Tuesday, January 1, 2013

2013 Caribbean Juvenile Literature Reading Challenge

Challenge Tracker

Welcome to the 2013 Caribbean Juvenile Literature Reading Challenge Tracker page! Here, I'm keeping track of my progress as I attempt to read 20 Caribbean children's and YA novels in 6 months.

Currently Reading:

 Abeng by Michelle Cliff

Number of books read so far:

9 / 20 books. 45% done!

Blogs and discussions about the Challenge books:

Want to see what I and others have been saying about the books? Clicking on the links below will take you to profiles of the books as well as to related blog posts.

1. The Jacob Ladder by Gerald Hausman *Read already
2. Blue Mountain Trouble by Martin Mordecai *Read already
3. Surprising Joy by Valerie Bloom
4. Inner City Girl by Colleen Smith-Dennis *Read already
4. Taste of Salt: A Story of Modern Haiti by Frances Temple *Read already
6. Earth's Waters by Nicole Blades
7. Tonia of Trelawney: A Buccaneer Girl by Jacqueline Grant Kent
8. The Firefly Letters: A Suffragette's Journey to Cuba by Margarita Engle *Read already
9. Abeng by Michelle Cliff *Read already
10. Butterfinger by Bob Cattell and John Agard
11. Buxton Spice by Oonya Kempadoo *Read already
12. The Meaning of Consuelo by Judith Ortiz Cofer *Reading
13. One Bright Child by Patricia Cumper
14. Anacaona: Golden Flower by Edwidge Danticat *Read already
15. Popo and Fifina by Arna Bontemps and Langston Hughes *Reading
16. Abraham's Treasure by Joanne Skerrett *Read already
17. Sprat Morrison by Jean D'Costa
18. Escape to Last Man's Peak by Jean D'Costa
19. The Amazing Absorbing Boy by Rabindranath Maharaj
20. Brown Sugar and Spice by Betty Peter



  Join the Challenge!

  If you want to do this Challenge with me, please take a peep at the
 (very succinct) Challenge guidelines. I hope you will join me!

  Need to purchase Challenge books? The Anansesem online bookstore
  carries most of the Challenge books through Amazon.com.