In early July I went to a used book sale. The cost was just $5 a bag. I had two overflowing bags. The loot is mostly (not all since some books I had already separated to share with others) pictured in the photo below. I think I had at least 75 picture and chapter books...maybe 100.
Where did my books go? I can't find them! That's not true. I know where a few of the titles are. Before I "put them away" I had set aside a few of the books in our "read sometime soon pile" (for the kids or me) on the bookcase. Maybe about 15 titles. These were the Narnia (linked to post about them), Maud Hart Lovelace, Laura Ingalls Wilder-related, and a couple of others like Diggers and Dumptrucks. I found the holiday (Christmas and Thanksgiving) books in the basement. Well, what happened to the others? I just can't find them!! My house is not so big that this should be a problem. I suspect they are in the basement, but not where they "should" be. It's rather frustrating. (Last week I did go to the Goodwill where I get books for 3/$1 and bought about 20 books, but that doesn't really replace the others...I would have gone anyway.)
Click the picture above to see it in a larger format so you can read the titles.
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