacy from the University of Pennsylvania and is the recipient of a Highlights Foundation Scholarship for promising children's writers and the School of the Free Mind's inaugural Way of the Book Honor Award given to artist-authors demonstrating long and sincere commitment to changing the world through children's books. Learn more about her here .



Absolutely love your cupcake rating system. You should have this copyrighted.

Summer Dula Edward, RYT 200, M.S.Ed.

Thanks but it's not mine. I borrowed it from another blogger. I like it too!

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