Every year starts out this way. Unfortunately once the holidays come around focus shifts and by the new year you are trying to play catch up. The spring weather sets in beckoning you to the out of doors and low and behold its May. Such is the school cycle but
MFW WHL so she is familiar with some of the books even though a few were redesigned. Her replies were "oh I remember this," and "I really enjoyed that." Perhaps when box day rolls around next year my current rising 9th grader will be a little bit more excited.