2012 Family Read Alouds (proposed list – will “italisicse” them as read)

  • Poetry: Poetry for Young People Stevens; Classic Poetry by Rosen; Treasury of Poetry for Young People; The Path to Home; 101 Famous poems; individual titles (The Highwayman, The Lady of Shalott, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, In Flanders Fields, Rime of the Ancient Mariner and others on our shelves)
  • Literature: Peterkin Papers; Alice in Wonderland; King of the Golden River; Charlotte’s Web; Fantastic Mr Fox; Five Little Peppers; Uncle Remus – started and given up!; In Grandma’s Attic; Pinnochio; Stuart Little; The Mouse and the Motorcycle; Toby Tyler;
  • History: Truthquest 1865-2000 with attendant books from library
  • Devotional: Common Prayer; Operation World; Jesus Storybook Bible; Say Good-bye to Whining….; Trial and Triumph (most); Parables from Nature; Peacemaking for Families
  • Extras spontaneously picked up (because it always happens!):The Great Brain; My Naughty Little Sister; Little Pear’s Friend; Michael Morpurgo audio book
  • Friday Morning Class: First Book of Music; The Story of Music; Rip the Page!; Come Look with Me; Looking At Pictures; How Artists See series; School of the Woods; First Book of Nature; Secrets of the Woods; Observing Nature series; selection from Aesop, Andrew Lang and Hans Christian Andersen; Astronomy; Electricity; Forces; Heat; Light; Sound; A Child’s Geography volume 1

 Mama’s Reading (proposed list – will “italisicse” them as read)

  • Missional: Terrify No More; The Alphabet of Grace; Breadwinner Collection
  • Parenting/Leadership/Education: Mother; Good and Angry;Amusing Ourselves to Death;
  • Geography: Eothen; Travels with a Tangerine; Boswell’s Scotland; The Road That Has No End; The Man Who Walked Around the World
  • Literature/History: Family Matters; A Thousand Splendid Suns; Lark Rise to Candleford; The Kite Runner; Cranford; Singing for Mrs Pettigrew; Baby; Epic of Gilgamesh; Taming of the ShrewIncidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, Written by Herself; A Passage to India; Ulysses;  Animal Farm; Nineteen-Eighty-Four; The Great Gatsby; Up From Slavery;  Death of a Saleman; The Crucible; Pounamu, Pounamu; Erewhon
  • Junior Fiction :  Journey to Jo-berg; Li Lun; Bridge to Terabithia; It’s a Jungle Out There; Master Cornhill; National Velvet; Shadow of a Bull; The Devil’s Arithmetic; Gathering Blue; The Messenger;  The Winged Watchman; Island of the Blue Dolphins; The Journeyman; The Thirty-Nine Steps;
  • Extras Just Because: The Moneymaker by Janet Gleeson; Dicey’s Song by Cynthia Voigt; The Road to Santiago by Michael Jacobs; The $100 Start-Up by Christ Guillebeau; Quiet by Susan Cain; Introverts in the Church by Adam McHugh; Love and Respect by Emerson Eggerichs; The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith; Postmodern Children’s Ministry by Ivy Beckwith; The Art of Pilgrimage by Phil Cousineau; The Gift from the Sea by Anne Morrow Lindbergh; He Loves Me by Wayne Jacobsen; One Second After by William R. Forstchen; Eat This Book by Eugene Peterson; The Quotidian Mysteries by Kathleen Norris; Sweet Poison by David Gillespie

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  3. nova says:

    congrats on finishing Don Quixote!!

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