2017 Reads is my Pinterest board where I will track what I read in the year 2017. I began doing this in 2014. What I have found is that I both want and need to read more. From 2014 I have increased the number of books that I read each year. That's a good thing. But I have resolved to do more.
Last night I began reading Wonder, by RJ Palacio. This book was published in 2012. It's been in my pile since the beginning of the school year. I'm about 1/2 way though it. I love the small chapters (1 to 2 pages.) I have found that several authors use this technique. I can see how this writing style would make the book more appealing to young readers. They can plow through a chapter fairly quickly. They can feel success.
Update: Finished the book. Loved it! Easy read. I know the students I will be recommending it to. I have one fourth grader in particular who I think will really move through it quickly.