I am so proud of Carter. This week he finished his first Chapter book, Junie B. Jones and the Stupid Smelly Bus. I was a little worried it would take forever but he breezed right through. It took about 10 days of him reading to me at night. Of course he struggled with some words here and there like when he read the word "picnic" as "pisnis" (I think he is still laughing about that one). He also has a tendency to look at the beginning of the word and assume he knows what's coming like when he read "electric sharpener" as "elementary sharpener." I asked him how he felt about finishing such a big book and he said he felt really good. You can tell by the smile on his face that he knows he accomplished something. He said he can't wait to read another one. The book club junkie in me is so excited that he loves to read and I hope that love continues to grow!