The Nine-Year-Old’s year in books

The Year in Books Report for the brand-spanking new Caterpickles Goodreads account.

The Year in Books Report for the brand-spanking new Caterpickles Goodreads account.

I’ve been using Goodreads on a personal basis for years now. All those years, I’ve been tracking the books we review on Caterpickles on my children’s books shelf. But with 300 books and counting there, it occurred to me that perhaps my children’s books shelf was not turning out to be the useful resource for Caterpickles readers that I had intended.

Which is why I’m in the process of creating a Goodreads account dedicated to the books reviewed here on Caterpickles. Eventually, all of the book reviews here will also be over there. More importantly, those books will be shelved according to the age my daughter was when she first read them.

So the next time you’re in the market for a book to share with a child, you’ll be able to pop over to the Caterpickles Goodreads account and see what my daughter was reading at that age and what she thought about it.

It’s still a work in progress, but I’ve got all of her nine-year-old books up there, some of her eight-year-old ones, and hope to finish posting the rest from ages 4-7 by the end of next week.

Check it out, and if you’re on Goodreads, befriend us.

A sample of some of the books we read this year, from the Caterpickles 2016 Year in Books Report on Goodreads.

A sampling of some of the books we read this year, from the Caterpickles 2016 Year in Books Report on Goodreads.

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About Shala Howell

Writer of things ranging from optical network switching white papers to genetic testing patient education materials to historical fiction set in an 1880s asylum. When I’m not scratching my head over pesky characters who refuse to do things how I want them done or dreaming of my next book (which will of course be much easier to write than the current one), my writerly self can be found blogging about life with a very curious Nine-Year-Old at Caterpickles.com, or musing about books and the writing life at BostonWriters.wordpress.com.
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