Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Corner View:Books

"Books" is a good Corner View theme for my family. DH has large collections of both science fiction and scholarly works. The latter group has expanded so much with each school year, that there are now tall. precariously balanced, piles around the apartment, since there is no longer any shelf space.


Blaze has enough children's books in his room to start a library, but that is my fault. I am a compulsive buyer of books, particularly children's books.

This week (and probably next week) for science and history lessons, we are going to be learning about Leonardo Da Vinci using the following books:



This is one of the coolest pop-up books I have ever seen


This book also has Blaze all excited, because at the end of the book there is a kit for building a toy ornithopter (a flying machine).



These books are waiting for my oldest daughter to visit just after Christmas. I was going to mail them to her over a month ago, but I'm really terrible about taking things to the post office.


Ula collects Horatio Alger books. I claim no responsibility for this behavior. It's all her father's doing!

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Joyce said...

A wealth of information. Thanks. xo

Tammy said...

I sure do love those Magic Treehouse books. We are big book lovers here, too.

Bonnie said...

I would like to come study at your house this week ! Looks awfully interesting !! We love books around here too, though we tend to frequent the library more then the bookstore !

ibb said...

Those Leonardo Books are great to feed imagination.

Lisa notes... said...

I enjoyed looking through your books with you. Aren't they wonderful? Thanks for sharing.

Anonymous said...

How wonderful the Leonardo book! I think we all have the same problem: lack of shelf space!

jane said...

:) you are in for an interesting week. warm hugs!

Theresa said...

Very interesting...glad to see your son is so inspired!

MODsquad said...

Ooh, the LDV book looks great! Have fun with it!

Dawn said...

You do such a great job finding wonderful books to go along with Blaze's studies. I love the look of stacks of books everywhere..they makes a house a home.

sunnymama said...

Great series of book pictures! We have book piles all round our house too. :)

Crafty Crow