May 2, 2016

Summer Reading

We've enjoyed a lot of good read-aloud books together over the past couple of years, and with summer approaching I thought I'd share some of our favorites. For a much longer list of books we like, you can check out this page. We'd love to hear your recommendations too!

Chapter books:
The Chronicles of Narnia series by C.S. Lewis
The Green Ember by S.D. Smith
The Black Star of Kingston by S.D. Smith
On the Edge of the Dark Sea of Darkness by Andrew Peterson
North! Or Be Eaten! by Andrew Peterson
Monster in the Hollows by Andrew Peterson
The Warden and the Wolf King by Andrew Peterson
Treasures of the Snow by Patricia St. John (unabridged, original version)
The Tanglewood's Secret by Patricia St. John (unabridged, original version)
The Gold Thread by Norman Macleod
Teddy's Button by Amy Le Feuvre
A Basket of Flowers by Christoph Von Schmid
Dangerous Journey: The Story of Pilgrim's Progress by Oliver Hunkin
Fanny Crosby: Queen of Gospel Songs by Rebecca Davis
George Mueller: A Father to the Fatherless by Rebecca Davis
Freedom Fighter: The Story of William Wilberforce by Betty Everett
Tammy and Jake Learn about Friendship and Bullying by Catherine MacKenzie
Keeping Holiday by Starr Meade
The Father Brown Reader: Stories from Chesterson by Nancy Brown
The Tower Treasure (Hardy Boys) by Franklin Dixon
Little House on the Prairie series by Laura Ingalls Wilder
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by Frank Baum
The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo
Ribsy by Beverly Cleary

Picture books:
Martin Luther: A Man Who Changed the World by Paul Maier
The Prince's Poison Cup by R.C. Sproul
The Priest with Dirty Clothes by R.C. Sproul
The Miracle Man: The Story of Jesus by John Hendrix
Polycarp of Smyrna by Sinclair Ferguson
St. George and the Dragon by Margaret Hodges
Nick Plays Baseball by Rachel Isadora

Books for mom and dad:
Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus by Nabeel Qureshi
God Took Me By the Hand: A Story of God's Unusual Providence by Jerry Bridges
Zeal Without Burnout by Christopher Ash
Holding on to Hope by Nancie Guthrie
One with the Shepherd by Mary Somerville

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